Former Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa, remains unapologetic for his decision last year to appoint the highly contested Meatco board, a move that was recently declared illegal and unconstitutional by the Windhoek High Court.
Combative SWAPO Secretary General, Sophia Shaningwa, faces a real test of her authority after Regional SWAPO District Executives in Okahandja and Walvis Bay refused to follow her directives when she single handedly assigned positions to local authority office bearers.
National Council legislators have called for an increase in the Ministry of Defence budget despite a biting economic crisis that has led to underfunding of all ministries and budget cuts to crucial government programmes.
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