• 29
  • Jan

We have noticed that a significant number of ‘issues’ popping up during the Geingob Administration stoke the flames of unhealthy social unrest. 

  • 22
  • Jan

It is past time for the SWAPO Party leadership and the relevant government authorities to put down their foot, ‘man-up’ and finalize this unending saga around these so-called ‘Struggle Kids.’ 

  • 15
  • Jan

The announcement of the Grade 12 results by Education, Arts and Culture Minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa on Wednesday calls for a lot of reflection on the part of the ministry, as well as teachers, parents and most importantly the students.

  • 11
  • Dec

The recently publicized troubles of Professor Joe Diescho, the axed Director of NIPAM bring to mind some disturbing reminiscences.

  • 04
  • Dec

A report from State House noted that President Hage Geingob referred to the Namibian people as “liars” in the context of reacting off-the-cuff to comments from those who claim that in his nine months in office, he hasn’t lived up to the hype and promises made. 

  • 26
  • Nov

Recent reports about the lofty acceleration of amounts paid in benefits allowing, in essence, free municipal fees for high ranking officials already on the national payroll are infuriating.

  • 20
  • Nov

Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba is a hero of this nation.  It may sound like a clichéd, influence-seeking platitude, but for us, it is a fact that should be repeated and remembered.

  • 13
  • Nov

The recent appointment by the Geingob administration of veteran politician and former Director General of the National Planning Commission Dr Zed Ngavirue as special Namibian envoy on genocide leaves us unconvinced about the seriousness of government’s commitment to obtaining reparations for the Herero and Nama people from the German government. 


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