President Hage Geingob has commended Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg for her government’s cooperation in the ongoing criminal investigations into the Fishrot scandal, which has led to the arrest of former ministers and businessmen.
President Hage Geingob has commended Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg for her government’s cooperation in the ongoing criminal investigations into the Fishrot scandal, which has led to the arrest of former ministers and businessmen.
SWAKOPMUND – Decent housing has become a reality for 31 members of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SFDN) members at Swakopmund.
Finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi yesterday tabled the mid-term budget for the 2020/21 financial year, consisting of N$841.6 million, with no new allocations being made but rather reallocation to priority areas.
The National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) yesterday announced it has severed ties with long-serving Okakarara constituency councillor Vetaruhe Kandorozu whom the party accused him of de-campaigning ahead of next month’s regional council and local authority elections.
Local economists expect finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi to focus on the mitigation of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated social protections when he tables the 2020 mid-term budget in parliament today.
Police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga has cautioned political parties to avoid political violence ahead of what is considered tense regional council and local authority elections.
The restrictions around the sale of alcohol, which were imposed during the Covid-19 state of emergency, should be adopted in order to fight sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the country, the Coalition of Churches and Organisations on Ethical Social Justice said yesterday.
WALVIS BAY – The Landless People’s Movement leader Bernadus Swartbooi says the disparities between the rich and poor, especially when it comes to housing at Walvis Bay, was a shame.
President Hage Geingob has implored Swapo members to leave no stone unturned and fire on all cylinders in campaigning for victory for the ruling party ahead of next month’s much-anticipated regional council and local authority elections.
SWAKOPMUND - Government is hoping 1 100 fishermen who lost their jobs during the 2015 illegal strike as well as casual employees who have been retrenched over the years, will be absorbed by the fishing industry before 1 November.
The Roads Authority yesterday claimed representatives of a local and Chinese contractor had mutually entered into an agreement with it to allow the authorities to make payments directly into an account nominated by the two parties for a road construction contract.
The Windhoek High Court will deliver on 28 October its ruling on the appeal lodged by suspended Fishcor CEO Mike Nghipunya after deputy chief magistrate Ingrid Unengu refused him bail in the ongoing Fishrot matter.
The civil matter in which forex trader Michael Amushelelo, who was last year arrested on charges that he contravened the Banking Act, is seeking to have two search and seizure warrants authorised by a Windhoek magistrate reviewed and set aside, started yesterday in the High Court.
Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) protesters have welcomed government’s response to their petition in which they pressured the authorities to take adequate action to tackle increasing violence, especially against women and children.
Swanu parliamentarian Tangeni Iijambo was yesterday slammed in the National Assembly over his comments about women being too dependent on men.
Agriculture minister Calle Schlettwein yesterday said he will welcome with open arms a suggestion by the Zambian government to assist Namibia in containing the locust swarm in the Zambezi region.
The protest of young people under the banner #ShutItAllDown against sexual and gender-based violence has yielded some results as government looks into filling nearly 160 vacancies within the police’s gender-based violence protection unit as a matter of urgency.
A local construction company has threatened to sue the Roads Authority (RA) if it does not immediately address issues it has with the manner in which the entity is making payments directly into the account of its Chinese joint venture partner for a road construction contract.
WALVIS BAY – The Walvis Bay municipality has ditched its plan to construct houses with alternative building material for the July fire victims now housed at Otweya.
WALVIS BAY – Police have managed to get a partial fingerprint from the remains suspected to be that of Shannon Wasserfall which will now be used to identify her.
A teacher in the Ohangwena region claimed she was “disgracefully and inhumanely” treated by armed police officers, who came to evict her “unprocedurally” from her duty station at Omundudu Combined School.
Seething anger over a rise in sexual gender-based violence in the country spilled into the streets of Windhoek, while scores staged protest marches countrywide, demanding justice and asking government to do more to protect them.
WALVIS BAY – Erongo police chief Andreas Nelumbu yesterday said they are making some headway in the investigation of the murder of Shannon Wasserfall as a team of top investigators help piece the puzzle of the 22-year-old’s final days together.
RUNDU – Industrialisation minister Lucia Iipumbu on Saturday donated 4 000 face masks and 400 face shields to be shared amongst informal traders of the Rundu open market and Tandaveka open market to protect themselves and their customers from Covid-19.
