Geingob, who won the presidential race, received an overwhelming 772 528 votes, nearly 87 percent of all votes, trailed by McHenry Venaani of the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA), who received 44 271 votes at the expense of Hidipo Hamutenya of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP), who got 30 197, according to results announced by the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN), on Monday.
Geingob’s South West Africa People’s Organisation (Swapo) got 715 026 votes and won 77 of the 96 parliamentary seats, followed distantly by the DTA with 42 933 votes and five seats, while the RDP received 31 372 votes and three parliamentary seats.
In his message on Tuesday, President Zuma also congratulated the people of Namibia for conducting peaceful, credible and free and fair elections
Source: South African Government News Agency
Author: South African Government News Agency