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  • 22
  • Nov
There has been a literal embarrassment of ‘riches’ on which to write a column this week. Corruption and fishy dealings on a grand scale. Violence among some of the most educated members of our society. Yet more saddening, but not surprising stories of Namibians being our own worst enemies.
  • 22
  • Nov
The constitution of this country promises free basic education. The Cabinet and government officials over the years have demanded that no child shall be turned away from a public school because of money. And yet, schools continue to demand tuition fees disguised under different euphemisms. The extortion racket is the same in many schools.
  • 15
  • Nov
When it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, I sometimes feel Namibia (in common with Sub-Saharan Africa generally) has come a long way. At other times it seems we haven’t made any progress at all.
  • 15
  • Nov
Africa remains challenging from a development perspective.  Good governance, political stability and persistent economic growth are still generally elusive.
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