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2014-11-29 Ruling Party Officials Happy with Polls
[Namibian]SWAPO'S secretary general, Nangolo Mbumba says election day went well and applauded Namibians for behaving when it mattered most.

2014-11-28 E-Voting, Gender Equality in Focus in Nambian Elections
[Deutsche Welle]Namibians have been casting their ballots in a general election dubbed Africa's first e-vote. There were long queues in front of polling stations before they opened on Friday morning.

2014-11-28 Slow Start to Elections
[Namibian]Voting started slowly across Namibia this morning as Namibians elect a new president and the National Assembly. Many polling stations opened late, some for as much as an hour and no explanations were given. Polling stations were supposed to open at 07h00.

2014-11-28 Swapo Heads for Victory
[Deutsche Welle]Namibia's ruling party SWAPO has been in power for 24 years and is widely tipped to win Friday's legislative and presidential elections. However support for the party at grassroots level is decreasing.

2014-11-29 Elections Underway in Namibia
[]Polling started on Friday morning in Namibia's fifth post-independence presidential and national assembly elections.

2014-11-28 Political Parties, Security Forces Must Uphold Journalists' Safety During Election Period
[IFEX]Media Institute of Southern Africa

2014-11-28 Namibia Goes to the Polls to Vote in General Elections
[Deutsche Welle]Polls have opened in Namibia. Prime Minister Hage Geingob is expected to win the run for president, claiming yet another victory for the country's longest-ruling party, SWAPO.

2014-11-29 Some Police Officers Denied the Right to Vote
[Namibian]Some 20 uniformed City Police officers were denied the right to vote during the Presidential and National Assembly elections at the Moses van der Byl Primary School polling station in the Katutura Central Constituency on Friday.

2014-11-28 A Slow Start in the North
[Namibian]Most polling stations in Oshana, Oshikoto, Omusati and Ohangwena were swamped with voters when they opened this morning.

2014-11-28 Voter Apathy Highly Likely At Keetmanshoop Urban
[Namibian]SLIGHTLY more than 2 000 out of about 10 000 registered voters at Keetmanshoop Urban Constituency had cast their votes by mid-afternoon Friday at eight of the 10 polling stations.

2014-11-28 Namibia Becomes First in Africa With e-Voting
[CIO]Namibia has becomes the first African country to adopt the e-voting technology with the Southern African country set to use electronic ballots as it goes to polls on Friday.

2014-11-27 Fresh Bid to Stop Elections
[Namibian]WITH just 24 hours before the national elections, the RDP and the Workers Revolutionary Party yesterday launched an appeal against the Windhoek High Court verdict, which dismissed their bid to stop the elections.

2014-11-27 Judge Dismisses Election Challenge - Opposition Appeal to Supreme Court
[New Era]Windhoek -Judge Kobus Miller yesterday dismissed the urgent application that August Maletzky brought in the High Court to have the presidential and National Assembly elections postponed to February next year.

2014-11-27 Swapo, Geingob in Pole Position
[New Era]Opuwo -The ruling party and its presidential candidate Dr Hage Geingob are in pole position for tomorrow's elections after scoring landslide victories in the special elections for seagoing personnel held in L├╝deritz and Walvis Bay earlier this month.

2014-11-27 Court Rules Against Poll Delay
[Namibian]THE Windhoek High Court today ruled in favour of the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) and government over a court challenge to postpone Friday's national elections and discontinue the use of electronic voting machines.

2014-11-27 Kenya Beat Namibia A By Six Wickets
[Namibian]Kenya A got their Namibian tour off with a convincing six-wicket victory against Namibia A on Wednesday.

2014-11-27 Nation Gears for Elections
[Namibian]DESPITE all the challenges from the row over the Third Constitutional Amendment Bill to suspicions about the electoral voting machines (EVMs) as well as the election court challenge this week, Namibia votes tomorrow.

2014-11-26 Court Dismisses Opposition Challenge
[SAPA]Windhoek -The Windhoek High Court on Wednesday dismissed an urgent application brought by three opposition parties asking it to postpone Friday's parliamentary and presidential elections.

2014-11-28 Namibia Beat Kenya in Run Fest
[Namibian]Namibia beat Kenya by five wickets in their first One Day international match at the United Field on Thursday.

2014-11-28 Eenhana Expect Its First Fashion Show in December
[New Era]Eenhana -Eenhana hosts its first ever fashion show on December 6 promising a glamorous event at the Monte Carlo Entertainment Centre.

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