• 23
  • Jun
The German Government is negotiating on the genocide issue partly for the same reason it has a special relationship with Namibia - there are white people of German ancestry who are Namibians and they want to protect their particular interests. 
  • 16
  • Jun
The recently concluded Central Committee meeting has once again illustrated a disturbing tendency by the Acting SWAPO Party President to treat all disagreement or even questioning of his positions as rebellion, anti-SWAPO attitudes or dis-unifying actions. 
  • 09
  • Jun
When things fall apart, it is those who can least manage hardships that are always first in line for disappointment and losses. 
  • 02
  • Jun
We applaud the National Planning Commission for the work that obviously went into preparing and presenting fifth National Development Plan (NDP5). 
  • 26
  • May
The determined push by the SWAPO Party Acting President and Secretary General for Geingob to be the sole candidate for party presidency at the upcoming elective Congress is undemocratic.  It could even be construed as evidence that the acting party president is uncertain of winning support from the majority of his own constituency. 
  • 19
  • May

We are all aware of the ill-treatment King Immanuel Kauluma Elifas has been receiving recently, which prompts us to ask: at what point will the president intervene and prevent the increasingly degrading and humiliating statements being made about the Ondonga Royal Family?

  • 12
  • May
The recently announced increase in electricity rates by an additional eight percent is a scorching indictment of the failure of successive Namibian administrations to prioritise the need for affordable renewable energy.
  • 05
  • May
On an issue as sensitive as land is in Namibia, our president must take great care not to shade, qualify, backtrack and obfuscate his position.  He must be consistent, clear and concise.  He ought not to change his position or presentation of his position solely based on which audience is before him.  It sends the wrong signals.
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