Author: Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
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WINDHOEK – The Minister of Urban and Rural Development Dr Peya Mushelenga has urged chiefs to practise transparency and fairness when appointing the next members of the Council of Traditional Leaders. WINDHOEK – Scores of recognised and unrecognised traditional leaders of the Nama and the Ovaherero/Ovambanderu communities have petitioned Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila for the ancestral land issue to be a ‘thematic’ agenda item at the second national land conference taking place in two weeks’ time. WINDHOEK – The Swapo Party Elders’ Council (SPEC) wants government to revoke the “willing buyer, willing seller” policy, which it says has spectacularly failed to deliver desired results for the nation. WINDHOEK – National airline Air Namibia needs at least N$3 billion to become profitable again, its acting general manager for commercial services Xavier Masule told a parliamentary committee yesterday. WINDHOEK –Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has assured the nation that no public assets or public resources have been collateralised or mortgaged in any of the recent loan agreements that Namibia has signed with the Chinese government. WINDHOEK – The Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare, has returned N$118.3 million to the treasury as unused capital budget for the financial year ended last year March. New Era journalist, Kuzeeko Tjitemisa this week met with Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (MANWU), Secretary General Justina Jonas-Emvula to discuss her future and matters related to Namibian trade unions. Here is what she has to say: WINDHOEK – Popular Democratic Party (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani has questioned the resettling of high profile government officials such as ministers and permanent secretaries, whom he said are well paid to afford land. WINDHOEK - Swapo Secretary-General Sophia Shaningwa yesterday cancelled at last minute Swapo caucus meeting on the upcoming land conference due to unavailability of some party leaders. WINDHOEK – Deputy Minister of Information Communication and Technology, Engel Nawatiseb says SADC officials delegated for ICT and Information should not forget their ministries of ICT in various member states, are critical enablers of innovation and sustainable socio-economic development. WINDHOEK – The non-participant of the SADC Founding Fathers at the just ended 38th SADC summit in Windhoek attests to the fact that the region has a good transition in leadership. WINDHOEK - SADC Senior Officials for the Committee of Transport and Meteorology who had gathered in Windhoek since Monday, will discuss a variety of issues some of which are very technical to the region, Ministry of Works and Transport Permanent Secretary, Willem Goeieman said yesterday. WINDHOEK – The timely intervention by Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba yesterday halted an envisaged boycott by traditional leaders and civil society groups of the eagerly awaited national land conference, slated for next week. WINDHOEK - Ministeli zokugusapo ruhepo nefiro sinka, kazitengwidire yimaliwa yokusika ko N$118.3 yonomiliyuna yitengure komisteli zoyimaliwa yina kara asi kapi vayiruganesa meyereko lyosimaliva lyakereko mvhura ezi zina pu dogoro mokwedi kwaNsinano mvhura ezi. WINDHOEK –Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba last night said government has done everything in its power to accommodate the demands of groups invited to next week’s land conference, hence their mass withdrawals would not stop the gathering from going ahead. WINDHOEK – The Landless Peoples’ Movement (LPM) yesterday became the first “political” movement to turn down an invitation by government to the Second National Land Conference schedule for next week. WINDHOEK – Although attendance to the land conference underway in Windhoek was beyond President Hage Geingob’s expectations, yesterday he appealled to those shunning the landmark event to join the proceedings. WINDHOEK – Founding Father Sam Nujoma yesterday joined the chorus of discontent when he spoke out strongly against the vast disparities engulfing land ownership. Windhoek - Ministeli zokugusapo ruhepo nefiro sinka, kazitengwidire yimaliwa yokusika ko N$118.3 yonomiliyuna yitengure komisteli zoyimaliwa yina kara asi kapi vayiruganesa meyereko lyosimaliva lyakereko mvhura ezi zina pu dogoro mokwedi kwaNsinano mvhura ezi. Eyi kuna kwama ruha nye oru arugendesa simaliwa sepangero, apa nye kavatere asi ava vakuta asi vasikisemo egano lyankenye ministeli asi sim WINDHOEK- Head of Research and Development at the National Disability Council of Namibia (NDCN) Tjiueza Tjombumbi bemoaned the omission of sign language interpreter at the 2nd national land conference.