Prime Minister condoles with family of Peace Corps volunteer Ashley Earl who died last Saturday

WASHINGTON: The Prime Minister, Dr Hage Geingob has offered his condolences to the family of Peace Corps volunteer Ashley Earl, who passed away in Oshakati last Saturday.

Speaking during a meeting with potential American investors in Washington on Wednesday, Geingob also expressed his condolences to the Peace Corps organisation.

He noted that Peace Corps volunteers are doing a good job in meeting Namibia’s development needs.

The 30-year-old Earl entered service as a Peace Corps volunteer in Namibia on 13 March 2012.

Since that time, she has been serving as a community health volunteer, working with Catholic AIDS Action and coordinating after-school activities for youth in her community of Oshakati.

It is not yet clear what Earl’s cause of death was.