• 07
  • Nov

The City of Windhoek Mayor Agnes Kafula hogged the limelight this week for all the wrong reasons after she first offered prime residential land to Big Brother Africa 2013 winner Dillish Mathews at a giveaway price.

  • 31
  • Oct

Swapo’s Regional Council candidate for the Windhoek West Constituency George Trepper, who is the husband to the former Mayor of Windhoek Elaine Trepper, has also started on the slippery slope of empty election promises by promising cheap land.

  • 24
  • Oct

Kudos to the Namibian Government, the Namibia Football Association (NFA) and their sponsors for hosting a successful TN Mobile CAF African Women Championship that ends this Saturday.

  • 17
  • Oct

The decisive action taken by Prime Minister Hage Geingob when he directed the cancellation and re-advertising of part of the controversial N$3 billion food tender won him some few brownie points.

  • 10
  • Oct

The much touted presence of firebrand South African politician Julius Malema at the Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF) election manifesto launch in Windhoek on Saturday is akin to flogging a dead horse.

  • 03
  • Oct

After a slow start, the election season is well and truly upon us and with it comes some silly arguments and promises to the gullible electorate.

  • 26
  • Sep

The handling of the Ebola disease that has left close to 3,000 people dead in West Africa by local health authorities has left much to be desired.

  • 19
  • Sep

Every time when white monopolies in business feel threatened, we see the so-called ambassadors of justice standing on top of mountains crying foul. It is a national tragedy that we have a media that purports to fight for social justice and economic equality, but is in fact in bed with foreigners for the sake of protecting white capital and monopoly.


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