• 24
  • Aug
We get letters from time to time complaining about why we covered particular stories or what we wrote about a particular person in a story.
  • 18
  • Aug
The entire point of land resettlement is restoring the dignity of our people who were stripped of land or denied access to land in their own country. 
  • 11
  • Aug
We applaud the nobility and the purpose of food banks as a part of the Harambee Prosperity Plan. 
  • 04
  • Aug
The announcement of a ministry of public enterprises (MPE) warmed many in the country as finally institutional controls were to be put in place to manage economic and regulatory Public Enterprises (PEs). 
  • 28
  • Jul
With much fanfare, at the recently concluded African Union (AU) meeting of Heads of State and Government in Kigali, the continental body gave the first ceremonial African passports to selected officials. 
  • 21
  • Jul
This week, there were media reports of N$2 million that was ‘found’ to be missing from the Marine Resources Fund. 
  • 16
  • Jul

The German government’s pronouncements on official apologies for the genocide against the Herero and Nama people of Namibia are welcome.

  • 07
  • Jul
It occurs to us that former President Hifikepunye Pohamba is an under-sung achiever and his presidency quietly solidified the foundation of the nation. 


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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