Politics

By IAfrica
In Cabinet
Apr 23rd, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Namibia has congratulated the new Prime Minister of the Republic of Madagascar, Christopher Roger Kolo, for the appointment of a new cabinet that was announced on April 16. President Hery Rajaonarimampianina elected Kolo as PM on April 11. Namibia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Net...
By IAfrica
In Kavango East
Apr 23rd, 2014
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RUNDU – The Swapo Youth League in Mukwe district elected new members with Thiyemo Stanislaus as the secretary, Dikuwa Aplonia as the mobilizer and Muronga Erastus as the treasurer for the district. “Our Mukwe district structure had a problem and so we decided to restructure it in order to...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 22nd, 2014
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By Perry Munzwembiri Until recently, South Africa lay claim to the title of Africa`s biggest economy, being the beacon of its former President Thabo Mbeki`s vision of an African renaissance. Two decades post independence, the rainbow nation is at a precipice. Unemployment, particularly amongst the yo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 20th, 2014
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By Mausi Segun The Nigerian government seems able only to verbally condemn the extremist violence, writes Mausi Segun.   The bomb explosion in Abuja last Monday provided one of the most gruesome images yet in Nigeria’s battle against extremist violence in its northern region. The pieces of metal...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Apr 16th, 2014
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By Peter M. Dzidza If you are the kind interested in revisionist history, then, here is an opportunity for you to indulge your pleasure. I am not and will be forthright in taking on those using politically motivated revisionist tendencies to plaster Ghana’s history. The NPP’s Professor Mike Ocquaye i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 15th, 2014
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Written by Obinna Akukwe   Muslim-Muslim ticket in the forthcoming 2015 Nigeria’s presidential polls may be good option for the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) if they intend to get more votes than the 12 million they garnered in 2011.   Many Nigerians have condemned the Muslim -M...
By IAfrica
In Councillors
Apr 14th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – The Republican Party (RP) members who became local authority councillors on the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) ticket say they will ditch their RP membership for the RDP following the public announcement that the RP and RDP would no longer merge.  RP member Tartisius Gae...
By IAfrica
In chief Hikuminue Kapika
Apr 14th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Followers of the Epupa chief Hikuminue Kapika, who was reportedly removed from his position at the end of March by disgruntled members of the community, allege that the DTA and the Otjikaoko Traditional Authority orchestrated the malicious sacking of the chief. “This is all a p...
By IAfrica
In Article
Apr 13th, 2014
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Desmond Tutu In December 2013, close to 200 government leaders and representatives from across the globe came together in one place to attend Nelson Mandela’s memorial. Madiba has always had an uncanny ability to bring people together, even the most unlikely of people. His hard-won struggle to embrac...
By IAfrica
In age limit
Apr 11th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – At what age or at what stage in their political career should politicians retire? It is a question gaining prominence in public discussion forums and the general public domain, more so that this is an election year. The answer though varies, depending on whom you talk to. Political a...