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Frans Kapofi (born 25 January 1953) is a Namibian politician who has served in the Cabinet of Namibia since 1999, first as Secretary and from 2015 to 2018 as Minister of Presidential Affairs. [1][2] He was appointed Minister of Home Affairs in a cabinet reshuffle on 8 February 2018.[3]

Honourable

Frans Kapofi

MP
Minister Of Home Affairs
Assumed office
8 February 2018
PresidentHage Geingob
Preceded byPendukeni Iivula-Ithana
Minister Of Presidential Affairs
In office
21 March 2015 – 8 February 2018
PresidentHage Geingob
Preceded byAlbert Kawana
Succeeded byImmanuel Ngatjizeko
Secretary to Cabinet
In office
1999–2015
PresidentHifikepunye Pohamba
Hage Geingob
Government Permanent Secretary
In office
1990–1999
PresidentSam Nujoma
Personal details
Born (1953-01-25) 25 January 1953 (age 66)
Onaame,Ohangwena Region
NationalityNamibia Namibian
Political partyFlag of South West Africa People's Organisation.svg SWAPO
ResidenceWindhoek, Namibia
Alma materEastern and Southern African Management Institute, Naval Postgraduate School

A member of SWAPO, he is a military officer by training. Kapofi has been a Permanent Secretary for various Ministries of government since 1990 thereafter he was appointed as Cabinet Secretary from 1999 to 2014.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.parliament.na/index.php?option=com_contact&view=contact&id=1025:kapofi-frans&catid=89&Itemid=1474
  2. ^ http://www.op.gov.na/office-of-the-minister-of-presidential-affairs
  3. ^ Matthys, Donald (8 February 2018). "President reshuffles Cabinet—Vice President relieved of duties". Namibia Economist.