• 11
  • Jul

The amendment of the Swapo Party constitution to bring about 50/50 representation of men and women in all party organs and structures was arguably one of the most salient features of the extra-ordinary congress on June 24, 2013. Gender advocates and feminists alike saw a cause célèbre in what was hailed in some quarters as a progressive and visionary approach to normalising gender relations in our country in line with both the SADC and AU protocols.

  • 11
  • Jul

For most of us mere mortals, people remember you only on the day of your death. When the news breaks that you have now departed Mother Earth, people will generally cry you a river on that day, and forget about you again the day after, as they had done the day before.

  • 11
  • Jul

How we handle death is a reflection of our religious beliefs/rituals, cultural mandates, deepest fears, and our natural, unrehearsed emotions. You really see who someone is when they are handling the death of a loved one; sometimes they are inspiring, other times, disappointing. My 6th sense that predicts impending disaster compels me to comment on reactions to the possible loss of an irreplaceable, world-renowned, beloved icon like Nelson Mandela.

  • 04
  • Jul

Passion: An intense desire or enthusiasm for something; any powerful or compelling emotion or feeling. These are the basic definitions any dictionary can give you.

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