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Swapo 'architects of poverty', says LPM

6 days ago - 08 December 2017 | Politics

The Landless Peoples Movement (LPM) says it will register as a political party next year to end the “one-party state” that has been crystallised with successive overwhelming Swapo electoral victories and a crumbling and fragmented...

PDM calls for action against TB

6 days ago - 08 December 2017 | Politics

The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) says urgent action is needed to address the TB epidemic in Namibia. According to PDM member of parliament and chairperson of the TB Caucus in Namibia Elma Dienda, 1 600...

March of the jobless coming

1 week ago - 07 December 2017 | Politics

Plans to organise a national march for unemployed people are at an advanced stage, says Popular Democratic Movement leader McHenry Venaani.Venaani told a group of Walvis Bay fishermen, who went on strike in November 2015...

Shaningwa wields the long knives

1 week ago - 04 December 2017 | Politics

The new Swapo secretary-general Sophia Shaningwa is accused of orchestrating a purge designed to demote local authority councillors judged to have opposed her election at the ruling party's congress last week. On the City of...

New blood in Swapo politburo

1 week ago - 04 December 2017 | Politics

The Swapo Central Committee on Saturday elected new members to the politburo of the ruling party. The new members include newly-elected Swapo secretary-general Sophia Shaningwa, who is an automatic choice by virtue of her position,...

Geingob full of ideas

2 weeks ago - 30 November 2017 | Politics

Swapo president Hage Geingob is brimming with ideas in order to strengthen the operations of the ruling party. Geingob, who won the party's presidential...

UPM to tackle land

2 weeks ago - 30 November 2017 | Politics

The United People's Movement (UPM) has accused the Swapo government of failing to deliver land.The UPM is expected to host its central committee meeting in...

Geingob strikes a conciliatory tone

2 weeks ago - 28 November 2017 | Politics

Swapo President Hage Geingob struck a conciliatory tone yesterday morning as he vowed to unite the party and repair a badly bruised relationship with his...

Vote of confidence

2 weeks ago - 28 November 2017 | Politics

The bitterly-contested Swapo vote ended in an overwhelming victory for President Hage Geingob and his running mates, while his supporters also made a clean sweep...

Swapo Central Committee

2 weeks ago - 28 November 2017 | Politics

1. Hage Geingob2. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah3. Sophia Shaningwa4. Marco Hausiku 5. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila6. John Mutorwa7. Lucia Ipumbu8. Nangolo Mbumba9. Lucia Witbooi10. Pohamba Shifeta11. Doreen Sioka12. Tobie...

Swapo's hits and misses

2 weeks ago - 28 November 2017 | Politics

The Swapo government's lofty goals for land and resettlement have been affected by the extensive budget cuts as a result of the poor economic conditions...

Geingob, running mates make clean sweep

2 weeks ago - 27 November 2017 | Politics

President Hage Geingob has won the Swapo presidency with a landslide victory. Geingob’s preferred candidates for the vice-president, secretary-general and deputy secretary-general also overwhelmingly defeated...

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PDM accuses Geingob of lying

2 weeks ago - 27 November 2017 | Politics

The Popular Democratic Movement's (PDM) Ohangwena regional coordinator, Hidipo Hamata, says President Hage Geingob misinformed the nation last week when he announced that poverty in...

Swapo to convene extraordinary...

2 weeks ago - 26 November 2017 | Politics

The Swapo Party will convene an extraordinary congress next year to amend the party constitution, according to secretary general Nangolo Mbumba.He confirmed this, but omitted...

Swapo's moment of truth

2 weeks ago - 24 November 2017 | Politics

FESTUS NAKATANA Despite weeks of bickering over leadership matters, Swapo members yesterday attempted to put up a show of unity...

MUN’s urgent application struck from...

2 weeks ago - 24 November 2017 | Politics

CATHERINE SASMAN AND FRED GOEIEMAN An urgent court application seeking to stop National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) delegates from...

Nujoma, Pohamba talk tough

2 weeks ago - 23 November 2017 | Politics

It was an emotional and yet no-holds-barred moment when both the Founding President Sam Nujoma and his successor Hifikepunye Pohamba addressed delegates to the sixth...

Swapo congress kicks off

3 weeks ago - 23 November 2017 | Politics

The much-anticipated elective congress of the ruling party has started in Windhoek with over 760 delegates as well as invited guests attending this morning’s opening...

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