• 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).
  • 08
  • Sep
The recent news of the physical collapse of our Vice President, Tate Kulu Nickey Iyambo, is worrying, but we are comforted after reports indicated that the matter was minor and that he is at home and doing well.
  • 01
  • Sep
The widely reported comments in support of the Access to Information Bill as a mechanism to create yet another body to exert control over the media, were apparently a part of a speech made by the Minister of Information, Communication and Technology ,Tjekero Tweya, at the recent Gender and Media Summit Awards Ceremony. 


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