• 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?

  • 16
  • Jan

The New Year has started pretty much the same way as the old year ended with Namibian companies fighting like cats and dogs over lucrative tenders, accompanied by the usual threats of vicious and drawn out court battles.

  • 09
  • Jan

The latest decision by the Botswana government to ban all import of second hand cars through to Zimbabwe once again shows that all the regional summits of SADC leaders for the free movement of goods and people is just a pipe dream.

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