Rundu Urban

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Rundu Urban is a political constituency in the Kavango East region of Namibia. It covers the urban area of Rundu, one of Namibia's largest cities. The constituency also covers parts of the Sauyemwa, Safari, Tutungeni, Katutura, Donkerhoek and Kehemu neighborhoods.[1]

Politics[edit]

1992 election[edit]

Ambrosius Haingura, a prominent internal SWAPO organizer prior to independence, was elected to represent Rundu Urban.[2]

2010 election[edit]

The 2010 local and regional elections were contested by incumbent Nimrod Muremi, an agriculturalist[1] (SWAPO), Sabine Kapango Dos Santos of All People's Party (APP), Vaino Sipete Matende of Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) and Thimotheus Kashindereki. SWAPO's Muremi won the constituency with 75% of all votes.[3]

2015 election[edit]

The 2015 regional elections were again a landslide win for Swapo. Victoria Mbawo Kauma received 7,738 votes while Ladislaus Poroto Shindimba of the APP received 1,202 votes. The election was also contested by candidates of RDP and the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA).[4]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 17°56′S 19°46′E / 17.933°S 19.767°E / -17.933; 19.767