Mike Kavekotora

Laws must be streamlined to fight fake qualifications

Laws must be streamlined to fight fake qualifications

Martin Endjala The Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation officials have revealed that due to the gap between legislative bodies of higher education that regulate institutions, it is proving to be a challenge to address forgery and falsification of qualifications. The Namibia Training Authority (NTA), Namibia Council of Higher Education (NCHE) and the Namibia Qualifications (NQA) Authority are the regulating bodies of higher education institutions country. The Executive Director of MHETI Alfred Van Kent said that one of the Ministry’s challenges is the executing laws that are put in place that regulate higher education institutions. The MHETI ED said…
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RDP confident to rise from ashes

RDP confident to rise from ashes

Martin Endjala Mike Kavekotora, the President of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP), is determined to grow the party, despite the many challenges it faces, such as leadership infighting and poor performance at recent polls. “Through the hard work of our regional coordinators, the party continues to make steps in numerous regions such as Kavango and Ohangwena, and I am optimistic about the party’s progress thus far,” the lone party voice in the National Assembly said. Support for the RDP has plummeted to the ground and it has been struggling to return to its former glory days when it…
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LPM High Court judgement questioned

LPM High Court judgement questioned

Andrew Kathindi The High Court’s decision to dismiss the Landless People’s Movement’s (LPM) application to set aside Speaker of Parliament, Peter Katjavivi’s indefinite suspension of Bernandus Swartbooi and Henny Seibeb could set a worrying precedent. These were the views of Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) President Mike Kavekotora, who sits on the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Standing Rules and Orders and Internal Arrangements (STROC). The STROC according to parliament’s spokesperson, David Nahogandja, generally deals with matters such as misconduct before it is brought before the Privileges Committee. Kavekotora claimed that Katjavivi lied when he said the matter was dealt…
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5G bribery investigations still ongoing

5G bribery investigations still ongoing

Helena Johannes The President of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) Mike Kavekotora said that bribery internal investigations of former member Brunhilde Cornelius and Nicanor Ndjoze are still ongoing despite Cornelius’ resignation from the party. “We are expecting to have an internal meeting within the upcoming two weeks to discuss and conclude the matter,” Kavekotora said. This comes as Kavekotora previously told Windhoek Observer that investigations of the two were disrupted by COVID-9 restrictions of movement in and out of Windhoek. Cornelius has alleged she was offered a bribe by Ndjoze who is also a RDP member to ensure…
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