Independent Patriots for Change (IPC)

Case opened against IPC member after ‘Geingob hate speech’

Case opened against IPC member after ‘Geingob hate speech’

Eba Kandovazu THE state has laid criminal charges against a member of the Independent Patriots for Change (IPC) at the Walvis Bay police station, after he allegedly made hateful remarks towards President Hage Geingob on a WhatsApp group last weekend. Jonas Immanuel, 42, one of the former employees of saga seafood who was retrenched alongside 169 others, now faces charges pertaining to the contravention of Section 17 of the Riotous Assemblies Act, according to Erongo Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu. Iikuyu says Immanuel is charged with incitement of public violence, defamation of character, assault by threat and crime…
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IPC suspends Windhoek councillor

IPC suspends Windhoek councillor

Staff Writer Independent Patriots for Change (IPC) has suspended its councillor, Desiree Davids, serving on the Windhoek municipality after allegations that she has used her position to prioritise her application to buy a plot. “Please take note, as is within the powers of a political party that fielded a councillor, and in accordance with our IPC party constitution of Article 4.60. Hon. Cllr. Davids has been suspended (restraint) by the party from representing IPC in any capacity in the City of Windhoek council in terms of Code 4.1. of the conduct of members of the local authorities,” IPC’s General Secretary,…
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New party or same story

The Independent Patriots for Change (IPC), helmed by former Independent Political candidate Panduleni Itula has been launched. The formulation of another anti-Swapo party can signal a mature change in the Namibian political scene. Or, it can be yet another party formed on the basis of what they are against, rather than what they are for. There is no doubt that Itula is a force to be reckoned with in Namibian politics, at least for now. Having a party to allow his constituency to have a base from which to grow is an important step. We note that the overwhelming majority…
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