President Geingob described as an internationalist

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As the world continues to reflect on the life and impact of the late President Hage Geingob, some in civil society and the local media credit him with positioning Namibia as a respected voice on the international stage.

A charismatic man who expertly understood geopolitics and international relations, Geingob has been credited with thrusting Namibia onto the global stage, using international platforms to expound Namibia's position on global conflicts.

Remembering President Hage Geingob: A Leader and Sports Advocate

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The passing of President Hage Geingob is a profound loss for Namibia, as we remember him as a visionary leader and a passionate advocate for sports.

His impact on the nation extended far beyond his political accomplishments, as he played a pivotal role in the development and promotion of sports in Namibia, leaving an indelible legacy in the sporting realm.

Brave Warriors wins Tunisia

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Euphoria has taken hold of Namibia following the Brave Warriors' historic 1-0 win over Tunisia in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

This is Namibia's fourth appearance at AFCON, Africa's soccer showpiece, but they never tasted victory, finishing bottom of their group in each of the three previous participations.

Prior to this, Namibia had lost seven of its nine matches at the Africa Cup of Nations. Only Benin and Mozambique have played more AFCON games than Namibia without ever winning.

Namibia's first family showered with gifts

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Family and friends of President Hage Geingob and First Lady Monica Geingos showered the first couple with gifts and other gestures of gratitude at their farm.

Namibia's first family too did not let the festive feeling pass them by, despite their demanding national schedules.

Currently on retreat, family patriarch President Geingob and First Lady Monica Geingos spent the family day with their blended families, who expressed nothing but love and greatness towards them.

89 houses handed over to new owners at Swakopmund

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To address the housing backlog, the government has handed over 4000 housing units since the inception of the Mass Housing Development Programme in 2014, up to July 2023.

The MHDP commenced with projects at 21 sites around the country.

Today, in addition to that number, an additional 89 recently completed houses were officiated by President Hage Geingob at Swakopmund.

President Geingob cautions against ill-discipline

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President Hage Geingob has cautioned against ill-discipline in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF), saying such incidents need to be addressed as soon as they occur.

''Discipline is the catalyst for professionalism. It is the soul of the Defence Force. I am informed that there are several cases of indiscipline being reported in the Namibian Defence Force. Some of these cases have appeared in the media. It is imperative that we summarily nip these type of incidences in the bud.''

Commander-in-Chief Parade at Dimo Hamaambo Garrison

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President Hage Geingob wants to see every Namibian identify themselves with the Namibian Defence Force (NDF).

He says such aspirations identify with the government's vision to build an inclusive society.

Dr. Geingob, as the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, presided over the defence parade at the Lieutenant-General Jerobeam Dimo Hamaambo Garrison at Grootfontein today.

Namibians urged to foster an integrity, transparency, and accountability culture

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President Hage Geingob has reminded Namibians to reflect on their individual and collective roles to foster a culture of integrity, transparency, and accountability.

Dr. Geingob said this in his message on International Anti-Corruption Day.

The president explained that corruption infiltrates every sector, emphasising the necessity for collaborative efforts involving all stakeholders, including the media.

International Corruption Day, he stressed, should move people to unite against corruption every day.

World's first ammonia-powered vessel christened

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President Hage Geingob has christened the world’s first ammonia-powered supply vessel, developed by Australia-based company Fortescue Future Industries.

Dr. Geingob was invited by Fortescue Executive Chairman and Founder Andrew Forrest to unveil the Fortescue Green Pioneer vessel, which has been converted to run in dual-fuel mode as it moves away from fossil fuels.

The vessel sailed from its base in Singapore and docked in Dubai, where world leaders, including President Geingob, are renewing calls for increased investments in renewable energy sources and projects.