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Disgruntled Okahandja group wants ‘corrupt’ Hindjou out

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 12 December 2018

OKAHANDJA, 12 DEC (NAMPA) – A group of disgruntled Swapo members who are residents of Okahandja has come out guns blazing, calling for the removal of incumbent town mayor, Johannes Hindjou.
The group are accusing Hindjou of being corrupt, saying he can no longer be entrusted with mayoral duties.
They called on Swapo Secretary-General, Sophia Shaningwa to remove him with immediate effect, otherwise they will camp at the municipal offices in protest until their demand is met.
Hindjou stands accused of cont ...


Oshakati Swapo councillors reinstated

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 12 December 2018

OSHAKATI, 12 DEC (NAMPA) – The six Swapo members of the Oshakati Town Council were reinstated on Tuesday.
Swapo Secretary-General, Sophia Shaningwa on 26 November recalled the members, reportedly for not following her directive that they elect Onesmus Shilunga as chairperson of the town’s management committee.
The party’s coordinator for the Oshana Region, Samuel Nelongo confirmed their reinstatement Tuesday, saying the party’s executive committee in the region recommended it last week.
“Shaningwa has also ...

History should not be distorted: Iyambo

WINDHOEK, 10 DEC (NAMPA) – It is of great importance and significance for history in Namibia to be truthfully and objectively expressed, president of the South West Africa National Union (Swanu), Tangeni Iyambo has said. Iyambo made these remarks here on Monday in an interview with Nampa on the sidelines of the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day and National Women Rights Day. (Video by: Antonio Barera) NAMPA.

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× WINDHOEK, 10 December 2018 - Governor of the Khomas Region, Laura McLeod-Katjirua speaking at the commemoration of the Human Rights Day and Day of the Namibian Women. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× In this Dec. 11, 2018 photo a participant in U.N. climate conference walks by a photo of a satellite in Katowice, Poland. A growing fleet of satellites is monitoring man-made greenhouse gas emissions from space, spurred by the need to track down major sources of climate changing gases such as methane and carbon dioxide. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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× Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting to discuss preparation to mark the anniversary of the allied victory in the World War II in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)

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