• November 29th, 2020

POSTS BY Albertina Nakale

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Swapo loses some ground

Swapo has lost significant support in some key constituencies in Wednesday’s regional council and local authority elections according to results released yesterday. 

Manual verification slows voting

Although the voting process went relatively smooth yesterday, Electoral Commission of Namibia officials had to battle with verification devices, which were failing to detect voters’ cards, leading to delays and inconveniences to both voters and polling officers. 

Mubusisi wa Zambezi  ukupa kozo

KATIMA MULILO – Mubusisi wa sikiliti sa Zambezi Lawrence Sampofu ukupile kozo ni kuombalala mwahala sicaba, nikuli basike kuikungela mulao mwamazoho abona, misunga hainze ipahama hala kubulaiwa kwa mandui kimasole banaha Botswana.

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Swapo admits inadequate service delivery

OTJIWARONGO – The Swapo party leadership in the Otjiwarongo municipality and regional council have bluntly admitted that they have realised that the frustrations and issues affecting the people are mostly based on inadequate service delivery.

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Domestic tourism picks up in Etosha

ETOSHA – Despite the negative impacts stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic, domestic tourism has been reported to have picked up with more locals visiting the Etosha National Park compared to international tourists. 

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Marginalised not excited about election

The Otjiu-West community in Opuwo Rural constituency of Kunene region, have seemingly grown disillusioned with politics, saying they are not excited about next week’s regional council and local authority elections.

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Zambezi governor calls for calm

Zambezi regional governor Lawrence Sampofu has called for calm and has urged citizens not to take the law into their own hands as tension mounts over the killing of four fishermen by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF). 

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Government regravels Etosha roads

ETOSHA – The environment ministry has appointed contractors to regravel the road network in the Etosha National Park, which has been posing a perennial headache to tourists and other park users. 

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K9 unit helps sniff out poachers

ETOSHA – Although poaching of endangered species such as rhino and elephant have been reported to be minimal in the Etosha National Park, environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has called on law enforcement officials to do ballistic testing among communities adjacent to the park. 

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BDF unapologetic as border tension simmers

Botswana Defence Force (BDF) commander Tebo Dikote was yesterday unapologetic over the killing of Namibian fishermen who were gunned down last week Thursday between Impalila Island and the Kasika village on the Chobe River. 

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A clarion call to patriotism

President Hage Geingob has called on Namibians to pursue values that unite them, adding fostering patriotism will lead to higher heights of success and shared prosperity.