Chris Jacobie


It’s Omusati Calling

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:15
IT might be very well that the Omusati-region, where the first shots were fired by Swapo in the war of liberation in 1966, is now 50-years later the region where the first shots towards a battle for internal political peace, unity and rededication and the much anticipated Swapo congress at the

Weapons of Unity

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 11:45
NAMIBIANS must not only be proud of turning swords into ploughshares at the end of the liberation war, a constitutional democracy and independence, events that ushered in the longest period of continuous peace in its history, and, therefore, should exploit the achievement to challenge increased

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.

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.

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.

Divided We Must Fall

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:30
THE first step in uniting Namibia behind common challenges is to admit the cruel and obvious truth that the leadership of the ruling Swapo party is being strangled by a tyranny of faction that revolts against the 2012 Swapo congress and 2014 election results.

Dr. Sam Nujoma!

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 09:30
WHEN the bells toll at the Etunda farm to announce the 88th birthday of the Founding Father, Dr Sam Nujoma, its echoes over the vast expanses will rally a nation to remember and revere its most exceptional citizen.