Standard Bank Namibia is alleged to have awarded business valued at over N$7 million to businesses associated with one of its directors and a known friend of its Chief Executive Officer, Vetumbuavi Mungunda.
The 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections took place on Wednesday, 27th November. While the final figures and tallies are not yet available, preliminary results have once again indicated that Geingob and the Swapo Party continue to enjoy strong support in all 14 regions.
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Namibian Ambassador to France, Albertus Aochamub has described as a tremendous honour, the country’s recent election to serve on the highest decision making body of Paris-based United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), its Executive Board, for the period 2019 to 2023.
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The Namibia Taxi and Transport Union (NTTU) has decided not to rally behind any political party during this year’s presidential and National Assembly elections. This revelation was made by the NTTU’s president Werner January, in a telephonic interview with the Windhoek Observer this week.
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Political analyst Ndumba Jonah Kamwanyah has it that the outcome of the case in which the opposition is challenging the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) has the potential of throwing the entire electoral process in disarray if not approached with caution.
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Director of the Anti-Corruption Commission of Namibia (ACC), Paulus Noa, has vowed that he will leave no stone unturned to ensure that the culprits involved in the alleged Fishrot kickback scandal that soaked up fishing quotas worth hundreds of millions of dollars over several years, face the full wrath of the law.
We can state with some confidence that Hage Geingob will win the election on November 27th. He will return to State House for a second term as President of Namibia.
With Election Day 2019 fast approaching, parties are gearing up for what is probably the most memorable, politically-charged election year since independence in March 1990.
Despite local analysts welcoming the recent exposé on the country’s fishing sector, a development which has led to the resignation of two cabinet ministers, while also claiming the scalp of Investec Namibia Managing Director, James Hatuikulipi, who was also forced to step down from his post, the Presidency is adamant these are acts with a regime change agenda.
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The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says the election results of special voting which was conducted on Wednesday and currently being shared on social media, have not been verified by the electoral body.
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