The Executive Director in the Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare, Ester Lusepani, clarified at the weekend that government has no intention to continue building homes for the less fortunate using corrugated iron material.
WALVIS BAY – The family of Shannon Wasserfall has made an emotional call for justice and better protection of women and children as news about the discovery of her suspected remains produced an instant outpouring of grief.
Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Winnie Moongo has moved a motion in the National Assembly in which she has called on lawmakers to support the establishment of a sex offenders’ registry as part of a solution to curb sexual violence in society.
The Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement was dealt a hard blow by the Electoral Tribunal in Windhoek yesterday when their application in which they sued the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) for failing to implement continuous voter registration, as required by law, was dismissed with costs.
WALVIS BAY - Standard Bank Namibia has come to the rescue of 20 members of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) at Walvis Bay who lost their homes during the devastating Twaloloka (Otweya) fire at the town late July this year.
Like many stories that go unwritten, Veronika Frela’s life story may not be a thick profile that fits ‘from humble beginnings’ ticket, but it has all marks of a fairy tale, as she tasked herself with the sole purpose of carving her life to an inspirational piece.
If the outcome of the various Swapo primaries is anything to go by, many veteran politicians and serving councillors are not assured of a smooth ride into the intra-party electoral competition ahead of the regional council and local authority elections next month.
The defence team of a young man who stands accused of the death of two civilians and Windhoek City Police officer in a horrific car accident in 2015 wants him acquitted, claiming that there was fraud committed to secure a conviction.
WALVIS BAY – Local authorities and regional councils will no longer have to wait for years to have new townships approved as government has replaced the Namibia Planning Advisory Board (Nampab) and the Township Board with the Urban and Regional Planning Act.
WALVIS BAY - Fisheries minister Albert Kawana has lashed out at some fishing industry players, saying they were raking in millions and leading luxury lifestyles at the expense of employees who are still languishing in abject poverty.
The enterprising Brave Warriors international is a product of Otavi based outfit Touch & Go and was on loan at Pirates before he was snapped up by Cosmos.
They say the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) failed to consult them on measures put in place for them to go vote, despite the knowledge that they usually rely on helpers to ease their challenges during polling.
…wants to up annual maintenance funding to N$3.2 billion
Swapo’s councillors for Okatana and Oshakati West constituencies have been eliminated from their respective district conferences,
President Hage Geingob yesterday once again lamented Namibia’s classification as an upper-middle-income country,
The bounty is for the whereabouts of suspects who raped a 12-year-old girl in the presence of her mother
She then struck the matter from the court roll and ordered that Masule pays legal fees for the proceedings.
A proposed universal Basic Income Grant (BIG) for every Namibian can only be sustainably implemented if government finds the funds for the initiative from existing sources, as the country cannot afford to increase either the budget deficit or its public debt.
Parliamentarians were this week given a glimpse of the total value of the state’s asset register, with finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi revealing the latest electronic register stood at N$11.9 billion inclusive of immovable and movable assets as at 16 September 2020.
Finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi has refuted reports that he influenced the appointment of his former central bank colleague Sam Shivute as substantive chief of the Namibia Revenue Authority (NamRA).
Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Johannes Martin has taken to parliament the plight of street vendors, saying despite them being an integral part of the country’s urban economy, they are living in uncertainty and insecurity.
President Hage Geingob has called on world leaders to recommit to and strengthen multilateralism to better address global crises, including the Covid-19 pandemic that has disproportionately impacted developing and emerging economies.
Windhoek-based businessman Simon Andjamba, who is well known as Tupac in social circles, this week appeared before court where he is facing multiple counts of human trafficking for transporting minor boys from neighbouring Angola in 2018.
The race to replace long-serving Okakarara constituency councillor Vetaruhe Kandorozu has intensified after ten aspiring National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) candidates availed themselves for elections in the upcoming party primaries set for next week.
Landless People’s Movement (LPM) leader Bernadus Swartbooi has slammed motions tabled in parliament by some members of parliament, saying they are “weak, not well articulated, not scientific in their outlook and are driven in casting blame”.
Justice minister Yvonne Dausab has expressed disappointment over the public’s non-compliance with Covid-19 rules following the lifting of the state of emergency, warning the nation could face another lockdown if citizens continue to defy health protocols.
