On Thursday, President Hifikepunye Pohamba confirmed a number of recommendations, name changes, new regions and constituencies, made by the Delimitation Commission for the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN). These recommendations have effectively created two new regions, increasing the total number of Namibia’s regions from 13 to 14.
In addition several town names and a regional name were changed.
The major changes are as follows:
Several new constituencies were also announced.