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President Hage Geingob

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‘Give an Hour for Earth’: Hage Geingob Stadium Hosts Tree Planting Event for Earth Hour Namibia 2024

In a move towards environmental stewardship and community engagement, the Hage Geingob Stadium served as the venue for the 'Give an Hour for Earth' tree planting event on Tuesday, commemorating Earth Hour Namibia 2024. The event, themed 'Give an Hour for Earth,' paid tribute to Namibia's late President, Dr. Hage Geingob. Martha Kautanevalli, Miss Earth Namibia 2023, emphasized the importance of personal responsibility in nurturing a healthier planet during her […]

todayMarch 20, 2024 4


President Mbumba Commends President Masisi’s Support After Geingob’s Passing

President Nangolo Mbumba praised President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana for his support to the Namibian people following the recent loss of former President Hage Geingob. Addressing a memorial service in Gaborone organized by the Botswana government, Mbumba lauded Masisi for fostering a strong and fraternal bond with the late Geingob. He highlighted Masisi's significant gesture as the first Head of State to visit Geingob after his surgery last year. Additionally, […]

todayMarch 14, 2024 11


Potential N$723 Million Monthly Burden on Taxpayers for Increased Pension and Disability Grants

Fulfilling the late President Hage Geingob's proposal to raise Namibia's pension and disability grants from N$1,400 to N$3,000 could cost taxpayers approximately N$723 million monthly. Even with a more modest increase to N$2,000, taxpayers would still bear a monthly burden of N$482 million. The anticipation among 241,016 beneficiaries has been high, following Geingob's New Year's message expressing his hope for the increase. The Finance Minister, Iipumbu Shiimi, is expected to […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024


Chinese Political Leader Commends Namibia’s Progress and Pledges Confidence in Continuing Geingob’s Legacy

Jiang Zuojun, Vice Chairperson of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, expressed China's firm belief in Namibia's ability to carry on the mission of the late President Hage Geingob. Speaking at the memorial service, Zuojun highlighted Geingob's decade-long leadership, which brought stability, economic development, and improved livelihoods to Namibia. He praised Geingob's commitment to international and regional peace and development, emphasizing Namibia's contributions to Pan Africanism and its role in […]

todayFebruary 27, 2024 3


Namibian President Nangolo Mbumba Calls for Legacy of Accountability and Development in Memory of Late President Hage Geingob

During the official memorial service for the late President Hage Geingob, President Nangolo Mbumba urged Namibians to honor Geingob's legacy by prioritizing accountability, transparency, honesty, and commitment in their duties. Mbumba emphasized the importance of effective governance for development, echoing the late president's beliefs. He likened Geingob's enduring legacy to a resilient Baobab tree and urged the nation to continue pursuing the late president's policies for shared prosperity and economic […]

todayFebruary 27, 2024 3


President Geingob Dedicated His Life to Liberating Namibia, Serving Its People, Says Deputy Secretary-General, at Memorial Service

Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s message on the occasion of the memorial service for President Hage G. Geingob of Namibia, in Windhoek today: On behalf of the Secretary-General and the United Nations, it is truly an honour to be able to join you today to mourn the passing and celebrate the life of a husband, father, friend, grandfather, veteran of the anti-colonial struggle and visionary leader:  President Hage […]

todayFebruary 27, 2024 1


Swakopmund Psychological Counselor Reflects on Emotional Impact of Late President’s Burial

In the aftermath of the burial ceremony for the late President Hage G. Geingob over the past weekend, a pervasive sense of sadness and somberness enveloped the city. Shedding light on the psychological impact of this national farewell, Marcella Katjijova, a Psychological Counselor based in the coastal town of Swakopmund, shares her insights and observations from the event.  

todayFebruary 27, 2024 1 3

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Healing a Nation: Insights from Swakopmund-Based Psychological Counsellor Marcella Katjijova on National Sympathy

  In a recent interview with Marcella Katjijova, a psychological counselor based in Swakopmund, Namibia, the discussion centered around the national grief following the passing of president Hage G. Geingob. As Namibia navigates a collective mourning process, Katjijova shares her expert perspective on how individuals and the nation as a whole can cope with such a profound loss. A Unique Perspective: The interview begins with an informal and warm exchange, […]

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