The confidence to succeed

Alexandra Mbako was recently appointed as a legal officer in the directorate of the master of the high court in the justice ministry.

18 April 2019 | People

Justicia Shipena



Alex Mbako is a legal officer who is responsible for the supervision and administration of deceased estates in the directorate of the master of the high court.

His role includes drafting letters of authority, letters of executorship, query sheets and supervising liquidation and distribution accounts.

Mbako completed her secondary education at Windhoek High School.

She then completed her LLB degree at the University of Namibia (Unam).

In August 2018 she started working at the ministry of justice as an intern until January 2019.

In March this year she started working permanently as a legal officer.

Mbako told Careers the highlight of her career so far is landing a job at the justice ministry right after she finished law school, as jobs are currently scarce in Namibia.

“I feel very privileged and blessed to be here,” she said.

To make a positive impact in the organisation she plans on doing her work diligently and serving the public wholeheartedly, as she is a public servant.

“I will strive to bring excellence to my work environment by being as efficient and productive as possible,” she said.

Mbako said the power of self-belief and self-assurance is honestly one of the strongest tools you can possess.

She added that one will not always have people in your corner, but true belief in yourself is more important than any assurance anyone else can give you.

She said whatever is meant for you will never miss you, be it a job or a specific opportunity.

“God has a specific plan and we need to try and figure out what lessons are meant to be learnt from certain failures or when things don’t go our way. I had a specific plan for after I received my degree, but it didn’t work out that way, it worked out God’s way, which ended up being better,” she said.

Besides being in the office she enjoys cooking, mediating as well as catching up over a glass of wine with her friends.

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