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Government and Political Conditions Namibia has a multiparty system with about forty political groups all ranging from modern political parties to more traditional tribes or ethnic groups They also have a bill of rights and a system of checks and balances for the three branches of government The ultimate authority rests with the President currently President Sam Nujoma who is the head of state head of government and the commander in chief of the armed forces The President of Namibia is elected for a five-year term and was limited to a two year term until recently when the current President Sam Nujoma rewrote the constitution the allow himself to have another bit of the cherry The President appoints the prime minister and other minister to make up the cabinet from elected members of the National Assemble Legislative authority is vested in a bicameral parliament consisting of the National Assembly consists of 72 members that serve a five-year term and up to six non-voting members appointed by the president and the National Council consists of 26 members two members are chosen from each of 14 elected Regional Councils to serve a six-year term The largest party is the South West African Peoples Organization SWAPO which the President Sam Nujoma belongs to SWAPO was formally a Marxist oriented movement and its aim was to gain independence with a majority rule After SWAPO came to power all the cabinet posts except one has gone to its own elected party members of the National Assembly The principal opposition party is the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance DTA which is a coalition between several ethnically based parties and tribal chiefs the DTA seems to be the more conservative party The DTA governed Namibia for ten years under the South African supervision and is the primary opposition force in Namibia to contest SWAPO for seats in the National Assembly The Supreme Court of Namibia the High Court and a
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