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David Namwandi

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President  Hifikepunye Pohamba
Nationality  Namibian
Party  SWAPO
Preceded by  Rebecca Ndjoze-Ojo
Role  Namibian Politician

President  Hifikepunye Pohamba
Name  David Namwandi
Preceded by  Abraham Iyambo
Political party  SWAPO
Succeeded by  Silvia Makgone
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Born  24 February 1954 (age 61) South West Africa (1954-02-24)

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David Namwandi (born February 28, 1954) is a Namibian politician and academic, who served as the Minister of Education from 2012 to 2015. Namwandi previously served as Deputy Minister of Education from 2010 to 2012. He is a member of SWAPO, Namibia's ruling party.

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Biography

Namwandi was born at Okapya in Ondangwa, Oshana Region, Namibia.

Education

He holds various professional and academic qualifications from Africa, Europe and Asia including an MBA, a Doctoral Award and a PhD in Business Administration from Asia-e-University of Malaysia (AeU).

Career

Until 21 March 2010, when he was elected a member of National Assembly and appointed Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of Namibia. He served as member of Parliament and Minister of Education in the Republic of Namibia since 21 February 2013 until 21 March 2015. He served as a chairperson and a board member of more than 12 companies and Institutions, e.g. Trustco Group International Holdings Ltd a listed company on Namibian stock Exchange (NSE) and recently listed on Africa board of Johannesburg Stock Exchange(JSE). Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA). National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) as a Chairperson of Accreditation and Quality Assurance Committee. Vice Chancellors and Rectors Forum (VCRF) as its first Vice Chairperson. He is the owner and current Group Chairman of Onambambi Holdings (Pty) Ltd Namibia, which has subsidiary companies venturing into transport, properties, investments, fishing, hospitality, security services and farming. He is a recipient of an International Award for outstanding contribution to Education from Central Bank of India, 2012. He is a recipient of an International B-School Leadership i.e. Educational Excellence Award from Le Matinal, Mauritius, 2011 He was awarded the Education Leadership Award at the World Marketing Summit in 2013, Malaysia. He is a recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) during the World Education Congress on 23 July 2015 in Mumbai, India. He is a Member of the Central Committee of the ruling party, SWAPO. Until 2015 he was a Chairperson of the Namibia National Commission for UNESCO.

He is the founder of the Institute of Higher Education (IHE), the forerunner of the only fully accredited by Namibia Qualification Authority (NQA)private university in Namibia, the International University of Management (IUM) in Windhoek. He served as its chairman and Vice Chancellor until his appointment to Cabinet as Deputy Minister of Education by H.E. Hifikepunye Pohamba under a Swapo Party mandate.

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David Namwandi Wikipedia


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