Chief Vipuira Kapuuo

Palace revolution continues between the Ovaherero Chiefs’ Council and the Transitional Committee

Staff Writer In what could be seen as the beginning of the last push by the Chairperson of the Ovaherero Chiefs’ Council, Chief Vipuira Kapuuo, to buttress and legitimise his authority as the caretaker leader of the Ovaherero, Kapuuo has resigned from the Transitional Committee. The Transitional Committee was established under dubious circumstances shortly after the death of the Ovaherero Paramount Chief, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro, this June. Despite Kapuuo being a member of this committee, the lines have from the beginning been drawn between Kapuuo and the Transitional Committee, chaired by the Secretary in the Office of the Paramount Chief,…
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