• December 7th, 2019

POSTS BY Kuzeeko Tjitemisa

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Fishrot scandal outrages ministers

WINDHOEK - Three Cabinet ministers have come out of their shells, joining public condemnation of the Fishrot scandal in which two Namibian politicians and their cronies allegedly accepted bribes in exchange for fishing quotas.

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Opposition question poll outcome

WINDHOEK - Opposition leaders have accused electoral body, Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) of alleged widespread irregularities in the National Assembly and Presidential elections won by Swapo and its presidential candidate President Hage Geingob.

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Peaceful elections in Omaheke

GOBABIS - The voting process in the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Omaheke region on Wednesday was peaceful, calm and orderly. 

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Ex-ministers, co-accused behind bars

WINDHOEK – Former cabinet ministers Bernhard Esau and Sacky Shanghala, as well as four others implicated in the high-profile Fishrot Files kickback scandal, are expected to appear in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court today following their arrest yesterday. 

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Govt committed to tackling unemployment

WINDHOEK - The Namibian government remains committed to accelerating its interventions aimed at unlocking investment opportunities, growing the economy and creating much-needed jobs, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has said.

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Esau’s short walk to freedom

WINDHOEK - There was high drama at the Windhoek High Court yesterday when an initial urgent application seeking to set aside the arrest of former fisheries minister Bernhard Esau was adjourned to Tuesday, only for the court to later order to his release.

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Swapo confident of poll victory

WINDHOEK - Hundreds of Swapo faithful on Saturday streamed into the Sam Nujoma stadium in Katutura, with the party confident it will win the 27 November polls overwhelmingly, along with its presidential candidate President Hage Geingob. 

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Geingob orders Fischor probe

WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob has ordered acting fisheries minister Albert Kawana to investigate the affairs of the state-owned fishing company Fishcor and the line ministry over the last ten years.

Nudo promises clean governance

WINDHOEK - The only female presidential candidate and Nudo leader, Esther Utjiua Muinjangue, said it was time to break the two-thirds majority enjoyed by the ruling party, Swapo.

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LPM likens ‘tribal’ politics to Rwanda

WINDHOEK – Landless People’s Movement (LPM) deputy leader and chief strategist Henny Seibeb has likened the current political climate in the country to that of Rwanda in the 1990s, warning that if not well guarded Namibia will end up with the same fate.

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Presidency fumes at ‘fake’ media reports

WINDHOEK – Presidential press secretary Dr Alfredo Hengari has reacted strongly to recent media reports that he labelled as fake news aimed at tarnishing the good name of President Hage Geingob and of the country, and to influence voters ahead of next week’s crunch elections.

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Lawyers want speedy Fishrot probe 

WINDHOEK – A body representing Namibian lawyers has called on all investigators preoccupied with the investigation of the alleged international fishing kickback scandal implicating local politicians to speedily conclude their inquiry into the matter. 

Hundreds of refugees flee SA for Namibia

WINDHOEK - More than 200 refugees who have been living in South Africa, Cape Town’s Central Methodist Mission – are said to have started a long-walk to the Namibian Ariamsvlei border on Friday.