Vice President praises |Hai-|Khaua Cultural Festival for promoting Namibia's cultural heritage


Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah lauded the 13th Cultural Festival of the |Hai-|Khaua Traditional Authority, saying the theme, "My Clan, My Culture, My Identity," under which the celebrations were held highlights Namibia's rich cultural heritage and diversity. 

Nandi-Ndaitwah said the festival promotes unity and peace among the country's various ethnic groups, languages, and traditions.

She stressed the importance of traditional governance in preserving indigenous knowledge and fostering national cohesion.

Nandi-Ndaitwah urges UNAM to introduce faculty of agriculture at Rundu Campus


Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has urged the University of Namibia (UNAM) to introduce a faculty of agriculture at the Rudu Campus.

Speaking at the UNAM Rundu Campus graduation ceremony, the Vice President said such a move would spur development in the country.

Dr. Nandi-Ndaitwah noted that both Kavango East and West are known as agricultural regions, both in crop farming and animal husbandry.

Swapo Party VP previews major political development at Central Committee meeting


Swapo Party Vice President, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, has informed the party's Central Committee members that they were meeting at the backdrop of a major event to unfold on the country's political landscape. 

She was addressing the first ordinary Central Committee meeting of the year.

In her address, Nandi-Ndaitwah lambasted Germany's ambassador to Namibia, who allegedly discussed Namibia-EU relations on behalf of the European Union.

Swapo Party Member urges campaign for majority in November elections


Swapo Party Politburo and Central Committee member, Lucia Witbooi, has urged party members to campaign for an outright majority in the November national elections. 

She made the call at the opening of the ||Kharas Swapo Party regional executive meeting in Keetmanshoop.

Witbooi further encouraged all eligible voters to re-register to participate in the upcoming elections.

Swapo Party reaffirms Nandi-Ndaitwah as Presidential candidate


The Swapo Party Central Committee clarified its decision about its presidential candidate for the November 2024 elections. 

The committee confirmed Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah as the Presidential candidate of the party, a position she automatically acquired as the party's Vice President and the sole candidate at the 2022 Congress.

Swapo Extraordinary Congress set for April 2025


The Swapo Party will elect its president to replace the late Dr. Hage Geingob at the Extraordinary Congress set to take place on April 19, 2025. 

This means that Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah remains the party's sole candidate for the November National Presidential Election.

The Central Committee further confirmed that the decision of the Politburo to accord a standing invitation to President Nangolo Mbumba to all its meetings remains in force.

Swapo Party VP urges collaboration in drought mitigation


Swapo Party Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah called for concerted efforts to mitigate the drought situation experienced in some parts of the country due to low rainfall.

Speaking at the first Central Committee of the Swapo Party for this year, Nandi-Ndaitwah appealed to all regional coordinators and the nation at large to work in collaboration with the governors and councillors to see to it that whatever the government is making available to ease the drought situation and its impact must be done in the best interest of the people.

Omaheke, ||Kharas, Hardap regions to benefit from drought relief programme


The Omaheke, ||Kharas, and Hardap regions will now benefit from the drought relief programme, effective from July 1st, 2023, to March 2024.

Currently, about 695,000 people are food insecure, and Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah appealed to officials to register only people who meet the criteria.

She said there are signs of people being registered when they do not qualify, a situation that might defeat the purpose.

Swapo party successfully conducts 2023 rallies


The Swapo Party Vice President, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, says the party has successfully conducted its 2023 rallies, the last one being in the Oshana Region.

The closing rally at Oshakati was attended by scores of party members adorned in blue, red, and green.

It has been an eventful year for the party as it canvassed for a larger support base meant to retain its position as the governing party in next year's national elections.