We Namibians seem highly susceptible to the latest catch phrases, buzzwords, jargon and clichés.
Today when you pick your copy of the Windhoek Observer, you will no doubt be surprised at how different the newspaper looks and feels – but pleasantly surprised we hope.
A former Namibian diplomat recently made an unusually perceptive observation.
If nothing else Minister of Health and Social Services Richard Kamwi appears to have badly compromised his position as a Cabinet minister in President Hifikepunye Pohamba’s Government.
The celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Organisation of African Union (OAU) and its successor the African Union (AU) last Saturday provided African leaders with a wonderful occasion for self-congratulatory speeches and mutual backslapping.
The announcement by HRT this week that it has discovered oil in Namibia is perhaps a reason for cautious optimism about Namibia’s energy future.
International investors are said to be wary of bringing their investments to Namibia because of unstable labour relations and low productivity of the country’s workforce.
One sometimes despairs at the direction urban development has taken in Windhoek.
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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