President Hage Geingob yesterday hailed the United Nations’ (UN) role in the attainment of Namibia’s independence, saying the organisation has become the guarantor of human dignity for millions of people across the world.
WALVIS BAY - The interim board of the state-owned National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) is assessing the implications of the N$150 million fish factory it bought at Walvis Bay from Etale Properties in 2016.
The Ministry of Justice has rubbished claims that it is purposefully delaying the implementation of the Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 and the Witness Protection Act of 2017.
Despite ending the state of emergency, declared over the new novel coronavirus crisis, President Hage Geingob yesterday warned it was too early to claim the victory of a decline.
OMUTHIYA – The ugly squabbles at the Grootfontein municipality has left residents without adequate service delivery.
Following the expiry of the Covid-19 state of emergency, health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula now has wide-ranging response powers to implement new directives as empowered by the Public Health Act and Public Environmental Health Act of 2015.
Leader of the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) McHenry Venaani has labelled Swapo parliamentarians “cowards” after the ruling party MPs shot down a motion he wanted to table in parliament on Wednesday to discuss the unfolding political situation in neighbouring Zimbabwe.
Presidential spokesperson Alfredo Hengari yesterday said according former Brave Warriors coach Seth Boois hero status and burial at the revered Heroes Acre is not exclusively at the behest of President Hage Geingob, but it is done on the recommendations of the National Honours Advisory Committee.
The Basic Income Grant Coalition of Namibia has again called on government to start pushing for the urgent implementation of the universal basic income grant (BIG) through which a proposed cash payment of N$500 will be paid to people aged 19 to 59 every month.
Otjombinde constituency councillor Katjanaa Kaurivi, who made history in 2015 when he defeated a fellow Swapo member, albeit as an independent candidate, has announced his intention to contest the upcoming regional council election.
Windhoek High Court acting Judge Eileen Rakow last week convicted coastal estate agent Erwin Sprangers on five counts of theft by conversion and one count of money laundering but acquitted him on a count of fraud over N$6.7 million he stole from Democratic Republic of Congo army general Francois Olenga.
Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula yesterday cautioned the public to be wary against falling for “untruths and fake narratives” after a post suggested on social media that government was carrying out mandatory vaccination against the virulent pandemic.
The trial of a man who allegedly fatally slit the throat of his live-in girlfriend with a kitchen knife started yesterday with the accused pleading not guilty to charges of murder and assault read with the provisions of the Combating of Domestic Violence Act.
The Anti-Corruption Commission has been granted one last chance by the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court to finalise ongoing investigations in the case of former ministers and businessmen implicated in the infamous Fishrot scandal.
The number of patients who have recovered from the coronavirus in the country is on the up, with 1 648 given the all clear at the weekend, while the total recovery rate stood at 67%.
One of the lawyers representing businessmen and former Cabinet ministers charged with corruption, fraud and money laundering in the multi-million fisheries bribery case, yesterday claimed politics was behind their continued incarceration.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia (ELCRN) has demanded government bury persons who succumbed to the novel coronavirus in a dignified manner, including providing coffins, especially to the less fortunate whose families may not be in a position to afford them.
An astronomical N$10 billion in Fishrot-linked funds have been red-flagged by one of the country’s top financial watchdogs as suspected proceeds of illegal activities.
Windhoek High Court Judge Christie Liebenberg yesterday ordered that the stop-start trial of the two American citizens accused of the assassin-like murder of Andre Heckmair in Windhoek in 2011, continues today with or without Marcus Thomas.
ONGWEDIVA – Business personalities in the north want government to ease Covid-19 restrictions to allow their businesses to recover from the economic hardships they have endured since the introduction of the state of emergency in March this year.
WALVIS BAY – A war of words has erupted between the interim board of the National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) and its Walvis Bay-based Seaflower Pelagic Processing (SPP) over the controversial partnership, which also resulted in a recent court challenge.
A family of 10 from the Oshitenda informal settlement on the outskirts of Windhoek is living in the open after mysterious fires continue to torment their four-bedroom home since 26 August this year.
The Namibia Cabin Crew Union (NCCU) has accused Air Namibia’s interim CEO and his management team of having declared war with the airline’s workers following a notice of 50% salary reduction for staff who have been grounded due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The tourism industry has not seen any new bookings since government announced protocols of the tourism revival initiative and the subsequent reopening of the Hosea Kutako International Airport for inbound tourists last week.
