• 18
  • Jul

IT pains one to hear that people who desperately need food aid in the Ohangwena Region simply do not receive sufficient quantities of the promised Government drought relief aid.

  • 11
  • Jul

WHEN will it ever end? Just when we thought the odour of the human faeces saga had dissipated, another incident involving a Chinese national has hit the headlines.

  • 04
  • Jul

We Namibians seem highly susceptible to the latest catch phrases, buzzwords, jargon and clichés.

  • 27
  • Jun

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.

  • 13
  • Jun

A former Namibian diplomat recently made an unusually perceptive observation.

  • 06
  • Jun

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.

  • 30
  • May

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.

  • 23
  • May

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.


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