John Mutorwa

MWT distances from NABTA factional squabbles

MWT distances from NABTA factional squabbles

Martin Endjala The Ministry of Works and Transport has distance itself from the Namibia Bus and Taxi Association ongoing factional leadership squabbles and would not favour one over the other. Minister John Mutorwa said in his ministerial statement in the National Assembly that they are not in a position to choose between the Muunda and Nakathingo factions, as to which one is authentic. Referring to Namibia’s Constitution, Mutorwa said that all persons have the right to freedom of association, which includes forming or joining associations or unions. The minister informed the house that on 15 June 2022, he received a…
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Govt, NTTU clash over taxi fares

Govt, NTTU clash over taxi fares

Andrew Kathindi Namibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) has rejected government’s dismissal of its call to have the 15 percent taxi fare hike made permanent. Taxi fares were increased to the current N$14 from N$12 as part of government efforts to cushion the taxi sector during the state of emergency as they are no longer allowed to carry their full load. In agreeing to the increase, Minister of Works and Transport, John Mutorwa, informed the NTTU that government was not going to indulge in discussions over the increment becoming permanent because the 15 percent increment had been approved as a…
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