Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila

Swapo campaigns go into full gear

Swapo campaigns go into full gear

Candidates gunning for the Swapo Party’s Vice President, Secretary General and the Deputy SG position have gone into over drive with their campaigns using every conceivable opportunity for a public relations exercise. They use government platforms and all manner of sorts to be present at as many occasions be they Swapo or events related to their portfolios – at least those with government portfolios. At times they even hijack responsibilities from line ministers, such as that of Urban and Rural Development to officiate and according to observers, using them as network opportunities. Their campaigns are supposed to be coordinated by…
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PM at 2.5 trillion dollar Brussels investment summit

PM at 2.5 trillion dollar Brussels investment summit

Tujoromajo Kasuto Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila is in Brussels, Belgium, today and tomorrow for a two-day European Development Day conference to dialogue on the Global Gateway Africa – Europe Investment Package. The conference is part of the Global Gateway Strategy and includes N$2.5 trillion (€150 billion) investments aimed at supporting infrastructure development in Africa. Kuukongelwa-Amadhila said that ‘’seeking a better and deeper understanding of the Package, and developing approaches and solutions to ensure that the Package contributes to the development of more diverse, inclusive, sustainable, and resilient economies that are also human-centred in their approach. It is critical that we…
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Whereto, wither to with Reconciliation Agreement …. after National Assembly debate? – Nakuta

Whereto, wither to with Reconciliation Agreement …. after National Assembly debate? – Nakuta

Staff Writer The National Assembly (NA) having concluded the debate on the Reconciliation Agreement (RA) when on 1 December the Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs, Frans Kapofi, made his replying and concluding remarks. But whereto and wither to with it now? Begs the question pertinently. More so given the discernible differences within the government’s higher echelons, notably between Kapofi, and Prime Minister, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila. Whether the matter should in the first instance have come before the National Assembly or not albeit Kapofi’s own words that the government was not obligated to have brought the RA, also known as the…
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Genocide agreement heads to Parliament

Genocide agreement heads to Parliament

TUJOROMAJO KASUTO THE CONTROVERSIAL agreement on the genocide issue between Namibia and the German governments will be tabled in the National Assembly when the house resumes sitting next month. This was announced by Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila who confirmed that it would be tabled in Parliament when it resumes on 7 September, 2021. The agreement on the 1904-08 genocide in which up to 100 000 Ovaherero, 10 000 Nama and an unknown number of San died in the genocide was reached early this year between Namibia and Germany and has divided Namibians. The first phase of the genocide was characterised…
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Prime Minister, Deputy PM in  Corona scare

Prime Minister, Deputy PM in Corona scare

Staff Writer Health minister, Kalumbi Shangula has revealed that Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila and Deputy Prime minister and Minister of International Relations, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah are currently self-isolating at their homes as part of COVID-19 precautionary measures. According the Health minister, the Prime Minister took the measures after coming into contact with a positive case, while Nandi-Ndaitwah self-isolated after a staff member at her ministry tested positive for COVID-19. “The Deputy Prime minister is also at home isolating. She did not test positive, but it’s because of the case of one of the staff members. The Prime Minister is also isolating…
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