Dr Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun Awarded by African Union Commission and Diaspora African Forum the African Women of Excellence Award


Dr. Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun, Group Chairperson of the United Africa Group, was awarded the African Women of Excellence Award by the African Union Commission and the Diaspora African Forum in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 28th of September 2018.

THE African Women of Excellence Awards, recognizes Women with African Decent who have made notable contributions to development in their Countries, peace in social, political and economic spheres. Since its inception in 2015, the African Women of Excellence Awards has awarded well renowned African Women.

Dr. Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun, is well known for contributing to the Economy of Namibia through her business enterprise the United Africa Group, which she co-owns and is the Group Chairperson. United Africa Group has transformed the hospitality sector through its branded properties Protea by Marriott Hotels as well as Hilton Windhoek which provides notable hospitality services to Namibians, Business Travelers as well as Tourists. In addition, to Dr Namundjebo-Tilahun being a steadfast Business Woman she takes pride in giving back to the community through the Dr Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun Foundation.

During her acceptance speech Dr Tilahun called upon African Women to engage with one another through formal platforms in order to create practical and implementable business initiatives which they can drive both nationally and internationally.