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Vol 38 No 4

Published 14th February 1997


Namibia

Play it again, Sam

SWAPO is soon to decide on the future of a President who understands politics

A sense of uncertainty about the future is growing as the time to resolve the succession issue draws near (AC Vol 37 No 19). Will Sam Nujoma try to change the constitution so that he can stand for a third term as President or will he not? Attention is now focussed on the congress of the ruling South West Africa People’s Organisation, which will probably take place in June or July. This is where the decision will be made. Nujoma’s aspiring successors are busy preparing the ground, a challenging task since Nujoma has groomed no heir.

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