Politics

Swapo has crippled Rundu – APP

1 day - 27 January 2020 | Politics

All People's Party (APP) secretary-general Vincent Kanyetu says the infighting between Swapo councillors serving on the Rundu town council and the party's various structures is a sign of a 'dead organisation' whose actions are further...

Urban voters to decide elections

1 day - 27 January 2020 | Politics

Namibia is fast approaching a tipping point where young, largely urbanised unemployed and relatively educated voters will outweigh less educated and older rural voters in elections. This is according to the Economic Outlook report for...

N$450m party funding unaudited

6 days ago - 22 January 2020 | Politics

OGONE TLHAGE Auditor-General Junias Kandjeke says there is no law authorising him to scrutinise how the eight political parties represented in parliament utilised...

EVMs challenged amid by-election joy

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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...

Scramble for urban vote

2 weeks 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,...

Too broke to challenge ­election results

2 weeks 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...

By-election candidates promise change

2 weeks 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'

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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...

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Supreme Court to hear EVM...

4 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...

4 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...

LPM claims Geingob offered it...

1 month - 24 December 2019 | Politics

Landless People's Movement (LPM) leader Bernadus Swartbooi claims President Hage Geingob offered his party seats in the National Assembly if it removed the party's deputy...

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...

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