A superintendent responsible for the section where murder accused Marcus Thomas is held at the Windhoek Correctional Facility told the court yesterday the American never disclosed to them a letter in which a private doctor recommended for him to be put in isolation pending a Covid-19 test.
WALVIS BAY – A Walvis Bay-based ship repair company has cancelled a N$94 million housing contract, which was meant to benefit 82 employees.
American Marcus Thomas, who is accused of the assassin-like murder of Andre Heckmair in Windhoek in 2011, is now using the Covid-19 pandemic to cause further delays in the trial he is facing with fellow American Kevin Townsend.
A lead investigator into the Fishrot bribery scandal claimed there was a lack of cooperation from a number of countries and jurisdictions, including Angola, whose authorities are refusing to assist their Namibian counterparts in ongoing investigations.
Former tourism director Sem Shikongo has been appointed as the new senior programme manager on access and benefit-sharing (ABS) at the Secretariat of the Convention of Biological Diversity.
The Covid-19 pandemic, which has posed a profound challenge for the delivery of elections in many countries this year, has led to questions over Namibia’s readiness to safely and securely hold its regional council and local authority polls in November this year.
WALVIS BAY – A young woman from the Topnaar community finds herself in a precarious predicament after she was served with a notice to vacate a rental property that belongs to the Walvis Bay municipality and which has been occupied by her family since 1986.
Private schools yesterday rejected the ministry of education’s new staggered reopening approach following pressure from the Namibia National Teachers’ Union (Nantu).
Windhoek High Court Deputy Judge President Hosea Angula said the application by Seaflower Pelagic Processing (SPP) to interdict the fisheries ministry from auctioning off fish quotas to the highest bidder was a desperate attempt to save its cosy but parasitic relationship with National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor).
The Windhoek Magistrate’s Court is scheduled to hear the trial of former Investec Asset Management Namibia managing director James Hatuikulipi and two accomplices for allegedly attempting to bribe an officer and steal evidence in an ongoing corruption case.
The governor of the Khomas region, Laura McLeod-Katjirua, says she is concerned about the shortage or lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks, sanitisers and gloves for police officers manning the roadblock at Kapp’s farm outside Windhoek.
Jonas Halwoondi shares a one-bedroom home with his wife and two children in Windhoek’s Goreangab informal settlement. Goreangab is considered the hotspot of the virus in the capital, with an increasing caseload reported almost every day.
Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has denied, in the strongest terms, that anything untoward unfolded in her setting aside the promotion of Anti-Corruption Commission investigator Phelem Masule to the position of chief of investigations and prosecution.
The University of Namibia has opted to continue with online learning for the time being despite the government announcing last week that tertiary institutions may continue with contact classes during the current stage three of the Covid-19 state of emergency.
WALVIS BAY – Namibians are waiting anxiously to hear the final outcome of the auctioned governmental objective fish quota, from which treasury last week declared the country was to rake in over N$627 million.
Otjozondjupa governor James Uerikua has appealed to residents of Okahandja who might be affected by the pending land eviction to remain calm, saying his office is working directly with the municipality in the implementation of the accelerated land delivery programme in an orderly and organised manner.
ONGWEDIVA – President Hage Geingob has eulogised the founding governor of Oshana region Sylvanus Vatuva as a trailblazer and dedicated public servant who played a key role in assisting the central government dismantle apartheid Bantustans and setting up administrative structures in Oshana.
NKURENKURU - Kavango West regional governor Sirkka Ausiku says the health ministry must not delay the construction of an isolation facility in the region to help fight Covid-19.
Government has received the first batch of the antiviral drug, remdesivir, which has been globally touted as making a difference in the management of severe Covid-19 cases.
The executive director of the ministry of education Sanet Steenkamp said they have done thorough research before advising President Hage Geingob to consider reopening schools for face-to-face learning from 7 September, including in Windhoek, which is now considered the epicentre of the coronavirus.
With a population of just over 70 000 people, the Omaheke region has the smallest population in Namibia. Over 31% of the population live in poverty, which is among the four highest in the country.
