Kornelia Kashiimbindjola Shilunga


Kornelia Kashiimbindjola Shilunga was born on May 25, 1970.

Legislative Profile

She has been a member of the National Assembly since 2015 and will serve as a Swapo Party parliamentarian until 2020. Currently she is the deputy minister of Mines and Energy.


Shilunga holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) from the University of Namibia; ISS from Netherlands; Master’s in Business Administration from the Easternand Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI); Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Education and Community Health from the University of Namibia; and a Diploma in Nursing Sciences, also from Unam. She matriculated at Gabriel Taapopi Senior Secondary School in Ongwediva.


Entrepreneur (2008–2014); Senior Chief Community Liaison Officer Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare (2000–2008); Chairperson of the Advisory Committee of Skill-Share International in Namibia, (2003–2005); Member of the Women and Child Protection Unit Committee in Oshana Region (2002–2006); Member of the Prisons Zonal Release Board; Member of the Oshana Regional Coordinating Committee (RDCC), (2004–2007); Teacher (1990); Registered Nurse (1991–1997); Liaison Officer in the Office of the President in the Department of Women’s Affairs (1997–2000).

Legislative Interests

Economic empowerment of Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs).


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here