Author: Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
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Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula yesterday said his ministry has no power to authorise families to exhume bodies of their loved ones who have died due to Covid-19. Much has been said about the Landless People’s Movement (LPM) good showing in last year’s regional council and local authority elections. Cabinet ministers reacted positively to President Hage Geingob’s directive to abandon their ‘comfort zones’ and consequently fast-track service delivery to Namibians. … ‘agree to disagree but maintain decorum’ Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila yesterday defended President Hage Geingob’s decision to address parliamentarians remotely during the occasion of the official opening of parliament. There was “nothing wrong” with President Hage Geingob opening parliament virtually, as remote presentations are now part and parcel of the new norm, political analysts argued yesterday. Gobabis mayor Elvire Theron is relatively not a household name in local politics. The councillor, who is serving on a Nudo ticket, however carries a massive weight of expectation, including proving doubting Thomases wrong. New Era’s Kuzeeko Tjitemisa caught up with her this week. Political analysts have termed the nationwide protests by the Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL), the country’s largest trade union, the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) and the Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) against Air Namibia’s liquidation as “too little, too late”. Disgruntled workers at the country’s national public broadcaster, NBC, have written an open letter to the government urging the leadership to help save the corporation from alleged maladministration, nepotism and corruption. The country’s meat processing company, Meatco, and the University of Namibia (Unam) has signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate and engage in training, research and innovation activities that will promote the achievement of each party’s respective mandates while contributing to the economic growth in the country. Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) secretary Ephraim Nekongo has apportioned blame on the Cabinet Committee on Treasury (CCT) for the fall of the struggling national carrier Air Namibia. Justice minister Yvonne Dausab has expressed concern over the slow progress in global efforts to promote and protect human rights of persons with disabilities and that of persons with albinism.