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Sakaria Nashandi

Sakaria Zaa Nashandi (born, 8 July 1949 in Onayena) is a Namibian politician, businessman and a notable ex-Robben Island political prisoner.[1] He is a recognised National Hero of Namibia for his contributions to the independence of the country.[2]

Nashandi attended school in Onayena, and was actively involved in Ovamboland People's Congress, the predecessor of SWAPO.

He own several small-size businesses in and around Onayena. Nashandi married Kauna Nashandi a former mayor of Ondangwa who died in Windhoek in 2013.[3]


  1. ^ "Sackaria Nashandi: Ex-Roben Island Prisoner (1949 …)". New Era Newspaper Namibia. 2013-09-13. Retrieved 2017-09-08. 
  2. ^ "Geingob honors 11 Namibian freedom fighters (The Namibia Press Agency)". Retrieved 2017-09-08. 
  3. ^ "Ex-Ondangwa mayor Nashandi dies". Namibian Sun. Retrieved 2017-09-08.