Chevron Donates N$6.6 Million for USAID Programs to Mitigate Drought and Food Insecurity

Windhoek – U.S. multinational energy corporation Chevron has donated N$5.6 million for projects that support food security in Namibia, plus N$1 million for emergency drought relief for vulnerable women and children. At a signing ceremony of the partnership between Chevron and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Windhoek, U.S. Ambassador to the ... Read More»

U.S.-funded DREAMS Program Breaks Down Barriers

How young women in Katima Mulilo succeed in the field of woodwork  Namibia has one of the youngest and fastest-growing populations in southern Africa, but more than 40 percent of Namibia’s youth are unemployed – nearly three times as many as the global average – and according to the National Planning Commission of Namibia, this ... Read More»

Family Receives Birth Certificates Thanks to U.S. Government-Funded Civil Registration Campaign

It is yet another scorching hot day in Eenhana, the capital of northern Namibia’s Ohangwena Region. Dozens of people are convened under the cover of a tree for respite. Like many others present, the Hafunda family travelled 25 kilometres to Eenhana from their home in Oshikonda Village with one goal in mind – to finally ... Read More»

Remarks by U.S. Chargé D’Affaires Jessica Long at the World AIDS Day Commemoration

Good afternoon! It is an honour to be with you today to commemorate this World AIDS Day. The United States government remains committed to work with the Namibian government by “Putting Ourselves to the Test to Achieve Equity to End HIV”, which is the United States’ theme for this year’s World AIDS Day. This theme ... Read More»

U.S. Government commemorates World AIDS Day with Namibia

Windhoek – The United States government through the U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) reaffirms its commitment to fight against HIV/AIDS and remembers the millions of people who have died of AIDS. In Namibia, PEPFAR works closely with the Namibian government to advance the health of the Namibian people through HIV prevention, care, ... Read More»

United States Boosts Life-Saving Oxygen Supply at Onandjokwe Hospital

Windhoek – The U.S. government upgraded the oxygen generation plant at the Onandjokwe Hospital in Ondangwa to provide a stable supply of medical grade oxygen to the health facility. Dr. Abeje Zegeye from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Namibia handed over the upgraded plant, worth US$1 million (approx. N$17 million) to ... Read More»

Remarks by Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, Walter Parrs for World TB Day 2022

Good morning! It is great to be here. Usually, my job keeps me in Windhoek, so I am very pleased to join you today here. Travelling in this beautiful country is always a pleasure, especially when it is to see the amazing work the Ministry of Health and Social Services and its partners are doing. ... Read More»

U.S. Deputy Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Visits Namibia to Advance Mutual Goals in Climate Change and Clean Energy

Windhoek – A delegation focused on climate change and clean energy met today with Namibian government officials and civil society to encourage U.S.-Namibia partnership on clean energy development and combating the climate crisis. The delegation is led by Deputy Special Envoy for Climate (Deputy SEC) Jonathan Pershing, who reports to John Kerry, the first-ever Special ... Read More»

United States Donates 100,620 Doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to Namibia

Windhoek – The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek, Namibia announces the donation by the U.S. Government of 100,620 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as part of our global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  The donated vaccines are part of the U.S. pledge to initially provide at least 25 million of 80 million doses globally to Africa.  The U.S. government coordinated closely with the African Union, Africa Centers ... Read More»

U.S. Government Avails N$1.4 Million in Immediate Drought Assistance

Windhoek – On 27 May 2019, the United States Ambassador to Namibia, Lisa A. Johnson, announced US$100,000 (N$1.44 million) in immediate drought assistance for Namibia from USAID’s Office for Disaster Assistance (OFDA).  The funds will be used for humanitarian disaster relief with water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions to be provided by the Namibia Red Cross ... Read More»
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