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Ngatjizeko let go after 14 days in new post

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 21 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) – Presidential Affairs Minister, Immanuel Ngatjizeko, has been relieved of his duties due to ill health, 14 days after assuming the role.
Speaking to the media at State House on Wednesday, Press Secretary, Alfredo Hengari, said Ngatjizeko was relieved of his duties with immediate effect.
“Immanuel Ngatjizeko has been relieved of his duties on account of ill-health and this was based on the recommendation of his personal physician. That is the information I can share with you,” Hen ...


We have no problem with feeding our troops: Ya Ndakolo

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 21 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) - The decision to send soldiers on leave was taken to meet Government halfway in consolidating resources, Defence Minister Penda Ya Ndakolo says.
Speaking in the National Assembly on Tuesday, Ya Ndakolo rubbished assertions that the Ministry of Defence was not in a financial position to house and feed its soldiers.
“What the ministry rejects and dismisses in the strongest possible terms is the fact that the issue of compulsory leave for our soldiers is being used for political and ...

ALERT: Ngatjizeko relieved of his duties

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) - Presidential Affairs Minister Immanuel Ngatjizeko has been relieved of his duties due to ill health. (Video by: George Hendricks) NAMPA.

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