President Geingob urges rank and file to gear up for 2024 national elections

President Hage Geingob has urged the Swapo Party's rank and file to prepare for 2024 as the task ahead is heavy.

Dr. Geingob was elected unopposed as the Party President, while Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah retained her position as the Vice-President at the 7th Swapo Party Congress.

President Geingob has been consistent in the built-up to the seventh congress, saying that its outcome would be historical for the governing party, either in a female candidate or male candidate below the age of 60.

Swapo Party's VP urges congress delegates to remain focused during delibertions

Swapo Party's Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has urged the delegates to the congress to remain focused during deliberations and use President Geingob's opening statement as an official guiding document.

The Swapo Party's central committee has finalized its five-year term report for deliberation during the congress.

According to the party's Secretary-General Sophia Shaningwa, this was among a number of preparations that the Party undertook to ensure the success of its elective congress.

Jerry Ekandjo's fate to be decided this coming Friday

Lawyers representing Jerry Ekandjo welcomed a decision to hold a Central Committee meeting to decide whether or not the veteran politician should be allowed to contest the Vice Presidential position at its elective congress next month.

This comes after Swapo Secretary-General Sophia Shaningwa called for a Special Central Committee this coming Friday.

Richard Metcalfe of Metcalfe Beukes Attorneys told nbc News that Ekandjo, as a disciplined politician, just wants the party to follow the Constitution and, as such, welcomes efforts to resolve the issue amicably.