independent candidates

SWAPO amends constitution to bar members from standing as independent candidates

by editor1 / Sep 05, 2020 / 0 comments

-SWAPO members will in future not be allowed to stand as independent candidates in any election. The party has amended the constitution during its extra-ordinary virtual congress.

SWAPO consulting lawyers on party members standing as independent candidates

by editor1 / Oct 19, 2019 / 0 comments

-President Hage Geingob says SWAPO is consulting legal experts on the matter of independent candidates and will take appropriate action.

Independent candidates expected to register with ECN on 16 October

by editor1 / Sep 16, 2019 / 0 comments
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-The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says independent candidates are expected to register with the commission on 16 October.

Analysts say emergence of independent candidates because of frustration with political parties

by editor1 / Jun 25, 2019 / 0 comments

Some political analysts have attributed the emergence of independent candidates in the political sphere to frustration with the current political system.