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South Africa occupied the German colony of South-West Africa during World War I and administered it as a mandate until after World War II, when it annexed the territory. In 1966 the Marxist South-West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) guerrilla group launched a war of independence for the area that became Namibia, but it was not until 1988 that South Africa agreed to end its administration in accordance with a UN peace plan for the entire region. Namibia has been governed by SWAPO since the country won independence in 1990. Hifikepunye POHAMBA was elected president in November 2004 in a landslide victory replacing Sam NUJOMA who led the country during its first 14 years of self rule. POHAMBA was reelected in November 2009.


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Communications

Telephones - main lines in use World Ranking: 135
152,000 (2009)

Telephones - mobile cellular World Ranking: 146
1.535 million (2009)

Telephone system
General assessment
Good system; core fiber-optic network links most centers and connections are now digital
Domestic
Multiple mobile-cellular providers with a combined subscribership of more than 70 telephones per 100 persons; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity about 80 per 100 persons
International
Country code - 264; fiber-optic cable to South Africa, microwave radio relay link to Botswana, direct links to other neighboring countries; connected to the South African Far East (SAFE) submarine cable through South Africa; satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat (2008)

Broadcast media
1 private and 1 state-run TV station; satellite and cable TV service is available; state-run radio service broadcasts in multiple languages; about a dozen private radio stations; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are available (2007)

Internet country code
.na

Internet hosts World Ranking: 84
77,948 (2010)

Internet users World Ranking: 151
127,500 (2009)


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