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The Namibian
Thu 30 Oct 2014
 I AM tired of party promises. Even many youths complain about it. Why don't you think before you talk to people?
 LOOK who is asking for more monuments while people are starving. Could this be a way of saying I won't go down the road of infamy alone?
 MASS housing project. Someone better stop Vinson Hailulu before government and tax payers face a financial catastrophe. The warning lights are on.
 WHY is our Swapo government letting us suffer by buying Ohorongo cement at such a very high price? Please regulate the price.
 MOSES Amukoto, you did not dump RDP for Swapo, but you dumped yourself into the dustbin. Swapo will not recognise you, comrade.
POLL
Should presidential candidates have public debates before the elections?

1. Yes, it will help us make up our minds.

2. No, it will have no effect on the outcome.

3. Maybe, but will Swapo agree this time?

4. No one cares!


Results so far:
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FRONT PAGE | 2012-09-17
Swapo wins Sibbinda
JAN POOLMAN
THE Swapo candidate for the regional council by-election in the Sibbinda Constituency in Caprivi, Ignatius Chunga, has been elected to replace Felix Mukupi, who died in a car accident on June 16 this year.
As with the 2010 regional elections only 42% of the 6 248 registered voters in the Sibbinda Constituency cast their votes on Friday.
Swapo's Chunga obtained 1 467 votes. This represents 55,9% of the vote. His predecessor garnered 77% of the votes during the 2010 regional council election, which shows that the ruling party has lost support among the Mafwe tribe in the Sibbinda Constituency. The constituency is deeply divided between the Mafwe and the Masubia tribes, which do not see eye to eye.
The voter turnout was about 5% higher than in the 2010 regional council election. A total of 2 621 people cast their votes in the by-election, while 2 490 did so in 2010.
A total of 801 voters supported the candidate of the official opposition, the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP), Assens Malumbano, which represents 30,6% of the vote. In the 2010 election, the RDP could only garner 503 votes or 20,2%.
Even the DTA, which obtained 69 votes in the Sibbinda Constituency in the 2010 election, doubled its support with 121 votes for its candidate, Alextuis Mibonda.
The Congress of Democrats (CoD), which did not participate in the 2010 regional council election, received 232 votes for its candidate Alfred Chilinda.

         


Electoral Commission of Namibia
IJG Daily Bulletin

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