• 27
  • Mar

BELATED Happy 23rd Independence Anniversary! My sincere condolences go to the family of Omaheke Governor, Cde Rapama Kamehozu, who passed on last week. He was a true blue cadre of the Namibian revolution.

  • 27
  • Mar

THE Swapo Party elective congress of November/December 2012 was a watershed moment for internal democratic processes within Swapo.
More importantly, the process created a sound basis from which to build a better Namibia in which we are all equal shareholders. There is as such, a basis for optimism in as far as our political processes as a country are concerned. The socio-economic challenges we face can only be dealt with when we accept the democratic ideals that underpin our constitutional order.

  • 27
  • Mar

MY Grandma Cookie told me this: “If it sounds too good to be true, it is.” Lately, I overheard some guys commenting on how much money they spent on a slot machine and didn’t win. They seemed to believe that whenever they gamble, they are supposed to win. 

  • 21
  • Mar

BEHIND some of the things we see are stories that cannot inspire us to greatness. In fact some people cannot tell us exactly how they achieved such greatness. I am talking about men and women who had cheated their way to victory.
The story of Lance Armstrong, a record seven consecutive time Tour de France champion who admitted to Oprah Winfrey using prohibited performance enhancement drugs, is no isolated phenomenon. Many sportspersons have been punished for cheating their way to victory; Marion Jones, a former world track and field champion forfeited all five medals she won at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.


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