Swapo Part SG expresses sorrow at Totemeyer's death


Swapo Party Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa has expressed deep sorrow at the passing of Professor Gerhard Totemeyer. 

She described Professor Totemeyer as a freedom fighter who played a pivotal role in the struggle against apartheid, advocating for justice and equality.

His commitment, Shaningwa says, was evident in his involvement with the Swapo Party, where he joined a delegation in Zambia during the liberation struggle. His relentless efforts culminated in the realisation of Namibia's independence.

Moffat Sileze suspended


The Swapo Party Regional Executive Committee in the Zambezi Region has suspended its coordinator, Moffat Sileze, over allegations of missing party funds amounting to N$47,000. The committee revealed this during a media briefing today.

Speaking during the media briefing, Swapo Party Regional Information and Mobilisation Officer Dorothy Kabula stated that Sileze's suspension is effective as of January 27 and that he had been served with the suspension letter.

SPWC amends constitution


Swapo Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa inaugurated the amended Constitution of the Swapo Party Women's Council (SPWC) at Omuthiya.

During the 7th Ordinary Congress of the Swapo Party in Windhoek last year, revisions were made to the constitution of the SPWC to align it with the party's framework.

Shaningwa emphasised that the revision of the SPWC constitution serves as a testament to the Swapo Party's unwavering dedication to the advancement of women's emancipation.

Zebra Holdings launches housing project at Osona Village


Stakeholders in the provision of Land and Housing need to join hands and ensure that the right to decent housing is fulfilled and not compromised by greed and selfishness, maximizing profits over the dignity of the Namibian people.

These were the sentiments of the Swapo Party Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa at the official launch of the Zebra Holdings PTY Limited housing project at Osona Village.

Shaningwa urges voters to rally behind party candidate Elias !Kharuxab


The Swapo Party Secretary General, Sophia Shaningwa, has urged voters to rally behind the party's candidate, Elias !Kharuxab, in next week's by-election to reclaim the Keetmanshoop Rural Constituency.

The seat became vacant following the withdrawal of former Keetmanshoop Rural Constituency Councillor Gertjie Witbooi by his former party, Landless Peoples' Movement, earlier this year.

Addressing party supporters at the mini-campaign rally at Koës, Shaningwa urged them to come out in numbers and vote for the party's candidate for the Keetmanshoop Rural Constituency. 

Namibians commemorate Cassinga Day in Oshana


Namibians from all walks of life gathered at Okandjengedhi Swapo Party headquarters in the Oshana Region to commemorate the Cassinga massacre.

Swapo Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa, who addressed the gathering, reminded them that the liberation struggle for Namibia was long and bitter and claimed many lives, some of whom are buried in unknown graves.

Swapo reiterates Nandi-Ndaitwah is the sole presidential candidate in 2024


The Swapo Party has reiterated its position that the party's Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah is still its Presidential Candidate for the 2024 election.

This was said by the party's Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa when she addressed the Swapo Party Eleder's Council Central Committee meeting in the capital. 

Shaningwa wasted no time in affirming that the incumbent Swapo Party's Vice President is the sole candidate for next year's presidential election.

Namibia needs to upgrade transport infrastructure to attract investors - Mutorwa


The Minister of Works and Transport says Namibia needs to upgrade its transport infrastructure to attract more investors as well as to be competitive globally.

John Mutorwa emphasized this at the inauguration of the B2 truck port service station at Arandis.

Mutorwa says the Erongo Region contributes immensely to the country's economy because of its large port in Walvis Bay, significant uranium mines, gold, marble, and lithium deposits, tourism, and the fishing sectors.

Ngwangwa community receives pedestrian brigde


The community of Ngwangwa in the Kavango West Region now has easy access to service, thanks to the North, South, West Fishing Company, which provided a pedestrian brigde.

Before the pedestrian bridge, residents used to walk at least 20 kilometers to Rundu for different services among others schools and health facilities. 

With the provision of this N$361,000 pedestrian bridge, residents will no longer have to cross the river and pay N$50 for transport.