• 08
  • Apr
We support the introduction of NEEEF as a transformative imperative, but have serious reservations about its consultative interventions.
Colonialism, and later apartheid, systematically and purposefully restricted the majority of Namibians from meaningful participation in the economy.
  • 18
  • Mar

At 26 years old, Namibia, like most countries in the world, faces social challenges that plague segments of the society, regardless of their economic status and ethnic group. 

  • 11
  • Mar

This week, heads of Namibian media houses were invited to State House for a high level discussion about news reporting and the potentially negative impact of some stories carried worldwide.

  • 04
  • Mar

As we all bang our heads against the wall of numbers, statistics, calculations and figures in the national budget, one seemingly united point of view echoes:  the education of Namibians is important.

  • 26
  • Feb

Successive Namibian governments have not fully committed to obtaining reparations for the Herero and Nama victims of genocide, because they have not entirely supported the idea. 

  • 19
  • Feb

During the month of February, I always dedicate one or two pieces to blackness, seeing that it is Black History Month in the USA.  Coincidentally, it is also the last February that we shall see a black couple in the White House. But that is a story for another day……

  • 12
  • Feb

What is best for Namibia as a nation must guide all of us, as we develop our endgame goals and aspirations, regarding next year’s Swapo Party elective congress.

  • 05
  • Feb

Bravo to the Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa, who recently declared her intention to raise the bar for entry into higher education programmes.


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