By Charmaine Ngatjiheue

Lisa Johnson

THE Electoral Commission of Namibia has formally accredited the US embassy to observe the Namibian elections tomorrow.

This will be alongside other foreign missions and international and local organisations.

In a statement, US ambassador to Namibia Lisa Johnson said participating in the electoral observation mission is the embassy’s way to show support for Namibia’s election, and join Namibia in celebrating its commitment to participatory democracy.

According to the embassy, election observation is an integral part of the electoral process, enhancing transparency and credibility, as in the US. 

Johnson and other accredited observers attended a training session hosted by the ECN on 20 November on the role of electoral observers.

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