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.

Election of Ohangwena Regional Council Management Committee's chairperson a tie

The election of the chairperson of the Ohangwena Regional Council Management Committee has ended in a tie.

Outgoing council chairperson and councillor for Omulonga Constituency, Erickson Ndawanifa, and Festus Ikanda, councillor for Omundaungilo Constituency, were nominated, leaving the 12-member council divided into half.

The election reached a tie as both candidates scored six votes each after members cast their votes through the ballots before Magistrate Adrian Sangunji of the Eenhana Magistrate's Court.

PDM councilor Melba Tjozongoro elected as the town's new Mayor

The Gobabis Local Authority has elected PDM councilor Melba Tjozongoro as the new town Mayor.

Tjozongoro took over the mayoral position from outgoing Mayor Elvire Theron.

Katrina Nona Goreses of the Swapo Party retains her position as the town's deputy Mayor.

The following councilors were elected as members of the management committee of Gobabis municipality: Sylvester Binga, Isaak de Beer, and Elvire Theron.

The ceremony was officiated by Magistrate Eden Iyambo.

Swapo Party concludes verification, certification of CC election results

Several SWAPO Party heavyweights finally made it to the list of the Central Committee after the conclusion of the voter verification and certification process in the early hours of Saturday.

This includes Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, who did not appear on the first list but is now in the top ten of female candidates.

The newly elected top four leaders ordered that a verification process be carried out after an error was detected during the counting process for the Central Committee election.

Presidency warns against impersonating President Geingob

The Presidency has described as a grave concern, incidences of individuals fraudulently claiming to be President Hage Geingob and contacting SWAPO Party delegates to the 7th Congress and purportedly asking them to vote for certain candidates.

In a media statement, the presidency urged those individuals to desist from impersonating the President in order to influence the Congress delegates.

According to the statement, President Geingob has not contacted any delegate to influence them in favor of any candidate contesting for the Vice-President position.

NUST students demanding for nullification of recent SRC election results

A group of students at the Namibia University of Science and Technology are demanding the nullification of recent election results for the Student Representative Council, claiming irregularities.

In a letter to the Head of Election Committee and Student Support Services, one of the aggrieved students, Sakaria Elago, alleged that the rules and procedures were not followed.

Elago, in this letter, claims students who contested positions in the SRC were barred from verifying results on the electronic voting machines to determine whether they were credible.