Windhoek Observer

Never mess with A-moor!

SOME things are better left unsaid and others are better off aired on Facebook for the world to see.

Sick labour relations

Labour relations in this country seem to have spun out of control and are now in a complete state of disintegration and chaos.

Founding President honours Johanna

NAMIBIA’S Paralympics gold and silver medallist Johanna Benson visited the Founding President Dr Sam Nujoma at his offices on Tuesday 23 October.

Life giving water

The Cabinet announcement that Government will subsidise water supply to roughly 84,000 impoverished households comes as welcome relief to a thirsty land.

Pohamba will remain president

NOT so very long ago senior Swapo leaders called for an orderly succession process to choose the party’s next president-in-waiting, using what they described as a system of ‘guided democracy’.

Vanity: A beautiful combination

ent Vanity 19 octI HAD a chance to meet up with Candy and Vicky at their house on a particularly hot Sunday evening. Trying to look professional while fighting back a nasty summer flu proved to be a challenge but the lovely duo made me feel comfortable and at ease.

Photo Log

“You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.” – Ansel Adams

SPYL indicates left, but turns right!

THE more things change, the more they tend to slide backwards. This seems to be the case with the Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL).

Marginal sports

These days you criticise MTC at your own peril, especially if you are in the media. The same pretty well applies to Telecom Namibia.

Parliament on strike

Director-General of the National Planning Commission Tom Alweendo this week expressed concern about the country’s precipitous decline in international business competitiveness rankings.


The Windhoek Observer is an English-language weekly newspaper, published in Namibia by Paragon Investment Holding. It is the country's oldest and largest circulating weekly.

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