Ellen Alberts

Ellen Alberts

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Envaalde Matheus

Hileni Nembwaya

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Concerns over slow pace of voter registration

Political parties and analysts have raised concern over the slow pace at which the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) is conducting the voter registration exercise that started on 1 June and will end on 1 August. ECN chief electoral officer…

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Unam says no to miniskirts, dreadlocks and ripped jeans

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Veterinary Medicine at the University of Namibia (Unam) has prohibited all faculty students from wearing ripped jeans, miniskirts, “unreasonable” make-up and having long, “untidy” hair or dreadlocks. This comes a few months after the…

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Electoral commision registers 366 036 voters to-date

Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) chief electoral officer Peter Shaama says they have registered 366 036 voters so far. Voter registration started on 3 June and will run until 1 August. The general registration took place at all registration points…

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AR in storm over ‘stealing’ voters’ signatures

The Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement, fronted by University of Namibia associate professor Job Amupanda, has been plunged into controversy. This comes after some Zambezi region residents accused the movement of using their signatures to push for its registration as a…

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Poor turnout for voter registration

Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) spokesperson De Wet Siluka says the commission has observed the relative poor turnout for the registration of voters in the Omaheke, Zambezi and Hardap regions during the first week of the general registration. He says…

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Muslim communities donate 100 cattle to feed the vulnerable

The Muslim community in Namibia donated 100 cattle to feed needy and vulnerable communities in the northern regions at Eenhana on Sunday. A total of over two tonnes of meat will be distributed to thousands of impoverished families who rarely…

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Amushelelo to brief parliament on unemployment fund

The parliamentary committee on constitutional and legal affairs has invited fraud accused cum social activist and politician Michael Amushelelo to a consultative meeting at parliament on Thursday. The meeting seeks clarification on the requirements and expectations of a petition submitted…

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ECN registers 187 171 voters during first week

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has announced that it registered 187 171 eligible voters in the country and at diplomatic missions abroad during the first week of registration.The general registration of voters commenced on 3 June as scheduled.The commission…

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President Mbumba extends condolences to DRC

President Nangolo Mbumba has extended condolences to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) president Felix Tshisekedi and the Congolese people, following a boat disaster that killed 80 nationals.On 12 June, over 80 civilians died following a boat disaster on the Kwa…

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Local universities battle offering science, tech courses

Namibian universities are struggling to acquire the adequate equipment, facilities and specialised expertise to offer science and technology courses. National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) chief executive Anicia Peters says the fast-changing demands in especially digital technology fields…

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