Opinion

Work - life balance vs work - life integration...

3 hours ago | Opinion

Windhoek • Retuura BallottiWork - life integration means intertwining what you consider “life” or “personal” areas with “work”. It is not the same as work - life balance, where an unrealistic expectation exists to work...

Coping with financial anxiety

6 days ago - 28 July 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Alna BooysenCovid-19 has led to many people struggling with financial anxiety and high stress levels due to mounting expenses, reduced household income and job uncertainty.Finances can evoke a strong emotional response, which may...

Plea for help to restore faith at Twaloloka

1 week ago - 27 July 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Venancius RukeroWhen I woke up early this morning, I was shocked to read on social media that the Twaloloka informal settlement in Walvis Bay burned down.Walvis Bay a place I call my second...

Will BAS retain its bounce?

1 week ago - 21 July 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Jacobina Tangi Uushona2020 has certainly been challenging for Namibia – for the economy and its people.To be frank, the last few years have been challenging, but 2020 decided to throw Covid-19 into the...

Be mindful of your mental health

1 week ago - 21 July 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Marjolize ScholtzOur world has been turned upside-down – and this is affecting your wellbeing more than you might realize. There’s a lot to be stressed out about these days. If it’s not the...

The future of work

3 weeks ago - 10 July 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Sergio de SousaAs the world of work changes, we look at what you can do to survive and thrive. Here are my predictions...

How the absence of a father affects the life...

3 weeks ago - 09 July 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Sandra Nakashole & Robert EsterhuizenWe define fatherless as the lack of emotional bond between a daughter and her father due to, but not...

How to retire comfortably

3 weeks ago - 08 July 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Ignatius ManyandoWhen you reach 60, the last thing you want to worry about is your retirement.However, to ensure a secure and carefree retirement,...

ICT a catalyst for economic development

1 month - 02 July 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Llewellyn le HanéNamibia seems to be on the cusp of a major technological revolution; suddenly we have apps for everything, online payment systems...

How the internet can save SMEs in post-lockdown Namibia

1 month - 23 June 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Prateek KhareThe severe effects of the coronavirus on the global economy is not hidden from anyone, especially in smaller economies like Namibia.The impact...

Make your small business Covid proof

1 month - 16 June 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Loide DavidThe International Monetary Fund’s latest Global Financial Stability Report indicates that financial systems have already felt a dramatic impact due to the...

Taking hands with an HR business partner

1 month - 08 June 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Agnes Yeboah As a people and change champion, the role of the human resource business partner (HRBP) is critical in these unprecedented times.Covid-19...

Opinion

Business leadership during a crisis

2 months ago - 01 June 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Mbo LuvindaoMerriam-Webster defines a crisis as "an unstable or difficult time or state of affairs". It is unplanned or uncontrolled change. During times...

Learning during lockdown

2 months ago - 18 May 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Albin JacobsWith a phased lockdown scheduled to continue for at least another few weeks, life really has transformed in Namibia for everyone.We have...

Coronavirus ‘perfect storm’ for fraud

2 months ago - 13 May 2020 | Opinion

“During the [Covid-19] recession, we can expect not only more fraud to occur but also more existing fraud to be discovered.”So says Bruce Dorris, president...

Don’t let your house party...

2 months ago - 12 May 2020 | Opinion

Johann van RooyenNamibia has been in lockdown for several weeks and it feels like the new normal. Where people can, they have stayed at home...

A new chapter in the...

3 months ago - 22 April 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Desmond NikanorThere is an adage that says “retirement is not closing the book, it is just a brand new chapter”.This saying is especially...

Lessons for the tourism sector...

3 months ago - 15 April 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Mufaro NesonganoWinston Churchill said, “Never let a good crisis go to waste”.A quick look at the situation in the Namibian tourism sector reveals...

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