Heads Roll as Namibia President Fires Cabinet Ministers

President Hage Geingob has sacked Minister of Home Affairs Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana and Youth Affairs Minister Jerry Ekandjo, both of whom have served in government since Namibia's independence in 1990. The two challenged Geingob during the ruling party's last leadership contest.



  • Namibia:   President Fires Cabinet Ministers

    Namibia Economist, 2 February 2018

    President Hage Geingob has dismissed the Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration, Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana and Youth and Sport Minister, Jerry Ekandjo from their positions with… Read more »

Left: President Hage Geingob. Former home affairs minister Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, top right and former youth minister Jerry Ekandjo, bottom right.

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