• 13
  • Mar

Swapo has got itself into a right old fix, hasn’t it! The party appears to have been slightly over-enthusiastic in its attempt to burnish its image with political correctness. It amended the party constitution to provide for 50/50 gender representation in all its structures and decision-making bodies.

  • 06
  • Mar

One can only describe the decision by our Government to ban all current affairs programmes on the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) because of this year’s elections as shameful.

  • 27
  • Feb

NAMIBIANS normally hold fairly moderate views and choose their words carefully when engaged in public discourse. However, the recent epidemic of so-called passion killings seems to have thrown all that overboard.

  • 20
  • Feb

Minister of Finance Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila appeared very buoyant and positive about Namibia’s economic stability and future outlook when she presented the 2014/2015 national budget in parliament on Wednesday.

  • 13
  • Feb

We all deserve a nice holiday every now and again, but no one needs a two-month holiday. However, that is exactly how long the country’s Cabinet has been on holiday. Cabinet held its last ordinary meeting on 3 December last year and only reconvened earlier this week on Tuesday 11 February.

  • 06
  • Feb

Really, some people simply have no shame. The latest case in point being, Deputy Minister for Veterans Affairs Hilma Nikanor’s unsavoury use of her name and position to acquire land from the City of Windhoek at a bargain-basement price.

  • 30
  • Jan

A whole ten months remain before the Presidential and National Assembly Elections, but the political silly season has already gone into full swing.

  • 23
  • Jan

IT has become somewhat trite to point out that our Government has launched many noble initiatives but invariable fails to implement them effectively. However, how can one avoid constantly pointing this out when Government seems to make the same mistakes over and over again and year after year?

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