The Namibian (Windhoek)

3 December 2012

Namibia: Swapo Central Committee

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Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba.

The top four office bearers of Swapo are automatically part of the central committee members. They are president Hifikepunye Pohamba, vice president Hage Geingob, secretary general Nangolo Mbumba and deputy secretary general Laura McLeod-Katjirua.

Founding President Sam Nujoma and one of Swapo's founding members, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, have been elected as permanent members of the Central Committee.

Other members are the 13 Swapo regional coordinators and leaders of the wings of Swapo. Ten additional members are appointed by the president onto the central committee.

Name and  Votes

1. Nahas Angula 391

2. Abraham Iyambo 359

3. Ben Amathila 347

4. Marco Hausiku 326

5. Nickey Iyambo 321

6. Jerry Ekandjo 319

7. John Mutorwa 318

8. Uutoni Nujoma 311

9. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila 304

10. Theo-Ben Gurirab 297

11. Libertine Amathila 290

12. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah 287

13. Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana 286

14. Bernard Esau 278

15. Pohamba Shifeta 255

16. Richard Kamwi 246

17. Peter Iilonga 245

18. Joel Kaapanda 245

19. Albert Kawana 245

20. David Namwandi 233

21. Isak Katali 232

22. Katrina Hanse-Himarwa 230

23. Erkki Nghimtina 228

24. Tjikero Tweya 227

25. Erastus Uutoni 226

26. Chief Samuel Ankama 225

27. Magareth Mensah-Williams 224

28. Pohamba Mandume 221

29. Doreen Sioka 220

30. Kazenambo Kazenambo 219

31. Helmut Angula 217

32. Peya Mushelenga 213

33. Loide Kasingo 208

34. Alpheus !Naruseb 208

35. Peter Katjavivi 205

36. Leon Jooste 204

37. Asser Kapere 204

38. Charles Namoloh 203

39. Lempy Lucas 202

40. Veikko Nekundi 202

41. Hilma Nikanor 202

42. Lucia Witbooi 202

43. Penda Ya Ndakolo 198

44. Usko Nghaamwa 197

45. Immanuel Ngatjizeko 196

46. Eunice Iipinge 195

47. Elia Kaiyamo 195

48. Moses Amweelo 190

49. Sophia Shaningwa 189

50. Samuel Nuuyoma 188

51. Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun 183

52. Rosalia Nghidinwa 181

53. Clemens Kashuupulwa 178

54. Henock Ya Kasita 177

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