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Prior to her suspension, she wrote a lengthy letter, in which she opened a can of worms at the parastatal for alleged unfair salary grades, lack of transparency, illegal recruitment processes, 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. Addressing residents at a packed Nau-Aib stadium yesterday, Uerikua said the ministry of urban and rural development has already been instructed to start surveying land where landless residents of Okahandja could be relocated. “In a political system that is characterised by chaos and electoral leadership that seemingly takes instructions from the Chinese embassy and Swapo headquarters, the need of waging a formidable election campaign A top official at the Namibia Central Intelligence Service has been named as the new executive director of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) following a surprise reshuffle of accounting officers yesterday. President Hage Geingob says the late Andrew Mlangeni represents the last of a generation of top freedom fighters and cadres of the ANC who endured a lot for their country. New Era journalist Kuzeeko Tjitemisa (KT) this week caught up with the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) country director Dr Eric Dziuban to discuss some of the pertinent issues and challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. 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. The Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, Calle Schlettwein, has cautioned the landless to be aware of a scam, where those seeking resettlement are being asked bribes to be allocated resettlement farms. The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) on Monday approved the registration of the Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement to contest in the Windhoek local authority polls set for November. James Uerikua, the governor of Otjozondjupa, has asked inhabitants of the region to convert the current challenges faced by the region, including the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, into opportunities. Omaheke governor Pijoo Nganate has implored the regional political leaders to fix the region’s image, which he said has been of late in the news for all the wrong reasons. He described this as regrettable and damaging. A new political party, founded by 2019 presidential candidate Dr Panduleni Itula, dubbed Independent Patriots for Change (IPC), will hold its maiden convention at a Windhoek hotel today. 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. The Landless People’s Movement (LPM) has picked a 24-year-old activist as the sole party candidate for the Khorixas constituency in the upcoming regional council elections set for November. Acting Nudo youth league’s secretary Veparura Kandirikirira has urged young members in the party to step to the challenge by contesting for positions within the party to enable them to contest as councillors in upcoming elections. The Landless People’s Movement (LPM) and the National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) yesterday criticised the ongoing genocide negotiations between Namibia and the German government, asking for the inclusion of people in the diaspora, especially those in Botswana and South Africa. Pick n Pay Namibia yesterday announced it has retrenched 229 employees, citing unfavourable trading conditions. The City of Windhoek has suspended its information and communication technology strategic executive following bribery allegations. New Era’s Kuzeeko Tjitemisa this week caught up with Omaheke governor Pio Nganate to discuss issues affecting the region’s inhabitants and how he intends to deal with some of these challenges.