Itula is not strong, Geingob is weak

The main political drama this election season is the independent Presidential candidate and SWAPO party member, Panduleni Itula. We assert that candidate Itula is not a strong contender, but rather, that candidate Geingob has been weakened by many factors. 

Political analysts say the idea of an independent candidate which has been popularised by SWAPO Party member, Dr Panduleni Itula, and 27-year-old teacher, Angelina Immanuel, represents an unprecedented threat to the ruling party’s dominance in local politics. 

Analysts have expressed concern over the dominance of SWAPO Party loyalists on the list of participants to the Second National Land Conference which is expected to take place beginning of next month after it emerged that over 70 percent of the delegates are aligned to the ruling party. Analysts have expressed concern over the dominance of SWAPO Party loyalists on the list of participants to the Second National Land Conference which is expected to take place beginning of next month after it emerged that over 70 percent of the delegates are aligned to the ruling party. 

Congress recount will give assurance – Angula

An executive member of the SWAPO Party Windhoek East district and daughter to losing presidential candidate Nahas Angula, Nambata Angula, has asked for an independent audit of the results of the ruling party’s November elective congress,

Hausiku happy with deputy SG post

Former Deputy Prime Minister, Marco Hausiku, said this week that he does not think that he was humiliated or belittled when Acting Party President, Hage Geingob, asked him to run for the SWAPO Party deputy secretary general position.

D-Day for Geingob as CC meets

President Hage Geingob is expected to face resistance from the SWAPO Party Central Committee on Sunday after he coerced the majority of his Cabinet ministers to endorse his candidate list for the ruling party’s top four positions in the Politburo on Thursday (12 October).

Swapo under threat - Ekandjo

Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service and SWAPO Party presidential hopeful, Jerry Ekandjo, says the concept of two centers of power is nothing new to the ruling party after Acting President, Hage Geingob, argued against the move last week during a Politburo meeting.

Amukwiyu considered ‘security threat‘

Attempts to discredit Oshikoto Regional Coordinator, Armas Amukwiyu ahead of the tightly contested Swapo Party elective congress intensified this week with Namibian Police (Nampol) Inspector General, Sebastian Ndeitunga, ordering an investigation into the youthful leader.

Former president urges people to report corruption

Former President Hifukipunye Pohamba has challenged SWAPO Party leaders, who claim that there was rampant corruption during his administration, to report the cases to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

Democracy must prevail: Pohamba

Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba has said that democracy must prevail at the upcoming SWAPO Party elective congress slated for November, amid increased jostling for party top positions.
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