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The Electoral Commission is confident that no eligible voter is disenfranchised in Namibia The Electoral Commission of Namibia is confident that no eligible voter is disenfranchised in Namibia as it carries out successful voter registration exercises as required by the electoral legislation, although continuous voter registration is not conducted as provided for in the Act. The current Electoral Act provides for three methods of r...
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The Prime Minister describes the death of a member of the Children of the Liberation Struggle as highly tragic The Prime Minister has described the death of Frieda Ndatipo during a confrontation between the Children of the Liberation Struggle and the police as highly tragic and regrettable. Speaking in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Dr. Hage Geingob said such an event should bring the nation closer together and find an amicable solution to the m...
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A 29-year-old man appears in the Rundu Magistrate's court on a charger of murder   A 29-year-old man appeared in the Rundu Magistrate's court in the Kavango East Region on Wednesday on a charger of murder.   Sikesho Edward Musongo is accused of brutally murdering 28-year-old Maria Mbunze Nseu in her shack in the Ndama settlement last week.     ...
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A member of the Children of the Liberation Struggle is shot and killed. A young woman who was a member of the Children of the Liberation Struggle was shot and killed on Wednesday morning.   The incident happened around 9 o'clock when the group held a peaceful demonstration near the Swapo Party Headquarters.   A confrontation broke-out between the demonstrators and the police, when the g...
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The National Youth Council appeals to the nation to be calm following the death of a member of the Children of the Liberation Struggle The National Youth Council has expressed condolences to the family of Frieda Ndatipo, a member of the Children of the Liberation Struggle who was shot and killed during a confrontation between the group and the Namibian Police. The organisation also appealed to the nation to remain calm while the matter was being investigated.   ...
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The 5 Bukalo Local Authority Councillors are sworn-in The 5 Bukalo Local Authority Councillors in the Zambezi Region were sworn on Wednesday. This marks another milestone in government's efforts of taking services closer to the people and the urbanization of rural areas. The swearing in follows the successful by-election conducted by the Electoral Commission of Namibia last week Friday....
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Prime Minister Hage Geingob calls on Namibians to unite against tribalism   Swapo Party Vice-President and Prime Minister Hage Geingob has called on Namibians to unite against tribalism which has the potential to derail the hard won freedom, peace and stability in the country.   Dr. Geingob who is the Swapo party presidential candidate is concerned about the growing trend of favouratism which is ...
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Few Swapo Party Parliamentarians do not wish to return to parliament-Swapo Party SG Few Swapo Party Parliamentarians have indicated that they do not wish to return to Parliament in 2015, the party's secretary general has revealed to the NBC.  However, Nangolo Mbumba did not want to mention their names or give a specific number, saying it would be unfair as he was still waiting for more possible notifications from t...
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Regional Councillors urged to make use of their constituency offices to render satisfactory services to the community     The Governor of the Erongo Region has called on Regional Councillors in his region to make use of their constituency offices to render satisfactory services to the community.   Cleophas Mutjavikua was specifically referring to the Walvis Bay Rural Constituency office which he said should influence policy direct...
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The Electoral Matters Bill currently debated to usher in a new dispensation for the handling of election challenges   The Electoral Matters Bill currently debated in the National Assembly will usher in a new dispensation for the handling of election challenges.   Until now matters arising before polling day were adjudicated and decided upon by the Magistrate Court.    If the Bill is passed by Parliament in its current ,...
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A light tremor shakes Windhoek   The Director of the Geological Survey of Namibia, Dr. Gabby Schneider has confirmed to NBC News that the seismology center picked up activity indicating that an earthquake hit Windhoek in the early hours of Tuesday.   This came after people took to social media to share what they said was an earth quake that shook Windhoe...
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The remains of 7 veterans of the liberation struggle are re-reburied at the Heroes Acre.   The remains of 7 veterans of the liberation struggle which were repatriated from Angola and Zambia were re-buried at the Heroes Acre in Windhoek on Tuesday.   This follows a memorial service that took place at Parliament Gardens on Monday.   The liberation struggle icons' remains were repatriated from the...
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