Deputy Speaker: National Assembly

Address: Private Bag 13323, Windhoek


Legislative Profile Member of Parliament since 1996; Chairperson of the Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs 2005-2010; Deputy Minister of Home Affairs 2000 – 2005; Deputy Minister of Regional and Local Government and Housing 1990 – 2000; Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Namibia since 2010
Personal Born in Oshikoto Region
Education Matriculation, Ongwediva High School 1971; B.Juris. University of the North, South Africa 1974 -1978; Various Courses, Institute of Marketing Management, South Africa 1983 – 1984; Diploma in Training Methodology for Trade Union Instructors, ILO Centre in Turin, Italy 1987; Namibia Diploma in Development and Adaptation of Trade Union Material, Turin, Italy 1990; Honorary Professor, Jilin University 2011; Busy with a Thesis on Criminal Justice System in Namibia, towards my LL.M Degree
Career Join SWAPO 1975; Public Prosecutor, Ministry of Justice 1990 – 1996; National Treasurer, Namibia Public Workers Union 1993-1996; Education Coordinator, NUNW 1988 – 90; NUNW organiser 1986 -1987; Adult literacy instructor for Namibia Literacy Programme and Council Of Churches in Namibia 1980 – 1985; Member of the SWAPO Party Central Committee since 2002; Member of the SWAPO Party Women’s Council Central Committee since 2002; Associate Member of the National Union of Namibian Workers since 2000; Member of the Pan African Parliament since 2006, Member of the Committee on cooperation, International Relations and Conflict Resolution 2006-2011; Member of the Committee on Administrative and Financial Evaluation up to 2011.
Interests Worker’s rights, labour, youth, women issues, African Union and its organs