Andjaba appointed as Presidential Affairs Minister

04 Apr 2018 20:00pm
WINDHOEK, 04 APR (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has appointed former Namibian Ambassador to the United States of America (USA), Martin Andjaba as his Minister of Presidential Affairs.
This was announced in a statement made available by Press Secretary Alfredo Hengari on Wednesday.
Andjaba has been appointed with immediate effect by the president as stipulated by Article 32 (3) (i) (dd) of the Namibian Constitution.
“The president wishes Andjaba success in the execution of his new responsibilities,” the statement read.
Andjaba was recalled by Geingob in February to serve as a member of the National Assembly.
He replaced Paula Kooper from Geingob’s list of parliamentary nominees.
The former ambassador is a seasoned diplomat, who has been the country’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations since September 1996.
Prior to this, he had served as the Namibian Government’s Chief of Protocol since 1990.