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Visit to Namibia by Matthew Harrington, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Scroll down for full remarks by U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs. Windhoek – The U.S. Department of State’s Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Matthew Harrington, visited Namibia during the week of June 17-21, with engagements covering the broad U.S.-Namibia partnership.  DAS Harrington served as the Deputy Chief of ...
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Josaphat Tjiho – Civic Leadership, Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Josaphat Tjiho is a freelance actor with over eight years’ experience in acting, theatre directing, and script writing.  He is a diploma holder in Performing Arts from College of the Arts Namibia. Josaphat works part time as the chapter coordinator for the Internet Society Namibia.  As an artist, youth, and human right activist, Josaphat raises ...
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Tom Edison Shilongo – Business and Entrepreneurship, Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Tom Shilongo is a full-time self-employed social entrepreneur / media entrepreneur.  Tom is the founder of “Launch Namibia,” a company that strives to create an entrepreneurship ecosystem in Namibia.  The company is geared around the start-up community in Namibia. Tom holds an honours degree in Political Science from the University of Namibia. He thrives on ...
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Saara Niitenge – Public Management, University of California, Davis in Davis California

Passionate about numbers for nature, Saara Niitenge advocates for the use of environment statistics for better planning and decision-making. She is one of the founding directors of the Environmental Economics Network of Namibia, with experience in biodiversity finance, valuation of ecosystem services, and trade data analysis.  She has also previously served on the Board of ...
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Norman Nanuseb – Civic Leadership, Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Norman Nanuseb is currently working as a nurse at Khorixas District Hospital’s Primary Health Care Department.  He is doing a final year diploma in HIV/AIDS management and counselling with the University of Namibia.  He works around community development, human rights, democracy, and HIV/AIDS related issues. With his events management company Norice Groups Trading, Norman organizes ...
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