• January 23rd, 2020

POSTS BY Eveline de Klerk

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Low voter turnout haunts Walvis Bay

SWAKOPMUND - The low voter turnout that on Wednesday marred the Walvis Bay Urban by-election was attributed to fatigue, lack of voter education and timing of the voting day.

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Confusion over who can, can’t vote

WALVIS BAY – Confusion reigned yesterday at Walvis Bay where some residents had to be turned away from polling stations as they were not eligible to vote in the local by-election. Some were under the impression that voting was open to everyone. 

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Nujoma throws weight behind Swapo candidate 

WALVIS BAY - The Swapo Party pulled out all the stops to rally behind their candidate Sirie Topulathana for the Walvis Bay Urban constituency by-election slated for Wednesday, with Founding President Sam Nujoma endorsing the youthful candidate on Saturday. 

The battle for Walvis… residents share their expectations

WALVIS BAY - The battle for the control of Walvis Bay Urban is heating up ahead of next week’s much-anticipated by-election, which will see two independent candidates and a Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) contestant all hoping to end Swapo’s dominance at the harbour town. 

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Seamen want govt job pledge in writing 

WALVIS BAY - Unionists representing unemployed seamen have welcomed government’s intervention to help secure them jobs within the fishing industry, but they are demanding the commitment to be put in writing.