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Namibia

Hifikepunye Lucas Pohamba

Date of Birth: 18 August 1936
Place of Birth: Okanghudi, South West Africa (Namibia)


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SWAPO succession dilemma

That should put Nandi-Ndaitwah who is close to former President Hifikepunye Pohamba whose influence within SWAPO remains strong on track to become Namibia's first female president...


Geingob reasserts control

In contrast to his two predecessors as president Sam Nujoma (1990-2005) and Hifikepunye Pohamba (2005-15) who are both Oshiwambo Geingob is from the minority Damaras who live mainly in the central-west and north-western Erongo and Kunene Regions...


Geingob goes for continuity

The appointment probably followed consultation with the outgoing head of state Hifikepunye Pohamba and Nujoma...


Geingob for a shoo-in

Voting almost seems like a formality in what is virtually a ceremonial handing over of power by one SWAPO grandee President Hifikepunye Pohamba to another...


New faces wanted

Some jumped ship to support outgoing President Hifikepunye Pohamba's call to elect younger members to take the party forward...


Geingob goes for broke

Geingob has evidently won cabinet backing for the changes and the (reportedly reluctant) endorsement of the outgoing President Hifikepunye Pohamba...


Geingob at last

Under outgoing President Hifikepunye Pohamba and the Prime Minister and president-to-be Hage Geingob the governing SWAPO Party approaches November's general elections more united than ever...


Youth check Geingob

President Hifikepunye Pohamba and Prime Minister Hage Geingob have been trying to quell the rebellious SWAPO Party's Youth League – but without much luck...


Economy thrives, BEE slows

Geingob was re-elected to the party vice-presidency last December and is virtually certain to succeed President Hifikepunye Pohamba in 2015 (AC Vol 53 No 25)...


Experts only rule for work permits

In March Ambassador Xin Shunkang also revealed that due to a rising number of complaints he was in talks with Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba about the treatment of local workers by Chinese companies...


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