Namibia's President Geingob dies at 82


President Hage Geingob, aged 82, passed away in Windhoek on Sunday.

Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba made the announcement during an address to the nation.

Dr. Geingob was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Lady Pohamba Private Hospital for a follow-up treatment for the treatment he received in the US for cancerous cells.

Mbumba said that Geingob's medical team had been trying its utmost to ensure that he recovered, but sadly, he passed on.

President Geingob to Address the Nation


Since assuming the highest office in the land, President Hage Geingob has prioritised open channels of communication as part of building trust with citizens in order to consolidate effective governance.

The year is drawing to a close, and President Geingob is inviting the nation to join him on Monday as he communicates with them via a press briefing.

That briefing would see the Head of State recap some of the key highlights of the 'Year of Revival'.

Geingob Calls On Men To Be on Forefront of Fight Against GBV


President Hage Geingob has called on men to come to the forefront in the fight against gender-based violence (GBV) as the world marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Dr. Geingob says the aim should be to create a society where every woman and girl can live with dignity, equality, and security.

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women aims to create awareness about the fact that violence against women is a human rights violation.

Workers A Precious Resource in Namibia's Development - Geingob


Today is International Workers Day, a day that recognises the contributions of workers in society and commemorates the historic struggles and gains made by the labour movement worldwide.

President Hage Geingob says Namibia values the role of workers in the fight for liberty, unity, and justice and that the government remains conscious of the unemployment that disproportionately affects the youth and the unskilled.

In a statement to mark International Workers Day, President Geingob praised the workers as a precious resource in the history and development of Namibia.

Kingdom of Eswatini urged to convene an urgent national dialogue


The Kingdom of Eswatini is urged to convene an urgent national dialogue.

The two-day Extraordinary Summit of the SADC Organ Troika wants talks to be held in a calm and peaceful environment.

The call by the Organ Troika comes amid rising acts of sporadic violence in Eswatini, with all sides blaming one another.

In recent days, a prominent opposition leader and chairperson of the multi-stakeholder forum, Thulani Rudolf Maseko was gunned down.

Tasks will soon be assigned to new Swapo Party CC members - President Geingob


The Swapo Party President, Hage Geingob says tasks will soon be assigned to the new central committee members.

The four-day elective congress of the ruling party elected 35 men and 35 women to serve in the central committee for the next five years.
The central committee election has seen relatively new cadres enter the Party's highest decision-making body, and some prominent heavyweights not making it.

The top four, Dr Hage Geingob, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Sophia Shaningwa, and Uahekua Herunga, automatically qualify as members of the CC.