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Universal health care possible – Venaani

As he tabled a motion on universal health care this week, official opposition leader McHenry Venaani claimed that only 18% of Namibians had regular access to private health services. The President of the People's Democratic Movement (PDM)…

When school nurses aren’t enough

Schoolchildren have had particularly difficult times navigating the tedious months of the pandemic, with recent reports showing that students have fallen four to seven months behind in math and reading compared to previous years, and the…

The text that saw the future

Why read an Afro-Arabic text from the 14th century, Muqaddima, and its author, Ibn Khaldoun (1332-1406), interest us in the 21st century? This question brings us to a larger discussion that will show how a pre-modern thinker made some…