• 23
  • Aug
‘Culture’ can be a tricky thing.
A local model faced a backlash on Twitter recently, for wearing a traditional Otjiherero headdress or otjikaiva with a sleeveless black evening dress at a fashionable city event.
  • 23
  • Aug
We have merged tradition with modernity for generations. We no longer drive in donkey carts when traveling long distances – we have replaced that with fast cars that can get you there in no time
  • 23
  • Aug

Elders have wisdom; at least that is a widely accepted traditional assumption that seems to exist in all cultures. While that sweeping generality is open to debate, I rise to applaud the stalwart comments made by our near-octogenarian Head of State and the line minister when speaking to the culturally rooted Council of Traditional Authorities (TA) in Gobabis this week. President Hage Geingob and our Urban and Rural Development Minister Peya Mushelenga have chutzpah.
  • 16
  • Aug
The streets in my neighborhood are mostly named after well-known late Namibian German businessmen. Metje and Ziegler, purveyors of fine automobiles. Gathemann the restauranteur. The famous traders, Woermann and Brock.
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