Deputy Minister: Office of the Prime Minister



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Legislative Profile Member of Parliament since 2005; Member of SWAPO central Committee since 2007; Member of SWAPO Party Think Tank since 2008; Deputy Minister of Works and Transport 2010 – 2012; Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources since December 2013 -2018; Deputy Minister in the Office of Prime Minister since February 2018.
Personal Born on 27 October 1957 at Otshaandja, Oshakati West, Oshana Region
Education Attended Kindergarten and Primary Education at Uuladhi Roman Catholic School and Oniimwandi Government School respectively 1967 – 1975; Form 1 at Ombalantu/David Sheehama SSS and banned never to attend any other school by the apartheid system 1976; Standard 8 Certificate through distance education 1978; Matriculation Certificate through distance education 1982;Primary Education Certificate at Ongwediva Teachers’ Training Centre 1980; Diploma in Expert Photography at Africa United Colleges (RSA) 1983; Certificate in Youth Ministry at Khanyisa Institute of Southern Africa, Durban under the Southern Africa Catholic Bishops’ Conference 1984; Bachelor of Education in English Language Teaching at University of Edinburgh (Scotland) 1989; Masters of Arts in Education with specialization in English Language Teaching at University of Warwick (UK) 1996; PhD in Language, Literacy and Culture at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), USA 2001 – 2003;Certificate in Defense and Security Management at Witwatersrand University (RSA) 2005.
Career Teacher at Oniimwandi LP (1977 – 1978) Okatana SP (1982 – 1983) Iipumbu SSS (1990 – 1995); Lecturer at Ongwediva Teachers’ Training College 1985; Facilitator for English Senior Secondary Education for Ondangwa West 1993 – 1995; Education Officer 1995 – 1998; Lecturer at University of Namibia (UNAM) Northern Campus (Head of Department 1999) 1998 – 1999; Deputy Director of UNAM Northern Campus 2000 – 2001.
Interests Photography & Filming (editing); Music (Keyboard player); Computing; Travel; Community Service