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Sacky Shanghala
Namibian politician

Sacky Shanghala

Sacky Shanghala
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Intro Namibian politician
Is Politician
From Namibia
Field Politics
Gender male
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Biography

Sacky Shanghala is a Namibian politician who serves as the Attorney General of Namibia since 2015. He is the former chairperson of Law Reform and Development Commission which he chaired between 2010 and 2015. Shanghala worked as the special advisor to the Attorney General since late 2001, he also worked as an aide to the then-Prime Minister Hage Geingob for three years. Shanghala is a member of the South-West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO).

Career

Shanghala is the son of retired ELCIN bishop Josephat Kashindi Shanghala. He studied at University of Namibia, where he graduated with B. Juris and LL.B. Degrees in 1998 and 2000 respectively.

In 2014, his name became synonymous with the controversial constitutional amendments currently underway in Namibia. The functions of Law Reform and Development Commission include conducting research on all branches of the law in Namibia and making recommendations on the reform and development of the law. The Act specifies that its recommendations can include advice on the repeal of obsolete or unnecessary laws in force in Namibia, on the amendment of laws to enhance respect for human rights or to ensure that Namibia meets international legal obligations, and on new or more effective procedures for the administration of the law and the dispensing of justice.

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