NAMIBIA is not far from exporting tribal refugees because authoritarian tribal sensibilities which subordinate the "ordinary other" to crumbs are now commonplace.In so many ways, we have become (maybe we have always been) a bunch...
THERE'S a burning need for us to revise our Namibian vocabulary and even eliminate some words and phrases altogether - some rhetorical phrases that recur repeatedly, to the extent that they have lost all meaning, some...
BOTH the questions and the answers in the session at the end of the State of the Nation address by President Hifikepunye Pohamba yesterday, left a lot to be desired.
THE tournament of the year for Namibia's up-and-coming football players starts tomorrow at Keetmanshoop and it will be a good reason for football enthusiasts to make their way down south.
ZANU-PF has decided to endorse Robert Mugabe's candidacy for national president for the 2008 presidential election.
ONE of the most pervasive and apparently self-evident assumptions of development economics is that sustainable investment and growth requires the rule of law.
THE first genocide of the 20th century occurred on African soil with the decimation of the Ovaherero people in Namibia at the hands of European colonialists.
EASTER weekend, like the annual December holiday season, provides the chance for hardworking, conscientious members of our society to take a well-earned break, but unfortunately it also means the shirkers will be at it again,...
OVER the Easter weekend each year, Namibians take the opportunity to visit friends and family elsewhere in the country and the result is busier than usual national roads.
THERE is a lot of uneasiness, concern and uncertainty among football officials and the nation about the performance of the Brave Warriors in general.
THERE is a wise American saying: "If you are in a hole, stop digging."
THE late President Mobutu Sese Seko of former Zaire once declared that the North African countries, which pride themselves on their Arabic descent, should be excluded from the then Organisation of African Unity.
THE speech of President Hifikepunye Pohamba to mark the 17th Independence anniversary could have been written five years ago - and the founding President could have read it in the year 2000.
IT IS no wonder we cannot tackle corruption effectively in this country when there appears to be pervasive ignorance, even at the highest ranks of Government, about what constitutes graft.
THE meeting of heads of state of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), currently underway in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is an important test for leaders of the sub-continent.
THERE is a potential war in the business of sponsoring football in general among the ones who are involved in it.
AS a species, human beings have a major self-control problem.
AS we know Grade 12 learners can enroll for subjects on the ordinary level (IGCSE) or the higher level (HIGCSE).
FOUR weeks ago, I received an e-mail from ten-year-old Lindi when she opened her account.
TIME for the 'old guard', like former President Sam Nujoma and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, even Angola's Eduardo dos Santos, to step aside in southern Africa.