veldskoen


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veldskoen

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veldschoen

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velskoen

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(Clothing & Fashion) an ankle-length boot of soft but strong rawhide
[C19: from Afrikaans, from vel skin + skoen shoes]
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Caption: Welcoming Ngamane Karuaihe-Upi (secondfrom left) at the recent Economist Businesswomen breakfast are Feitjie Veldskoen (left) who works for Namib-Re but is also on the board of Telecom Namibia, Ashante Manetti, external communications practitioner at Telecom, Mrs Ericah Shafudah, Namibian Businesswoman and Deser Lundon-Muller, marketing manager of the Economist and chairperson of the club.
Speaking at the opening of the conference, Telecom board member Feitjie Veldskoen said events like the Businesswomen Conference are an opportunity for rural women to come together to share knowledge with great Namibian women who are leaders in their respective fields.