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AR turns up pressure

6 days ago - 21 May 2018 | Politics

The Affirmative Repositioning movement said it will lodge a case in the High Court this week, if government fails to reign in high rental prices through a rent control body.Announcing AR's next move, after trade...

'Harambee Boys' hit back

1 week ago - 17 May 2018 | Politics

Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) secretary Ephraim Nekongo has hit back at critics who claim the wing is dormant and has become a mere lapdog of the mother party.He denied this, saying they are using...

Embattled RCC 'captured' by Chinese

1 week ago - 16 May 2018 | Politics

A N$570 million loan facility agreement between the Roads Contractor Company (RCC) and a Chinese firm has sparked fears that the parastatal is now a “captured” entity. Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Nico Smit...

Rent board: AR issues another threat

1 week ago - 15 May 2018 | Politics

The Affirmative Repositioning Movement has issued another legal threat against the authorities over the slow implementation of resolutions taken during a meeting with President Hage Geingob three years ago, which included the introduction of a...

There is no Swapo cabinet - Presidency

1 week ago - 15 May 2018 | Politics

President Hage Geingob's remarks during Swapo's first Central Committee meeting a week ago were misinterpreted and blown out of context by the media and commentators alike, State House spokesperson Alfredo Hengari has said.In a statement...

EU mum on NEEEF

1 week ago - 15 May 2018 | Politics

Some members of the European Union (EU) are now tight-lipped on the New Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework (NEEEF), despite earlier putting the Namibian government under...

Land conference a 'gimmick' - AR

2 weeks ago - 09 May 2018 | Politics

The Affirmative Repositioning Movement has expressed doubt that anything meaningful will come from the planned second national land conference, calling it a gimmick.The AR yesterday...

Angola's Lourenço visits Namibia

3 weeks ago - 04 May 2018 | Politics

Angolan president João Lourenço made a courtesy call to President Hage Geingob yesterday. He at the same time came to attend the 40th commemoration of...

Shaningwa goes ballistic

3 weeks ago - 02 May 2018 | Politics

At a press conference on Monday, originally intended to clarify reports that linked Sophia Shaningwa, Swapo's secretary-general, to the tender award process in which Omatende...

67 000 graduates not jobless - SPYL

1 month - 27 April 2018 | Politics

Swapo Party Youth League secretary Ephraim Nekongo has rejected an assessment released by the ministry of higher education which said that 67 000 graduates are...

Peer review progress taking shape

1 month - 23 April 2018 | Politics

Just over a year after Namibia officially joined the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) dozens of civil society organisations and stakeholders met for two days...

Swapo celebrates 58th anniversary

1 month - 19 April 2018 | Politics

Swapo party members were today urged to pull together and work for the advancement of all Namibians in a birthday message by its president, Hage...

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Venaani lashes Geingob

1 month - 18 April 2018 | Politics

JEMIMA BEUKES In a self-styled state of the nation address early this week, PDM leader McHenry Venaani launched a scathing...

PDM to build northern headquarters...

1 month - 16 April 2018 | Politics

The official opposition party is negotiating with the Oshakati town council to secure a plot for its operational headquarters for the northern regions.For more than...

Geingob to speak at...

1 month - 13 April 2018 | Politics

President Hage Geingob will be among the speakers at the official funeral of South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. According to the presidency, Geingob will...

Lukato defends Dukwe refugees

1 month - 12 April 2018 | Politics

National Democratic Party (NDP) president Martin Lukato says if Namibians living at the Dukwe refugee camp in Botswana were forcefully deported, it would be tantamount...

Centre of power

1 month - 06 April 2018 | Politics

JEMIMA BEUKES While alienated Swapo members insist there has been a shift in power away from the party to President...

Shaningwa confirms Swapo fisticuffs

1 month - 06 April 2018 | Politics

Swapo secretary-general Sophia Shaningwa says she has received a report about an alleged physical altercation between two senior party members over the Easter weekend, which...

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