THE Swapo Women's Council say they want 50-50 representation in the Party's top decision-making bodies and National Assembly.
THE announcement earlier this month by the Director General of the NBC, Vezera Kandetu, that the NBC would 'take back' the collection of NBC licence fees as from September 1 this year, raises more questions than it gives answers.
FATIMA, who lives in western Tanzania near Lake Tanganyika, has been suffering for more than a month from a dry, hacking cough.
FIVE years since 9/11, and we are still being told that the world has changed forever.
The country is classified as a middle-income country, richly endowed with a variety of natural resources and a population of just less than two million.
THERE'S some rather muddled thinking doing the rounds on the part of both Government, as well as the protagonist/s for the re-formation of the United Democratic Party (UDP).
WHILE it is positive that the Namibian Police have been conducting raids to confiscate illegal and dangerous weapons, it is nevertheless very disturbing to see and hear about the vast array of weaponry which is prolific in our...
But as we shall see, the word 'street' has taken on an added meaning in addition to what town planners had in mind with the beginning of planning for modern towns and cities.
THE notion and concept of nation-state is one which has gone through an intellectual contest and metamorphosis.
PERHAPS the Committee on the Welfare of Ex-Combatants, as they call themselves, should open dialogue with Chief Kuaima Riruako, so that they can act in concert on the reparations issue.
THE 21st anniversary of The Namibian on Wednesday was another milestone day in the history of the newspaper, as it coincided with the launch of Free Press Printers, a N$30-million, 50-50 partnership project with Trustco...
ON August 26 1966, the first shots were fired in the struggle for Namibia's freedom.
DURING this woeful month it was strange to watch the war in Lebanon overshadow the one in Iraq, even though the daily toll of that war was often equal if not greater than the one which became a global focus.
AFRICA has two moods.
I AM writing this in New York in early August, when the mayor declared a "heat emergency" to prevent widespread electricity outages from the expected high use of air conditioners.
EUROPE now seems to be the prime target of Islamist terrorists.
THE wars in Lebanon and Gaza constitute a grave threat to democratic reform in the southern Mediterranean.
DURING the last quarter-century, global economic growth has soared, but Africa continued to lose ground.
THE once relatively decent tar road between Okahandja and Wilhelmstal is pretty bumpy these days.
WHO can still remember the heady days that marked the arrival in Namibia of Malaysian-run textile factory Ramatex a few short years ago? Job creation and a boost for Namibia's infant manufacturing sector were on the tips of many...