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Congratulations on Namibia’s Elections

The United States congratulates the Republic of Namibia and its citizens on a successful and peaceful election, further strengthening Namibia’s vibrant democracy. Since Namibia’s independence in 1990, the United States has supported the country’s democratic processes, institutions, and traditions. We congratulate President Geingob on his re-election and look forward to another five years of cooperation ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Namibia’s Democratic Traditions through Observation Mission

U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson and U.S. Embassy representatives will celebrate Namibia’s democratic traditions as accredited observers at the polls this Wednesday, November 27.  “Participating in the electoral observation mission is the U.S. Embassy’s way to show support for Namibia’s election and join Namibia in celebrating its commitment to participatory democracy,” said Ambassador Johnson. The Electoral ...
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U.S. Supports Namibia’s Fight Against HIV/AIDS with Expanded Voluntary Circumcision Program

Windhoek – U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson launched the new PEPFAR-funded voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) program “SAFE VMMC” in Namibia.  The up to five-year, US$33.5 million program is led by USAID and the Ministry of Health and Social Services.  Through the VMMC program, implementer Abt Associates will expand voluntary medical male circumcision services to reach ...
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Namibia Institute for Democracy Empowers Local Civil Society Organisations

Windhoek – The Namibia Institute for Democracy (NID), in partnership with US Embassy Namibia, conducted a Civil Society Support Program (CSSP) for local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) which was held end September until the start of November at the House of Democracy. The intervention targeted 20 Namibian NGOs that struggle with funding and need institutional as ...
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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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