Nora Schimming-Chase passes on

13 March 2018 | Politics

Former CoD parliamentarian Nora Schimming-Chase has passed on after a long illness, President Hage Geingob announced on his Twitter account this morning. Schimming-Chase was a struggle veteran and served as Namibia's ambassador to Germany from 1992 to 1996 and Austria from 1994 to 1996. She was also the Swanu representative in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 1974 to 1978.
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