• 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.

  • 16
  • May

International investors are said to be wary of bringing their investments to Namibia because of unstable labour relations and low productivity of the country’s workforce.


The Windhoek Observer is an English-language weekly newspaper, published in Namibia by Paragon Investment Holding. It is the country's oldest and largest circulating weekly.

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