Theofelus receives UN Population Award

Member of Parliament and Deputy Minister of Information, Communication and Technology, Emma Theofelus has been named the 2022 United Nations Population Award individual laureate, making her the youngest-ever recipient of the award. The Committee for the United Nations Population Award in a virtual press conference Monday, said two laureates were chosen to receive the 2022…

‘Redline means colonialism’: Ulenga

The Veterinary Cordon Fence (VCF), infamously known as the Redline, is the symbol of colonialism in Namibia – “it must go” – says veteran politician Ben Ulenga. The former Congress of Democrats leader said this in an exclusive interview recently. It also touched base on what the politician has been up to since retiring from…

‘Tender swindler’ flagged in Kunene’s procurement

The Kunene Regional Council has been thrown into panic mode following allegations of falsification of procurement documents and official signatures related to awarding of medical tenders in the region. In documents seen by this agency, a faceless individual by the name ‘Moses Kamati’ issued a request for informal quotation for medical patient monitors for the…

‘CoD will never die’: Tjirera

Congress of Democrats (CoD) member, Natjirikasorua Tjirera, says the political party will never cease to exist for it is firmly rooted in principles and “principles don’t die.” In a recent interview with Nampa which covered a plethora of issues surrounding the CoD, ranging from its dormancy, leadership and future, Tjirera said although CoD has been…

Klazen launches first NPOA for small scale fisheries

Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Derek Klazen, launched Namibia’s first National Plan of Action for Small Scale Fisheries (NPOA-SSF) for the period 2022-2026 in Swakopmund on Thursday. The NPOA-SSF is aimed at recognising the important role the small scale fisheries sector plays in socio-economic growth and economic transformation. According to the minister, NPOA-SSF strategies…