Category Archives: Governance

COVID-19: Governor says Windhoek residents lack self-discipline

Windhoek residents lack self-discipline in the fight against COVID-19 and they are increasingly violating the health regulations and precautions under stage three of the lockdown, Khomas Governor Laura McLeod-Katjirua has said. Giving an update on the Khomas Region’s COVID-19 response

Former president Pohamba turns 84

Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba, Namibia’s second president for 10 years after independence, turned 84 years old on Tuesday. Pohamba, who was born on 18 August 1936 at Okanghudi village in the Ohangwena Region, served as the second president from 21

Minnaar was ruthless and quietly radical

Landless People’s Movement (LPM) leader, Bernadus Swartbooi has described the late Maxie Minnaar as a symbol of a modern day female revolutionary, a political tactician and humble person. Politically, he said Minnaar was ruthless and quietly radical, yet religious and

Zimbabwean Author Freed After Night in Jail for Protest

An internationally known Zimbabwean author and several other people have been released on bail on Saturday, after spending a night in police cells for protesting against the government. The activists included writer Tsitsi Dangarembga and Fadzayi Mahere, the spokeswoman of

Zimbabwe Protests Stopped by Government Soldiers

HARARE – A heavy security presence in Zimbabwe’s capital Friday shut down planned opposition protests against the government’s handling of corruption and the economy. On social media Friday, Zimbabwean police said the country was “calm and peaceful” and urged the

Eviction of pensioner from farm angers Outjo residents

Outjo residents in the Kunene Region on Wednesday expressed anger with a High Court judgment that was passed in March this year to legally evict a 63-year-old woman from a private-owned farm where she was born, grew up and where

Oshana Governor says year 2019/20 presented people with challenges of prolonged drought, economic downturn and lately, the novel coronavirus pandemic

Oshana Governor, Elia Irimari said the year 2019/20 has presented the people of his region with challenges of prolonged drought, economic downturn and lately, the novel coronavirus pandemic. Irimari made these remarks whilst presenting his 2019/20 State of the Region

Nganate delivers first SORA

Omaheke Governor Pijoo Nganate on Tuesday delivered his first State of the Region Address, in which he highlighted the region’s challenges and achievements during the 2019/20 financial year. As per article 110A (sub article 5 and 6) of the Namibian