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*Nandi-Ndaitwah says she still has the capacity to lead*labels corruption as treason*respects Geingob’s decision to not endorse her Swapo vice president incumbent Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has said the ruling party is at a crossroads and needs to return to its core ideologies while continuing to embrace transformation and change. Disgruntled Swapo vice-presidential-hopeful Jerry Ekandjo yesterday agreed his matter of exclusion from challenging for the party’s vice presidency at the upcoming elective congress to be handled by the party’s central committee. Disability affairs deputy minister, Alexia Manombe-Ncube, has appealed to parliament to have sign language, used by 27 000 people, be officially recognised as one of the languages used in the country. Kalahari constituency councillor Ignatius Kariseb is in hot water after he allegedly refused to pay for campaign materials worth N$7 000. The Damara People’s Assembly, the community’s highest decision-making body, was held in Windhoek last weekend. Rally for Democracy and Progress parliamentarian Mike Kavekotora has tabled a motion calling on government to conduct a thorough investigation and analysis on various “questionable” projects initiated by the authorities. Swapo chief whip in the National Assembly Hambyuka Hamunyera has rebuked his party’s legislators, who last Thursday absconded parliament, saying they are doing a disservice to the electorate. Oshana director of education Hileni Amukana has said the Japanese embassy has shown its commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which call for the implementation of inclusive, equitable quality education for everyone by 2030. Oshanab ǀkharisi ǁGau!nâs Direkters, Hileni Amukanas ge ge mî, Japanni di !hūǂnûkhaebas Namibiab !nâs ra ǀhurusa. Amukanas ge nē gowaǂuisensa, Japanni di !hūǂnûkhaeba-aob Namibiab !nâb, Hisao Nishimakib di saris, Eluwa ǁUib Skoli (ERS) ǁgab ge ǂoage wekheb Wunstaxs ai ūhâ is tawa ge dī. Meatco’s CEO Mwilima Mushokabanji says progress has been made in unbundling the state-owned meat processor and marketer to deliver profitability. Parliamentarian Josef Kauandenge said he is ashamed and concerned that the Rwandan government has dedicated an entire room depicting the 1904–1908 genocide of the Nama and Herero people, but this pivotal historical event is nowhere to be seen in Namibia. Mines and energy minister Tom Alweendo yesterday dismissed corruption allegations at the ministry, saying if there is graft, it is not sanctioned by him or the system. African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has lauded Namibia’s democratic principles, saying the country demonstrates the rule of law, which many countries on the continent should emulate. President Hage Geingob has said Namibia will always be indebted to the people of Zambia for their unwavering solidarity and kindness. The National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) yesterday said they are not worried by the Ovaherero Traditional Authority (OTA) under academic Mutjinde Katjiua’s close ties with the Landless People’s Movement (LPM) on the matter of genocide. President Hage Geingob, in his capacity as the outgoing chair of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, has congratulated Sam Matekane on his election as Lesotho’s prime minister following the successful formation of a coalition government after the peaceful general assembly elections. President Hage Geingob yesterday reminded outgoing Botswana high commissioner to Namibia that the relationship of the two neighbours could be frayed when they kill each other’s citizens. The International Criminal Court has rejected the Caprivi Concerned Group’s request to launch an investigation into the killing of four fishermen by the Botswana Defence Force for potential crimes against humanity. The Namibian government has dismissed claims it has agreed to the joint declaration on genocide negotiations initialed in May 2021 by the special envoys, saying it would not do so without the endorsement of the affected communities.