Ambassador Andrew Intamba Dies

Namibia’s Ambassador to Egypt Andrew Anyanya Intamba died on Tuesday evening, aged 66.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed his passing away in an official statement issued yesterday.

“It is with great shock and dismay that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has learnt of the untimely death of Andrew Intamba, the Namibian Ambassador to Egypt, who passed away on 8 April 2014 in the Rhino Park Hospital. The late Intamba joined the Ministry on 20 February 2008,” stated the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Selma Ashipala-Musavayi.

She said the Namibian nation has lost a diplomat and colleague who rendered a gallant service to the country. The late diplomat, who attended several military and security training courses in Russia, Germany and England, once served as the Director of the National Central Intelligence Services’ Accounting Office.

Intamba, who was due to celebrate his 67th birthday this coming Monday, is survived by his wife Johanna Intamba and five children.

He was born on April 14, 1947 in Walvis Bay.

Government is yet to make any announcement on the funeral arrangements.

Source : New Era