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  1. Hamutenya makes a U-turnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Namibian

    ... in the ruling party, since the 2004 Swapo extraordinary congress. In 2004 he lost to former President Hifikepunye Pohamba at Swapo's extraordinary congress to elect the party's presidential candidate for that year's presidential elections since ...

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  2. Hidipo Hamuutenya returns to SwapoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Namibian

    ... 1999. In 2004, Hamutenya ran for Swapo's vice-presidency and the party's presidential candidate against Hifikepunye Pohamba and Nahas Angula. He lost. He, with other party members who supported his campaign, then left to form RDP. Many of the RDP ...

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  3. Mass houses vacant at SwakopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Namibian

    ... participating in the first phase of the mass housing initiative introduced by former President Hifikepunye Pohamba in 2013, Swakopmund got the biggest chunk of the N$2 billion national housing budget for 3 034 houses by 2016. Power-Oyeno (2 034 ...

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  4. Military wants N$1b road dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Namibian

    ... has a history of scooping multimillion-dollar government contracts. That company constructed President Hifikepunye Pohamba's retirement home worth N$35 million and the Sam Nujoma Foundation offices worth N$21 million. The military generals are not ...

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  5. Unam's northern campuses hold cultural festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Namibian

    TRADITIONAL DISHES ...Guests at the official opening of Unam's northern campuses cultural festival at Hifikepunye Pohamba campus in Ongwediva are treated to a variety of traditional dishes on Thursday. Photo: Unam UNIVERSITY of Namibia's northern campuses held a six-day cultural festival last week at the Hifikepunye Pohamba campus in Ongwediva.

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  6. Namibia: Shrinking Pohamba's Housing DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | AllAfrica.com

    The government is preparing to technically bury former president Hifikepunye Pohamba's N$2,9 billion housing dream and replace it with a small-scale low-cost housing scheme. Launched in the last months of Pohamba's reign, the project was seen as the former president's legacy but it has been marred by controversy.

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  7. Shrinking Pohamba's housing dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Namibian

    ... and not worth replying to at all. THE government is preparing to technically bury former president Hifikepunye Pohamba's N$2,9 billion housing dream and replace it with a small-scale low-cost housing scheme. Launched in the last months of Pohamba's ...

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  8. Is Ngurare Swapo's fall guy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Namibian

    SETTLING political scores and jockeying for Swapo's 2017 elective congress appear to be the reasons behind the expulsion of youth leader Elijah Ngurare from the party - rather than the land issue and insulting party leaders - as the people are made to believe. Details are now emerging that despite President Hage Geingob's camp being at odds with Ngurare, banishing him is believed to have been the brainchild of former President Hifikepunye Pohamba and his allies.

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  9. Namibia: Predecessors Not to Blame for Land Crisis - GeingobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Walvis Bay/Oshakati - President Hage Geingob yesterday said his predecessors, former presidents Sam Nujoma and Hifikepunye Pohamba, carried out their respective mandates honourably and cannot be blamed for the current land situation in the country. The president credited Nujoma for peace and freedom and Pohamba for maintaining stability, priorities, he said, that were dictated by the demands of their time in office.

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  10. To act or not to act?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... of Pohamba," he said, explaining that at the 18 April Central Committee meeting, former president Hifikepunye Pohamba decided to step down as party president but made himself available for any functions or role the party gives him. Pohamba also ...

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  11. City has grave concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... High Commissioner to Botswana Hadino Hishongwa. The funeral was also attended by former President Hifikepunye Pohamba. "If the problem lies with the municipality, they should make sure that in future this is solved. It is not good for families who ...

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  12. Uphill task awaits GovtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... said. "As I told you, I was also a radical. Let's work together," he added. Like former President Hifikepunye Pohamba's mass housing programme, the promise to service mass land is now regarded as Geingob's legacy project. Even Shanghala said he was ...

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  13. Untroubled ... expelled Swapo youth leaders sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... of the Swakopmund decision where the party wanted to expel him had it not been for former President Hifikepunye Pohamba's intervention. Geingob said a decision was taken to monitor Ngurare's behaviour and if he repeated the same actions then he ...

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  14. Ngurare #39;broke bail conditions #39;, says GeingobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... after the meeting, Geingob noted that the party had wanted to expel Ngurare in 2013 but former President Hifikepunye Pohamba had intervened and saved him. Geingob, as Swapo acting president, said a decision was then taken to monitor Ngurare's ...

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  15. Ngurare faces toughest challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Namibian

    THE troubled Swapo Party Youth League secretary Elijah Ngurare is perhaps facing his sternest battle in the ruling party, despite having survived about nine attempts in the past five years to end his political career. The ruling party's Central Committee is scheduled to meet today to decide whether to endorse the Politburo's decision to expel the youth league leader or not.

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  16. Tit-for-tat expulsions ... as Swapo expels Ngurare, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... minister Sophia Shaningwa and former youth minister Kazenambo Kazenambo. Geingob and former president Hifikepunye Pohamba were also in support of the motion. Ekandjo yesterday denied supporting the push to oust Ngurare and others. Ekandjo said ...

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  17. Geingob reaffirms Government #39;s willingness to engage ARRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... year. The recommendation by the political bureau follows a meeting with Geingob and former President Hifikepunye Pohamba on Friday. Geingob said the demand for each Namibian to have decent shelter is a legitimate demand. The threat to commit ...

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  18. Mass housing will resume soon - ShaningwaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... recommendations and take it up from there. Shaningwa said although Cabinet appreciate former President Hifikepunye Pohamba's multi-billion dollar dream, they have seen that his good idea was being abused by some people. She said affordability is ...

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

    Jun 5, 2015 | 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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  20. 100 days later ... is Geingob's Namibian House shaping up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | 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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