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Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila

MP
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4th Prime Minister of Namibia
Assumed office
21 March 2015
President Hage Geingob
Preceded by Hage Geingob
Minister of Finance
In office
2003 – 21 March 2015
President Sam Nujoma
Hifikepunye Pohamba
Hage Geingob
Preceded by Nangolo Mbumba
Succeeded by Calle Schlettwein
Director General of the National Planning Commission of Namibia
In office
1995–2003
President Sam Nujoma
Succeeded by Immanuel Ngatjizeko
Personal details
Born 12 October 1967 (1967-10-12) (age 52)
Otamanzi, South West Africa (now Namibia)
Political party SWAPO
Alma mater Lincoln University,
Pennsylvania

Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila (born 12 October 1967) is the fourth and current Prime Minister of Namibia, in office since 21 March 2015. Kuugongelwa is a member of the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO). She has been a member of the National Assembly of Namibia since 1995 and served as Minister of Finance from 2003 to 2015. She is the first woman to serve as Prime Minister of Namibia.


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