Gift of Appreciation
Tom Alweendo, MCA-Namibia board chair, presents a gift of appreciation to U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires John Kowalski at a gala event to honor MCC/MCA-N partners upon the successful completion of the MCC Compact.
Official handover of the Nghishongwa Earth Dam
U.S. Chargé d’Affaires John Kowalski and Agriculture Minister John Mutorwa officially open the Nghishongwa Earth Dam, made possible by the American taxpayers.
Infrastructure improvements in Etosha National Park
The U.S. government funded infrastructure improvements in Etosha National Park to boost tourism revenues - improvements included construction of 89 staff houses at Ombika Gate and Galton Gate.
New Computer Lab at COSDEC
Charge' d' Affaires, a.i. John Kowalski tours a computer lab at the new MCA-Namibia Cosdec handover ceremony.
Ministry of Defense receives field hospital from PEPFAR
U.S. Embassy Chargé d' Affaires, a.i. Mr. John Kowalski speaks to Namibian Defense Force at hand over of Field HospitalALSO: Story
United States Embassy Ambassador-Designate Thomas F. Daughton shares his thoughts about World Fisheries Day. He highlights how, in Africa, sustainable fishing is a critical food security concern but notes that the economic potential is great. An excerpt of the attached opinion editorial: “In Namibia, fisheries are a dynamic part of the national economy contributing between 6 and 7 percent of Gross Domestic Product. Protecting marine environments is not just about fish—it is about people. It is about jobs.”
In the past decade, Namibia has made great progress in achieving high rates of HIV treatment and PMTCT coverage. However, more work is still needed to reach an AIDS-free generation and the key step to accomplishing this goal is testing and counselling. This is why we were eager to support MOHSS to develop the new HIV Testing and Counseling Strategy being launched today.
The United States, through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) funded a soccer field, netball court, and basketball court for learners at Oshekasheka Combined School near Ondangwa. “Through the PEPFAR-funded program, youth have become empowered, gained confidence to make the right decisions about their health, and developed leadership skills,” said U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Priscilla Hernandez.
Climate change is one of our most urgent, complex, and far-reaching challenges. It also presents opportunities to strengthen U.S. and global security and promote economic growth.
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