• 07
  • Mar

DEATH has done it again. The belly of Mother Earth never gets saturated – it keeps on swallowing humans, and there is no end in sight; more graves will be dug this week and next week, and next year . . . Loved ones will cry rivers of tears. Again and again.

  • 07
  • Mar

THE 2013 Misery Index, a rather opaque indicator adding unemployment and inflation to determine happiness in a country rated Namibia in the top tier of the 25 most miserable countries to live in.

  • 07
  • Mar

ALL too often we read nightmare stories about students left abroad in schools without the promised bursaries or loans from the Ministry of Education being disbursed. We also read of students at our local higher education institutions left without promised payments being made.

  • 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.

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