Politics

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 22nd, 2014
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By Dr. Adebukola Fatoyinbo We have watched for some time now with irritation and even amusement the growing desperation of Musliu Obanikoro, the junior Minister representing Lagos State in the Ministry of Defense. It appears Mr. Obanikoro is wracked with some greedy obsession which makes him believe ...
By IAfrica
In Features
Jul 18th, 2014
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By Hoandi !Gaeb GIBEON – Hygienic conditions at Gibeon in Hardap Region have deteriorated to an extent that local leaders fear an outbreak of waterborne diseases at the town.  The only solution is the replacement of the vacuum system at the village, the residents claim. Member of Parliamen...
By IAfrica
In Asser Mbai
Jul 8th, 2014
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By Mathias Haufiku WINDHOEK - After surviving attempts to recall him from parliament a few years ago, the National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) says the position of its chief whip, Arnold Tjihuiko, is under no threat even after the death of its president, Chief Kuaima Riruako.  Riruako i...
By IAfrica
In coordinators
Jul 8th, 2014
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By Mathias Haufiku WINDHOEK - The ruling party yesterday handed over eight vehicles worth N$3,1 million to eight of its regional coordinators to improve mobility around their regions while carrying out party functions. Swapo’s regional coordinators from Kavango East, Erongo, Kunene, Kavango Wes...
By IAfrica
In Ben Ulenga
Jul 8th, 2014
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By Helvy Shaanika  ONGWEDIVA - The Congress of Democrats (CoD) president Ben Ulenga’s re-election on Sunday ended on a sour note when some of the former CoD office-bearers said they wanted nothing to do with the party’s leadership.  The resentment arose after Ulenga accepted the...
By IAfrica
In elders
Jul 4th, 2014
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By Mathias Haufiku WINDHOEK- The Swapo Party Elders Council (SPEC) has elected its six representatives that will be thrown into the ‘pot’ during the party’s upcoming electoral college. The college will decide on the list of 72 ruling party members that the party wants to submit as i...
By IAfrica
In CAR
Jul 1st, 2014
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By Toivo Ndjebela WINDHOEK – The Namibian government has turned down a request by the United Nations to send soldiers to the Central African Republic (CAR), where unrest continues to wreak havoc. This was confirmed by Defence Minister Nahas Angula yesterday, who explained that the country has n...
By IAfrica
In alcohol
Jun 27th, 2014
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By Mathias Haufiku WINDHOEK – An opposition Member of Parliament on Wednesday recommended that government seriously considers raising the legal drinking age to 20 to protect the health of schoolchildren, who at 18 are normally still in their final years of secondary school. There has been calls...
By IAfrica
In EFF
Jun 27th, 2014
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By Mathias Haufiku WINDHOEK – The South African opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), has denied any links with the Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF). Reports in the local media linked the newly formed NEFF to Julius Malema’s left-leaning opposition party. NEFF was...
By IAfrica
In Features
Jun 26th, 2014
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WINDHOEK - When Swapo leaders were rubbing shoulders with Epafras Mukwiilongo at the memorial service of former ambassador Andrew Intamba in April at Parliament Gardens, they in all likelihood did not know about his plans to establish the Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF). But as it turned out...