THE national budget presented in the National Assembly last week generated wide-ranging interests in various sectors of our society. As a significant episode on our economic calendar the budget attracted more questions than answers this year because of the global economic financial turmoil and the floods in the north and north-eastern parts of the country.
SATURDAY March 21 is a defining moment in Namibia’s history. Apart from the fact that we will be marking 19 years of majority rule, a generation often referred to as the bornfrees comprising Namibians born after independence will cast their votes in the country’s parliamentary and presidential elections for the first time.
POLITICAL bickering and attempts to undermine President Hifikepunye Pohamba by elements within the ruling Swapo Party will only end if Pohamba takes the initiative to select and appoint his own trusted Cabinet team.
THE ruling Swapo Party has come under fire for ‘victimising’ Windhoek mayor Mathew Shikongo and three councillors in the Windhoek Municipality by recommending the quartet’s withdrawal from the council.
Banks must exercise restraint with house repossessions
Wednesday, 25 February 2009 23:59
THE ongoing spate of house repossessions by local banks that work in cahoots with rogue lawyers in Windhoek and other towns should not be allowed to continue without decisive intervention by Government and some degree of judicial activism.