Jeff Clark

Jeff Clark


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Wales and Namibia: Communities coming together

Posted on 20 October 2014 by Jeff Clark

It’s going to be a busy week.  A high level delegation is arriving from Namibia to help celebrate the launch of The Phoenix Project.  We started the week with a breakfast at the Deli Rouge for the organising team, my treat. Why the Deli Rouge? Well, apart from the excellent food and atmosphere, there’s a brilliant exhibition  there of African
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Namibia Diary: Part 4

Posted on 8 October 2014 by Jeff Clark

For someone like me who is completely bilingual and who grew up speaking and being educated in Welsh it’s thrilling to witness the easy interchange of languages and the profusion of language services available on radio. English was adopted as the national language after independence, replacing Afrikaans, which in turn had replaced German. Namibia is
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Namibia Diary: Part 3

Posted on 7 October 2014 by Jeff Clark

Three days in and the complexities and potential of this country start to form more clearly for me. History is everywhere. Independence from South Africa in 1990 and the apartheid and liberation struggle that proceeded are still fresh in everyone’s mind and forms the context for so much. The new Namibia adopted a constitution, which includes freedom
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Namibia Diary: Part 2

Posted on 6 October 2014 by Jeff Clark

Night falls here like a blanket. And early. By six it is completely dark. So on my second day, I wanted to get out of the University and see how life is lived in Katutura township and in the centre of Windhoek. I also wanted to learn more about what media is produced and consumed
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