Category: Observer Opinion

Opinion – Life is a gift from God

Given the current social and economic challenges, it is worth noting that as a nation, we face a myriad of challenges and as such we believe we should focus on these as we work together to resolve them. These challenges include: an economy in recession, the Covid-19 pandemic, gender based violence, the brutal rape of women, especially our young people and senior citizens, poverty, retrenchments which lead to job losses, disease, alcohol and drug abuse, etc.

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We’re too relaxed about COVID-19

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Namibia has shot straight up to a whopping 293 cases and counting (as of 7/2/20), this should be alarming to us but surprisingly, it’s not. It’s business as usual for the population and I’m not too sure if that’s a good or a bad thing.

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Earn your keep

I don’t give a fig whether a politician has a Mercedes, Lexus, Range Rover, expensive cell phone, cattle farm, or whatever other trappings of wealth. If they have access to cars, drivers, school fees or no taxes as perks of their job so what? The jealousy must be set aside. The focus must be on earning what you get. People must only expect a hard day’s pay for a hard day’s work.

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Gents let’s do better

Observatory: Thandizo Kawerama As the news of the horrific rape incidents that occurred during this month made its way to newsstands, men online rushed to type out their usual ‘gents let’s do better’ posts to appease the growing...

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