Police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga has called on members of the public to cooperate with law enforcement in the strict implementation of the daily curfew imposed nationally between 20h00 and 05h00 to help curb the spread of Covid-19.
The minor boys who were allegedly preyed on, sexually abused and videotaped by a 48-year-old Windhoek resident for a pornographic business, are currently undergoing counselling for the trauma.
Travel has been the fuel for most of my life. From the moment I first took off for boarding school in Stellenbosch at 13 years old, I’ve defined myself by where I’ve been and where I’m going. My mind and soul are filled with memories of places, people, enchantments, disasters and discoveries.
Outgoing City of Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise (RK) this week spoke to New Era journalist Kuzeeko Tjitemisa (KT) on his highlights and challenges during his tenure at the country’s biggest municipality.
Namibia is finally ready to reopen its international borders to tourists, with safety measures in place to welcome visitors as from Tuesday next week.
WALVIS BAY – Interim board chairperson of the National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) Heinrich Mihe Gaomab has defended his resignation from the Seaflower Pelagic Processing (SPP) board. Gaomab and another board member Ruth Herunga resigned from SPP this week, citing a conflict of interest as the Walvis Bay-based company is suing the government for outstanding fish quotas.
RUNDU - The Rundu Town Council has appointed Redforce Debt Management to collect data and debts owed by government institutions, businesses and residents.
He said people mostly use the Kapps farm road pretending they are going to the farms, only to connect through Otjinene and Grootfontein.
WALVIS BAY – Pressure groups yesterday called on the government to halt the auctioning of over 83 000 metric tons of governmental objective quotas that is being facilitated by the finance ministry.
First Lady Monica Geingos and information deputy minister Emma Theofelus have made the cut as the only two Namibians on the 2020 100 Most Influential African Women list.
As Covid-19 spreads throughout the country, 12 offenders and one officer at the Windhoek correctional facility have tested positive for the virus.
A near diplomatic row was averted after an angry mob attacked two Namibian nationals in Cape Town last week during a search for a three-year-old boy who went missing on Monday at Hout Bay.
Local lawyer Sisa Namandje has successfully staved off the legal challenge against him after the High Court dismissed an application by the Law Society of Namibia (LSN) to gain access to his firm’s trust account, while the court questioned LSN of its conduct to investigate him.
The government has announced a dusk-to-dawn Covid-19 curfew in six local authorities, including the capital Windhoek, as coronavirus infections spiked to over 3 400 and 22 fatalities as at yesterday afternoon.
Zimbabwean banker and minority shareholder in the liquidated SME Bank Enock Kamushinda yesterday withdrew a N$57 million High Court lawsuit against the Bank of Namibia, while the liquidators are suing the businessman and other firms linked to the closure of the bank, for more than N$1 billion.
WALVIS BAY – The fish quotas auctioning modalities and conditions should be adequately thought through and consensus should be reached with all relevant stakeholders in order to maximise government’s income while protecting jobs in the sector.
The Namibian government has maintained that the current offer for reparations over the 1904-1908 Ovaherero-Nama genocide by their German counterparts remains unacceptable.
The chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Namibia, Advocate Notemba Tjipueja, says the electoral authority will ensure that special arrangements will be considered to allow people to vote beyond polling places, like those under quarantine and in health facilities who have tested positive for Covid-19.
After having been dealt a hard blow in the lower court in July, former fisheries minister Bernard Esau and his son-in-law Tamson ‘Fitty’ Hatuikulipi have now approached the High Court appealing the court’s decision to deny them bail.
Parents and schools are reminded to ensure children between the ages of seven to 16 are, as per section 53 of the Education Act 2001, required to remain registered and have regular school attendance amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The increasing number of reported retrenchments all over the country as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic are but the tip the iceberg.
The Landless People’s Movement has added its voice to the chorus of growing condemnation of the unfolding political unrest in Zimbabwe where multiple accusations of violations of human rights have been reported against the government and Zanu-PF functionaries.
Three Zimbabwean nationals are living in fear after they allegedly received death threats following attempts to organise a solidarity march in Windhoek over multiple accusations of violations of human rights and corruption by the ruling Zanu-PF.
“The loss is really unbearable. I wish this never happened,” Andreas said.
Namibia Press Agency (Nampa) CEO Linus Chata says the national news agency has never victimised, disciplined, or fired any reporter for writing investigative stories critical of the government or any public office-bearer.
