Southern African News Features

SWAPO Party wins fresh mandate in Namibia

SANF 19 no 53
“I have heard you.”

These were the words of President Hage Geingob of Namibia in reference to a reduced margin win in the presidential and parliamentary elections held on 27 November. Read more

All set for Namibian elections

SANF 19 no 52 – by Joseph Ngwawi 
Namibia will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on 27 November where President Hage Geingob is seeking a second and final term in office. Read more

Masisi calls for unity as BDP wins fresh mandate in Botswana

SANF 19 no 51
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party and its presidential candidate Mokgweetsi Masisi have won the 23 October general elections, winning another mandate to continue providing leadership for the economic development of the southern African country that it has led since 1966. Read more

Review of SADC energy protocol progressing well

SANF 19 no 50
The review process of a regional framework that guides energy development in southern Africa is progressing well. Read more

Botswana goes to the poll…as voting starts

SANF 19 no 49 – by Kizito Sikuka in Gaborone, Botswana 
Polling for the 2019 General Elections in Botswana began on Wednesday with thousands of Batswana lining up to cast their ballots in this historic election. Read more

Election fever grips Botswana

SANF 19 no 48 – by Kizito Sikuka in Gaborone, Botswana
The expectant mood is almost everywhere, and one of the common phrases in Botswana is “this is an interesting election.” Read more

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