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»

U.S. Government Not Involved with Confiscated Drone

In response to reports about the confiscation of a saildrone found in Namibian territorial waters near Lüderitz, the U.S. Embassy in Namibia strongly refutes any claims that the U.S. government is involved with or has interfered with the confiscated drone. Any reports, articles, or social media postings that say otherwise are incorrect and based on ... Read More»

Statement on Construction of the New U.S. Embassy

Environmental sustainability has been a cornerstone element of the design process for the U.S. Embassy new facility in Klein Windhoek. We have ensured the new embassy compound will include renewable energy through solar panels, minimize water usage, and incorporate indigenous trees and plants, including as much as possible some currently on the site. This week, ... Read More»

Self-Help Program Workshop and Award Ceremony

Remarks by Ambassador Thomas F. Daughton Self-Help Program Workshop and Award Ceremony Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Avani Hotel Good morning and welcome to the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program Workshop honoring our 2016 grant recipients.  We have four impressive new grantees this year who provide a tangible example of what can be achieved when people at the community level ... Read More»
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