Angelika Muharukua

Angelika Muharukua

Angelika Muharukua (born 12 January, 1958 Opuwo, Kunene Region) is a Namibian politician. An ethnic Himba from northwestern Namibia, Muharukua joined the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) in 1979. She was a surprise choice by President Sam Nujoma for the 2nd National Assembly of Namibia in 1995 and has remained in the National Assembly since. In May 2004, she was chosen to replace Marlene Mungunda as deputy minister of Women Affairs and Child Welfare, later renamed the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare.

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