• 06
  • Mar

The recent statement by the newly elected leadership of the Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso) urging former students not to pay back study loans received from government is rather misguided.

  • 27
  • Feb

The Windhoek Observer has written several articles on the controversial Pieter Oosthuizen, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Roads Contractor Company, and Board Chairman of rail parastatal, TransNamib.

  • 20
  • Feb

The fact that our education sector is in shambles and in need of a major revamp is no secret. Despite government’s efforts to find a lasting solution over the years,

  • 13
  • Feb

Two rather disturbing incidents involving senior Swapo party officials made news headlines in recent days.

  • 06
  • Feb

How many times have we heard African politicians unashamedly blame their failures on colonisation or apartheid? The answer unfortunately is many times.

  • 23
  • Jan

That Telecom Namibia is a company in distress is undisputed. Last year was a nightmare for the company with several media reports of workers not being paid on time on a number of occasions.

  • 16
  • Jan

It was rather interesting to read comments from self-proclaimed education experts debating about the recently released Grade 12 results.

  • 19
  • Dec

This week’s edition is our last for 2014 and we would like to take this opportunity to wish our readers and advertisers happy holidays.


The Windhoek Observer is an English-language weekly newspaper, published in Namibia by Paragon Investment Holding. It is the country's oldest and largest circulating weekly.

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