ONE is baffled by the fact that so many of our countrymen and women are objecting to the presence of Chinese nationals in our midst, almost to the point of xenophobia.
WHATEVER lies behind his decision to do so, I was nevertheless glad to hear Deputy Minister of Regional and Local Government, Housing and Rural Development, Kazenambo Kazenambo, taking issue in Parliament with certain Swapo...
IT WOULD appear as if reports some weeks back by the Office of the Ombudsman and a special committee of the National Council, highlighting dreadful conditions in Namibian prisons and cells, were figments of the imagination, if...
HARRY Simon returns to the ring after five years, a move that he believes will revive his boxing career which was brought to an end after injuries in a car accident.
WHERE does Namibia stand in respect of the ways in which young people in conflict with the law are being handled? Namibia appears to go nowhere.
TWO weeks ago, Jacques Chirac "L'Africain" said au-revoir in Cannes to over 30 African heads of state at what was arguably his last Franco-African summit.
THE Swapo Youth League (SPYL) has been something of an embarrassment for some years now, under its former Secretary General Paulus Kapia and current leadership.
MANY unanswered questions surround the announcement this week that Namibia's power utility, NamPower, will pump between US$30 million and US$40 million into the renovation and expansion of the Hwange power station in Zimbabwe.
THE MTC NFA Cup will be played at two towns over the weekend and the men with the biggest responsibilities are the referees.
THE road from the northeastern Chinese city of Changchun to Windhoek is long.
IT was the outstanding English journalist Walter Bagehot who in 1867 opined that "a parliament is nothing less than a big meeting of more or less idle people".
TO borrow a phrase from a poem by William Butler Yeats, later used as the title for the acclaimed and classic novel by Chinua Achebe, "things fall apart" in our country while Namibia's political leadership obsess about the amount...
THE world is in the midst of a great political transformation, in which climate change has moved to the centre of national and global politics.
Revelations this week of the hellish state of Namibian Police holding cells are nothing new.
THE Namibia Premier League has scheduled the derby match between Black Africa and Orlando Pirates and other matches in that league on the same day that the national team is in action.
THIS week, many African heads of state will attend the 24th France-Africa summit in Cannes.
"I DO not know what must be done but something really needs to be done."
CICERO, Machiavelli and the American founders held that society must reproduce itself by producing good citizens.
SOMETIMES I think Namibia became democratic by default rather than design.
THERE has been a good amount of negative public reaction to the nine-year prison term meted out to Benny Krohne for the abuse and death of a three-year-old toddler, Renaldo Daan, in May 2003.