• 04
  • Nov
We must not do our usual asleep-at-the-wheel reaction on the issue of water.
  • 27
  • Oct
As our administration correctly takes its time to study Namibia’s public position on the International Criminal Court (ICC), we support the positions taken by South Africa, Kenya, Burundi and now The Gambia, to begin the year-long process of withdrawing from the Rome Treaty that created the judicial body.
  • 21
  • Oct
We note that the Office of the Environmental Commissioner (OEC) in the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET), has granted a condition-laden clearance certificate for off-shore phosphate mining to Namibia Marine Phosphate (NMP).
  • 14
  • Oct
We are concerned that Namibians don’t accept road accidents as a major problem in the country, equal to that of unemployment and affordable housing.  
  • 07
  • Oct
The president held a media conference this week at State House to give feedback to the nation on his nearly month-long sojourn to the USA and answer queries from journalists.
  • 29
  • Sep
As a media house committed to setting the nation’s agenda, we are compelled to raise questions over the aura of contradiction that seems to be emanating from State House. 
  • 22
  • Sep
We take note of the recent letter by Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein, to Permanent Secretary of that same ministry, Ericah Shafuda, in her capacity as Chairman of the Tender Board,
  • 15
  • Sep
We were surprised after reading President Hage Geingob’s comments published in a South African newspaper (see p. 12) where he spoke about the New Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework (NEEEF).


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