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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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Too dry for crops

However in May when parliament debated legislation for a new land acquisition and development fund SWAPO Secretary General Hifikepunye Pohamba a close confidant of Nujoma's said the government would have no alternative but to expropriate some land in the interest of landless Namibians...


SWAPO steamroller

Some SWAPO insiders hope the CoD's success will assist reformists in their own party to curb the top-down powers of the Nujoma clique including the party's Secretary General Hifikepunye Pohamba...


Ben's bid

Secretary General (and supreme Nujoma-loyalist) Hifikepunye Pohamba claimed the regular party congress last year had unanimously approved a third term and denied (despite the record) that the matter was to have been debated at the extraordinary meeting...


Southern rivals

In his December reshuffle Nujoma expanded the cabinet from 27 to 30 to include party leaders such as Secretary General Hifikepunye Pohamba (who gave up Fisheries but was kept on as a Minister without Portfolio) while SWAPO Deputy Information Secretary Kanana Hishoono secured a new post as presidential political advisor...


Play it again, Sam

) Hamutenya Fisheries Minister Hifikepunye Pohamba and Agriculture Minister Helmut Angula are the three leading contenders to follow Nujoma as President...


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