The shadow of Phala Phala stalks the Namibian Presidency

The shadow of Namibian involvement in die Phala Phala robbery stalks the Presidency. In the latest news, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's head of security Wally Rhoode told the public prosecutor that President Hage Geingob sent a helicopter to no-man's land on the border with South Africa to collect him and Ramaphosa's advisor. But, the Presidency has continued to deny any involvement whatsoever... In the Newsroom speaks to Frederico Links, researcher at the Institute of Public Policy Research, about what appears to be becoming a can of worms
26 Jul 2022 10PM English Namibia News

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