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Posts by Staff Reporter:

    The secessionists in the Zambezi lack an internalised foe

    The secessionists in the Zambezi lack an internalised foe

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    This article is meant to present my contribution to the prickly debate that is underway on Facebook, especially among the residents of the Zambezi Region. It is my desire to demonstrate the intellectual bankruptcy embedded in the contributions made by the sympathisers of the secessionists, as these individuals seem to be motivated by nothing else but family loyalism, and utter indiscretion. It is
    Outlook on contested realisation of development in Namibia

    Outlook on contested realisation of development in Namibia

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    From the outset, one has to understand what this means multifaceted, difficult and contested word, ‘development’. The Society for International Development defines development as a process that creates growth, progress, and positive change to the physical, economic, environmental, and social life of citizens. The purpose of development is a rise in the level and quality of life of the people, empl
    Obey thy teacher’s commandments

    Obey thy teacher’s commandments

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    I have never quite understood why rich kids often talk back to teachers. I mean, for us who grew up in the hood - a teacher’s wish was your command! You asked no questions, offered no comments - you just got your lazy behind up and do whatever the heck he/she asked you to. That is, of course, if you knew what’s good for you.
    Katjavivi responds to the Open Letter by Dr Shejavali

    Katjavivi responds to the Open Letter by Dr Shejavali

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    Dr Abisai Shejavali wrote an Open Letter to me as the Speaker of the National Assembly. This letter was published in the New Era newspaper of 27 July 2018. It covered a broad array of issues, several of which do not necessarily fall under the mandate of Parliament. I now hereby take the opportunity to reply to my good friend’s Open Letter, by identifying the key issues he raised as follows.
    Pension funds to meet to discuss economic growth

    Pension funds to meet to discuss economic growth

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK-MNCapital Group, an international investment advisory and institutional business development firm, in association with Africonomie UK, a UK-based investment advisory and communication firm, have confirmed that various pension funds and several international and local leading institutions will gather in Windhoek on August 22 and 23 to discuss Namibia’s economic growth through pension fund
    The enormous impact of tourism on the local economy

    The enormous impact of tourism on the local economy

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK - When one thinks about the tourism industry, what usually comes to mind are the tourism facilities along with transportation service providers. These players have a significant role to play to ensure tourists are accommodated and transported. 
    PowerCom continues support to ICT Summit

    PowerCom continues support to ICT Summit

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK - Namibia’s only tower infrastructure provider, PowerCom, has provided further sponsorship for the ICT Summit in Namibia with a financial contribution of N$50 000 for a two-year period, which has increased their total contribution since 2016 to N$150 000. PowerCom joins other corporates in partnering with the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology in sponsoring the event whi
    Shindume takes over as Head of Public Sector Banking at Bank Windhoek

    Shindume takes over as Head of Public Sector Banking at Bank Windhoek

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK– Bank Windhoek has confirmed the appointment of Shali Shindume as its Head of Public Sector Banking at its Corporate and Institutional Banking Division, as of the beginning of August. Shindume brings a wealth of experience spanning 15 years in the banking sphere.
    Radio “goddess,” Che - a positive voice of purpose

    Radio “goddess,” Che - a positive voice of purpose

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    The voice is one of the first sounds a baby hears when it comes into the world. The voice is also the most powerful tool a radio presenter can possibly possess - as an ability to carry meaning, message and magic, to a mass listening audience.
    Molapong’s poetry comes full circle

    Molapong’s poetry comes full circle

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    The narrative of Namibia’s poetry scene will never be put to bed without the mention of Township Production’s bi-monthly Poetry Project, and its proponent Joseph Molapong.
    Local film, “Oom Land”, vying for Discovery Channel’s ‘awards

    Local film, “Oom Land”, vying for Discovery Channel’s ‘awards

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    Local film, Oom Land, directed by local director and scriptwriter, Tim Huebschle has been nominated for ‘Don’t Stop Wondering’ award at the upcoming seventh Jozi Film Festival after reaching the ten finalists among all entries received from across Africa.
    Industry Loop: Feeding on South African radio contents in supermarkets in Namibia

    Industry Loop: Feeding on South African radio contents in supermarkets in Namibia

    2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
    This Shoprite saga got me thinking. How do South African multinational brands impact the Namibian arts and entertainment sector, if at all? If there’s an impact…is it positive or negative? Could we expand our probe from just the arts and entertainment sector to the overall Namibian way of life?