The sight of the hyenas viciously fighting over the rich pickings of the Neckartal Dam project does not make a pleasant sight. The Tender Board previously put the tender on hold pending a review process because of suspected irregularities in the award of the tender.
THE Minister of Lands and Resettlement Alpheus !Naruseb took a very firm and uncompromising position when dealing with Baster Kaptein John McNab’s opposition to the draft new Deeds Bill.
However, the position the Government has taken on the Rehoboth land question raises worrying questions about the whole system of customary land tenure in the country.
PEOPLE who live in glass houses shouldn’t eat horsemeat. That is probably what many Namibian farmers feel about the ‘horsemeat sold as beef’ scandal that has rocked Europe. Not that there is anything wrong with eating horsemeat, but to the contrary many cultures around the world consider horsemeat – particularly smoked horsemeat – a rare delicacy.
THE world has showered Namibia with accolades including for its stellar press freedom and the recent Bloomberg rating of the country as the top emerging economy in Africa. This makes it clear that in the span of just over two decades, we live in a country that has made remarkable strides, and continues to be a trailblazer and shining example for the rest of the continent and for the world.