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Angula, Nahas

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Personal name headingAngula, Nahas
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Variant(s)Angula, N. (Nahas)
Associated countryNamibia
Birth date19430822
Place of birthOnyaanya (Namibia)
AffiliationSWAPO University of Zambia University of Zambia Teachers College (New York, N.Y.)
Profession or occupationPoliticians
Found inThe national integrated education system for emergent Namibia, 1989 or 1990: colophon (Nahas Angula, Sec. for Education and Culture, SWAPO of Namibia)
Exploring the complexities of education, c1999: t.p. (Hon. Minister Mahas A. Angula)
The African origin of civilisation and the destiny of Africa, 2000: t.p. (N. Angula)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed November 14, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Angula, Nahas; Nahas Gideon Angula; political figure; born 22 August 1943 in Onyaanya, Namibia; member of the Youth League of Namibian liberation movement; member of the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) of Namibia; graduated from the University of Zambia with a teaching degree; founded a SWAPO-sponsored educational center for Namibian refugees near Lusaka; worked as a civil servant for the United Nations; graduated with a MA from the Teachers College at Columbia University (1976); took up high-ranking party positions within SWAPO; elected to the party's Central Committee (1980); held the position of Secretary for Education and Culture (1982-1989); member of SWAPO's Politburo; long-term minister in the Ministries of (Higher) Education, Culture and Employment Creation (1990); prime minister in President Hifikepunye Pohamba's cabinet (2005); prime minister in President Pohamba's second cabinet (2010))