Diana Ndimbira

Unam’s case against Pomuti flops

front UNAM  06 marchSuspended University of Namibia’s Director for the University Central Consultancy Bureau (UCCB) Akiser Pomuti will likely be reinstated in his position after investigations into his alleged misconduct fell flat. Pomuti was suspended by the university in June last year, just five days before the suspension of Pro Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Boniface Mutumba.

Cabinet rumours heat up

news Cabinet 06 marchSecretary of the Swapo Party Youth League Elijah Ngurare has reiterated his call for the incoming president to include youth leaders and women in the new Cabinet. Speaking in an interview this week, Ngurare acknowledged that such decisions remain the prerogative of president-elect Hage Geingob.

Dirty politics at Nanso congress

Disgruntled youth leaders from a number of regions have reportedly started plotting to have the outcome of the recent Nanso elective congress declared null and void.

Amupanda causes panic

front job febPolitical tensions seem to have escalated on the eve of the nationwide demonstration and mass land application organised by suspended Swapo Party Youth League leader Job Amupanda.

Swapo will never be the same

The Windhoek Observer met with Job Amupanda this week in the hope that he might shed some light on a number of questions surrounding the controversial Affirmative Repositioning movement.

Namoloh calms Okahandja turmoil

front Namoloh 20febThe Minister of Regional and Local Government, Housing and Rural Development Charles Namoloh has seconded an official from his ministry to act as chief executive officer of Okahandja in an attempt to address the on-going squabbles at the town.

Sacky’s future uncertain

front Sacky 20 febSacky Shanghala’s future role as the Chairman of the Law Reform and Development Commission (LRDC) remains in the hands of President Hifikepunye Pohamba.

KK appeals to parliament’s conscience

Swapo backbencher Kazenambo Kazenambo has urged fellow parliamentarians not to behave like mercenaries who are only interested in addressing issues that affect their own stomachs.

Air Namibia executive a no show

front-chris 23 JanAir Namibia has been accused of paying its absentee General Manager for Flight Operations Captain Chris Schroeder, an allegation that the airline has denied.

Getting New Year’s resolutions right

This past week I found myself on more than one occasion wishing that the first quarter of the year should end already, so that most people can fall back into old habits and life as I know it can resume.

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