President of Namibia

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President of the
Republic of Namibia
Flag of the President of Namibia.svg
Presidential Flag
H.E. Hage Gottfried Geingob (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Hage Geingob

since 21 March 2015
ResidenceState House of Namibia
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderSam Nujoma
Formation21 March 1990
DeputyVice-President of Namibia
Salary99,241 USD annually[1]
Websitehttp://www.op.gov.na/

The president of the Republic of Namibia is the head of state and the head of government of Namibia, as well as the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, according to the Constitution of Namibia.

Key[edit]

Political parties

List of officeholders[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Sam Nujoma.jpg Sam Nujoma
(born 1929)
1989
1994
1999
21 March 1990 21 March 2005 15 years SWAPO
2 Hifikepunye Pohamba.jpg Hifikepunye Pohamba
(born 1936)
2004
2009
21 March 2005 21 March 2015 10 years SWAPO
3 H.E. Hage Gottfried Geingob (cropped).jpg Hage Geingob
(born 1941)
2014
2019
21 March 2015 Incumbent 6 years, 218 days SWAPO

Timeline[edit]

Hage GeingobHifikepunye PohambaSam Nujoma

Latest election[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Hage Geingob SWAPO 464,703 56.3
Panduleni Itula Independent 242,657 29.4
McHenry Venaani Popular Democratic Movement 43,959 5.3
Bernadus Swartbooi Landless People's Movement 22,542 2.7
Apius Auchab United Democratic Front 22,115 2.7
Esther Muinjangue National Unity Democratic Organisation 12,039 1.5
Tangeni Iiyambo SWANU 5,959 0.7
Henk Mudge Republican Party 4,379 0.5
Mike Kavekotora Rally for Democracy and Progress 3,515 0.4
Ignatius Shixwameni All People's Party 3,304 0.4
Jan Mukwilongo Namibian Economic Freedom Fighters 1,026 0.1
Invalid/blank votes 0
Total 826,198 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,358,468 60.8
Source: ECN

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The highest and lowest paid African presidents - Business Daily". Business Daily.

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