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Vol 53 No 2

Published 20th January 2012


Namibia

The man most likely to succeed Pohamba

SWAPO chooses its candidate this year for the 2014 election

In the coming political battles, Vice-President Hage Geingob is best placed to succeed President Hifikepunye Pohamba as leader of the governing SWAPO, previously the South West African People’s Organisation. As long as he fights off some late and weighty challengers from within SWAPO, he is all but certain to be the country’s next leader, thanks to his party’s electoral pre-eminence.

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