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March 20, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State James A. Baker III, claiming that Namibian independence is "a product of American diplomacy," arrived here Monday for ceremonies marking the birth of a new nation and the end of colonial rule in Africa. Talking to reporters aboard his Air Force transport on the 19-hour flight from Washington, Baker conceded that American support for Namibian independence was greater in the years before it was won than it will be in the immediate future.
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June 20, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Namibian President Sam Nujoma, describing his three-month-old republic as one of the world's poorest nations, appealed to President Bush on Tuesday for increased American aid and invited U.S. private investment in agriculture, health and housing projects. Dismissing World Bank figures that depict Namibia's per capita income as among the highest in sub-Saharan Africa, Nujoma said: "We are truly one of the poorest people on this Earth, truly among the least developed in the world."
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June 20, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Namibian President Sam Nujoma, describing his three-month-old republic as one of the world's poorest nations, appealed to President Bush on Tuesday for increased American aid and invited U.S. private investment in agriculture, health and housing projects. Dismissing World Bank figures that depict Namibia's per capita income as among the highest in sub-Saharan Africa, Nujoma said: "We are truly one of the poorest people on this Earth, truly among the least developed in the world."
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March 20, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State James A. Baker III, claiming that Namibian independence is "a product of American diplomacy," arrived here Monday for ceremonies marking the birth of a new nation and the end of colonial rule in Africa. Talking to reporters aboard his Air Force transport on the 19-hour flight from Washington, Baker conceded that American support for Namibian independence was greater in the years before it was won than it will be in the immediate future.
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