Namibian Embassy in America celebrates life of Dr Geingob

Namibia's Diplomatic Mission in the United States of America held a memorial service to celebrate the life and legacy of the late President Hage Geingob.

The Namibian community in the United States, led by the country's Washington-based Embassy and joined by Africans and American citizens, paid tribute to the late President Geingob, describing him as a great bridge builder, activist, and scholar who will never be forgotten.

Three Namibians die in the US and Canada

Namibia's Ambassador to the United States and Canada, Margaret Mensah-Williams, has expressed condolences to the families of three Namibians who died in the U.S. and Canada over the past two weeks.

Ambassador Mensah-Williams announced the deaths of health workers Nelson Kondjayi Dumeni, who suffered a heart failure in Washington, DC, on December 21, and Wesley Katimba, who died on New Year's Day.

Katimba, the ambassador says, was returning from church an hour after midnight when he was hit by a car in Montreal, Canada.

US PEPFAR commits N$1.6 billion to Namibia in 2023

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has committed N$1.6 billion for the year 2023.

PEPFAR has invested over N$27 billion in Namibia over the past 18 years, says the US Global Aids Coordinator, Ambassador John Nkengasong.

PEPFAR focuses on expanding access to HIV prevention, treatment, and care interventions.

Having partnered with the Namibian government for the past 18 years, PEPFAR has once again announced its investment for 2023.

Namibia to advocate for lifting of sanctions Venezuela, Cuba and Zimbabwe

Namibia will continue to advocate for the lifting of sanctions and economic blockade on Venezuela, Cuba and Zimbabwe by the USA.

President Hage Geingob says the affected countries are trying their best to develop and appealed for humanity to prevail.

Dr. Geingob reiterated Namibia's position when he met the visiting Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Relations, Yvan Gil Pinto, and the delegation at State House.

Miss Namibia National Director thanks everyone for overwhelming support

Miss USA, R'Bonney Gabriel, was crowned Miss Universe 2023 last night during the 71st edition of the beauty pageant.

Representatives from 84 countries participated in the competition.

Gabriel faced off against Venezuela's Amanda Dudamen and Andreina Martinez from the Dominican Republic before she walked off with the 2023 crown.

Namibia was represented at this year's pageant by Cassia Sharpley.

NBC DG urges Namibians to vote for Miss Namibia at the Miss Universe's pageant

The Director General of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation, Stanley Similo, has urged Namibians to vote for Miss Namibia, Cassia Sharpley, who is competing in the Miss Universe pageant.

The Miss Universe competition is set to take place on Saturday in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the United States of America.

Urging people to vote for Miss Namibia, Similo says Sharpley stands a good chance of bringing the crown home.

President Geingob departs for Sierra Leone en route to New York to attend America-African leadership Summit

President Hage Geingob has left for Freetown, Sierra Leone en route to the US to attend the  US-African Leadership Summit.
The Head of State will make a stopover in Freetown at the invitation of his Sierra Leone counterpart, Julius Maada Bio.

The Head of State is leading a delegation comprising senior government officials and private sector representatives at the invitation of President Joe Biden, slated to take place from the 13th to the 15 of this month.