• 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.

  • 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. 


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