Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) President McHenry Venaani said on Thursday that he will seek an audience with SADC Chairperson, Tanzanian President John “Bulldozer” Magufuli, to seek his intervention on the feared “irregularities” associated with the November Presidential and National Assembly elections. 

The Bank of Namibia has been inundated with inquiries from people who claim to have lost money following the arrest two weeks ago of flashy businessman-turned politician Michael Amushelelo, the Windhoek Observer has been briefed. 

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Tsumeb Municipality employees are up in arms after they were recently told that they will not be receiving their annual salary increase for a second year running despite earlier promises of a 12 percent salary adjustment spread over two years by the council.
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Soon to retire Okakarara Constituency Councillor Vetaruhe Kandorozu is preparing a motion to request the decentralisation of rural electrification from the Ministry of Mines and Energy to the Regional Electricity Distributors (REDs).
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Development of the hugely anticipated Walvis Bay mixed-use waterfront and marina project which was initially scheduled to start in 2018, has been deferred until 2021, Namport announced this week.
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While other political parties are gearing up for the forthcoming polls, discontent is brewing at the offices of the National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo).
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Tension is mounting at the Namibia Press Agency (Nampa) this week with disgruntled employees reportedly making threats to go on strike. They are demanding salary increases and bonuses.
Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Executive Secretary Paulina Elago has been given a reprieve after the Council of Ministers recently renewed her contract for an unknown period, the Windhoek Observer has established.
The Windhoek Observer can report that Inland Revenue Commissioner Justus Mwafonge, Communication Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) Chairperson Heinrich Mihe Gaomab II and Tax Leader at PWC Chantell Husslemann are all in the running to become Commissioner/CEO of the new semi-autonomous state-entity Namibia Revenue Agency (NAMRA).
The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has maintained that the Electoral Commission of Namibia’s interpretation of Section 77 (4) of the Electoral Act 5 of 2014 is flawed as it seeks to disadvantage civil servants interested in becoming Members of Parliament.
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