City suspends Kahimise again

06 November 2018 | Local News



City of Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise was suspended for a second time, with immediate effect, late on Monday night.
His suspension is linked to accusations of serious misconduct and the contravention of the City’s conditions of service, as well as contravening its industrial relations policy.
Kahimise’s lawyer Patrick Kauta confirmed the suspension today, saying his client was “suspended without reasons and benefits at 19:15 last night”.
Kauta said he will be applying for an urgent interdict at the Windhoek High Court today.
Sources at the municipality said an urgent management meeting will be take place today at 13:00, followed by a special council meeting later this afternoon.
An acting CEO will be nominated at this meeting, they said.
In a letter sent to the municipality on Friday, Kauta noted that a letter dated 2 November, sent to Kahimise by the council, notified him of the City’s intention to suspend him for a second time.
It also requested that Kahimise make representations to say why he should not be suspended.
However, Kauta said it was too short a notice period for his client to do so.

JANA-MARI SMITH

Similar News

 

PG under siege

18 hours ago | Local News

Opposition parties and other commentators have called for the head of the country's top prosecutor.This follows Prosecutor-General Martha Imalwa revealing on Wednesday that there was...

Reaching for the stars, and beyond

18 hours ago | Local News

Namibian-born Edward Ndopu's ambitious mission to space as the first wheelchair-bound human is in line with his bold and optimistic drive to disrupt and reshape...

Oondoolopa odha pumbwa okutula miilonga omilandu omipe

18 hours ago | Local News

Omalelo goondoolopa otaga ende taga endelele opo ga kale ga gwanithapo iipumbiwa iipe yuuministeli womidhingoloko, sho kwa tulwa miilonga oveta ompe ndjoka tayi pula omalelo...

I sacrificed my youth for this country -...

1 day - 22 August 2019 | Local News

Prosecutor-General Martha Imalwa sacrificed her youth for the independence of Namibia and has appealed for an end to ‘a deliberate crusade to discredit her’. Despite...

Hyena killed after chasing residents

1 day - 22 August 2019 | Local News

A hyena was shot dead by police officers yesterday at Ekolyanaambo village in the Oshana Region.According to Oshana police spokesperson, Warrant Officer Frieda Shikole-Ashiyana, the...

NIDA to clean up 'mess'

1 day - 22 August 2019 | Local News

The board of the Namibia Industrial Development Agency (NIDA) says it is unfairly portrayed in negative media reporting because it is in the process of...

Mashare villagers desperate

1 day - 22 August 2019 | Local News

A struggling family of 13 in Kavango East, who survive solely on the pension of the head of the household, is pleading for support.Namibian Sun...

San 'are slaves'

2 days ago - 21 August 2019 | Local News

Village secretary of the Onamatanga community Mpepo Festus says they are being marginalised by the previously disadvantaged, who are representing the San on decision-making bodies...

APP pins its hopes on Electoral Tribunal

2 days ago - 21 August 2019 | Local News

On Friday the Oshakati Electoral Tribunal will decide whether the Oshakati East by-election will go ahead on Saturday without the APP candidate.The Electoral Tribunal has...

Frustration, anger at Hoachanas

2 days ago - 21 August 2019 | Local News

Hoachanas residents are fed up with the Hardap regional council and have broken the locks of the half-completed toilets at the settlement.They said a dozen...

Latest News

Soldier charged with shebeen burglaries

18 hours ago | Crime

A member of the Namibia Defence Force has been arrested in connection with burglaries at six shebeens at Okakango location in Ondangwa.Operation Kalahari members have...

Letting the big fish swim

18 hours ago | Columns

Prosecutor-General Martha Imalwa has opened a Pandora's Box, following her revelations this week that any hopes of Namibia recovering the over N$600 million lost in...

Swapo threatened with court action

18 hours ago | Politics

Five Swapo members have threatened to take the party to court if their demand for the re-run of the Otjiwarongo district renewal of mandate process...

Dumpsite scramble

18 hours ago | Environment

Several municipalities are moving fast to comply with the ministry of environment's new regulations, which require towns to obtain environmental clearance certificates for their dumpsites.So...

Khomas elects Swapo 'pot' contenders

18 hours ago | Politics

The Swapo leadership in the Khomas Region have elected businesswoman Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun and 30-year-old City of Windhoek councillor Ian Subasubani to stand as National Assembly...

Land acquisition fund deemed unnecessary

18 hours ago | Agriculture

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts Committee questioned the existence of the Land Acquisition and Development Fund because government already has a finance system...

Certified royalty

18 hours ago | Art and Entertainment

King Tee Dee, formerly known as The Dogg, is an artist who has come full circle. After many years spent dominating the music scene by...

Battling creative exhaustion

18 hours ago | Columns

We have all heard this advice before - we can't continue to be productive and creative if we exhaust ourselves, or if we fail to...

The Fashion Soireè returns

18 hours ago | Art and Entertainment

Hosted by three of Namibia's fashion darlings; Reinhard Mahalie, Jay Aeron and Rumano Fabrishh, The Fashion Soireè is the first of its kind in Namibia.More...

Load More