Opinion

Business leadership during a crisis

2 days 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 of crisis, leadership is critical. While the existing economic crisis...

Learning during lockdown

2 weeks 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 all been trying to keep busy, some trying to work...

Coronavirus ‘perfect storm’ for fraud

3 weeks 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 and CEO of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)....

Don’t let your house party get hacked

3 weeks 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 and worked from their living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, studies or...

A new chapter in the story of your life

1 month - 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 true because it correctly implies that you have the ability...

Lessons for the tourism sector post-Covid-19

1 month - 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...

Make working remotely work for you

1 month - 09 April 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Janle ViljoenThink back a few weeks ago and imagine someone telling you that within the next few days, your child’s school will be...

Informal workers hardest hit

1 month - 08 April 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Mally LikukelaLockdown measures will hit poor people working in the informal economy hardest. Moreover, they are least likely to receive aid or support...

Business unusual

1 month - 07 April 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Nuno PereiraDid you wake up determined that “today is the day” you will complete that one thing you have been postponing for some...

Improved healthcare through telemedicine and e-health

1 month - 06 April 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Kehad SnydewelAs the lockdown starts to take its toll, we are comforted by the fact that we are doing this for our collective...

Priorities in turbulent times

2 months ago - 01 April 2020 | Opinion

Augustinus NgombeTimes like these are draining as they bring instability to our emotions.But I am reminded by Robin Sharma, that "Worry drains the mind of...

Business unusual

2 months ago - 30 March 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Horst SimonWe always want things to go back to normal quickly, but what most of us have probably not realised yet is that...

Opinion

Communication is key

2 months ago - 24 March 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Mufaro Nesongano Up until last year, most of us had not heard about Wuhan in China and the epicentre of what has become...

Pro-active employee engagement key

2 months ago - 23 March 2020 | Opinion

Stephanie ViljoenCovid-19’s arrival in Namibia turned the country upside down, with emergency measures announced and implemented to prevent the spread of the virus within the...

Say it!

1 year - 27 May 2019 | Opinion

Send your “Erongo” or “WE” SMSs to 51500 (at N$3 each) to have your say. Namibia se regering behoort hulle te skaam oor die toestand...

Say it!

1 year - 15 April 2019 | Opinion

Send your “Erongo” or “WE” SMSs to 51500 (at N$3 each) to have your say. Riverside avenue in Swakop which describes exactly where it is,...

Say it!

1 year - 24 March 2019 | Opinion

Send your “Erongo” or “WE” SMSs to 51500 (at N$3 each) to have your say. Kan mnr. Amupanda asseblief vir ons die statestieke wys waar...

Say it!

1 year - 17 March 2019 | Opinion

Send your “Erongo” or “WE” SMSs to 51500 (at N$3 each) to have your say.Something is terribly wrong with our justice system and needs urgent...

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