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.
It is rather sad and ironic that one of the so-called ‘Struggle Kids’ lost her life at the hands of the trigger happy police at Swapo headquarters. This came on the same day that parliament passed the Third Constitutional Amendment Bill and a day after the country celebrated Heroes Day.
We should not take the recent spate of death threats against Prime Minister Hage Geingob and the Chairperson of the Law Reform Development Commission Sacky Shanghala lightly. While people will always a have difference in opinion on how the state should be governed and on how to do things generally, no one has the right to use that as an excuse to threaten someone’s life with death.
This week’s attempts by the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) to wish away the genuine concerns raised by the Rector of the Polytechnic of Namibia Dr Tjama Tjivikua on why the International University of Management (IUM) receives more funding from the Fund than the Polytechnic of Namibia are a cause for concern.