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Geingob confident of victory at congress
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Geingob confident of victory at congress

Editor Southern Times - Nov 17, 2017

By Southern Times Writer WINDHOEK - Namibia’s President Hage Geingob has assured his supporters that his march to the ruling SWAPO Party presidency next weekend is a fait…

Women, youths are parties’ trump cards . . . as former liberation movements prepare for congresses
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Women, youths are parties’ trump cards . . . as former liberation movements prepare for congresses

Editor Southern Times - Nov 03, 2017

Lovemore Ranga Mataire Youths and women are the trump cards for former Southern African liberation movements’ continued rule and survival beyond the current post-liberation leadership, ZANU-PF spokesperson…

Congratulations Zambia, but more still needs to be done
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Congratulations Zambia, but more still needs to be done

Editor Southern Times - Oct 27, 2017

This week marked Zambia’s 53rd Independence anniversary and the southern African country has much to celebrate. The country is one of the oldest democracies in Africa and…

Liberation parties brace for elective congresses
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Liberation parties brace for elective congresses

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - At least three governing parties in the SADC region are bracing for elective congresses by year-end meant to reconstitute their top…

Namibia mourns Muharukua
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Namibia mourns Muharukua

Editor Southern Times - Oct 19, 2017

  Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek - Hundreds of people gathered at the Parliament Gardens in Windhoek on Wednesday to pay tribute to the late Kunene governor Angelika Muharukua,…

Namibia shuts down debate on land issue
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Namibia shuts down debate on land issue

Editor Southern Times - Sep 21, 2017

  Lahja Nashuuta WINDHOEK - The Minister of Land and Resettlement Utoni Nujoma has shut down all discussion related to land resettlement and distribution in the country…

New political party on the cards for Namibia?
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New political party on the cards for Namibia?

Staff Reporter - Jul 31, 2017

By Tileni Mongudhi WINDHOEK – THE decision by Namibia’s ruling party Swapo to recall from the National Assembly former lands deputy minister Bernadus Swartbooi is being seen…

Namibia, SA mourns anti-apartheid icon
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Namibia, SA mourns anti-apartheid icon

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

Magreth Nunuhe Windhoek – The death of revered Namibian liberation icon, Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo, has drawn unparalleled attention and emotion especially among Namibians and South Africans,…

Cadres must follow instructions – Swapo SG
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Cadres must follow instructions – Swapo SG

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

The Southern Times’ reporter Timo Shihepo (TS) caught up with Namibia’s governing Swapo party secretary-general, Nangolo Mbumba (NM), who talks tough about former liberation movements, unruly youths…

The role of women during Namibia’s armed struggle
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The role of women during Namibia’s armed struggle

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Aaron Nambadi LIBERATING a country is not an easy task and the women of Kavango really contributed and participated in the struggle immensely. It can be…

Nujoma credited for policy of national reconciliation
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Nujoma credited for policy of national reconciliation

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Andreas Thomas WINDHOEK - Dr Sam Nujoma led thousands of Namibians in the 30-year fight for independence, under the umbrella of the former liberation movement, South…

Charles Namoloh – father of Special Forces
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Charles Namoloh – father of Special Forces

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Andreas Thomas MAJOR Gen (Rtd) Charles Namoloh to many Namibians, mostly young people, is an elderly Cabinet minister, a Member of Parliament and senior member of…

Nujoma: Reflections of an icon
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Nujoma: Reflections of an icon

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Dr Sam Nujoma My maternal grandfather, Kondombolo Ka Kambulua, grew up in Uukuambi during the reign of Chief Nujoma UaHeelu.  Kondombolo was trained as a warrior…

Face to face with Swapo’s women champion
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Face to face with Swapo’s women champion

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

Eunice Iipinge returns to the helm of the Namibian politics, following her election as Secretary of Swapo Party Women's Council. She was elected during the fourth congress…

Namibia’s fond farewell for HH
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Namibia’s fond farewell for HH

Staff Reporter - Oct 17, 2016

By Staff reporters WINDHOEK- HIDIPO Hamutenya, one of Namibia’s leading political lights is being buried on Saturday, October 20, with a nation united in sorrow. Hamutenya, or HH…

President Khama welcomes President Geingob
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President Khama welcomes President Geingob

Staff Reporter - Jul 14, 2016

Your Excellency, I am very pleased to welcome you and your entire delegation to Botswana. While this happens to be your inaugural state visit, your historical ties…

Namibian artist  Jackson Wahengo
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Namibian artist Jackson Wahengo

Staff Reporter - Mar 09, 2016

Evidence of musicians’ power in the political realm, Namibian singer Jackson Wahengo has released a new music video for a song that directly addresses his country’s political…

PRESIDENT HAGE GEINGOB’s MARCH TO SECOND TERM
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PRESIDENT HAGE GEINGOB’s MARCH TO SECOND TERM

Staff Reporter - Feb 17, 2016

> By Josephat I Sinvula HAGE Geingob, the first non-Oshiwambo President is pro-Swapo first and pro-business second. He emphasises party unity, ethnic balance and technocratic appointments. And…

President Geingob says he stuck to his promises
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President Geingob says he stuck to his promises

Staff Reporter - Dec 18, 2015

>  Timo Shihepo Windhoek – President Hage Geingob has appealed to Namibians to rally behind him and his administration, while promising that government plans are still intact…

Liberation rules Southern Africa
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Liberation rules Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Nov 23, 2015

> Lovemore Ranga Mataire The recent triumph of Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) in the just ended Tanzania presidential elections is a pointer to the solidity and enduring…