Editorial (117)

  • 26
  • Oct

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

  • 19
  • Oct

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’.

  • 12
  • Oct

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

  • 05
  • Oct

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

  • 28
  • Sep

IN Namibia, abortion is only permitted on medical grounds – that is when the continued pregnancy of a women endangers her physical or mental well-being or that of her unborn baby.

  • 28
  • Sep

Julius Malema, or Juju, as he is fondly known, is an interesting character indeed. The former ANC Youth League (ANCYL) leader is still blazing a trail months after his removal from the leadership of the youth organisation.

  • 28
  • Sep

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

  • 21
  • Sep

With the wonders of modern medicine, people in most countries no longer regard becoming ill as a catastrophe, or as inevitably fatal.
Unfortunately, one cannot say the same about the situation in Namibia.

  • 07
  • Sep

THE recently concluded Swapo Youth League (SPYL) conference certainly provided more than enough drama and fireworks to keep everybody on the edge of their seats.

  • 31
  • Aug

WE live in dangerous times right now. People, particularly in politics and the media, have become delirious with congress fever and this seems to have slightly unhinged some people’s minds.
The Swapo Party Youth League congress that started this week perhaps provides an appetiser or foretaste of what we can expect in the run-up to the main congress of Swapo towards the end of the year.

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