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. 

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.

Okaku Constituency urged to vote for David Fillipus in by-election

The Swapo Party Secretary-General, Sophia Shaningwa has urged voters in Okaku Constituency to vote for her party's candidate David Fillipus in the upcoming by-election on 17 March.

The by-election became necessary following the death of Swapo Councillor Gerson Hanu Kapenda last year. 

Swapo has been in control of the constituency since independence. 

Addressing a campaign at Iindangungu Village, Shaningwa says the party needs to win the constituency to ensure that they continue with the development programme in the constituency. 

Recounting of Swapo Party's CC ballot papers put on hold

 The recounting of the ballot papers for the Swapo Party's Central Committee has been put on hold, pending a decision by the top leadership.

This was confirmed to nbc News by returning officer Joshua Kaumbi a while ago.

The party's Secretary-General, Sophia Shaningwa, in a statement, directed Kaumbi to recount the votes last night in the presence of election observers.

She said the directive follows an election petition by some party members who questioned the process.

No recount of votes for the Party's Central Committee- Shaningwa

Swapo Party's Secretary-General, Sophia Shaningwa revealed to nbc news that there is no recount of the votes for the Party's Central Committee.

Shaningwa's response follows an announcement made by Dr Audrin Mathe on his Twitter page earlier today, stating that a manual recount would be done after some 'concerns' were raised by some party members.

Shaningwa, however, explained for ballots recounted, official communication has to be made through the office of the Secretary-General and that has not been done.