• 06
  • Nov

Namibia is slowly being eaten by a growing fungus of people in the artificial middle class who produce nothing, and have no skills or technical expertise.

  • 30
  • Oct

Namibia is a developing country, but we have enough resources, if used better, that can address the priority needs of the people and yet, poverty is persistent and programmes to assist poor people are underfunded.

  • 23
  • Oct

The recent announcement by President Hage Geingob that he will donate 20 percent of his salary to scholarships and bursaries for students strikes a disheartening chord.

  • 16
  • Oct

The country has been rocked by the senseless murders of two sisters by an apparently mentally disturbed teacher who then attempted suicide.

  • 09
  • Oct

The role of traditional authorities in Namibia has increasingly come under the spotlight post-independence.

  • 02
  • Oct

For years now there has been a lot of debate about which tertiary education institution is the best in Namibia.

  • 25
  • Sep

In a speech to PSs this week, the Prime Minister, the RIGHT HONOURABLE SAARA KUUGONGELWA-AMADHILA focused on one of her main roles in Government as the head of the civil service and administration of the nation.  She outlined a New Deal for a group of PSs representing most Government Ministries. 

  • 18
  • Sep

In a recent speech, Justice Minister Albert Kawana announced Government’s intention to strengthen enforcement of the existing Maintenance Act of 2003. He proposed amendments to tighten clauses that would enforce collection of monthly child maintenance payments.


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