Politics

EVMs in the firing line

2 days ago - 15 November 2019 | Politics

Independent president candidate Panduleni Itula, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) and Swapo will square off in the electoral court on Tuesday, 19 November over the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) without a paper...

PDM: The biggest of the small fry

2 days ago - 15 November 2019 | Politics

From the heady heights of winning 21 seats and 28% of the vote in the country's first democratic general election in 1989, to cementing its place among the biggest of the small fry in 2014,...

Nujoma told to affirm Geingob candidacy

6 days ago - 11 November 2019 | Politics

Justice minister Sacky Shanghala on Saturday had to stop a Ndilimani Cultural Troupe performance and send former president Sam Nujoma back to the podium to affirm that President Hage Geingob is Swapo's sole presidential candidate...

Ndeitunga demands good behaviour during campaigns

6 days ago - 11 November 2019 | Politics

Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga appealed to all Namibians to behave in a civilised manner during this election campaign to ensure that the country's good image is not tarnished. Ndeitunga...

Power to the people!

1 week ago - 08 November 2019 | Politics

With over 400 000 of the 1.3 million registered voters for the 27 November National Assembly and presidential elections categorised as 'born-frees', and 717 809 registered women voters versus 640 659 men, the youth and...

Itula blasted as 'arrogant'

1 week ago - 08 November 2019 | Politics

Independent presidential candidate Panduleni Itula's call on other opposition candidates to “pull out” to turn the election into a two-horse race has raised the ire...

Nicanor thrown a dicey lifeline

1 week ago - 07 November 2019 | Politics

OGONE TLHAGE A leaked letter in which President Hage Geingob has appointed former veterans’ affairs deputy minister Hilma Nicanor as an advisor...

Itula pokes holes in Harambee plan

1 week ago - 05 November 2019 | Politics

Independent presidential candidate Panduleni Itula says rival Hage Geingob's much-vaunted Harambee Prosperity Plan (HPP) failed because it was pushed down people's throats.The ruling party Swapo...

Voter list out

1 week ago - 05 November 2019 | Politics

The number of eligible voters that registered for this month's Presidential and National Assembly elections has increased from 1 235 020 to 1 358 468,...

EVMs unprocedurally handed to Swapo

2 weeks ago - 01 November 2019 | Politics

The ministry of finance did not grant approval for the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) to lend the missing electronic voting machines (EVMs) to Swapo,...

Swapo not an Owambo party - Geingob

2 weeks ago - 29 October 2019 | Politics

President Hage Geingob says Swapo is not an “Owambo party” and must be a home to all Namibians. Speaking at a Swapo star...

Presidential re-run is allowed

2 weeks ago - 29 October 2019 | Politics

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says if none of the candidates in the upcoming presidential race wins 50+1% of the votes, the law dictates...

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Swapo defends Namra election promise

2 weeks ago - 28 October 2019 | Politics

The ruling party Swapo has defended stating in its 2019 election campaign manifesto that one of its successes were operationalising the Namibia Revenue Agency (Namra)...

Venaani complains to SADC

3 weeks ago - 25 October 2019 | Politics

CATHERINE SASMAN Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani says he will be seeking a meeting with the...

Shanghala plays the artful dodger

3 weeks ago - 23 October 2019 | Politics

CATHERINE SASMAN Justice minister Sacky Shanghala, who is alleged to have booked out electronic voting machines (EVMs) that have been missing since...

State House race no cakewalk

3 weeks ago - 22 October 2019 | Politics

The 2019 presidential race will not be an easy ride, as the winner from the 11 candidates must secure a 50+1% of the vote.In countries...

Swapo denies blame for missing...

3 weeks ago - 22 October 2019 | Politics

Swapo yesterday washed its hands of any blame concerning the missing electronic voting machines (EVMs) of the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN).Party executive director Austin...

ECN knocks bigwigs

1 month - 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...

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