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Namibia

Namibia

Population: 2.47 mn.
GDP: $10.94 bn.
Debt: n/a

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Power to the party

The President-elect must balance his predecessor's weight against his party's mood

Hifikepunye Pohamba's mandate seemed clear when the 15-16 November presidential election awarded him 76 per cent of the vote. But it is not that simple. First, the outgoing Preside...


Correction

In our Namibia feature 'Sam's successor' (AC Vol 45 No 24) we described the United Democratic Front as a 'former DTA component'. The UDF had an alliance with the Democratic Turnhal...


Sam's successor

The new President will have to work hard to convince people that he is his own man

President-elect Hifikepunye Pohamba's first test will be to address opposition claims about the running of the 15-16 November election which gave him 76 per cent of the vote. Oppos...


A Nujoma dynasty?

With former Foreign Minister Hidipo Hamutenya and his supporters demoted in a purge orchestrated by outgoing President Sam Nujoma, many MPs elected in the 15-16 November polls will...


SWAPO in turmoil

An anonymous e-mail campaign against former Foreign Minister Hidipo Hamutenya threatens to undermine the governing party's image of unity in the run-up to November elections. Presi...


Sam's man

SWAPO's new flagbearer offers Nujomaism without Nujoma at the helm

It was the result President Sam Nujoma wanted. The congress of the governing South West African People's Organisation on 28-29 May chose party Vice-President Hifikepunye Pohamba as...


Closer and closer

The election for the ruling party's leadership looks increasingly tight

Foreign Minister Hidipo Hamutenya remains the front-runner in an increasingly close and bitter contest to choose the next leader of the governing South West Africa People's Organis...


Nujoma steps aside

Ambitious Foreign Minister Hidipo Hamutenya looks set to be installed as successor to President Sam Nujoma by the ruling South West African People's Organisation at its 28-29 May e...


Pohamba steps up

The battle to succeed President Sam Nujoma is heating up after Hifikepunye Pohamba announced he would stand for president of the governing South West African People's Organisation.


New Year party

The plan of the governing South West African People's Organisation to divide its opponents ahead of next year's elections is working. The official opposition Democratic Turnhalle A...


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