• 18
  • Oct
I can confidently say there was not a single dry eye among members of the Namibian film industry and spoken word poetry subculture last Thursday morning.
One of our greats has passed away.
  • 18
  • Oct
I had the opportunity to travel to Belfast in Ireland and I was struck by how successful that country has been in facing the "overwhelming and unnameable" legacy of social pain from centuries of humiliation.
  • 18
  • Oct
A report entitled: Basic Income Grant, Otjivero, Namibia - 10 years later published by the Economics and Social Justice Trust, was recently released. The report highlights the comments of some of the past recipients of the Basic Income Grant (BIG) of N$100 per month which ended in 2009. As I have written before, I do not support cash hand-outs as a sustainable solution to systemic, generational poverty. This report re-confirms my position.
  • 11
  • Oct
I grew up among the Namibian exile community in the UK. When our family returned to Namibia in the 1990s, I was surrounded by returnees and other veterans of the struggle.
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