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Pres Geingob

A New Flame Has Come

Published on March 23rd, 2015 | by admin

On Saturday, 21 March 2015, President Hage Geingob was officially sworn in at the Independence Stadium in Windhoek in what was a festive and joyous occasion witnessed by thousands. On a day that threatened rain throughout, ... Read More


Book Review

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What Is The Truth

Published on March 23rd, 2015 | by admin

Truth is Truth is interesting, but certainly not the truth Job Amupanda’s Truth is Truth is quite simply a rant … against sell-out elites, lazy government officials, zombie politicians, thieving whites, and just about everyone and ... Read More


The Finish Line

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Beyond Reductionism

Published on March 23rd, 2015 | by admin

While reductive arguments for doling out or grabbing urban land have popular appeal, there are more rationale ways of actually addressing the issues of providing affordable land and housing   Amidst the megaphone politics around the ... Read More


Corruption Tracker

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Corruption Tracker – February 2015

Published on March 4th, 2015 | by admin

Cases resolved Agriculture charge swithdrawn The charges against a former private secretary to the Director of Extension and Engineering Services in the Ministry of Agriculture were withdrawn in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court. Joyce Zussino (29) had ... Read More


Politics & Society

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Deflated Hamutenya Chimera

Published on February 18th, 2015 | by admin

RDP survival is threatened by the illusional and delusional Hamutenya, writes Frederico Links In Greek mythology the chimera was a fabled and implausible creature with magical powers. The political demise of Hidipo Hamutenya, and the Rally for ... Read More


Analysis

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Emerging With A Shadow

Published on February 18th, 2015 | by admin

When will Namibia start seeing ‘shadow budgets’ from the opposition? Asks Frederico Links Shortly after the swearing in of the new national president and National Assembly around 21 March 2015, the first order of business of ... Read More


The Finish Line

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Who Am I?

Published on February 15th, 2015 | by admin

Reflections on a hot mess, by Natasha Tibinyane After a three year hiatus from writing op-eds for Insight, I didn’t want my first piece to be melancholic, as I was determined to use my second stint here as ... Read More


Book Review

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Melber’s Lament

Published on February 15th, 2015 | by admin

Henning Melber stays true to form and the critiques remain uncomfortable, writes Dietrich Remmert With the recent 2014 elections, and with it the looming political changes, still fresh in citizens’ minds, it is undoubtedly appropriate to take ... Read More


Book Review

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Hard-Edged View Of The Struggle

Published on February 15th, 2015 | by admin

Hans Beukes’ book adds a different perspective to the liberation struggle narrative, writes Brigitte Weidlich The timing of this book could not be better, with Namibia’s 25th independence anniversary approaching on 21 March 2015. With Long Road ... Read More


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