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High Court Ruling Undemocratic, Anti-Christian

Allow me to respond to a report in The Namibian of 25 June, titled ‘Equality and Dignity for All’, by Dianne Hubbard. As per Hubbard’s unpacking of the High Court’s decision, she correctly states that article 10(2) of the Constitution…

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Itula Sets a Political Cat Among the Pigeons

It is clear some media houses have joined a one-sided political debate for unknown reasons. The Namibian’s front-page report on 5 July, titled ‘Constitution Written by Western Countries – Itula’, reads like an opinion piece. It contains the selected views…

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Why it’s Important to Upgrade the Tsumkwe Gravel Road

Upgrading the Tsumkwe gravel road to a bitumen standard could bring several significant benefits: Economic development: Improved road infrastructure could boost trade and commerce by providing better access to markets, facilitating the transport of goods and services, and attracting investment…

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Reregister the NEFF

Dear mr president, you encapsulate an important and integral chapter in Namibia’s history. Nangolo Mbumba does not need any introduction. Even though the Presidency is challenging and demanding, I have no doubt that you occupying the highest office of the…

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Open Letter tothe President

Dear mr president, you encapsulate an important and integral chapter in Namibia’s history. Nangolo Mbumba does not need any introduction. Even though the Presidency is challenging and demanding, I have no doubt that you occupying the highest office of the…

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Men are Also Abused

We live in a context defined by society. We feed and water abuse to grow stronger on a daily basis. No one deserves poor treatment in life. Words uttered to manipulate you into thinking you are the cause of any…

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Open Letter to Jerry Ekandjo

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and other (LGBTQI+) community in Namibia have observed the following with concern: Last year, after the Supreme Court ruling to recognise same-sex marriages concluded outside Namibia, you tabled bills to contradict…

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Remembering Oshigambo High and Its Principals

Growing up at Oshigambo, Ekamba A village, my proximity to Oshigambo High School was more than just geographical – it was emotional and aspirational. I lived merely a stone’s throw from the former girls’ hostel, while my grandfather’s house was…

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Poverty in Namibia: A National Disgrace

Namibia, a country blessed with enough natural resources and a population of just over three million, should not be grappling poverty. Yet the unequal distribution of wealth, the rise of informal settlements, the presence of street children and the lack…

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Social Mediaand Our Young

In recent years the rapid proliferation of social media has transformed the way our children interact with the world, their families and their education. Platforms like TikTok and YouTube have become integral parts of the daily lives of our children,…

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