Eight contractors yesterday signed agreements with the National Housing Enterprise (NHE) towards phase one of the informal settlement upgrading project, which will see a total of 1 200 houses being constructed in Windhoek.
WALVIS BAY – The Walvis Bay municipality says they are exploring the possibility of using a piece of land, belonging to the National Housing Enterprise (NHE) and which was earlier identified for temporary decongestion, to permanently resettle the residents of Twaloloka.
The newly launched Independent Patriots for Change (IPC) president Dr Panduleni Itula has told the ruling party leadership to be prepared to meet him and his party at the ballot box, saying this time around the game plan would be different.
In a bid to decongest hospitals and quarantine facilities, the government last week announced the isolation period for patients with confirmed coronavirus infections has been reduced to 10 days, while a negative test on the seventh day will end quarantine.
Namibia yesterday recorded an additional 66 confirmed cases of Covid-19, raising the tally to 2 052.
WALVIS BAY – Health authorities yesterday announced that the recommended isolation period for patients with confirmed Covid-19 infections will no longer be more than 14 days. This is according to Dr Kaveto Sikuvi, from the health ministry.
Education minister Anna Nghipondoka is expected to make an announcement tomorrow on the state of readiness to reopen schools for grade 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10 learners.
Twaloloka residents who lost most of their belongings in a devastating fire on Sunday evening will have their national documents replaced at no cost, home affairs ministry executive director Etienne Maritz announced yesterday.
Omaheke governor Pijoo Nganate on Tuesday assured the local farming community the Namibian Police have heard their cries and measures have been put in place to address the high prevalence of livestock theft in the region.
WALVIS BAY – Cries of anguish reverberated through the informal settlement of Twaloloka in Walvis Bay yesterday as hapless residents sifted through ashes following a devastating fire on Sunday evening, which claimed the life of a one-year-old boy.
RUNDU – An unemployed 30-year-old Sinyemba Muro Mukoso from Shamavinyo village in Mukwe constituency in Kavango East has pleaded with good Samaritans to assist with nappies, baby powder, soap, lotion and blankets among other essentials for her newly-born triplets.
WALVIS BAY - Namibia recorded another Covid-19 death, bringing to eight the virus deaths in the country while a record of 88 new positive cases were registered yesterday.
During the opening of the Swapo party post-mortem meeting which started on Saturday on the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly poll, President Hage Geingob confessed there are areas where the party had failed its members.
NKURENKURU – Kavango West regional governor Sirkka Ausiku during her state of the region address last Wednesday noted more still needs to be done in Kavango West with regard to the provision of water to all inhabitants in the region, where many are without flushing toilets.
WALVIS BAY – At least 1 029 households will be temporarily relocated at Walvis Bay and Swakopmund as part of efforts to fight Covid-19.
…recorded N$41 million improvement on previous year
Following the league’s expulsion by the FA at the weekend, a move that has since technically reduced NPL to levels of a “bush league”
Ngaringombe said the party will allow all PDM members, supporters and sympathisers willing to serve their communities on a local or regional level to apply for nomination through an open application process that will be advertised through the movement’s social media platforms and print media.
During oral submissions yesterday, their lawyer Richard Metcalfe said Esau and Tamson have proven they are worthy of being released on bail. Metcalfe submitted that Esau had an opportunity to evade the hands of justice between the period of his first arrest on 23 November 2019 and second arrest on 27 November the same year.
“The situation has caused panic in the entire community as they can’t move freely, the elephants move in groups which make it difficult for people to move between villages in search of daily needs such as food, hospital visits and normal schooling for lower grades that opened in recent weeks,”
WALVIS BAY – Devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, Walvis Bay residents have made a desperate plea for help as more test positive for Covid-19, while hundreds are forced to self-isolate.
Racism allegations have reared its ugly head at the Namibia Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), where the under-fire management has been accused of presiding over unfair salary grades, lack of transparency and questionable tenders, among others.
He snuck into the country, allegedly with the help of a police officer and was picked up by the former acting Fishcor CEO Paulus Ngalangi.
“Nowadays, it is the topical frontpage news of our daily newspapers and the weekly tabloids. There is no day or week that passes by without corruption cases being reported on. It is now the biblical “daily bread” of our nation,