President Geingob attends Martti Ahtissari's funeral

President Hage Geingob has departed for Helsinki, Finland, to attend the state funeral of former Finish President Martti Ahtissari.

Shortly after the death of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Dr. Geingob reiterated how Namibia’s history would be incomplete without the name of Ahtissari, who contributed to the country’s journey to peace.

Ahtissari’s relationship with Namibia began when the former Finish leader was appointed as a senator to the Council of the United Nations Institute for Namibia (UNIN) in 1975.

Swapo Party School holds second intake graduation

Like all struggles in life, obtaining an education does not come easy. It requires sacrifice, dedication, and hard work.

These were the wise words of Swapo Party President Hage Geingob, who was speaking at the graduation ceremony of the second intake of the Swapo Party School.

Men and women are adorned in their graduation gowns, and what distinguishes them from any other are the colours of their hoods.

President Geingob saddened by the death of Axali Doeseb

President Hage Geingob says he is saddened by the death of Axali Doeseb.

The composer of the Namibian national anthem, Doeseb, died this morning at the Lady Pohamba Private Hospital in Windhoek following his admission last night.

Doeseb is the man who gave birth to Namibia's national anthem and its pride following a song competition.

Records have it that a number of entries were received then, and two nominations, including his, reached the final stage.

UNSC urged to act swiftly in Israel-Palestine conflict  

President Hage Geingob has called on the UN Security Council to act swiftly and ensure that resolutions regarding the rights of the people of Palestine to live in peace are respected and for them to determine their own future.

Dr. Geingob, in a statement, further appealed for peace between Israel and Palestine and called for an end to the killing of innocent civilians and the destruction of infrastructure in the occupied Gaza Strip.

President Geingob to host President Ramaphosa

The Presidency has announced that President Hage Geingob will host South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday.

The two leaders will co-chair the presidential segment of the third session of the Namibia-South African Bi-National Commission.

The Presidency says the Bi-National Commission serves as a vital platform for enhanced bilateral cooperation.

South Africa has the highest number of companies doing business in Namibia, while Namibia is one of the biggest investors in that country's economy.

President Geingob declares UNGA a significant success

President Hage Geingob has returned from the United Nations General Assembly held in New York, in the United States, and described the meeting as a success.

During a high-level meeting that spanned close to two weeks, Geingob participated in the 2023 Sustainable Development Goals Summit, where Namibia played a leadership role in the recalibration and acceleration of global goals.

The Presidency states that the assembly marked the beginning of a new phase of accelerated progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, guided by high-level political leadership.

LPM wants Zimbabwe's Ambassador send back

Bernardus Swartbooi, leader of the Landless People's Movement (LPM), has called on President Hage Geingob to send back the Zimbabwean Ambassador to Namibia.

The LPM added its voice to that of various opposition parties in the SADC region that denounced the August 23rd and 24th Harmonised General Elections in Zimbabwe.

According to preliminary reports by SADC, the African Union, and several international election observer bodies, elections in that country fell short of several constitutional requirements.