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IPC launches ground mobilisation commandos in Rundu

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Independent Patriots for Change (IPC) launched its Ground Mobilisation Commandos in Rundu this weekend.

The Ground Mobilisation Commandos targeted about 13 locations in and around Rundu to mobilise and recruit new members.

"To ensure victory over the troops in Oshana, it is crucial that we go out and recruit. Just yesterday, we welcomed 776 new members to our party. This continuous growth is a testament to the IPC's commitment to serving our people and our readiness to govern this country," said IPC President, Panduleni Itula.

Unemployed teachers demand recruitment

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Unemployed teachers in the Kavango East Region held a demonstration at Rundu, demanding that the Ministry of Education, Arts, and Culture undertake a mass recruitment exercise.

According to the petition, there are more than 8250 unemployed graduates nationwide, with the number expected to increase to an estimated 3000 graduates countrywide in 2024.

Reading the petition, David Nekaro, the national chairperson of the unemployed teachers committee, says they have engaged the ministry at the regional level as well as the national level, but nothing has been done.

|Khomanin Traditional Authority say NSA recruitment process is discriminatory

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The |Khomanin Traditional Authority says the online registration and application process for potential employment for the 2023 Population and Housing Census deprives rural citizens, particularly youth, of opportunities for employment.

In a country where many are unemployed, the announcement by the Namibian Statistics Agency (NSA) that it is undertaking a mass recruitment drive of over 13,000 Census Field Staff sowed a glimmer of hope for thousands of Namibians, particularly the youth who have no access to the internet, let alone smartphones.

NamPol says shortlisting for recruitment of cadet constable officers is not final

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The Namibian Police (NamPol) says the recent shortlisting for recruitment of cadet constable officers is still in the infancy stage and is not final.

The comments by the police come amid a public outcry over the shortlisting of candidates, particularly in the Hardap and ||Kharas regions.

The leadership of the two regions has called for the suspension of the process, arguing that the lists are dominated by the Aawambo tribe at the expense of the natives of the regions.

Police recruitment applications close

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The drive for the police recruitment process closed today.

Applicants had mixed emotions as they all hoped to secure a uniform.

There are 750 vacancies up for grabs.

Requirements are that one should be in possession of an authentic Grade 12 or Grade 11 certificate with 25 points or higher from six subjects, including English with an "E" symbol or higher.

NCS candidates not happy with results

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Candidates who participated in the Namibia Correctional Service's recruitment fitness training in the Kavango East Region are crying foul, saying the results were tampered with.

Candidates argue that they were not offered fair treatment by officials.

The candidates claim that despite passing all the required tests, their names did not appear on the list of qualified candidates.

They allege that their names were replaced with those of candidates from other regions, further claiming that those applicants were not shortlisted.