Secretary for SWAPO PARTY Women's Council

Cde. Eunice Iipinge (Head)








Cde. Fransina Kahungu (Deputy)  

Kahungu hails from the village of Okapanda. In order to receive a diploma in education at the University of Namibia, she moved to Windhoek in 1994. As a student at Ombalantu Senior Secondary School, Kahungu became involved in politics as a member of the Namibia National Students Organisation. From 1998 to 2017, Kahungu worked first as a teacher and then an administrator at Olof Palme Primary School, located in the Windhoek informal settlement of Greenwell Matongo.

She was first elected as a member of the Windhoek city council in 2010, and became the deputy secretary of the SWAPO Party Women Council in 2016. While on the city council, she served as Deputy Mayor of Windhoek in 2016 and 2017. She was elected as mayor of the city on 13 December 2019, after the incumbent mayor Muesee Kazapua.