Editorial (117)

  • 15
  • Dec
As 2017 draws to a close, State House held its annual review, with the main aim to reflect on the year gone by and to give a glimpse of the road ahead.
  • 01
  • Dec
The Sixth SWAPO Party Elective Congress is over and the flood waters of haggling, discussions, open politics, debates and clashing perspectives are receding.
  • 01
  • Dec
When we see the continuing swirl of controversy, crises, financial calamity and inefficiencies around SOEs (or Public Enterprises) in Namibia, we remain baffled by the unexplained delays in passage of amendments to the Public Enterprises Act which has left Leon Jooste’s ministry high and dry.
  • 24
  • Nov
In 2012, in an interview with this newspaper, former President Hifikepunye Pohamba told us in regards to his preferences for the congress that year that, “Hage is my choice…but I am prepared to work with anyone.”
  • 17
  • Nov
In the political search for finger holds for criticism against the vibrant Team SWAPO juxtaposed against Team Hage, the next issue rearing its ugly head is an unfounded accusation of tribalism. 
  • 10
  • Nov
We are outraged at the offer to purchase 17,000 more hectares of land in Dordabis by the audacious Russian billionaire, Rashid Sardarov, through his Comsar Properties SA Company. 
  • 03
  • Nov
It is easy to be against something; it is harder to say what you are for. 
  • 27
  • Oct
The recent furore over a CNN news report claiming that Namibia has not complied with UN Security Council (UN SC) sanctions on North Korea may well be a tempest in a teapot.
  • 20
  • Oct
We are concerned that our president is out of touch and focuses too much of his time and attention on things that are not priorities for the Namibian people.
  • 13
  • Oct
The single-minded drive for power by the Acting President of the SWAPO Party, Hage Geingob, may be a medicine with serious negative side effects.
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