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Brig Gen The Embassy announces, with deep sadness, that on Sunday, 16 November 2014, Defence Attaché, Brigadier General Karel Christopher Ndjoba, unexpectedly passed away while recovering at a hospital in Germany.

The Embassy extends its heartfelt condolences to his wife, Mrs. Ebba Ndjoba, the children, and the entire bereaved family, the Ministry of Defence, and colleagues.

A book of condolence will be opened at the Embassy of the Republic of Namibia, Reichsstr. 17, 14052 Berlin on:

Wednesday, 19-11-2014, and Thursday, 20-11-2014 from 10h00 to 13h00 and from 14h00 to 16h00

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Namibian Sun Mon, 2014-11-1

The Inspector-General of the Namibian Police, Sebastian Ndeitunga, has been elected as vice-president for Africa of the International Chiefs of Police Organisation (ICPO –Interpol) at the 83rd Interpol General Assembly in Monaco.

Ndeitunga scored an overwhelming vote of 99.2% from those present. He will serve for the next three years.

A press statement issued by Namibian Police spokesperson Edwin Kanguatjivi said Ndeitunga's election was supported by member countries due to his national and international policing experience.

Kanguatjivi said Ndeitunga was requested by various African police chiefs to make himself available for the vacant position for Africa at the Interpol Executive Committee.


ManjoNamibia elected to IFOAM vice-presidency

WINDHOEK – Namibian organic farmer Manjo Smith has been elected vice president of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) at the just ended organisation's general assembly in Istanbul, Turkey.

Smith is the Chairperson of the Namibia National Association of Horticultural Producers (NAHOP), and owner of Greenspot Organics in Okahandja.

IFOAM is an international umbrella organisation for the organic world, uniting close to 800 affiliates in 118 countries. The organisation actively participates in international agricultural and environmental negotiations with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and other multilateral institutions to further the interests of the organic agricultural movement worldwide.

According to the latest global statistics, there are 1.9 million certified organic farmers in 164 countries producing food on 37.5 million hectares of land.


"Von der Unmöglichkeit, über Afrika zu sprechen" 

170px-Koehlerhorst08032007Rede von Bundespräsident a.D. Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler, anlässlich der Afrika-Tage des Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, 18. März 2014 in Berlin

"Zum historischen Bewußtsein gehört die Erinnnerung an den Völkermord an den Hereros, der 1904, also genau vor 110 Jahren, durch den 'Vernichtungsbefehl' des preußischen Offiziers Lothar von Trotha begann." Weiterlesen...

"On the impossibility of speaking of Africa"

Speech by former President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Professor Horst Köhler, on the occasion of the Africa Days of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 18 March 2013, Berlin

"Awareness of history means remembering the genocide against the Herero peoples. unleashed in 1904 - exactly 110 years ago - on the orders of the Prussian officer Lothar von Trotha."  Read more...

Important Announcement / Wichtige Mitteilung

Changes in the Payment Procedures of Visa and Passport Application Fees / Änderung bei der Zahlung von Visa- und Passanträgen

The Namibian Embassy reminds its clients that since 01 May 2013, payments for visa and passport application fees are accepted by electronic or direct deposits into the bank account of the Namibian Embassy ONLY. (Bank account details see below).
Receipts will be issued as soon as the amount appears on our bank account.
As from 01 October 2014, the Embassy will reserve the right to return by post to the sender all cash payments made to us. Please note, that the Embassy will  not assume any responsibility for possible loss of cash by the postal service.

Die Botschaft erinnert daran, dass seit dem 1. Mai 2013 die Bezahlung von Gebühren für Visa- und Passanträge NUR noch per Überweisung auf das Konto der Botschaft möglich ist.

Zahlungsbelege werden ausgestellt, sobald die Summe auf unserem Bankkonto eingeht.

Ab 01. Oktober 2014 behält sich die Botschaft vor, alle Barzahlungen, die bei uns eingehen, auf postalischem Weg zum Absender zurückzuschicken. Wir weisen darauf hin, dass wir für den eventuellen Verlust des Bargeldes durch die Post keinerlei Verantwortung übernehmen.

Bank Account Details / Die Bankverbindung lautet:

Botschaft der Republik Namibia
Commerzbank Berlin
Bankleitzahl: 10040000
Konto-Nr.: 266070200
IBAN: DE 45 1004 0000 0266 0702 00

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