Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila

PM defends extradition draft with Russia

PM defends extradition draft with Russia

Martin Endjala Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila defended a draft extradition treaty between Namibia and Russia in the National Assembly yesterday. She said that the treaty between Namibia and Russia on extradition of persons for criminal matters is in accordance with the Namibian constitution and therefore supports the draft treaty for tabling in the chamber.Deputy Leader of the Landless People’s Movement, Henny Seibeb who said the draft treaty, creates the impression that the treaty will be retrospective, which he strongly denounced as not allowed in terms of the constitution. The provision, Seibeb referred to, suggests that assistance for extradition shall be…
Read More
PM calls for enhanced fight against ocean pollution

PM calls for enhanced fight against ocean pollution

Obrein Simasiku Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has called for a unified fight against polluting of oceans and maritime piracy, as she emphasised the integral part oceans play in the Namibian economy. Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said this at the 2nd United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon. "We cannot engage on the issue of marine and aquatic resources without looking into the negative impact of pollution. Pollution in oceans should be viewed in a holistic manner. If land pollution control measures are poorly implemented, ocean pollution is inevitable. In this regard, investments should be increased to prevent and manage pollution both on land and…
Read More