Prime Minister of the
Republic of Namibia
Incumbent
Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila
since 21 March 2015
ResidenceOld State House
AppointerPresident of Namibia
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderHage Geingob
Formation21 March 1990
DeputyDeputy-Prime Minister of Namibia
Salary76,339 USD annually[1][2]
Websitehttps://opm.gov.na/

The prime minister of the Republic of Namibia is the leader of the Government of Namibia. The prime minister is appointed by the president of Namibia and co-ordinates the work of the Cabinet. They also advise and assist the president in the execution of the functions of government.

List of officeholders

Political parties
  South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO)
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Election Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Hage Geingob
(1941–2024)
1989
1994
1999
21 March 1990 28 August 2002 12 years, 160 days SWAPO
2 Theo-Ben Gurirab
(1938–2018)[3]
28 August 2002 21 March 2005 2 years, 205 days SWAPO
3 Nahas Angula
(born 1943)[4]
2004
2009
21 March 2005 4 December 2012 7 years, 258 days SWAPO
(1) Hage Geingob
(1941–2024)
4 December 2012 21 March 2015 2 years, 107 days SWAPO
4 Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila
(born 1967)[5]
2014
2019
21 March 2015 Incumbent 8 years, 333 days SWAPO

Timeline

Saara KuugongelwaNahas AngulaTheo-Ben GurirabHage Geingob

See also

References

  1. ^ "VP earns 15% more than PM". 3 March 2016.
  2. ^ "The highest and lowest paid African presidents - Business Daily". Business Daily.
  3. ^ Liswaniso, Mwaka (18 July 2014). "Theo-Ben Gurirab (1938 ...) An educator, politician and diplomat". New Era. p. 6. Archived from the original on 5 April 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  4. ^ Klaus Dierks: Biographies of Namibian Personalities, klausdierks.com.
  5. ^ "Profile: Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila". New Era. 12 March 2015.