President of the
Republic of Namibia
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Incumbent
Hage Geingob

since 21 March 2015
ResidenceState House of Namibia
Term length5 years, renewable once
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. The president directs the executive branch of the Government of Namibia, as chair of the Cabinet and is the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, according to the Constitution of Namibia.

Key

Political parties

List of officeholders

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1
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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
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Hage Geingob
(born 1941)
2014
2019
21 March 2015 Incumbent 7 years, 182 days SWAPO

Timeline

Hage GeingobHifikepunye PohambaSam Nujoma

Latest election

Main article: 2019 Namibian general election

CandidatePartyVotes%
Hage GeingobSWAPO464,70356.25
Panduleni ItulaIndependent242,65729.37
McHenry VenaaniPopular Democratic Movement43,9595.32
Bernadus SwartbooiLandless People's Movement22,5422.73
Apius AuchabUnited Democratic Front22,1152.68
Esther MuinjangueNational Unity Democratic Organisation12,0391.46
Tangeni IiyamboSWANU5,9590.72
Henk MudgeRepublican Party4,3790.53
Mike KavekotoraRally for Democracy and Progress3,5150.43
Ignatius ShixwameniAll People's Party3,3040.40
Epafras MukwiilongoNamibian Economic Freedom Fighters1,0260.12
Total826,198100.00
Registered voters/turnout1,358,468
Source: ECN

See also

References

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