• 01
  • Nov

You are choosing to be blind if you do not see tens of thousands of Namibians swarming offices to apply for a limited number of jobs. The government, facing a re-election bid, can spin and gloss over many things. But nothing can overshadow the government’s inability to manage the employment crisis epitomized by those long lines.

  • 01
  • Nov

Last Saturday was the Open Streets Festival in Windhoek. Independence Avenue was closed to traffic for five glorious hours, so people could get out of their cars for once. Walk, mingle, eat, take part in fitness activities, skate, and, important for me, ride bicycles.

  • 25
  • Oct
As national elections approach, we are concerned about the increasing number of comments, text messages, letters, social media commentary and ‘street talk’ about not voting in November. 
  • 25
  • Oct
When you think of a country’s water resources, you may not realise that there are many kinds. Some is surface water, such as dams and rivers. There’s also groundwater, which includes aquifers and, in some places, artificial recharge schemes that transfer surface water below-ground to store it.
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