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Dear Editor
Windhoek Observer

Your article ‘Locals capable of judging NAMAs’ published in your edition of 30 August to 05 September 2013 authored by your entertainment reporter Faith Haushona-Kavamba has reference.

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Today is Friday - not just Friday, but Friday the Thirteenth! So what, you may argue, but in Western folklore the number thirteen is considered a number of bad luck, and Friday is regarded as a bad day of the week; thus Friday the 13th is the baddest day of all days.

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Anchor education as a strategic foreign policy objective I spent the past two weeks travelling between two small states in Southern Africa, Swaziland and Botswana. The visits where driven by two overarching objectives. First, in the case of Swaziland, I wanted to understand how this micro-state engage diplomatically with an imposing neighbour, South Africa, on which it is almost dependent for all its imports and exports.

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Laws and contracts are binding. Therefore, it’s important to read the fine print before signing on the dotted line. We now have a Financial Information Act in Namibia. Its implementation is very bureaucratic and cumbersome; there are even queries that seem to violate privacy and constitutional protections about protecting private information. Did our lawmakers read the fine print on that one before making it the law of the land and redefining what financial information is private and what is not?

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