Opportunity Begs

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 15:45
TWO seemingly unrelated events the past week -- the commemoration of the life of the national hero and liberation icon, Herman Toivo Ya Toivo, and the decision of the Fitch Ratings Agency not to downgrade Namibia’s investment status -- are a rare conspiracy for reflection.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 13:45
Tate Toivo, I shall miss your Robben Island stories sitting in the steam room for hours on a weekly basis.  Your humor, poking fun at me the whole evening during our New Years’ dinner in Walvisbay …ja, there was a hidden comedian in you all along.

Toivo Ya Toivo

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:45
THE passing of all great men leaves a hole in the soul of a nation, but the passing of most exceptional men, like the Namibian patriot and national hero, Hermann Andimba Toivi Ya Toivo, leaves a legacy that will strengthen the collective character and resolve of the nation as it matures.

A Tested Truth

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:30
Ever since the election of President Donald Trump, there has been a prevalence of terms such as ‘fake news’, and ‘alternative facts.’ These concepts are treated as quite valid by most of the media, when they are anything but.

Talent Fuels Future

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 08:15
THE infighting among factions of Swapo could have been dismissed as normal for a dynamic developing democracy were it not for evidence that points to a vicious campaign spearheaded by disgruntled and ambitious individuals from various corners, aimed at the Head of State and senior Swapo and gov

Engen runs cold

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 09:45
THE national disgust being expressed at the savage attack on two brothers by an out-of-control security guard at an Engen Service Station is only exceeded by the shocking visuals of the relentless viciousness of a protector turned sadistic criminal.