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Namibia's ruling party wins election landslide: official

By AFP
Africa Namibian SWAPO supporters cheer during the last campaign rally on November 22, 2014 at the Sam Nujoma stadium in Windhoek.  By Jordaania Andima AFPFile
DEC 1, 2014 LISTEN
Namibian SWAPO supporters cheer during the last campaign rally on November 22, 2014 at the Sam Nujoma stadium in Windhoek. By Jordaania Andima (AFP/File)

Windhoek (AFP) - Namibia's ruling SWAPO party won national elections with an overwhelming 80 percent of the vote, official results showed Monday.

SWAPO candidate Hage Geingob was declared president-elect by the election commission.

"I have the honour and privilege to declare Geingob... duly elected as the winner," electoral commission chairwoman Nontemba Tjipueja announced.

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