SWAPO Party wins fresh mandate in Namibia


- herald.co.zw | 4 months ago

A total of five parties — the All People’s Party, the Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters, NUDO, Republican Party of Namibia, and the United Democratic Front — got two seats each in parliament.

Four parties, namely the Christian Democratic Voice, the Rally for Democracy and Progress and the South West Africa National Union got one seat each. Local, regional and international organizations who observed the elections, including the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM), said the polls were conducted in a peaceful and free atmosphere that “enabled voters to express themselves in a transparent manner.

” Head of the SEOM, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, who is Zimbabwean Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs said the ECN had generally followed the country’s electoral laws and the electoral system in the execution of its duties.

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