CHINA'S decision to execute the head of its drug regulatory agency has rekindled international debate about capital punishment.
AS terrorists go, this was 'The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight'.
POLITICAL parties are important as they not only recruit and nominate candidates for elective office, but they also mobilise electoral support and form governments.
THE Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) this week gave the controversial, multi-million dollar, BEE Namibia Liquid Fuel deal a clean bill of health.
UP to now, there are no clear winners in both the Northern and Southern Stream First Division winners.
THE New York Times has been wrong on Iraq for so long that it has become a tradition, and they respect tradition at the Times.
FEW people in Africa would get to see Al Gore and his troupe of rock-star ecologists strutting their stuff last weekend - because most have neither television nor electricity.
THE ongoing Swapo Central Committee meeting is likely to confirm Doreen Sioka and Hage Geingob as members of the Politburo.
HARD to believe that 17 years after Independence we still haven't manage to define what a war veteran is! Especially hard because we already have a Ministry for War Veterans, so why even create a Ministry if we don't know what...
THIS newspaper regards itself as being in the forefront of the anti-corruption fight.
THE Namibian delegation for the All Africa Games will depart tomorrow morning to Algeria with high expectations, but what are the chances for medals this time around? Well, there are a few individuals who can compete favourably...
OWNING a commercial radio station in Namibia is much like owning a mine, but without the hassle.
THE EU's military mission to ensure free and fair elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has shown what the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) can achieve in Africa.
WHEN I introduced the subject of a 'United States of Africa' by 2015 during a dinner conversation, a Cameroonian friend replied by telling me that I should stop thinking and talking about Africa as it might give me cancer.
IT took the Office of the Prime Minister long enough (over a month!) to respond to media reports about the salary fiasco concerning the Director and Deputy Director of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) respectively.
GOVERNMENT will be gambling with the health of the nation if it does not give prompt attention to the deteriorating conditions at the Katutura State Hospital, and probably other health facilities as well.
MATCH fixing in Namibian football will be the last thing that the football authorities would want to worry about.
WITH much noise and commotion, the European Union has sidestepped catastrophe - but only just.
AMERICAN foreign policy in the Middle East experienced yet another major setback this month, when Hamas, whose Palestinian government the United States had tried to isolate, routed the rival Fatah movement in Gaza.
QUESTIONS have been raised, quite legitimately in many cases, by members of the public who are questioning the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) over what is perceived to be avoidance of the bigger cases involving high-ranking...