Sam Nujoma

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Sam Nujoma
Sam Nujoma.jpg
1st President of Namibia
In office
21 March 1990 – 21 March 2005
Prime MinisterHage Geingob (1990–2002)
Theo-Ben Gurirab (2002–2005)
Preceded byoffice established
Succeeded byHifikepunye Pohamba
President of SWAPO
In office
19 April 1960 – 29 November 2007
Preceded byHimself as president of OPO
Succeeded byHifikepunye Pohamba
President of OPO
In office
19 April 1959 – 19 April 1960
Preceded byoffice established
Succeeded byHimself as president of SWAPO
Personal details
Born (1929-05-12) 12 May 1929 (age 90)
Ongandjera, Southwest Africa
(now Namibia)
Political partySWAPO
Spouse(s)Kovambo Theopoldine Nujoma
(m. 1956)
ChildrenUtoni
John Ndeshipanda
Sakaria Nefungo
Nelago
Usuta
Alma materUniversity of Namibia
Websitewww.samnujomafoundation.org

Samuel Daniel Shafiishuna "Sam" Nujoma (/nˈjmə/; born 12 May 1929) is a Namibian politician. He was the first President of Namibia from 1990 to 2005.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nujoma succeeded by Pohamba", AFP (IOL), 30 November 2007.

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