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United States Donates Electronic High-Tech Equipment to Support Namibia’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Windhoek – At a virtual ceremony today, the United States donated 176 tablet and 53 laptop computers, as well as 250 remote temperature monitoring devices and 2,000 terabytes in hard-drive capacity to the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MOHSS) to support the country’s COVID-19 vaccine roll-out. The electronic equipment will be used for data entry ...
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Testing Times: Sorting Samples in the COVID-19 Laboratory in Namibia

While many people know what it is like to be tested for COVID-19, only a few people know what happens to the samples once the swab has been taken. Due to the recent surge in cases in Namibia, staff from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Namibia have been volunteering to assist ...
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Namibia Retains Tier 1 Ranking on U.S. Trafficking in Persons Report

Windhoek – The Government of Namibia retained its status as a Tier 1 country in the 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report for the second year in a row for prohibiting severe forms of trafficking in persons and punishing acts of trafficking.  Namibia is again the only country in Africa to achieve a Tier 1 ranking, ...
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U.S. Project Helps Namibian Children in Need

It is not a hot day, but the sun is striking a bright reflection from the white sandy soils of the village at the outskirts of Oshakati, a town in northern Namibia. Standing by her mother, almost leaning over her lap, is her little daughter. The girl’s feet are pale white from the dust she ...
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A Message from U.S. Ambassador to Namibia Lisa Johnson on her Departure and on July 4th, U.S. Independence Day

My time as U.S. Ambassador here is coming to an end after nearly three and a half years; in fact, today is my last day as Ambassador. I will be returning to Washington, D.C. to serve in the Biden-Harris Administration where I will help to advance those democratic principles that Namibians and Americans care about ...
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