George Kambala

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George Kambala
Activist Affirmative Repositioning Movement
Assumed office
2014
Personal details
Born (1992-05-09) 9 May 1992 (age 27)
Windhoek, Namibia
Alma materInstitute of Information and Technology (IIT)

George Hidipo Hamba Kambala (born 9 May 1992) is a Namibian youth activist who along with Job Amupanda and Dimbulukeni Nauyoma, he co-Founded a radical youth movement known as the Affirmative Repositioning Movement in 2014.[1][2][3][4][5]

Personal life[change | change source]

Kambala was born and grew up in Windhoek's Katutura where he attended Martti Ahtisaari Primary School. He was part of the SWAPO Party Youth League leaders who were suspended and expelled from the party for occupying a plot in an upmarket Windhoek suburb.[6][7]

Affirmative Repositioning Movement Activism[change | change source]

Following reports that Windhoek Mayor Agnes Kafula allocated a plot to a Big Brother Africa winner, Kambala alongside Nauyoma and Amupanda occupied land in a Windhoek suburb to raise more concerns on the land question in Namibia.[8][9]

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.namibian.com.na/index.php?id=131571&page=archive-read | Affirmative Repositioning – The Rationale - The Namibian
  2. https://www.namibian.com.na/index.php?page=archive-read&id=144771 | Affirmative Repositioning: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - The Namibian
  3. http://namibtimes.net/swapo-vs-affirmative-repositioning-movement | Swapo vs Affirmative Repositioning Movement | Namib Times
  4. https://www.enca.com/africa/namibias-ruling-party-act-urban-land-shortage%7C Swapo to act on urban land shortage
  5. https://www.namibian.com.na/index.php?id=131553&page=archive-read | 'Affirmative repositioning' responses ready - The Namibian
  6. https://www.lelamobile.com/content/40527/Job-three-suspended-from-Swapo | Lela Mobile Online - Job-three suspended from Swapo
  7. http://www.observer.com.na/index.php/sports/item/5710-swapo-draws-heavy-fire-in-high-court-battle | Swapo draws heavy fire in High Court battle - Windhoek Observer
  8. https://www.newera.com.na/2014/11/10/amupanda-initiates-land-grab | Amupanda initiates land grab | New Era Newspaper Namibia
  9. http://www.observer.com.na/index.php/component/content/article/12-opinions-analysis/5431-talking-about-revolution%7C Windhoek Observer - Windhoek Observer