Statement by Charge d’Affaires Jess Long for World Press Freedom Day

Today, on World Press Freedom Day, we celebrate the determination of Namibian journalists and media professionals who continue to be the beacons of press freedom on the African continent. In 2021 Namibia again had Africa’s freest press and ranked 24th out of 180 countries globally on the World Press Freedom Index. That is an accomplishment ... Read More»

Statement by U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson in support of May 3 World Press Freedom Day

Windhoek  – On World Press Freedom Day, I want to voice my support for the principle of press freedom, as well as my support for the journalists and media professionals who use that freedom to improve our societies. Freedom of the press is a foundational principle of democratic countries, like Namibia and the United States.  It has been ... Read More»
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