Name : Hon. Engel Nawatiseb
Honourable Engelbrecht Antiochus Nawatiseb serves as the Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology since 12 March 2018. Hon. Nawatiseb is the former Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises since 20 March 2015 till 12 March 2018.
With vast working experience in the Public Service, He has served in various executive positions in the Association of Local Authority in Namibia, Retirement Fund of Local Authority of Namibia, Namibian Broadcasting Corporation and Tsumeb Municipality.
He has also worked in Brick & Speak Out Newsletters in 1984 – 1986 as a Cadet Reporter, Katutura Community Center (1987-1989) as a Center Administration officer, Council of Churches in Namibia (1989-1991) as an Area Manager –Churches Information and Monitoring Services, New Era Publications -founding member (1991- 1999) as a Senior Reporter, NBC Bureau (1999 – 2003) as Chief Reporter for Kavango Region- RuKavango Service, an Entrepreneur since (2003 – 2015) and a Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises (2015-2018).
Amongst the most prominent achievements scored pertaining to his advanced training in journalism and public relations, features an internationally accredited journalism award in international news writing, professional photography and gender analytical reporting by Reuters Foundation.
Cde Nawatiseb has travelled extensively throughout the world and as journalist and public figure he always engage and liase with people from all walks of life ranging from grassroots to CEO’s, Ministers, eminent persons groups up to the level of Heads of States.
Hon. Nawatiseb holds a Certificate in International News Writing (Internationally accredited) obtained through Reuters Foundation Journalism External Examination, Certificate in News and Features (International Institute for Journalism in Berlin), Certificate in Advanced Journalism (The Nordic –SADC Journalism Center), Training Certificate in Gender Analysis (Namibian Broadcasting Corporation), Training Certification in Election Reporting in Namibia (University of Namibia), Training Certificate in Emergency Management (Office of the Prime Minister) and Training Certificate Official Protocol (New Vision Consultancy).