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WELCOME TO MINISTRY OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISES WELCOME TO MINISTRY OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

Established on 15 March 2015, by His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob the Ministry of Public Enterprises(MPE) is responsible for managing Namibia's Public Enterprises(PEs). As the custodians of the PEs Strategic direction by the Ministry of Public Enterprises displayed by achieving its overall mandate that of transforming Namibia's Public Enterprises sector as effective conduits and catalysts for the Nation's economic development.

As the Ministry of Public Enterprises, we are guided by the principles as contained in the contents of Cabinet:

 

  • "Strong, honest and principled leadership,
  • Urgently review all the performances, operational efficiency, economic viability of all SOEs and provide policy options thereto,
  • Transparent procurement with a focus on empowerment of Namibians and women, and job-creation but not at the expense of value for money,
  • Driving a performance culture with your Ministry through leading by example and applying a hand-on approach,
  • Engaging and listening to the voices of civil society, particularly grassroots organizations and understanding that the ultimate goal is to improve the living standard of Namibians.
  • Reviewing any law, policy and regulation which hampers the effective implementation of the plans and programmes of Government"

MPE will direct, coordinate and supervise the activities of Ministries and Government Departments including parastatal enterprises and to advise the President and National Assembly on the desirability and wisdom of any prevailing subordinate legislation, regulations or orders pertaining to such parastatal enterprises,regard being given to public interest" We are keen to uplift and working together with our stakeholder; customer and general public in making socio-economic development a true reality".

I welcome you!

News & Articles

Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015Jooste , in his own words.
12May  2017
 "I want to categorically state that the Ministry of Public Enterprises or myself as Minister have the best interest of our National economy and collective social well-being, and the public enterprises that play an important role in these realities, at heart.[read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015MeatCo sends Rukoro on Compulsory Leave.
23 May  2017
 AIR Namibia, which has received up to N$6 billion in bailouts since 2000, hopes to have an economic impact of N$1,7 billion by 2022. [read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015Jooste hopes AirNam breaks soon.
23 May  2017
 AIR Namibia, which has received up to N$6 billion in bailouts since 2000, hopes to have an economic impact of N$1,7 billion by 2022. [read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015Namibia: No hidden agenda in SOE reforms - Jooste
16 May April 2017
Public Enterprises Minister Leon Jooste has dismissed suggestions that  his drive to reform and restructure state-owned enterprises, which picked up  high tempo in recent weeks, has any malice or hidden agendas underlying it.[read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015Jooste, in his own words.
12 May April 2017
Jooste in his own words.[read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015Meatco, Chief Executive Officer has been suspended.
12 May April 2017
Windhoek-The Meatco board of directors has sent its chief exucutive officer, Advocate Vekuli Rukoro, on forced leave pending an investigation against him, board chairperson Martha Namundjembo-Tilahum confirmed this Month[read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015SOE act restricts Jooste's transformation efforts.
25 April 2017
Minister of Public Enterprises Hon. Leon Jooste says his Ministry is constrained in its quest to transform the public enterprises by the current State-Owned Enterprises(SOE) Governance act.[read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015NTB asked to Explain dodgy Payment.
10 April 2017
ENVIRONMENT Hon. Minister Pohamba Shifeta asked the Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) to explain how it paid their board Chairperson Paul Brinkmann more than N$ 680.000 via his company which was not registered with the tourism regulation.[read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015Airbus offers offshore Surveillance to curb illegal Fishing.
3 April 2017
EUROPEAN aerospace company, Airbus has expressed interest to assist authorities in Namibia with patrolling its extensive maritime Exclusive Economic Zone, to curb and prevent any illegal fishing activity..[read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015Hon. Minister Leon Jooste to investigate Social Security Commissionon.
27 March 2017
PUBLIC Enterprises Minister Hon. Leon Jooste on Saturday said he will investigate how the Social Security Commission overpaid a middleman last year.[read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015GIPF acquire 25% of Capricon for 2 Billion
27 March 2017
The Government Institution Pension Fund (GIPF) the country's largest institution investor, is to spend over N$ 2 billion to acquire a 25% interest in the issued ordinary shares of Capricorn Investment Group Limited, the owners of Bank Windhoek.[read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015Van Der Lindem Becames new PPS Professional woman of the year.
17 March 2017
Dr. Eline van der Linden becames new PPS professional woman of the year, a title conferred by local insure of professional people, the professional provident society.[read more]
Min Of Health - Newsletter March 2015Hon. Shaningwa defends NHE appointments.
26 Sep 2015
URBAN Minister Sophia Shaningwa said the three managers at the National Housing Enterprises who wanted the chief executive job were not suitable for the position.[read more]