• September 29th, 2020

POSTS BY Kuzeeko Tjitemisa

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On the spot - N$500 will make a BIG difference

The basic income grant (BIG) initiative, which was first piloted at the village of Otjivero, Omitara, in Omaheke region in 2008, where each inhabitant received a monthly cash grant of N$100, is back in the spotlight with a N$500 proposed this time around

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Swartbooi warns against ethnic nationalism

Landless People’s Movement leader Bernadus Swartbooi has struck a conciliatory tone by warning Namibians to guard against ethnic nationalism, which he said is real, yet citizens do not learn the hard lessons of its ugly side.  

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MP zooms in on plight of hawkers

Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Johannes Martin has taken to parliament the plight of street vendors, saying despite them being an integral part of the country’s urban economy, they are living in uncertainty and insecurity.

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Swapo sets deadline for poll candidates 

Swapo has instructed its regional coordinators to submit the list of all party’s prospective councillors who will be contesting for positions in the upcoming regional council and local authority elections by 6 October. 

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Ten battle to replace Kandorozu

The race to replace long-serving Okakarara constituency councillor Vetaruhe Kandorozu has intensified after ten aspiring National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) candidates availed themselves for elections in the upcoming party primaries set for next week. 

Yanyazwa kabubulai walukululwa

WINDOKO – Muzamaisi wa katengo kakatalima mayemo akutuituta, ili kakazibahala ka NQA Frans Gertze, yana tamilwe kakalezo ya kukunupa musala’ hae hasilezi, nalukuluzwi mwakhuta ya muatuli yomunyinyani mwa Windoko, kasamulaho taba yahae izwisiwa. 

Venaani uli limembala za Swapo ki ‘mapyeha’

WINDOKO – Mueteleli wa kopano ya Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) McHenry Venaani, uli limembala za kopano ya Swapo mwandu ya milao ki “mapyeha”, kasamulaho akuhana kuambola mayemo alitaba za lipolitiki mwanaha Zimbabwe. 

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Vilho accuses LPM of spying

Defence minister Peter Hafeni Vilho has accused leaders of the Landless People’s Movement of spying on the ministry’s affairs and passing on sensitive communications to foreign governments. 

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Venaani labels  Swapo MPs ‘cowards’ 

Leader of the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) McHenry Venaani has labelled Swapo parliamentarians “cowards” after the ruling party MPs shot down a motion he wanted to table in parliament on Wednesday to discuss the unfolding political situation in neighbouring Zimbabwe. 

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MPs back revised Orasecom agreement

National Assembly members this week were mostly in support of the revised Orange-Senqu Watercourse Commission (Orasecom) Agreement following a motion tabled by agriculture, water and land reform minister Calle Schlettwein in which he asked lawmakers for endorsement of the new plan. 

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PDM wants answers on ‘insolvent’ Air Namibia

Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Nico Smit has demanded a comprehensive response from finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi on how government will be able to allow Air Namibia to continue operating while insolvent.