Texas Tech University

Namibian youths continue with Mandela Fellowship

New Era

May 24, 2017

New Era - A group of twenty Namibian young leaders has been chosen to participate in the annual Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in the United States next month.

The Fellowship, which began in 2014, is the flagship programme of the Young African Leaders Initiative, which empowers young Africans through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. Filled with excitement the regional manager of the Agro Marketing and Trade Agency (AMTA), at the Ongwendiva Fresh Produce Business Hub, Jacob Hamutenya, says he is overwhelmed by the opportunity. "I have been selected to participate in Public Management Track at the Texas Tech University. I am overwhelmed by the opportunity, being selected out of thousands of youth from all over Africa," he says.

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