National Equitable Economic Empowerment Bill (NEEEB)

The Time Traveler: Why I support ‘economic empowerment’

Hugh Ellis The National Equitable Economic Empowerment bill (Neeeb) will soon be tabled in Parliament. Exactly what the latest version of the bill says - word-for-word - is not yet clear. While there were shortcomings in the previous drafts, it is hard not to agree with the principles of empowerment that they represent. I don’t agree with the apparent demand of the ‘private sector’ (here seeming to mean long-established businesses) to approve almost every last word before the bill goes before the National Assembly. It’s noble to consult the ‘haves’ of society, but eventually, if those who have already eaten…
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Team Namibia, free market system shall never liberate the workers

Kae Matundu-Tjiparuro The National Equitable Economic Empowerment Bill (NEEEB), which is to see the implementation of the National Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework(NEEEF) seems to have reveal the true characters of some of the organisations in our society. One of them is none other than Team Namibia, which all along has been making the country believe it is there in the best interest of the country, Namibia, hence its name Team Namibia. However it is becoming clear that Team Namibia is more than meets the eye in terms of its broader interests in Namibia, particularly those of Namibian workers. From Team…
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