Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Johnson at MeatCo’s Launch of Beef Exportation to the U.S.

Good Morning!  Thank you for inviting me to join you here today. On behalf of the United States, I would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to MeatCo on the dispatch of your first consignment of Namibian beef to the United States. MeatCo’s high-quality beef product has enabled Namibia to become the first country in Africa …

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Highest ranking U.S. official on energy visits Southern Africa

Windhoek – Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) Francis R. Fannon visited Sub-Saharan Africa from November 2 to 9, 2019, including South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana.  While in Namibia Assistant Secretary Fannon engaged with the government to strengthen government-to-government relationships on mines and energy and also met with business leaders. …

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Press Briefing on Prosper Africa by U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson

U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson discussed Prosper Africa, the U.S. Government’s new initiative to substantially increase two-way trade and investment between the United States and Africa, with journalists on Friday July 12, 2019. This whole-of-government approach unlocks opportunities to do business in Africa, benefiting companies, investors, and workers both in Africa and the United States. Ambassador …

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Namibia Becomes First African Country Eligible to Export Beef to the United States

Namibia can now export beef to the United States of America, according to a July 13 decision by the U.S. government.  A final ruling from the U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service published on July 13 adds Namibia to the list of countries eligible to export meat and meat products to the United States. U.S. …

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