• 21
  • Jun

After reading the reports of Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila’s speech before SOE boards and MDs this week, I am so very disappointed.  I have respect for the Prime Minister and have known her a long time.  The pride of having a black woman as a PM will always make me smile.  But, when I read statements that she again (and again, and again) is urging SOEs to raise their capital effectively and run their companies efficiently and not depend on government for funding, I feel a strong sense of Deja vu.  

  • 14
  • Jun
The other day I went shoe shopping and was very disappointed.
It seems no shoe shop in Windhoek truly caters for those with feet over size 10, certainly not for a size 12. The practice of ordering a customer’s size from your supplier if you don’t have it in stock (with the customer making a down-payment) used to be standard, but now seems to be unheard of.
  • 14
  • Jun
After protracted liberation struggle apartheid colonial rule came to an end and those of us who were in exile fighting against colonial oppression came back to our motherland. 
  • 14
  • Jun
It makes no sense for people to constantly complain in Namibia and yet, they don’t get off their butts and do anything about it.  They moan and groan about what government is or is not doing while they sit on their backsides and snipe from the side lines at anyone else who tries to make things better.
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