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Government has maintained that the three shortlisted candidates for the position of Commissioner/CEO of the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRa) were not suitable to be appointed for the top job and now plans to re-advertise the post.
Landless People’s Movement (LPM) leader Bernadus Swartbooi has branded social media darling and independent presidential candidate Dr Panduleni Itula a non-entity whose only value in the Namibian political space is to divide the ruling SWAPO Party to the benefit of the opposition.
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Namibians are divided on land reform, including expropriation, a recently released Afrobarometer report has indicated. 

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It will take at least 10 years to fix all the major issues affecting the smooth implementation of the Public Procurement Act which became operational in April 2017, Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) Research Associate Frederico Links has said. 

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President of the National Democratic (NDP) Party, Martin Lukato Lukato, has urged Namibians to accept bribes from political parties that may ‘dangle a carrot’ in their faces, but to shame such parties by not voting for them at the polls later this month. 

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The perpetual battle between the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) and its embattled former leader, Jeremiah Nambinga, which landed in the courts about two years ago, could be put to rest, if the political outfit settles an amount of N$400,000 in legal and other fees owed to Nambinga.  

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An ownership dispute over Exclusive Prospecting Licences (EPLs) 4404 and 4405 will likely end up in the courts as speculator David Shikwambi and Indian steel giant Jindal Steel and Power are involved in a monetary and ownership rights dispute. 

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Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Acting Vice Chancellor Morné du Toit seems to have succumbed to pressure from hawks at the institution who never wanted him to lead the institution in the first place, sources at Namibia’s second biggest institution of higher learning said this week. 

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 Michael Amushelelo, businessman and founder of Power, a fledgling political organization, has rubbished claims that the withdrawal of the party from this month’s Presidential and parliamentary elections is linked to his recent arrest for suspected money laundering and fraud. 

Mixed commentary has emerged following reports that a University of Namibia (UNAM) student was allegedly raped by her lecturer at the institution’s Neudamm campus about 30kms east of Windhoek. 

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