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EVMs challenged amid by-election joy

4 days ago - 17 January 2020 | Politics

The opposition, which now comprises of the new independent candidacy phenomenon, yesterday celebrated by-election victories against Swapo at Walvis Bay and Keetmanshoop on the eve of an application challenging the use of electronic voting machines...

Louw suspended for Cash Converters shenanigans

4 days ago - 17 January 2020 | Politics

The Electoral Commission of Namibia has suspended its technical director, Milton Shaanika Louw, who allegedly pawned five laptops belonging to the Commission. “I can confirm he is suspended,” chief electoral officer Theo Mujoro told...

By-elections dampened

5 days ago - 16 January 2020 | Politics

Voting was slow in by-elections that took place in the Khomasdal, Gobabis Urban, Keetmanshoop Urban and Walvis Bay Urban constituencies yesterday, with the opening of the school year playing a key role.Electoral Commission of Namibia...

Scramble for urban vote

1 week ago - 14 January 2020 | Politics

This year's regional and local authority elections could produce another watershed moment in politics, with analysts predicting tight contests, especially in urban areas.The tipping point, analysts say further, was the November 2019 general election in...

Too broke to challenge ­election results

1 week ago - 14 January 2020 | Politics

The Landless People's Movement (LPM) will not be able to make good on its promise to challenge the outcome of last year's general election.The party had claimed that votes were taken from it and given...

By-election candidates promise change

1 week ago - 14 January 2020 | Politics

Candidates standing for key constituency by-elections that will take place tomorrow have promised voters change, saying they will do whatever they can to improve their...

Swapo Walvis candidate 'snubbed'

1 week ago - 13 January 2020 | Politics

Despite Swapo support dwindling in Walvis Bay and the Erongo Region in general, none of the party's top four leaders have graced any of the...

SPYL hopes for more youth inclusion

1 week ago - 13 January 2020 | Politics

The recent appointment of Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) secretary Ephraim Nekongo as a member of parliament by President Hage Geingob has brought renewed hope...

Swapo a hala okukwata ko oshikandjo shaKhomasdal

1 week ago - 08 January 2020 | Politics

OGONE TLHAGEOmukwatakanithi gwongundu tayi pangele moshitopolwa shaKhomas, Elliot Mbako okwa pula ehwahwameko lya kwata miiti moshikandjohogololo shaKhomasdal omolwa omahogololo guukansela ngoka taga ningwa momasiku...

Losing Khomasdal no option – Swapo

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2020 | Politics

Swapo regional coordinator for the Khomas Region Elliot Mbako says losing the Khomasdal Constituency in the by-election scheduled for 15 January is no option for...

Supreme Court to hear EVM case in January

3 weeks ago - 31 December 2019 | Politics

The Supreme Court yesterday set 17 January 2020 as the date on which it will hear the challenge by independent presidential candidate Panduleni Itula over...

Itula 'schools' Swapo on his candidacy

3 weeks ago - 31 December 2019 | Politics

The independent presidential candidate in last month's general election, Panduleni Itula, says no clauses exist in the Swapo constitution that bar him from standing as...

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Swapo introspects

1 month - 17 December 2019 | Politics

President Hage Geingob came out swinging yesterday at a Swapo central committee (CC) meeting, where he defended cabinet's “strong stance” on the Fishrot matter and...

Election boycott at Oshakati over...

1 month - 17 December 2019 | Politics

Oshakati town councillors Onesmus Shilunga and Gabriel Kamwanka yesterday boycotted the council's election of political office-bearers in protest against Swapo's Oshakati East district executive decision...

Rundu chaos engulfs Swapo again

1 month - 13 December 2019 | Politics

The same chaos that engulfed the Rundu town council office-bearers election late last year, which dragged on to earlier this year, is once again playing...

Last throw of the dice

1 month - 13 December 2019 | Politics

JEMIMA BEUKES AND OGONE TLHAGE Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) chief electoral officer Theo Mujoro is adamant that...

A house divided

1 month - 12 December 2019 | Politics

Swapo has entered the final weeks of 2019 in disarray, as factional battles characterise the election of mayors and other political office-bearers in local authorities...

By-elections galore in January

1 month - 09 December 2019 | Politics

Four by-elections are scheduled to take place on 15 January in constituencies vacated by councillors who resigned because of the enforcement of Article 47 of...

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