Swapo has lost significant support in some key constituencies in Wednesday’s regional council and local authority elections according to results released yesterday.
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.
OTJIWARONGO - Despite promises by politicians during election campaigns to improve service delivery, residents of the New Ombili informal settlement on the outskirts of Otjiwarongo said they are tired of empty promises.
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.
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.
Retired former chief of the Namibian Defence Force, Martin Shalli has been widely condemned by political parties over remarks attributed to him at a mini Swapo rally at the weekend.