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Hanse-Himarwa was a problem solver - Swapo Party

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The Swapo Party Secretary General, Sophia Shaningwa, has described the late Katrina Hanse-Himarwa as a dedicated freedom fighter and servant of the people. 

The party conveyed its message of condolences to the family.

Shaningwa, in a statement, says Hanse-Himarwa joined the Swapo Party during a perilous era under the mentorship of the late Kaptein Hendrik Witbooi. 

In those difficult times, associating with liberation efforts under the Swapo banner was seen as a death sentence by the apartheid regime. 

#NAMIBIAVOTES2024 | Swapo Party holds mini rally at Mashare

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Swapo Secretary General, Sophia Shaningwa, is urging the community of Mashare in Kavango East to register for the November elections.

Shaningwa spoke at a mini rally in Rundjarara Village over the weekend.

"The people of Mashare, Kavango East, the people who have been loyal to Swapo Party since independence. The Kavango people. I don't need to lecture you because you know what needs to be done. You have been doing that since independence. I am not seeing many opposition parties here because you are dedicated to the Swapo Party."

Former LPM's Deputy Leader position still vacant

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The position of Deputy Leader of the Landless People's Movement (LPM) remains vacant following the resignation of Henny Seibeb last month.

At its first convention meeting, the LPM elected a new Political Action Committee. Lifaza Simataa, the party's spokesperson, informed NBC News that the committee has been tasked with filling the vacancy left by Seibeb. However, no specific time frame was given.

Vipuakuje Muharukua joins Swapo Party

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In a striking political shift, former Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) MP Vipuakuje Muharukua, has switched allegiance to the ruling Swapo Party.

Muharukua, who resigned from PDM barely three months ago, declared his support for Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah in the November national elections. 

Muharukua joined the National Assembly in 2015 on the PDM's ticket.

During his service of about nine years, he spoke as an opponent would.

Swapo SG campaigns for return of Judea Lyaboloma Constituency

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Swapo Party Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa reminded elected leaders to live up to the people's expectations, saying that the electorate looks up to them for service delivery.

She was speaking at a rally at Mbambazi Village in the Zambezi Region over the weekend.

The rally was held in Judea Lyaboloma Constituency, where the Swapo Party lost the seat to an independent candidate in the last regional election.

Swapo welcomes 500 new members in Kabbe North District

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Swapo Party's Central Committee Member Albert Kawana has welcomed 500 new members in Kabbe North District`.

Welcoming the new members, Dr. Kawana reminded them that Swapo did not only fight for the liberation of the country but for the wellbeing of all citizens, irrespective of their background.

He noted that the Zambezi Region has a rich history with the Swapo Party, and they should be on the lookout not to be misled.

Swapo Party welcomes new members

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The Swapo Party welcomed over a hundred new members at the party's 64th anniversary.

The former Mayor of Mariental, who previously served in the council on the Landless Peoples Movement ticket, Adam Kuhlman, was among those who joined the Swapo Party. 

The Swapo Party Vice President, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah and the party's politburo member, Saara  Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, welcomed the new members from across all party districts in the Hardap Region.

Swapo Party Vice President urges defending independence's legacy 

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Swapo Party Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has called on party members to defend the foundation that paved the way for the country's hard-won independence. 

She made the call at the party's 64th-anniversary commemoration at Mariental in the Hardap Region. 

Swapo Party members from all walks of life converged at the Hage Geingob Stadium to celebrate the party's over sixty years of existence. 

Swapo and Communists parties cement relationship

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Swapo Party Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa has affirmed that the party will continue to strengthen its relationship with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). 

This statement follows her recent weeklong trip to China, where she led a delegation of the party's Central Committee members to discuss bilateral political relations.

"It is a continuing process that will continue so that the two parties will assist each other up until something happens, but for now we are having that sisterly friendship, and we will continue to respect that on a mutual basis."

Eduaction key to preparing learners for green hydrogen opportunities

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Education is the key to accessing opportunities for development presented by both the Namibian government and through the country's natural resources.

This was said by Swapo Party member Verna Sinimbo at Sifuha Village in the Zambezi Region.

Addressing community members at Sinufa village as the political leader assigned to the Kabbe North district in the Zambezi Region, Sinimbo underlined the importance of education in preparing children to take advantage of opportunities in the fields, especially green hydrogen, and the oil and gas industry in Namibia.