|Minister of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development|
|Preceded by||Immanuel Ngatjizeko|
|Succeeded by||Lucia Iipumbu|
|Minister of Information and Communication Technology|
|Preceded by||Joel Kaapanda|
|Succeeded by||Stanley Simataa|
|Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry|
|Deputy Minister of Finance|
|Born||18 June 1960|
Shamundambo,South West Africa (now Namibia)
|Alma mater|| University of Namibia |
Management College of Southern Africa
Tjekero Tweya (born 18 June 1960 in Shamundambo,Okavango Region),is a Namibian politician and trade unionist. Tweya is a member of parliament for SWAPO. He served in the Cabinet of Namibia as Minister of Industrialization,Trade and SME Development and as Minister of Information and Communication Technology.
Tweya obtained a Higher Education teaching diploma in 1988 and worked as teacher and principal between 1989 and 1992. He then moved to Windhoek and worked for the Ministry of Education until 1996. In 1997 he became human resources manager,first at TransNamib and then at Telecom Namibia. 
Tweya completed a BEd (Honours) from the University of Namibia in 1993 and an MBA from the Management College of Southern Africa in 2012. He also holds certificates from the universities of Manchester and Harvard. 
Tweya joined SWAPO in 1975. In 1985,Tweya helped to found,and was chairperson of,the Namibia National Students Organisation (NANSO). He was the first chairman of the Namibia National Teachers Union (NANTU) between 1989 and 1991,and president of the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW),which is one of the national trade union centers of Namibia,between 1991 and 1993.  
Tweya was appointed deputy Minister of Finance in 2005. In 2010 he was moved to deputise the Minister of Trade and Industry,  and in 2015 he was promoted to Minister of Information and Communication Technology. In a cabinet reshuffle in February 2018 he became Minister of Industrialization,Trade and SME Development.  He served until March 2020.
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