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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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Nujoma's grasp

A year after his unanimous election as leader of the governing South West Africa People's Organisation President Hifikepunye Pohamba still cannot control SWAPO's radicals...


The neighbours start to turn

In attendance were South African President Thabo Mbeki Namibia’s Hifikepunye Pohamba Malawi’s Bingu wa Mutharika Tanzania’s Jakaya Kikwete Swaziland’s King Mswati and Lesotho’s Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili...


The sick man of the south

The inner circle of regional allies - Angola Mozambique and Namibia - consists of countries which like Zimbabwe waged a liberation struggle and whose leaders - José Eduardo dos Santos Armando Guebuza and Hifikepunye Pohamba - share some history and political favours with Mugabe...


Political hurdles ahead

NAMIBIA: The unopposed election of President Hifikepunye Pohamba as leader of the governing South West African People’s Organisation (SWAPO) gives him real authority which he will probably use for an extensive cabinet reshuffle soon (AC Vol 48 No 24)...


Single-minded politics

Kim Yong-nam's visit to Namibia was at the invitation of its President Hifikepunye Pohamba partly in thanks for North Korea's construction of the lavish new State House in Windhoek the US$70 million contract for which was won by North Korea's Mansudae Overseas Projects...


Breaking up the party

Nujoma sacked Hamutenya as Foreign Affairs Minister on the eve of SWAPO's extraordinary congress in May 2004 when he unsuccessfully stood against Hifikepunye Pohamba - now national President - in the contest to be SWAPO's candidate in November 2004...


Sam bows out again

He wants his successor as head of state Hifikepunye Pohamba to be elected party president ‘in view of ensuring continual growth of the party leadership’...


Old timers and first timers

Presidents Jikaya Kikwete (Tanzania) Armando Guebuza (Mozambique) and Hifikepunye Pohamba (Namibia) attended their first CHOGM in Malta and should be there in force...


Sam the lifer

That will make way for the national President Hifikepunye Pohamba now SWAPO's Vice-President to take over as the party's uncontested president and leader...


Sam and son of Sam

National President Hifikepunye Pohamba is also SWAPO Vice-President...


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