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Vol 56 No 24

Published 4th December 2015


Namibia

Hage's big tent

An overwhelming victory in the 27 November regional and local elections sees the SWAPO Party ever more dominant. Winning over new voters from outside its traditional Oshivambo power base, President Hage Geingob's party won all but eight of 121 constituencies, taking control of all 14 regional councils for the first time. It also consolidated its hold on the 57 local authorities, including Windhoek and Walvis Bay.

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