Toivo Ya Toivo Andimba

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Minister of Mines and Energy

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Legislative Profile

Minister of Prisons and Correctional Services (2002 - 2005); Minister of Labour (1999 - 2002); Minister of Mines and Energy (1990 - 1999). Member of the National Assembly (1990 - 2005); Member of Constituent Assembly (1989 - 1990).

Personal

Born 22 August 1924, Omangundu, Oshana Region. Resides in Windhoek, Khomas Region.

Education

Teachers Diploma, St Mary's Mission School, Odibo (1945 - 1950); Ongwediva Vocational Training School (1939 - 1942).

Career

Teacher. Served in World War II, (1942 - 1943); Police Officer, South African Railways, South Africa, (1952-1953); Joined the African National Congress (ANC), (1957); Was expelled from Cape Town (1958); Founding Member, Ovambo People's Congress (which later became the Ovambo People's Organisation [OPO] and then Swapo) (1957 - 1960); Was imprisoned on Robben Island, (1968 - 1984); Secretary-General, Swapo, (1984 - 1991).

Interests

Mining and energy.
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