• 23
  • Nov
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is not the silver bullet to solve Namibia’s employment and recessionary woes.  It has a major downside that could stifle wealth creation and indeed, undercut national sovereignty. 
  • 09
  • Nov
Recent defensive comments by President Hage Geingob proclaiming the capacity of the Namibian government reveal much.
  • 26
  • Oct
The 12 years of deprivation suffered by Nekulilo Shoombe and her children while she was not served by the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) after the death of her husband, is yet another national disgrace. 
  • 19
  • Oct
To say we are utterly disappointed at the ‘deal’ recently crafted to fulfil the Namibian land ownership aspirations of a Russian businessman is an understatement.
  • 12
  • Oct
The land conference is over and now the predictable statement from President Geingob at the October 9th Cabinet meeting has been released, bearing a cornucopia of “quick wins and low hanging fruit” as an ad hoc attempt to make placating offerings to segments of society that are ill at ease about the land crisis.
  • 05
  • Oct
The point of communication is to be heard.  It is in that vein that we strongly believe that excessively negative insults, crude labelling and name-calling are not communication, but noise. 
  • 28
  • Sep
We think the myriad of issues popping up around the land question is actually a smokescreen covering the real battleground about land in Namibia, which is the conflict between the dispossessed and the elites.
  • 21
  • Sep
When you make an investment, you balance the risks and expect returns, or else why do it? 
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