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Remarks by Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield at a UN General Assembly Tribute to the Memory of President Hage Gottfried Geingob of the Republic of Namibia

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield U.S. Representative to the United Nations New York, New York February 7, 2024 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. And good afternoon, everyone. This is a sad day among so many sad days. We sadly gather here today to celebrate the life of a dedicated public servant, a fierce advocate for liberty ... Read More»

Statement from President Joe Biden on the Passing of Namibian President Hage Geingob

Jill and I offer our deepest condolences to First Lady Monica Geingos and the rest of the Namibian people on the loss of President Hage Geingob. President Geingob was a fearless leader, fighting for independence, overseeing the drafting of the new nation’s constitution, and serving his country twice as prime minister and finally as president. ... Read More»

Message of Condolence – President Hage G. Geingob

The U.S. Mission to the Republic of Namibia was saddened to learn of the passing of His Excellency, President Hage Gottfried Geingob. President Geingob was a valued partner throughout his decades of public service. The U.S. Embassy has deep appreciation and respect for our decades-long relationship with President Geingob dating to the early days of ... Read More»

End of an Era – U.S. Embassy in Windhoek Marks Historic Transition

Windhoek – On Friday, January 26, 2024, the American flag was ceremonially lowered, and the Great Seal was respectfully removed at the old U.S. Embassy on 14 Lossen Street, marking the closure of a significant chapter in the longstanding relationship between the United States and Namibia.  Moments later, the American flag proudly rose at the ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: VOTING IN 2024 U.S. FEDERAL ELECTIONS

Your vote counts! Did you know that many U.S. federal elections for the House of Representatives and Senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot that is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt ... Read More»