Your MP: Loide Pashukeni Shinavene (Swapo party)

Your MP: Loide Pashukeni Shinavene (Swapo party)

Loide Pashukeni Shinavene was born on May 8, 1945.

Legislative Profile

She is among the current crop of members of the National Assembly who were elected for a five-year period since last year and whose term started March 2015 and ends in 2020.


She holds Master of Arts Degree, majoring in Women/Gender and Development Agendas from the Hague, Netherlands; a National Diploma in Public Administration and Management: majored in Law and Public Management from UNIN, Lusaka, Zambia; a Diploma in Research on Women and Development, from the Hague, Netherlands; a Certificate in Pan-African Women Leadership from Kitwe, Zambia and Teacher Certificate from the Training College at Okahao in Namibia.


She served as Trainer of Chief Agricultural Officers on Gender, a Development Planner in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development, a Member of Gender Network Coordination Committee; a Swapo Women Council Assistant Secretary for Finance and Projects; an Information Officer of the same council and of the Pan-African Women’s Organisation.

As a teacher she worked at Mandume Primary School and Ondobe Secondary School.

Legislative Interests

Gender and Development Issues; Poverty Reduction.

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