Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba has lashed out at SWAPO Party candidates vying for the ruling party’s top four positions over their mudslinging ahead of the elective congress currently underway in Windhoek.
Outgoing SWAPO Secretary General, Nangolo Mbumba, has described his tenure as the administrative head of the ruling party as ‘tough years’.
Some liberation war veterans from the Kavango region have complained that the SWAPO-led Government has neglected them despite the major role they played during the liberation war.
SWAPO vice presidential candidate, Pendukeni Ivula-Ithana, says that it was through her hard work, determination and love for the ruling party that she turned around an ‘almost broken party’ when she served as secretary general five years ago.
Outgoing SWAPO Party Secretary General, Nangolo Mbumba, has described how the current SWAPO congress battle has pitted him against his best friend, former Prime Minister,
National Unity Democratic Organisation (NUDO) President, Asser Mbai, has accused the SWAPO Party of running a smear campaign against the opposition party by claiming that its members were leaving in droves to join the ruling party.
Official opposition party, DTA, has called for a grand coalition with other parties in a bid to unseat the ruling party during the 2019 National Assembly and Presidential elections.
SWAPO Party Vice Presidential candidate, Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, has accused President Hage Geingob of not being truthful about the State of the country’s economy.
The SWAPO-led Government’s refusal to have a public and open discussion on the number and names of people who have been resettled since independence ‘smells’ of fraud, SWANU MP, Usutuaije Maamberua, has claimed.
SWAPO Party stalwart and Secretary for Information and Publicity, Helmut Angula, has claimed that the ruling party was not aware of the challenges facing the defunct SME Bank prior to its takeover by the Bank of Namibia at the beginning of March.