Politics

ECN knocks bigwigs

1 day - 17 October 2019 | Politics

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has thrown the cat among the pigeons by reiterating its legally backed stance that sitting National Council members, as well as local and regional councillors, must resign if they...

RP hedges bets on ex-soldiers

3 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Politics

The Republican Party (RP) has corralled former SWATF and Koevoet soldiers still looking for a political home to bolster its ranks in the upcoming elections.During the 2014 general election many of these ex-soldiers used the...

'Not a party of empty promises'

3 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Politics

President Hage Geingob kicked off the Swapo Party election campaign in Walvis Bay on Saturday. “We are not a party that campaigns on empty promises. We campaign based on a tested and proven track record....

Nudo promises welfare state

4 days ago - 14 October 2019 | Politics

The National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) promised a welfare state when it launched its election manifesto in the Havana informal settlement on Saturday.Addressing a crowd of which a quarter was children, Nudo president Esther Utjiua...

PDM slams LPM's 'blatant lie'

4 days ago - 14 October 2019 | Politics

The secretary-general of the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM), Manuel Ngaringombe, has denied allegations that the party has struck a deal with Swapo to rig the results of next month's election.Landless People's Movement (LPM) leader Bernadus...

Trust in opposition parties

4 days ago - 14 October 2019 | Politics

Who could blame anyone for not noticing that there is an election on the way? Where are the pyrotechnics, the campaigns, the manifestos and rallies?We...

Geingob's 87% under fire

4 days ago - 14 October 2019 | Politics

Some analysts believe that lower votes for President Hage Geingob in next month's presidential election will be used as ammunition by some of his detractors...

Ehogololo lyaGeingob noopresenda 87 lya taalela eshongo

4 days ago - 14 October 2019 | Politics

JEMIMA BEUKESAatseyinawa oyendji oyiinekelea kutya omawi omashona ngoka taga ka monika kOmupresidende Hage Geingob momahogololo guupresidende ngoka taga ningwa momwedhi twa taalela otaga ka longithwa...

Swapo slams AR propoganda over manifesto debacle

1 week ago - 10 October 2019 | Politics

Swapo executive director Austin Samupwa has denied that the ruling party's 2019 election manifesto contains recommendations on bail, fines and the finalisation of cases, which...

Itula submits papers

1 week ago - 09 October 2019 | Politics

Dr Panduleni Itula has finally filed his nomination papers to stand as an independent presidential candidate in next month's presidential elections.This is despite the Swapo...

Parties fume at ECN

1 week ago - 09 October 2019 | Politics

Political parties have accused the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) of deliberately misinterpreting the Electoral Act in an attempt to hinder parties from fielding candidates....

Aafuthi inaya gamenwa – Geingob

1 week ago - 08 October 2019 | Politics

Omupresidende Hage Geingob mOlyomakaya okwa gandja oshipopiwa she moka a popi kombinga ye yekondjitho lyuulingilingi ta popi kutya elelo lye inali gamena nando onale aanambelewa...

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Swapo slams media and 'disgruntled...

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2019 | Politics

The ruling Swapo Party on Tuesday tore into sections of the media and what it called 'disgruntled elements' for attempting to whip up emotions against...

APP announces its parliamentary list

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2019 | Politics

All People's Party (APP) secretary-general Vincent Kanyetu launched the party's manifesto for the November presidential and National Assembly elections on Tuesday.Kanyetu announced the APP's list...

Election manifesto model outdated –...

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2019 | Politics

Political parties and commentators are questioning the relevance of political party manifestos ahead of next month's parliamentary and presidential elections. Barely a month before the...

PDM faces 'pot' backlash

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2019 | Politics

Some Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) members have expressed unhappiness over the central committee (CC) giving party leader McHenry Venaani the power to nominate the...

APP 'pot' derailed

2 weeks ago - 30 September 2019 | Politics

Disgruntled youth league members of the All People's Party (APP) claim the party's electoral college results were cooked to benefit a certain group of people....

The decline of partisanship in...

2 weeks ago - 30 September 2019 | Politics

Partisanship describes strong adherence or “feelings of closeness” to a particular party. Strong feelings of closeness often lead to persistent loyalty. Parties benefit from partisanship...

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