• 07
  • Mar

GLOBAL fish stocks are exploited or depleted to such an extent that without urgent measures we may be the last generation to catch food from the oceans. It has been some time since most humans lived as hunter-gatherers – with one important exception. Fish are the last wild animal that we hunt in large numbers. And yet, we may be the last generation to do so.

  • 01
  • Mar

FATHER Christmas, also known as Santa Claus, has been around for many years. Since childhood, we have been made to believe that a white-haired and white-bearded man of Caucasian origin, who wears a red and white outfit, is the person who brings us gifts for Christmas.
Thus, Father Christmas and gifts have become synonymous.

  • 01
  • Mar

‘DELIVERY’ is arguably one of the most overused words in the speeches and vocabulary of Cabinet ministers and senior officials since the founding of our Republic.  Specifically, at the beginning of each year, the word reaches saturation with virtually every speech emphasising the importance of better service delivery to the Namibian public.

  • 01
  • Mar

I AM introduced to a national leader whose body language informs me that looking at me, he is looking at a well-fed previously advantaged petty beougiuse. He assumes.  Why? It is the colour of my skin, the colour of my eyes, the texture of my hair and the stature of my body as well as the quality of my dress including the brand of my wrist watch I guess, that seem to nauseate the poor soul.

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