Alvine Kapitako: IJF 2011 A refreshing journey

Speech by Alvine Kapitako of New Era Paper from Namibia ( on behalf of fellowship participants) MPI journalism fellowship at closing ceremony of the program on 25 November 2011.

Today – November 25th – marks the official graduation of a month long training course in journalism. The journey was fun, refreshing,interesting and it contributed greatly to our careers and academic portfolios.

We were trained by experienced and professional personnel and they contributed immensely to our careers. We shall forever be grateful for their effort and willingness to impart their skills in us.

On behalf of my classmates I would like to sincerely thank the MPI CEO and entire staff for investing in our careers . I would like to assure you that your efforts are not in vein because wherever we go we will attribute part of our success to MPI.

Lastly, I would like to thank all my classmates: thank you for your kindness, love, caring hearts, the smiles, jokes, uno, for sharing your material possessions with me and the rest of us. Thank you for being such great people, I’ll forever remember you.

Alvine, in Namibia traditional costume, making her remarks at the closing ceremony of IJF 2011 on 25 November 2011 in Kuala Lumpur.