ALLOW me space to respond to a letter in your newspaper dated 22 March 2013 by trying to answer some of the questions the writer raised.
“IF I may say so, this is not a court set up to bring to book prime ministers of United Kingdom or the President of United States,” said Robin Cook, former British foreign minister.
“I PROPOSE a commission to determine parameters for deciding prices of farms. The commercial rate is being abused by the greedy people. Government can’t continue buying land that is in no relation to its productivity. That’s...
I RESPECTFULLY beg to differ with your 5 April editorial entitled ‘Speak Truth to Friends’ regarding Zimbabwe. You have to realise that the Zimbabwe under Mugabe from 1980 to 2000 was a beautiful country until Morgan Tsvangirai,...
I READ with mixed emotions the article ‘Unruly principals could face prison’ (The Namibian, 8 April 2013 ). It was with a sense of anger and sadness that I came to realise again what has become of Namibia.
JUST as the Namibian clocks were turned back this week, denoting the end of our summer season, so the first of our winter high sea swells hit the coast, wreaking its wrath at man’s invasion of their space!
A LOT has been said by educational experts as well as laymen regarding the performance of school learners especially at grade 10 and 12 levels. Parents and learners themselves have contributed to such debates, be it on...
THIS is with reference to the article as printed in The Namibian newspaper on 4 April 2013 ‘The secret of Namib’s fairy circles uncovered’.
I WOULD like to ask the politicians who are in favour of the “struggle kids” if ordinary Namibians do not deserve a fair chance.
IT IS with great disappointment that I write this letter. As a Namibian based overseas, I look to the few sources of respectable online news about my homeland that I can find, The Namibian’s website being one that I can always...
DEAR Minister of Health and Social Services, Richard Kamwi, my sincere apology to you sir for the content of this letter!
URANIUM prices have suffered a significant decline since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.
THE Brave Warriors lost their World Cup qualifying game on 23 March 2013, which is a big disappointment, and to make matters worse, the coach Bernard Kaanjuka resigned.
THE policy for socio-economic development through local councils and our right to information was up to now at least in the Otjozondjupa Region not delivering. One of the main reasons is the fact that legislation for the...
THE US Embassy was delighted to see the excellent article on American poet Camille Dungy [An Encounter with a Wordsmith, The Namibian 28 March 2013].
IT IS so hurtful to be in a country where all the news is all about killing of women. Why do we have to rape and kill women?
I’M appealing to this Namibia Exile Kids’ Association [Neka] organisation that is supposed to carry the interest of the ‘struggle kids’ at heart to make sure it has a representative person in every region.
THIS is about the arrested Karas so-called “politicians” (all are not politicians - some are only political office bearers), as reported in The Namibian of 18 March 2013! It seems they never learn.
GRAND plans the RDP [Rally for Democracy and Progress] has, we say. Indeed, these are the well-known demands of the vast majority of the Namibian people. There are a few others, too, but these could indeed be the solid foundation...
TO most of us who grew up listening to NBC Oshiwambo radio, there has always been one programme that was a ‘no miss’ and that was the storytelling programme by Tate Mwatala that usually aired on Saturdays.