Air Namibia has suspended its process of appointing a new Managing Director. This was done as the practicality of the appointment will be heavily dependent on a cabinet pronouncement on the future of the airline.
With corruption having permeated various spheres of society in many parts of the world, it has emerged that the land governance sector within the southern African region is not immune to this scourge. Many countries admit to having little or no counter-initiatives against its prevalence.
The Ombudsman has ruled that the decision by the government to accommodate the late former Vice President Nickey Iyambo in a state-owned villa in Eros following his retirement in February 2018 was not illegal despite the absence of a legal instrument backing the action.
At least nine SWAPO members, including three current MPs, two regional governors and three regional co-ordinators have indicated that they will not contest for Parliamentary positions during the party’s electoral college to be held over this weekend, the Windhoek Observer has established.
Long-standing land disputes and friction between community members of Dordabis and white farm owners in the area, exacerbated by the worsening drought and continuing scourge of poverty, hunger and hopelessness continue unabated in this sleepy eastern village. Prospects for a solution are bleak.
Despite constant demonstrations and petitions to the government over the years in hope of a solution to their misery, the community of more than 1,000 inhabitants at Dordabis, some 90 kilometres from Windhoek, find themselves in disparaging circumstances.
The provisional voters register for this year’s Presidential and National Assembly elections will be available for inspection at designated venues countrywide and abroad from the 2nd to the 6th of September 2019, the Electoral Commission of Namibia has announced.
On Wednesday, the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) made a public announcement of their union with the United People’s Movement (UPM) as they jointly contest the upcoming elections.