U.S. Embassy bade farewell to Chargé d’Affaires
Members of the U.S. Embassy bade a fond farewell to outgoing Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Mary Grace McGeehan by presenting her with an American flag that flew over the embassy on July 4, 2014, a day that commemorated U.S. Independence.
Namibia welcomed 50 new exuberant Peace Corps trainees
Namibia welcomed 50 new exuberant Peace Corps trainees who arrived fresh off the plane excited to volunteer – train, live and work – alongside Namibians working in education and small enterprise development.
President Obama's town hall with young African leaders
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the Presidential Summit for the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in Washington DC, capital of the United States, on Monday.
The U.S. Embassy in Namibia congratulates nine Namibian young leaders selected to participate in the Washington Fellowship of the Young African Leaders Initiative June 13-August 31, 2014 in the United States. “The nine selected young leaders distinguished themselves admirably by articulating, in written essays and personal interviews, what they have done to shape the narrative of their country, to lead initiatives in their fields of study or work, and to develop their communities,” said Priscilla Hernandez, U.S. Embassy Acting Deputy Chief of Mission and Public Affairs Officer.
The Governments of the United States and Ethiopia will host a U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial on June 3-4, 2014 to encourage U.S. and African nations’ public-private cooperation in the energy sector and to support President Obama’s goals for Power Africa to double access to power in sub-Saharan Africa. Private sector companies are encouraged to attend.
A group of documentary filmmakers from Tacoma, Washington USA are in Windhoek, Namibia during the month of June to uncover what higher education meant to a group of Namibians who studied in the U.S nearly 20 years ago. The filmmakers, made up of alumni, faculty, staff and students from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, will unearth the stories of nine Namibians who left their homes to obtain degrees in higher education in the U.S. and the profound impact this experience has had on their lives, careers, and nation.
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