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Vol 46 No 6

Published 18th March 2005


Namibia

Who's in charge?

The ruling South West African People's Organisation is riven by quarrels, as President Sam Nujoma gets ready to hand over to Hifikepunye Pohamba on 21 March. Pohamba's difficulties in forming a new inclusive government (AC Vol 45 No 24) began at the SWAPO congress last May, when his main rival for the presidential nomination, the former Foreign Affairs Minister Hidipo Hamutenya, was sacked by Nujoma for 'anti-party activities' four days before the vote.

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