Sunday May 19
Environmental News Network
Drought and Desertification - Global Response
Land degradation - more specifically drought and desertification - have become increasingly pressing problems for a growing number of countries around the world, threatening efforts to alleviate poverty, improve basic health and sanitation and address socioeconomic inequality, as well as spur agricultural and sustainable economic development.
Sunday May 19
Namibia: Pohamba to Declare Drought an Emergency
PRESIDENT Hifikepunye Pohamba is expected to officially declare a state of emergency soon in the face of the devastating drought that is ravaging the country.
Thu May 16, 2013
Pohamba's silence questioned
THE Public Service Commission does not have any document in its files indicating that Namibia's President has ever given his consent to members of the commission to do paid work besides their official position, PSC Chairperson Eddie Amkongo revealed in the High Court in Windhoek yesterday.
Chasing the dots ... The Mix: One Namibia, Two Nations
CITIZEN Nahas, as usual when putting on his private hat hit the nail on the head by pointing out the reality that politics in Namibia is working hard to divide our nation.
Tue May 14, 2013
SMSes for Tuesday 14 May 2013
SMS Of The Day *TO the person who is complaining about the employment of foreigners at Windhoek Central Hospital, the reason foreigners are being employed is because they have an edge over you and management choose the best candidates.
A Political Economy Of Failure?
UNTIL a few months ago our Minister of Defence Nahas Angula served as the country's prime minister.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Rider Looks Out
A more traditional postcard shot of Windhoek taken from the steps of the Alte Feste .
SMSes for Monday 13 May 2013
SMS Of The Day *MY goodness. I forgot I was in Namibia when I went to CTM on Friday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Europe Meets Africa
Another shot from central Windhoek. I have visited this site several times to try and get a balanced shot as the light is quite tricky.
Sat May 11, 2013
Namibia: Miss Hano 2013 to Be Crowned
The pageant aims at raising funds for orphanages in Windhoek. HANO is a Youth Organisation that helps build and improve the living standard of young people through providing scholarships to disadvantaged learners.
Namibia: NMA Launches Manufacturer of the Year Awards
The Namibia Manufacturers Association will hold its first ever annual Manufacturer of the Year awards on June 20 this year, board chairperson Brian Black announced during a press briefing in Windhoek on Wednesday.
Namibia: Gays Offended By Sermon
THE gay community were offended by a retired pastor's alleged homophobic remarks during a church service for their 23 year old lesbian friend last Saturday in Windhoek.
Fri May 10, 2013
Land Matters in Art
Continuing with a walk around Windhoek and hoping to show images not usually seen on TE, this is a shot taken outside the National Art Gallery of Namibia.
Tue May 07, 2013
Mon May 06, 2013
Yang had 'open' work permit - lawyer
THE Immigration Selection Board granted Chinese national Yang Fan a 24-month employment permit which allowed him to work for any employer he wanted to, Yang's defence lawyer has claimed during his trial in the High Court in Windhoek.
Sun May 05, 2013
Namibia: UPM Wants Hardap Split Up
THE United People's Movement has proposed to the Delimitation Commission that the Hardap Region be divided into two regions - to be called Oanob and Hardap - to accelerate socio-economic development and to minimise the influx of people to towns.
Sat May 04, 2013
Southern Africa: SADC Slams Door in PM's Face
PRIME Morgan Tsvangirai's "diplomatic offensive" suffered another setback on Wednesday when Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba and his premier Hage Geingob snubbed the MDC-T leader, forcing him to take his roadshow to central and West Africa.
Thu May 02, 2013
Gambia: GPU Says Space for Free and Vibrant Media Shrinking
In spite of the constitutional guarantees of freedom of the press, the space for a free and vibrant independent media in The Gambia continues to be shrinking, the Gambia Press Union has said.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The Police Should Not Be A Law Unto Themselves
DURING the dark lawless days before independence, the police were probably the most feared, but hardly respected, agents of the state.
Namibia: Bank Windhoek's NSX Listing Approved
Bank Windhoek Holdings' anticipated listing on the Namibian Stock Exchange by late June would be the largest public offer of shares by a Namibian company since the establishment of the NSX.