First Lady of Namibia
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Monica Geingos

since March 21, 2015
Inaugural holderKovambo Nujoma
FormationMarch 21, 1990

First Lady of Namibia[1] is the title of the wife of the president of Namibia. There have been three first ladies (and presidents) since Namibia's independence in 1990. Namibia's current first lady is Monica Geingos,[2] who has held the office since 21 March 2015.

First ladies of Namibia

No. Portrait Name
Term of office President Notes
Term start Term end Time in office
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Kovambo Theopoldine Katjimune Nujoma
(born 1933)
21 March 1990 21 March 2005 15 years, 0 days
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Sam Nujoma
(born 1929)
Penehupifo Pohamba.jpg
Penehupifo Pohamba
(born 1948)
21 March 2005 21 March 2015 10 years, 0 days
Hifikepunye Pohamba.jpg

Hifikepunye Pohamba
(born 1936)
Monica Geingos
(born 1976)
21 March 2015 Present
(Until 21 March 2025)
7 years, 62 days
H.E. Hage Gottfried Geingob (cropped).jpg

Hage Geingob
(born 1941)

This list is complete and up to date as of April 2022.

See also


  1. ^ "Statement By Mrs Penehupifo Pohamba, First Lady of the Republic of Namibia, On The Occasion of the Official Visit Of Madame Antoinette Sassou N'Guesso, First Lady of the Republic of Congo". Republic of Namibia. 2009-10-12. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
  2. ^ Warunga, Joseph (2010-05-17). "Meeting the first ladies of Africa". BBC News. Retrieved 2012-07-30.