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Swapo grandees seek to steer Namibia along a familiar trajectory after Geingob’s death

Issue 501 - 27 Feb 2024 - By Marc Howard , Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 7 minute read

As Namibia enters a new period of hydrocarbons and minerals-driven development, the death of President Hague Geingob has set up a political transition in which vice president Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah is favourite to become the country’s first female leader at elections in November, but nothing is certain as Swapo factions manoeuvre for position.

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