Staff Writer

President Hage Geingob’s recently appointed Economic Advisor James Mnyupe been appointed to the Road Fund Administration (RFA) board by finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi.

Mnyupe joined the State House team last month as a replacement for John Steytler who resigned from his post last year.

The former Allan Gray Namibia Managing Director is joined on the new look RFA board by Bank of Namibia Director of Strategic Communication, Dr Emma Haiyambo who will hold the chair.

Other board members include Standard Bank Namibia Head: Human Resources Isdor Angula, Oshoveli Hivelua and Melanie Tjijenda Director: Quality Assurance, Standards, Skills Development and Coordination, Office of the Prime Minister.

“Their main functions are to oversee the strategic scorecard of the Road Fund Administration and to implement the mandate of this critical institution,” said finance ministry spokesperson Tonateni Shidhudhu.

The board has been given a three year mandate effective 1 October 2020.