Rundu councillors defy Swapo, elect new mayor
07 February 2019 | Politics
In clear defiance of the ruling party, Isak Kandingu was this morning elected and sworn-in as the new mayor of Rundu, while Toini Hausiku was chosen as deputy mayor. Anastacia Shinduvi and Matheus Wakudumo were also elected as members of the management committee. The elections of the new office-bearers went ahead despite a directive from Swapo, which instructed the councillors to maintain the status quo, including retaining Verna Sinimbo as mayor and Ralph Ihemba as deputy mayor.
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