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Update:Namibia's Regional Governors will be Appointed by the President.

The law has not been passed yet, but the Local Government Permanent Secretary Erastus Negonga seems to suggest that regional governors will no longer be elected regional councillors, but people appointed by the President. He told the Namibian that the procedure of governors being elected by the regional councils would change and that no elected councillor would be eligible to become a governor. Read more:



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