Hage Geingob Biography
Hage Geingob is a Namibian politician, serving as the third president of Namibia since 21 March 2015. Geingob was the first Prime Minister of Namibia from 1990 to 2002 and served as prime minister again from 2012 to 2015.
Between 2008 and 2012 Geingob served as Minister of Trade and Industry. He is also the current president of the ruling SWAPO Party since his election to the position in November 2017.
In November 2014, Geingob was elected president of Namibia by an overwhelming margin. In November 2017, Hage became the third president of SWAPO after winning by a large margin at the party’s 6th Congress. In August 2018, Geingob began a one-year term as chairperson of the Southern African Development Community.
Hage Geingob Age
Hage Geingob was born on 3 August 1941, in Otjiwarongo, Namibia. He is 81 years old.
Hage Geingob Height
He has managed to keep his height details hidden, however, a review is ongoing and this section will be updated as soon as possible.
Hage Geingob Education
He obtained a BA degree from Fordham University in New York City in 1970 and an MA degree in International Relations from the Graduate Faculty of The New School, New York in 1974.
Hage Geingob Family
Hage was born and raised by his loving and caring parents in Otjiwarongo, Namibia. However, information regarding his family members is under review and will be updated as soon as possible.
Hage Geingob Wife
He is married to his pretty wife Monica Geingos. The couple is blessed with three children Dângos Geingos, Nangula Geingos-Dukes, and Hage Geingob Jr.
Hage Geingob Salary
Hage receives an annual salary of Ksh16,208,548.00 per year.
Hage Geingob Net Worth
Geingob has an estimated net worth of $ 50 million.
Hage Geingob Career
In 1972, Geingob was appointed to the United Nations Secretariat as a political affairs officer, a position he held until 1975 when he was appointed director of the United Nations Institute for Namibia.
He and his team were responsible for starting the institute, whose primary function was to train cadres who could take over the civil service of Namibia upon independence.
Geingob was director of the United Nations Institute for Namibia until 1989. At the same time, He continued to be a member of both the Central Committee and the Politburo of SWAPO.
In April 2021, the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and The Namibian reported that Hage was involved in the Fishrot scandal by allegedly instructing a government official to divert funds from a state-run fishing company to bribe attendees of the 2017 SWAPO electoral congress to vote for him.