21. March 2010

New cabinet announced

President Hifikepunye Pohamba announced his new Cabinet at State House in Windhoek late on Sunday, March 21, at the end of the country’s 20th anniversary celebrations. The positions are as follows:

Prime Minister: Nahas Angula* Deputy: Marco Hausiku

Speaker of Parliament: Theo-Ben Gurirab* Deputy Speaker: Loide Kasingo

Minister of Trade and Industry: Hage Geingob* Deputy: Tjekero Tweya

Minister of Justice: Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana* Deputy: Tommy Nambahu

Minister of Safety and Security: Nangolo Mbumba Deputy: Erastus Uutoni

Minister of Presidential Affairs and Attorney General: Albert Kawana* Deputy: none

Minister of Defence: Charles Namoloh* Deputy: Lempy Lucas

Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration: Rosalia Nghidinwa* Deputy: Elia Kaiyamo

Minister of Finance: Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila* Deputy: Calle Schlettwein

Minister of Regional and Local Government, Housing and Rural Development: Jerry Ekandjo* Deputy: Priscilla Beukes

Minister of Foreign Affairs: Utoni Nujoma Deputy: Peya Mushelenga

Minister of Health: Richard Kamwi* Deputy: Petrina Haingura*

Minister of Education : Abraham Iyambo Deputy: David Namwandi

Minister of Lands and Resettlement: Alpheus Naruseb* Deputy: Stephanus Mogotsi

Minister of Works and Transport: Erkki Nghimtina Deputy: Chief Samuel Ankama

Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry: John Mutorwa*

Minister of Environment and Tourism: Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah* Deputy: Uahekua Herunga

Minister of Labour and Social Welfare: Immanuel Ngatjizeko* Deputy: Alpheus Muheua

Minister of Veterans Affairs: Nickey Iyambo Deputy: To be appointed later

Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare: Doreen Sioka Deputy: Angelika Muharukua*

Minister of Information and Information Technology: Joel Kaapanda* Deputy: Stanley Simataa 

Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources: Bernard Esau Deputy: Kilus Nguvauva*

Minister of Mines and Energy: Isak Katali Deputy: Willem Isaacks

Minister of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture: Kazenambo Kazenambo Deputy: Pohamba Shifeta*

Auditor General: Junias Kandjeke*

* positions unchanged

The positions of Director General of National Planning Commission and Director General of National Central Intelligence Service are to be announced later. (The Namibian, Windhoek)

Seitenanfang

URL: http://www.sadocc.at/news/2010/2010-011.shtml
Copyright © 2017 SADOCC - Southern Africa Documentation and Cooperation Centre.
Rechtliche Hinweise / Legal notice