Country Party

Political party queries high telcom rates

The president of the Country Party queried why a state-owned firm is charging exorbitant fees without improving its coverage and services.

Nelson Duwabane, in a statement, called on the Ministries and their agencies, namely Independent Consumer and Competition Commission, Telikom and National Information and Communications Technology Authority, to step in to address the long-standing issue.

Former Deputy PM leads Country Party

Party president Nelson Duwabane said, the Country Party has endorsed 40 candidates under the leadership of Chris Haiveta, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance.

The former Gulf Governor is contesting for the Gulf Provincial seat, held by People’s National Congress (PNC) strongman, Havila Kavo.  

Duwabane said the party policy is to promote and invest heavily in the primary sector.