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ECN reflects on elections

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 30 November 2020

WINDHOEK, 30 NOV (NAMPA) – The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says the 2020 regional council and local authority elections were a resounding success.
This is according to the commission’s chairperson, Advocate Notemba Tjipueja, when she spoke exclusively to Nampa on Friday.
She expressed satisfaction with the voter turnout on 25 November, saying over 50 per cent of eligible voters showed up to cast their ballots.
Over the years, the regional council and local authority elections have generally att ...


Incoming Aranos Constituency Councillor applauds youth for coming out in numbers to vote

Written by Rhonie Garoeb on 30 November 2020

MARIENTAL, 30 NOV (NAMPA) – The incoming Regional Councillor for the Aranos Constituency, Salmon Boois, has attributed his resounding victory in the Regional Council and Local Authority elections to the youth who came out in big numbers.
Boois said the groundwork that was laid by educating the youth on the importance of the Regional Council (RC) and Local Authority (LA) elections helped his party, the Landless People’s Movement (LPM), to garner three seats in the Aranos Town Council against the two of Swapo ...

Omuthiya, Oniipa and Tsumeb Local Authority seat allocation

WINDHOEK, 30 NOV (NAMPA)- The Electoral Commission of Namibia on Sunday released the Local Authority election results and seat allocation for the Omuthiya, Oniipa, and Tsumeb local authorities in the Oshikoto region. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

Ondangwa, Ongwediva and Oshakati Local Authority seat allocation

Okahao, Oshikuku, Outapi, Ruacana and Tsandi Local Authority seat allocation

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× GOBABIS, 26 November 2020 - ECN Gobabis Constituency Collation Centre in Gobabis (Photo by Elvi Haihambo) NAMPA

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× (FILES) In this file photo taken on August 15, 2009, Hu Xuefeng of China (C) looks to score between Ali Mahmoud (2nd L) and Matt Freije (R) of Lebanon during their semi-final match in the Asian Basketball Championships in Tianjin, northern China. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP)

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× (201130) -- DOHA, Nov. 30, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Alexander N'Doumbou (L) of Shanghai Shenhua FC vies with Diego Castro of Perth Glory during a Group F football match of the AFC Champions League between Shanghai Shenhua FC of China and Perth Glory of Australia in Doha, Qatar, Nov. 30, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)

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× Cintia Veronica, a devoted Diego Maradona fan who has an image of Maradona tattooed on her arm, poses for a photo at her home in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 29, 2020. "For a woman in childbirth it is very painful. For me I felt that pain the day that Maradona died. The grief is enormous," said Veronica. "Having that tattoo now, in this moment, is to feel that he (Maradona) is alive. I feel that he is alive." REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "MARADONA TATTOOS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.

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× OTJIWARONGO, 28 November 2020 - The road accident that involved a Quantum mini-bus and a GWM double cab on the Kalkfeld-Otjiwarongo road where six occupants from the bus died on Friday night. The accident occurred after the Quantum allegedly kit and killed a wild animal on the Otjiwarongo-Kalkfeld road. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

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× Ugandan pop star and presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, campaigns near Kampala, Uganda, November 30, 2020. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

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× FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 file photo, a traveler wears a mask as she walks through Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. The Transportation Security Administration said nearly 1.2 million people went through U.S. airports on Sunday, the highest number since the coronavirus pandemic gripped the country back in March, despite the pleadings of public health experts for people to stay home over Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)