Ephraim Nekongo

SPYL wants youth in decision-making<br>…old guard should be advisors

SPYL wants youth in decision-making
…old guard should be advisors

Obrein Simasiku The Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) will be advocating vigorously for youth empowerment, improvement of the education system and the agricultural sector, as well as increased youth representation at the Cabinet level at the upcoming Third National Policy Conference of the party. In addition, the youth wing would want to see the Prime Minister drawn from the youth, while they want to see youth representation at the decision-making level increased to 40 percent, a process that should lead to the old guard exiting and serving more as advisors, SPYL secretary Ephraim Nekongo said ahead of the conference at…
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SPYL asks government to look at NSFAF salaries

SPYL asks government to look at NSFAF salaries

Andrew Kathindi The Swapo Party of Namibia Youth League (SPYL)’s Secretary, Ephraim Nekongo, is calling on the Government to re-examine the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF)’s top brass’s salary structure. Nekongo says this should be part of the Government’s effort to urgently re-organise the whole institution. “The salary structures of NSFAF must not be higher than that of the public sector. The institution barely makes N$0.50 (0.50 cents) per year to supplement the Government's annual budget. As a result, having employees paid millions of dollars to push papers is laughable.” NSFAF has been ordered by the Labour Commissioner to…
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