Tag: Namibians in America

Namibia soccer star, Annouscka Kordom, Instills Hope with new foundation

by Sheefeni Nikodemus | The Namibian

“DREAMS really come true,” says Brave Gladiator Annouscka Kordom.

However, unlocking your dream requires sacrifice, perseverance and a helping hand. No sooner had she obtained her degree in sports and marketing management from the Corban University, than Kordom set out on her next adventure – to make a difference by assisting others get opportunities similar to what she had received.

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Namibia tribes appeal US court ruling in genocide suit

Lawyers for the Herero and Nama tribes on Tuesday appealed a New York court ruling dismissing their compensation claim against Germany for the genocide of their ancestors in present-day Namibia.

In a filing before New York’s federal appeals court, lawyers for the two ethnicities claim a lower court erred in its March 6 decision, which said Germany was protected from their suit by the principle of sovereign immunity of a state. Continue reading “Namibia tribes appeal US court ruling in genocide suit”

‘My empowering journey to the United States of America’

From being bullied for not being able to speak English fluently to becoming one of the young Namibians with strong potential to positively impact the country, Anna Shilongo is today finishing her Master’s in Business Administration which is one more degree to add to the other three she already attained. 

Hard work, a love for reading, commitment, and overcoming insecurities, according to Anna, are only minor ingredients to her success.

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