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Self-styled businessman, Michael Amushelelo, has unveiled plans to venture into the insurance sector, which is almost entirely controlled by whites, while awaiting the finalisation of a court case in which he faces charges of alleged fraud and money laundering. 

The ruling Swapo Party has indicated that efforts are underway to revoke the membership of Panduleni Itula, on the basis of his ‘defiant conduct’, effectively balking at towing the party line during last year’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. In those elections, Itula emerged as a strong contender for the highest office in the land. This announcement comes, while the public is anticipating the Supreme Court’s ruling, which is expected to be delivered early in February. 

The National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) is calling for the Namibianisation of the mining sector, through the amendment of laws, to ensure that all mining companies operating within the country are at least 50 percent locally owned. The National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) is calling for the Namibianisation of the mining sector, through the amendment of laws, to ensure that all mining companies operating within the country are at least 50 percent locally owned. 

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