• February 20th, 2019
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POSTS BY John Muyamba

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Withdrawal of Rundu councillors unlawful, says law firm

RUNDU – The withdrawal of three councillors of the Rundu Town Council by the Swapo Party of Namibia was not done procedurally in that their party  purported to do so without having afforded the councillors  an opportunity to be heard before such decision was made and without following the due process of law, says their lawyer,  Kadhila Amoomo.  

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Act should be amended to allow residents to elect mayor - RCCA

RUNDU - Rundu local authority councillor Reginald Ndara says there is a need for political parties’ constitutions and the local authorities act to be harmonised in order to prevent circumstances that lead to recent squabbling and the short-lived rebellion that resulted in the election of a new mayor.

Doropa zaRundu kuna manamo melikwamo lyokuzeresa

Rundu– Ndango zegendeso mukunda gwaKavango zoupumezuva kumwe nombunga zovadinkantu ntani nombunga dimwe kuna lipakerere kutunda momandaha kuna lipyakidire kuzeresa doropa ezi omu vana kundindira ezuva lyene lyokuzeresa mungura mouvali. 

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Swapo recalls defiant Rundu councillors

RUNDU – The ruling party Swapo yesterday swiftly swung the axe on three of its local authority councillors at Rundu who defied directives from its secretary general Sophia Shaningwa who, together with the politburo of its central committee, had given a directive for the status quo to remain.

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Servicing of 333 plots at Nkurenkuru delayed

NKURENKURU - Since 2017 the Nkurenkuru Town Council is still waiting for the attorney-general’s approval to enable it to enter into a private-public partnership (PPP) with the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) in order for it to service 333 residential plots.

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Govt lifts ban on harvested timber

RUNDU - The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has given traders of timber in Kavango East, Kavango West and Zambezi regions permission to resume the transportation of timber to the market but the ministry says only timber that was already chopped down before the recent ban.