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Vote tests Swapo’s dominance

The elections come during a three-year recession, high unemployment, inequality and a fishing scandal

The enduring appeal of liberation movements

Liberation movements attracted more than half of the popular vote in their most recent parliamentary elections in many African countries

Namibian elections: The sands are shifting – slowly

Namibia’s political stability so far has been vested in the dominance of Swapo. Those opposing its control face an uphill battle

Who’s who in Namibia’s presidential elections?

Namibia votes in a general election on Wednesday. Here are the four frontrunners

Leaders abuse governance to control citizens

The parallel regimes of new and cherry-picked traditions present a hurdle to democratic success

SANDF dismisses ‘regime change’ conspiracy

Despite the ANC considering the US army to be an enemy force,the SANDF and the US military force engaged in joint training in July

Letters to the editor: January 9 to 15 2015

Readers air their views on Swapo's landslide win in Namibia, the South African Dream and using our votes to end corruption.

Namibia: Swapo sweeps elections, Geingob wins presidency

In a landslide victory and Africa's first e-vote, Namibia's ruling Swapo wins elections and the party head, Hage Geingob, wins the presidential vote.

Namibia’s ruling Swapo leads election results so far

Namibia's ruling party, Swapo, is so far leading the election results in the vote counts done in six constituencies.

Namibian elections underway, with ruling party tipped to win

Namibians are casting their votes in Africa's first e-vote, with some hoping for a stronger opposition.

Cronyism, unemployment and weak opposition: Namibia votes

Namibians will vote for a new president and parliament for the sixth time since the country's independence from apartheid South Africa in 1990.

EFF spreads its wings to Namibia

The recently launched "radical" Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters has already set strong anti-homosexuality and resource management agendas.

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Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it