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?
President Hifikepunye Pohamba is always full of surprises, and one never knows what he is going to say next. Only last weekend he told residents of Kavango West that the Government could not force anyone to vote in national elections, and that if people did not want to vote they should stay at home.
The new “Growth at Home” strategy launched amid pomp and pageantry by Prime Minister, Hage Geingob is indeed a good initiative for the country, as far as national objectives such as the 4th National Development Plan (NDP4) and food self-sufficiency is concerned.