Theo Mujoro

Ndonga Linena Constituency votes recount slated for 23 September

Ndonga Linena Constituency votes recount slated for 23 September

Tujoromajo Kasuto THE Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN)’s Chief Electoral Officer, Theo Mujoro, has revealed that votes recount for the Ndonga Linena Constituency for the 2020 Regional and Local Authorities Elections will be this Thursday. This is following a High Court ruling nullifying the results in that constituency. The recounting of votes will take place at 10 am, at the ECN Head Office in Windhoek. Mujoro says the ECN A has finalised preparations for the votes recount in compliance with the Court order, which also nullified the swearing in of Swapo candidate, Michael Kampota. The All People’s Party (APP) had…
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ECN concedes to pay for election re-run

ECN concedes to pay for election re-run

Maria Hamutenya The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has conceded that it will pay political parties’ cost for their participation in the election re-runs in Koës, Aroab, Stampriet Local authorities and Mariental Rural Constituency now scheduled for Friday, 26 February. The ECN had previous hinted that it might appeal the ruling handed by Judge Shafimana Ueitele in the Electoral Court’s judgement in December, depending on the reasons given that the commission should carry the cost for political parties to participate in the rerun of the polls as it was not within its mandate. “The court order will be complied with…
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ECN appeals PDM list ruling

ECN appeals PDM list ruling

Andrew Kathindi The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has on Tuesday appealed the High Court’s ruling on the amendment of the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentary list. This comes after ECN boss Theo Mujoro previously told Windhoek Observer that the commission did nothing wrong. Government Attorney, Mati Asino, who represents the ECN, confirmed the decision to appeal the ruling. “Our client gave us instructions to appeal because they strongly feel that they have good prospect of success. We are not just appealing for the sake of appealing, there’s good reason why, and those will be presented in court,” he told…
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