• July 7th, 2020

POSTS BY Kuzeeko Tjitemisa

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‘Heroes Acre not only for politicians’

President Hage Geingob said the war memorial, the Heroes Acre on the outskirts of Windhoek, was not only for politicians but an ultimate location of burial for the country’s national heroes from all walks of life.

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Minister on warpath over audit

Defence minister Peter Vilho shot back at the auditor general’s office, describing the institution’s staff as a “sabre-toothed tigers” who are in the habit of instilling fear in the lives of executive directors with threats of adverse opinions and subpoena.

LPM MPs claim they were provoked

Landless People’s Movement (LPM) parliamentarians yesterday claimed provocation by Swapo members in the National Assembly, asserting that ruling party MPs were allowed to call opposition leaders derogatory names without any injunction from the presiding officer. 

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On the spot - Dausab content with justice system

Journalist Kuzeeko Tjitemisa spoke to the Minister of Justice Yvonne Dausab on her short, medium and long-term plans to enhance justice and to expound on the challenges facing the ministry and the state of the judiciary system.

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Speaker throws down the gauntlet

Speaker of the National Assembly Peter Katjavivi yesterday castigated and issued a verbal warning to Landless People’s Movement (LPM) leader Bernadus Swartbooi and his deputy Henny Seibeb over their “unbecoming” conduct in the August House this week.

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State funeral for Meester Shipanga

President Hage Geingob has conferred the status of national hero upon struggle veteran and renowned educationalist Martin Shipanga who died early this week in Windhoek. 

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Geingob congratulates DRC on 60-year milestone 

President Hage Geingob this week sent a congratulatory message to President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on the occasion of his country’s independence celebrations, which was celebrated on Tuesday. 

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Geingob, Venaani congratulate Chakwera

President Hage Geingob yesterday joined several other African leaders in sending congratulatory messages to Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera, on his victory in the country’s presidential elections re-run.

Reconciliation debate stirs emotions

The recognition of Chief Hosea Kutako by naming the country’s international airport after him and placing Chief Hendrik Witbooi’s face on the monetary unit are symbolic and don’t relieve the suffering and historic poverty entrapment of their communities that have still not structurally been addressed.

Information bill gets PDM perspective

Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Celeste Becker said that people with criminal records of any nature should not be allowed to serve in the envisaged Information Commissioner Office (ICO).