March 28, 1996
26 Years Old
|Full Name||Emma Inamutila Theofelus|
|Known For||Namibia’s youngest cabinet ministers|
|Notable Work||BBC's 100 women of 2021|
|Education||University of Namibia|
|Net Worth||$5 Million (approximately)|
Namibian politician Emma Theofelus gained her fame after electing Africa’s youngest cabinet ministers, currently serving as deputy minister of Information, Communication, and Technology. She was recognized as one of the BBC’s 100 women of 2021. In addition, Theofelus also accumulated 45.4K followers within a short time on her Instagram account.
She was a former youth activist, having served as the role of deputy speaker of the Children’s Parliament for around five more years.
She received the 2022 United Nations Population Award individual laureate award for her contribution to advocating for women’s empowerment and adolescent sexual and reproductive health in the country.
Emma Theofelus was born on March 28, 1996, in Namibia and raised here with her parents. After finishing college level, she completed a law degree at the University of Namibia.
Another Namibian politician and lawyer Patience Masua also gained huge fame as the youngest member of parliament.
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