Popular Democratic Movement

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Popular Democratic Movement
AbbreviationPDM
PresidentMcHenry Venaani
FoundersClemens Kapuuo
Dirk Mudge
Founded5 November 1977; 44 years ago (1977-11-05)[1]
Headquarters123 John Meinert street
Windhoek
Khomas Region
IdeologyConservatism
Economic liberalism[2]
Political positionCentre-right[2]
Regional AffiliationDemocrat Union of Africa
Colors  Blue
  White
  Red
SloganLet's move!

The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM), formerly the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA), is a minor political parties in Namibia. The party currently holds 16 seats in the Namibian National Assembly and one seat in the Namibian National Council and is the official opposition. McHenry Venaani is president of the PDM.

The PDM is an associate member of the International Democrat Union, a transnational grouping of national political parties generally identified with political conservatism, and a member of the Democrat Union of Africa, which was relaunched in Accra, Ghana in February 2019. The president of the party, McHenry Venaani, is the current chairperson of the Democrat Union of Africa.

References[change | change source]

  1. "119-1977". www.klausdierks.com.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Opposition parties say PDM coalition efforts too late". Windhoek Observer. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 1 December 2019.