Last week I drove past Gibeon as I normally do over weekends and decided to pop in and check what is going on at my alma mater, Spellmeyer Secondary School at the village.
Namibian societies, like other races in other parts of the world, were complex in constructing their exact historic times.
Agriculture is one of Namibia’s most important sectors and is a significant source of economic growth and industrial transformation.
This open letter is addressed to H.E. Dr Hage Geingob the President of the Republic of Namibia.
With the current political euphoria and jubilee caused by the political campaigns ahead of the November local authority elections, I couldn’t help it but comment a word or two on how I view the current status quo.
Let me express my views from my wretched soul about the escalation of gender-based violence (GBV) pandemic, which is the current topic of today.
Following a six-month-long state of emergency, Namibia lifted the ban on international travel from 18 September 2020.
New media are credited by citizens as their liberating and expansive tools in a highly politicised sphere.
Research in political science is mostly problem-driven (George and Bennett, 2005).
Allow me space in your valued newspaper to state my observation on the status of Science, Technology, and Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in our beloved country Namibia.
The World Bank has been classifying countries according to their level of income since the late 1980s.
As the wave of remote work continues to redefine the path of corporate communication, large and small to medium enterprises have had to restructure how they operate and do business to remain compliant.
Namibia’s exports to China has exceeded imports since the year 2018.
Creativity and innovation of educational institutions are being challenged in this technological era.
Namibia; who is she, who is this girl…, no, not a girl anymore, she has come of age; she is a young lady, running about thirty years now – three million kids; she knows things – but as things go, she has been through a lot in her young life.
No pun intended, but it vexes Namibia’s doomsayers that President Hage Geingob is being blamed for all the unprecedented headwinds that Namibia is going through – but in spite of the odds, the Geingob administration continues to weather the storm and soar even higher.
Towards the end of last year, Namibia has experienced a change of wind in the political arena with many young people backing an independent political candidate who felt that the government was to be blamed for the high rate of unemployment among the youth, especially in towns such as Windhoek and Walvis Bay.
Namibians, Africans and global citizens generally have the desire for their countries to grow and develop. In the midst of a global pandemic, humanity is faced with its greatest challenges of being unable to ensure the well-being of people, the planet and profits.
Professional associations are entities aimed at determining professional standards, educational requirements and the scopes of practice for professionals.
It is often argued that political preferences are shaped by categories such as race, ethnicity, gender and class.
In its simplest form, investing is putting money, time and effort into something in the hopes of making a profit or earning and income.
Crises have one thing in common and crucial decisions matter.
Firstly, allow me to say that, I always prefer to begin with the following whenever I am writing on education; Craft (1984) noted that the word “education” comes from two different Latin roots.
The head of state and government declared the current year as the year of introspection.
As the death toll has risen around the world, it has created an unprecedented challenge for the healthcare workers, forensic experts, governments, communities and most importantly families.
Picking up from where we left off is a painful situation and it’s best to look ahead to implement strategies that affected the prior V-shape epidemics of the models.
The #slutshameWalk and # MeToo Namibia movements have over the past two years championed women’s rights within the context of sexual autonomy; broadly defined as a woman’s/man’s “prerogative to determine when, with whom, and under what circumstances they engage in sexual activity”.
Beyond question, Covid-19 has negative ramifications on our society.
Providing monetary restitution for egregious crimes against humanity is one telling way that ex-colonial powers and even domestic overlords can conceivably apologise for, and attempt to repair, violations of Indigenous rights in times past.
That the cabinet and parliament are the most important governance sites is post-colonial orientation that has had tragic developmental consequences.
“Man’s dearest possession is life. It is given to him but once, and he must live it so as to feel no torturing regrets for wasted years, never know the burning shame of a mean and petty past; so live that, dying, he might say: all my life, all my strength were given to the finest cause in all the world - the fight for the Liberation of Mankind”.
Reality in the leadership and management of the cultural and heritage sector in Namibia is the absence of oversight when it comes to compliance with the application of the Affirmative Action Policy of which the office of the Employment Equity Commission is a custodian.
The world has been battling the novel coronavirus since the announcement of a global pandemic in March 2020 by the World Health Organisation.
Economic resilience is defined by the United Nations as the policy-induced ability of an economy to withstand or recover from the effects of external shocks.
We are living through a defining moment for the 21st Century, as we experience profound socio-economic disruptions.
In a very short time, the coronavirus has changed so much about our lives.
It is 34 years since the people of Sweden and the rest of the world were robbed of an outstanding leader with a great passion for freedom and social justice, Olof Palme, who was assassinated as he returned home from the cinema.
5 August 2020 marks one year of India’s decision to re-organise its erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, as well as Ladakh. The primary purpose was to improve good governance and deliver socio-economic justice to the people of Jammu and Kashmir
All businesses globally have been severely impacted by the post-Covid-19, which somehow brought about new abnormalities that we must all strive to adapt if we are to successfully navigate during this pandemic and avoid any severe impact on our businesses.
On Monday 29 June 2020, New Era newspaper carried an article titled “Swapo members in Kongola threaten revolt” in which article the regional coordinator Comrade Moffat Sileze told lies of the highest order one would not expect from a regional political leader calling himself the harmless lion of the Zambezi region.
There is no more dangerous menace to civilization than a government of incompetent corrupt, or vile men.
One of the leading economic casualties of the Covid-19 outbreak is tourism.