• 30
  • Jun
The never-ending recruitment puzzle for MDs, CEOs and other executive positions is ever-present in Namibia and will continue to present problems until we dig deep and address possible reasons why it happens. 
  • 23
  • Jun
In some respects, the June 16 march planned by AR was a success.  While it can be argued that the turn-out was far lower than many had expected,
  • 17
  • Jun
Earlier this month, Deputy Land Minister Clinton Swartbooi commented on the country’s land-reform programme, saying it is a “total failure” driven by “ahistorical” principles. This position is principled and we support it. 
  • 09
  • Jun
In a last minute presidential press conference this week, the administration finally admitted there is a water and energy crisis. 
  • 02
  • Jun
The country has recognised the talent, skills and business acumen of our First Lady Monica Geingos.  We agree that a first lady has a role in assisting the president on many aspects of his legal obligations to the public that elected him.
  • 26
  • May
We are alarmed by the increased illegal drug use in Namibia.  When considering the lack of funding for rehabilitation centres around the country, the social stigma associated with receiving counselling from psychologists and psychiatrists,
  • 19
  • May
This past weekend’s tale of two presidential-level events held on the same day, hints at a story that we must analyze.
  • 12
  • May
At times Namibia seems to be in a regulatory and policy boxing match featuring the private sector versus government. We think that this is a strange bout, when one sector cannot function without the other. 


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