Jerry Ekandjo

Type: Person
Name: Jerry Ekandjo
Title: Minister for Lands and Resettlement
Organization: Government of Namibia
Date of Birth: 1947
Place of Birth: Windhoek
Nationality: Namibia
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jerry Ekandjo
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Leading young archers vie for African title

WINDHOEK – Africa’s leading young archers converged on the capital Windhoek yesterday to compete in today’s Bank Windhoek African Youth Archery Championships at the DTS sports grounds.Seven nations are fighting it out for the African title, including ... [Published New Era - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

On the rating of our ministers

A few weeks ago, Insight Magazine published its annual scorecard on the performance of cabinet ministers. In the opinion of the magazine, all except two passed. Left unchallenged, this implies that the executive has failed. This is far from the truth ... [Published Namibian Sun - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Walvis Marks 20 Years of Reintegration

Walvis Bay — If the harbour town of Walvis Bay had not been returned by the then apartheid South Africa to Namibia serious repercussions could have followed, while the use of Lüderitz would also have been compromised. Therefore, Namibians should be thankful ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Swapo cold war intensifies

A VERBAL clash between two senior Swapo members of parliament in the National Assembly on Wednesday has brought to the fore what another party leader termed a ‘cold war’ currently raging in the ruling party.Swapo backbencher Kazenambo Kazenambo and deputy ... [Published Namibian - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

German Groups Drop Court Threats

THE three German groups that had boldly sworn to pull down any monument erected at the site where the Reiterdenkmal was removed, and to drag government to court for its removal, have reversed their decision, their lawyer announced in a statement yest ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Youth Ministry launches five-year strategic plan

Contributed by NAMPA.WINDHOEK, 02 APR (NAMPA) – Youth, National Service, Sports and Culture Minister Jerry Ekandjo on Wednesday launched his ministry's Strategic Plan 2013 to 2017 here.In his keynote address, Ekandjo said his ministry and various stakeholders ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Dear Mr Andreas Vaatz and Clients

letterWe listened with utter shock and disgust as your letter, dated 21 February 2014 addressed to the Ministry of Works, Transport & Communication defending the Reiterdenkmal, was read on the eve of the official inauguration of the Memorial Museum. It ... [Published New Era - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

MPs ask to be taught manners

MEMBERS of parliament (MPs) have requested the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to train them on how to behave at functions to avoid embarrassment.The suggestion was made in the National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday where they discussed the foreign affairs ministry ... [Published Namibian - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

MPs Demand Better Perks

MEMBERS of Parliament have, for the second consecutive year, appealed for better perks such as housing and vehicles allowances as well as salaries because they are national leaders. This plea, made during discussions on the budget in the National Assembly ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Namibian govt must deal with horse - Germany

The German embassy in Namibia and the German Cultural Council yesterday distanced themselves from the debate around the controversial Reiterdenkmal, saying they want no part of it.The debate was reignited this week when it emerged that three German organisations ... [Published Namibian Sun - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Security measures to be taken to protect new statues

Written by Anna Salkeus on 25 March 2014.WINDHOEK, 25 MAR (NAMPA) – In view of a potential lawsuit by groups who want the Reiterdenkmal statue reinstated, Government will put security measures in place to protect the Genocide Memorial and Sam Nujoma ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Namibia: Bones of Contention - the Politics of Repatriating Human Remains

More human remains seized by German colonisers in the early 20th century have been returned to Namibia. But the formal apology Namibians are calling for is still a long way off.At the start of this month, 35 skulls and the 3 human skeletons, packed carefully ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 20 2014]

Quotes

"our fallen leaders, nathaniel maxuilili and getrude kandanga also played an integral part in the return of walvis bay. they are our heroes and heroines who deserve a place in our history" Ekandjo said
"we have to have flats for mps so that they can maybe pay a limited amount, maybe for water" Ekandjo added

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Leading young archers vie for African title [Published New Era - Apr 15 2014]
On the rating of our ministers [Published Namibian Sun - Apr 11 2014]
Walvis Marks 20 Years of Reintegration [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 07 2014]
Walvis marks 20 years of reintegration [Published New Era - Apr 07 2014]
Swapo cold war intensifies [Published Namibian - Apr 04 2014]
German Groups Drop Court Threats [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 03 2014]
Youth Ministry launches five-year strategic plan [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 02 2014]
Dear Mr Andreas Vaatz and Clients [Published New Era - Mar 28 2014]
MPs ask to be taught manners [Published Namibian - Mar 28 2014]
MPs Demand Better Perks [Published Individual.com - Mar 27 2014]
MPs Demand Better Perks [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 27 2014]
Namibian govt must deal with horse - Germany [Published Namibian Sun - Mar 26 2014]
Security measures to be taken to protect new st... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 25 2014]
Battle over statues [Published Namibian - Mar 24 2014]
Namibia: Bones of Contention - the Politics of ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 20 2014]
Bones of Contention: The Politics of Repatriati... [Published Think Africa Press - Mar 19 2014]
‘Payback politics’ blamed for Swapo think tank ... [Published Namibian Sun - Mar 17 2014]
NHE Houses Empty for Two Years [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 05 2014]
Biography for Jerry Ekandjo [Published Able2Act - Jun 17 2005]
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