Namibians Go to Polls in Most Competitive Election Yet
Ever since Namibia's first post-independence elections in 1994, it has never been difficult to predict the ruling Swapo party would win a comfortable two-thirds majority in the National Assembly and that its presidential candidate would perform at a similar level. But as Namibians go to the polls on November 27 to elect a new president and parliament, "a stumbling economy, a surprise presidential candidate, and a major corruption scandal have combined to make these elections Namibia's most competitive yet," writes Graham Hophood for African Arguments.
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People standing in line at the Erongo Regional office to get their duplicate voter cards.
Namibia votes in a general election on November 27, at a time the ruling Swapo has been shaken by the scandal where two cabinet ministers resigned after they were accused of ... Read more »
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