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22-year-old Lady sets record as the youngest honourable member in Namibia Africa

A brilliant Namibian Lawyer who goes by the name Patience Masua has been appointed as a Member of the country’s parliament at a record-breaking age of 22.

Patience Masua became the youngest person ever to become a member of Namibia’s parliament and one of the youngest in Africa. She was born in 1999 and graduated with a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Namibia, Africa at the age of 19.

Prior to her appointment as a lawmaker by  President Hage Geingob in April 2021, Patience was an Education Advocate, Youth Activist, and Constitutionalist.

She served as the Secretary-General of Namibia National Students Organization (NANSO) and as Speaker of the Student Parliament of the University of Namibia (UNAM) Student Representative Council (SRC).

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Patience Masua also has a Certificate in International Humanitarian Law from the Institute of International and Comparative Law in Africa.

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Hon. Patience Masua highlights her struggles in fighting for students, women and less privileged citizens of the country.

“As soon as I came into parliament time, I identified the areas of interest, one being entrepreneurship, youth and skills development and training, participatory democracy, and gender issues with a particular focus on entrepreneurial development for young skilled women,” she explained to BBC.

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