NEKA elects new leadership


The Annual General Meeting of the Namibian Exile Kids Association (NEKA) in Otjiwarongo has elected Kadiva Hamutumwa as the new president, with Sackey Nendongo as the deputy.

Elisabeth Nghitende is the Secretary General, with Simubali Simubali as the deputy.

Yesterday, attendees of the NEKA AGM decided not to follow the advice of SWAPO Party Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa, who requested a postponement of the elections during the AGM.

Shaningwa stated that there was evident tension among and between various groups during the Congress.

NEKA holds first ever AGM


President Nangolo Mbumba has commended the Namibian Exile Kids Association (NEKA) for continuing to be the voice of the children born in exile at the height of the liberation struggle.

Dr. Mbumba, who is also the patron of NEKA, says the association has managed to bring together members to promote the welfare and preserve the cultural heritage of the struggle through networking and information sharing.

LPM removes elected Swapo representatives from ||Kharas RC


The ||Kharas Regional Council has explained the reasons for its decision to relieve three Swapo Party councillors of their council duties. 

The LPM-dominated council on Thursday resolved to dismiss councillors Lazarus Nangolo, Suzan Ndjaleka, and Taimi Amakali at a special council meeting held on Thursday. 

The ||Kharas Regional Council Chairperson announced the removal of the three Swapo Party political office bearers from the council at a media conference held at Keetmanshoop.

Swapo Party members urge to abide by constitution


Swapo Party Deputy Secretary General Uahekua Herunga has cautioned party members to desist from calling for an extraordinary congress to elect a new presidential candidate for the 2024 national elections.

Herunga reminded members that the Swapo Party is guided by the constitution, rules, and procedures. He said the election of the presidential candidates is done and dusted, and Nandi-Ndaitwah remains the Swapo Party's sole presidential candidate.

Namibians reminded of hard won independence


Swapo Party Regional Mobilisation and Information Officer for the Zambezi Region, Dorothy Kabuka, has reminded residents of Masida Village in Linyanti District that Namibia's independence was not granted on a silver platter but came as a result of war, both within and from exile.

Kabula implored the community to remember the elders who remained inside Namibia, fighting underground by various means, and went through suffering and torture at the hands of the colonial South African Regime.

Kabuka addressed a belated Heroes Day commemoration on Sunday at Masida village.

Swapo Party assigns leaders in ||Kharas Region


The Swapo Party in the ||Kharas Region introduced its newly assigned and reassigned leadership, with Lucia Witbooi as Chairperson.

During the party's regional Executive Committee meeting at Keetmanshoop, Coordinator Matheus Mumbala informed the attendees that the new leadership has a wealth of experience that will assist in grooming and improving the party's performance in the upcoming elections.

President Geingob expresses gratitude to Namibians for wishing him a speedy recovery


President Hage Geingob has expressed his gratitude to Namibians for wishing him a speedy recovery.

He also took the opportunity to advise young people to take their health seriously.

Dr. Geingob recently underwent a minor aortic stenosis operation in Cape Town, South Africa.

Zambezi Regional Council management committee


New members and a chairperson have been elected for the management committee of the Zambezi Regional Council.

Matengu Simushi of the Swapo Party and Councillor of the Katima Rural Constituency has been re-elected chairperson of the Zambezi Regional Council's Management Committee.

In his address, Simushi urged fellow councillors to prioritize unity of purpose and development, regardless of their political affiliation.