• 17
  • Jul

The rhetoric by Affirmative Repositioning movement leaders has managed to galvanize landless youth to demand for cheap urban land across the country. Their relentless efforts should be commended.

  • 10
  • Jul

The unfortunate physical confrontation involving the Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Bernard Haufiku as reported by the weekly Confidente newspaper speak volumes about the arrogance of some white members of our society.

  • 03
  • Jul

The Public Enterprises Minister Leon Jooste faces a huge task of trying to bring order and sanity to the public sector. Analysts were divided when the new ministry focusing on State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) was announced by the new administration.

  • 26
  • Jun

Hage Geingob’s presidency reached its 100-day milestone on Sunday.  While this might mean nothing to a lot of people, it is believed that a president’s first 100 days in office gives a glimpse of what we can expect from his/her administration.

  • 19
  • Jun

The Greek word Sophia means wisdom in English. While it is plain silly to suggest that President Hage Geingob had this in mind when he appointed Sophia Shaningwa as the Minister of Urban and Rural Development,

  • 12
  • Jun

Job Amupanda has been making the headlines since last November when he led a three man gang to occupy land in the Kleine Kuppe suburb of Windhoek in a show of defiance.

  • 05
  • Jun

The recent gesture by Cabinet to reward the conquering Brave Warriors with N$1.2 million should be commended by any right thinking member of our society.

  • 29
  • May

The dust refuses to settle over the proposed N$3.1 billion Sandpiper Marine Phosphate Project, a project that has divided environmentalists, the fishing industry and those in Government.


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