• 24
  • May

Recently Windhoek East constituency councillor, Ruusa Namuhuja, advocated that government cut spending on SOEs and put that money elsewhere in the ailing economy.  I agree.  With dwindling resources, what’s available must be spread further.   Now is not the time for selfish individual pursuits or the usual ‘me and my family/friends first’ corruption.  

  • 17
  • May
A few weeks ago, a well-known Namibian cyclist was knocked off her bike by a reckless motorist, and was lucky to escape with her life.
  • 17
  • May
According to reports, poor rainfall has caused water shortages ever in Namibia. 
As “water is life”, as the saying goes, and in this dry time of inadequate rainfall, various dams around Windhoek and the central areas of Namibia are holding less than a fifth of their capacity. 
  • 17
  • May
Job Amupanda recently wrote a well-thought- out piece in a local daily newspaper decrying Namibia as a gerontocracy.  In the same article he lauds the candidacy of the youthful Angelina Immanuel of Ondangwa running in the by-election as an independent.  Job’s points resonate, even for some of us at 50+ years old.
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