Thu 28 Aug 2014
*THANK you Ministry of Finance for processing my 2014 assessment and giving a refund so fast. I was really blown away. We must give credit where it is due.
*IN telling villagers to behead men who kill women, former President Sam Nujoma is lowering himself to the lowest of the low in the wild.
*WINDHOEK Municipality. There is a regular power failure in Goreangab, Naute Street, from 18h00 until late. This interrupts our studies at night and forces us to sleep on empty stomachs. Improve your service delivery.
*STARS stay Stars! The truth has dethroned the evil minds of those in the Doeseb clique. Viva African Stars. We want our match back now. Mr NPL, can you see the damage you caused your association?
*SHAME on you, Hage Geingob, you are now sympathising with Frieda Ndatipo’s family and fellow ‘struggle kids’ while you said the ‘struggle kids’ are not special. Were you waiting for such a fatal incident to occur before you react?
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The discrepancies were unearthed during the Provisional Voter Register objection period, which started on 1 April and ended early this month.
Tjipueja said of the 43 141 names removed, 692 belong to dead voters while 42 449 others will have to re-register during the supplementary registration period before the Presidential and National Assembly elections if they produce proper documentation.
She also said the removal of names reduced the number of eligible local authority voters from 407 138 to 363 997.
The chairperson also said the ECN had corrected 4 484 wrongly spelt names, rectified gender and identification numbers, while 470 names, gender and ID numbers were transferred between constituencies to clean up the Provisional Voters Register.
“A total number of 1 921 names had to be removed whereas 938 names were added manually to the list of registered voters. This brings the number of registered voters from 1 162 366 to 1 161 383,” said Tjipueja.
She said 1 743 duplicates were removed and 382 names were marked for further investigation, while 178 names of the deceased were removed from the national voters register.
According to Tjipueja, the voter registration system was also checked against the manual paper based system for any possible omissions or errors that could have occurred during the transfer of data.
All People’s Party president Ignatius Shixuamweni yesterday said the errors were expected because of the amount of hiccups experienced with the voter registration kit during the registration exercise.
“When my family and I went to register, the voters kit proved problematic and even then, I warned the ECN that all kits be connected to the main server so that fewer errors could be recorded,” said Shixuameni.
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