Some members of the SWAPO Khomas Regional Executive Committee have revealed to the Windhoek Observer that the decision by the region to publicly endorse President Hage Geingob as the party president was not a unanimous decision.
SWAPO Secretary General, Nangolo Mbumba, stands accused of sabotaging Armas Amukoto’s political prospects after he barred him from contesting the regional treasurer position at last week’s Oshikoto Regional Conference, citing a pending investigation by the Office of the Ombudsman.
Urban and Rural Development Minister, Sophia Shaningwa, has washed her hands of the “corrupt” Usakos Town Council after it emerged that management has ignored a directive she gave to dissolve an illegal department of Corporate Services,
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SWAPO is bursting from within. The party is in a leadership crisis of unprecedented proportions – doused with persistent constitutional violations engineered from the top to achieve self-serving political ends and to satisfy personal egos.
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As jostling for positions in the run up to the SWAPO Party national elective conference slated for November gathers steam, questions have emerged about what happened to Team Hage, the political outfit that propelled the once self-exiled leader to the highest office in the land.
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National flag carrier, Air Namibia, is in talks with the Namibian Airports Company (NAC) to settle a debt of almost N$200 million in landing fees and airport taxes owed to the airport parastatal.
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State-owned power utility, NamPower, has spent N$128 million out of the N$135 million budgeted for its 1 million LED campaign while installing just over a quarter of the promised energy saving bulbs.
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Former Erongo Chief Regional Officer, Linus //Garoeb, has been accused of sabotaging Boniface Mutumba’s chances of landing the Swakopmund Municipality’s top job after he allegedly favoured his neighbour and acting CEO, Marco Swartz, during interviews.
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Namibia is still in the dark about when beef exports to China would start after earlier negotiations were stopped due to a Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) outbreak in areas south of the Veterinary Cordon Fence.
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Over 400 unemployed Namibian engineers, architects and quantity surveyors have handed in their CVs to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works and Transport, Willem Goeieman, after a demonstration at the ministry’s offices in Windhoek on Thursday.
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