Government blundered by removing doctor’s licenses to dispense medicines, Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Bernard Haufiku said this week. “I still believe it was an unwise decision, and I told the chief of the Medical Council that he must accept that together with his colleagues he made a mistake.
Former Prime Minister Nahas Angula is against the idea of national leaders declaring their assets or wealth in public. Angula said in an interview that his culture would not allow him to make such a move whilst serving in public office or even after retirement.
President Hage Geingob appears to have left founding President Sam Nujoma high and dry last Saturday. Geingob decided to fly to a funeral in Oshakati at the eleventh hour rather than attend the 12 May Movement celebrations in Otjiwarongo.It remains unclear why the Head of State had the sudden change of heart.
Polytechnic of Namibia Rector Tjama Tjivikua has become the latest target of the ‘Shaningwa storm’. Well-placed sources said this week that the minister has called for Tjivikua’s removal from the panel which has been mandated to conduct interviews for the vacant position of Chief Executive Officer for the City of Windhoek.