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  1. 100 days later ... is Geingob's Namibian House shaping up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Namibian

    ... a decision he defended. He appointed 32 deputy ministers - six more than those appointed during Hifikepunye Pohamba's tenure - as some portfolios have more than one deputy minister each. He presides over an expensive administration in the name of ...

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  2. Tackle Greedy Nghaamwa and CoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... How are villagers ever going to push back against the likes of Nghaamwa, Tweya or former President Hifikepunye Pohamba and other well-off people who are each given several pieces of land by traditional leaders. In fact, as part of the same request ...

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  3. Erongo police join Interpol crime fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Namibian

    ERONGO'S police force has joined the worldwide crime fighting initiative "Turn Back Crime" initially launched by Interpol last year. The campaign was already launched at Oshakati in February by former President Hifikepunye Pohamba, while other regions will follow Erongo soon.

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  4. Flood victims to get landRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Namibian

    ... only be solved once the proposed Oshakati flood master plan is in place. At the time, former President Hifikepunye Pohamba declared a state of emergency after the flood severely affected the northern and north-eastern parts of the country. Many ...

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  5. Geingob's undelivered speech blasts ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | The Namibian

    ... has committed itself to cooperating with the ICC to fight impunity worldwide. In 2002, former President Hifikepunye Pohamba said that the ICC should at all times be guided by fairness and objective assessment to ensure justice. "We should avoid the ...

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  6. Confusion over Geingob's status in SwapoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Namibian

    ... he remains acting president until the 2017 elective congress. Geingob took over as acting president from Hifikepunye Pohamba on 19 April this year at a packed stadium at Oshakati. On that day Pohamba announced that Geingob will be acting Swapo ...

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  7. Clean up the 'Mess Housing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Namibian

    ... meant to kick-start it. The motive for starting the project was dubious: many alleged former President Hifikepunye Pohamba was sold the scheme to embellish his legacy of 10 years in power. Pohamba swallowed it hook, line and sinker despite reports ...

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  8. Family wants N$3m to leave landRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | The Namibian

    ... now. Shahangwapo, who is part of the 395 people who received national honours from former President Hifikepunye Pohamba on contributing to the liberation of Namibia, said he stopped the contractor from destroying his field until an agreement on ...

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  9. Namibia: Politicians in Breadbasket ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | AllAfrica.com

    ... the Grootfontein-Otavi-Tsumeb zone. Leaders with farms near the maize triangle include former President Hifikepunye Pohamba, President Hage Geingob, Vice-President Nickey Iyambo and several Swapo members of parliament. Proof that the maize triangle ...

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  10. Namibia: Pohamba's Dream SuspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | AllAfrica.com

    FORMER President Hifikepunye Pohamba's multi-billion dollar dream housing programme has been suspended and about 5 000 workers across the country are in the cold for now. Urban and rural development minister Sophia confirmed to The Namibian yesterday that she had decided to "put breaks" on the entire project because NHE could not acquire the N$2 billion needed to bankroll the programme that was meant to put up close to 10 000 houses from 2014 to 2016.

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  11. Politicians in breadbasket paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | The Namibian

    ... the Grootfontein-Otavi-Tsumeb zone. Leaders with farms near the maize triangle include former President Hifikepunye Pohamba, President Hage Geingob, Vice-President Nickey Iyambo and several Swapo members of parliament. Proof that the maize triangle ...

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  12. Pohamba's dream suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | The Namibian

    ... in newspapers? I know cost cutting is important but it should never be so extreme. FORMER President Hifikepunye Pohamba's multi-billion dollar dream housing programme has been suspended and about 5 000 workers across the country are in the cold for ...

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  13. Ethiopia remains peaceful after general electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | World Magazine

    ... Ethiopia invited the African Union to provide election observers but refused to accredit U.S. diplomats. Hifikepunye Pohamba, head of the African Union Election Observation Mission, announced in a press conference their conclusions: "The ...

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  14. Ethiopia: Opposition party rejects election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... with the AU guidelines on the conduct of elections in Africa," said former Namibian president, Hifikepunye Pohamba, in an initial report he issued on Tuesday. The European Union on Wednesday has also expressed satisfaction at the conclusion of the ...

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  15. Ethiopia's ruling party heads for landslide election winRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... consistent with the AU guidelines on the conduct of elections in Africa" former Namibian president Hifikepunye Pohamba, in an initial report he issued on Tuesday. Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention ...

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  16. AU Mission: Ethiopia's election calm, peaceful, credibleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Harowo.com

    The African Union Election Observation Mission has hailed Ethiopia's general elections held on Sunday, May 24, calm, peaceful and credible. Presenting the preliminary statement of the Mission on Tuesday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, Hifikepunye Pohamba, former President of Namibia and Head of the AU-EOM, noted that the general elections provided an opportunity for the Ethiopian people to express their choices at the polls AU had deployed a total of 59 observers of whom 50 are short- term observers and 9 long-term observers in the country since 19 April to observe the process of Ethiopia's general election organized for the fifth time after the demise of the Derge regime in 1991.

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  17. AU Observers: Ethiopian Poll Was 'Calm, Peaceful and Credible'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... an opportunity for the Ethiopian people to express their choices at the polls," said mission head Hifikepunye Pohamba, a former Namibian president. Pohamba said the mission did not hear any reports of major violence or problems on election day. But ...

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  18. AUEOM preliminary report recognizes 5th General Election calm,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    The African Union Election Observers Mission preliminary statement showed that the Ethiopian 5th National Election was calm, peaceful and credible throughout the process from pre-election preparations to the final day of election. The preliminary statement presented by the Head of Africa Union Election observation Mission, Former President of the Republic of Namibia, Hifikepunye Pohamba, and today at Hilton Hotel the May 24, 2015 parliamentary elections peaceful and credible.

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  19. Talk is Cheap, But Still ImportantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... in parliament on Tuesday, many Namibians would be sceptical that he would keep to them. Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba tried it when he vowed to exterminate corruption and release reports of commissions of inquiry of his predecessor Sam ...

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  20. AU observation team says voting orderly - Sunday, 24 May 2015 13:03Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    ... that the election officials were on time and voting started at the prescribed time. Leader of the team Hifikepunye Pohamba said the team observed that all election materials were in place, domestic observers were at the stations and there were a few ...

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