In Zambia, where the late President Hage Geingob played his part in Namibia's liberation struggle for nearly two decades, events in his honour have been unfolding over the past week.
A host of his contemporaries continue to eulogise this accomplished pan-Africanist.
Our Special Correspondent in Lusaka, Wamundila Chilinda, brings us this report.
A dark cloud that has covered the land of the brave has extended to the land of work and joy—Zambia.
Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema was among the first to mourn his "elder brother" as he signed the book of condolences earlier this week.
Ambassador Godfrey Simasiku served many potofolios in government during the first and second republics of Zambia before becoming an envoy to Japan for over 10 years.
Another notable figure is Ambassador Lazarus Kapambwe, whose last position was that of Permanent Representative at the United Nations in New York.
The book of condolences for the late third President of Namibia has remained open and will remain so for members of the public to convey their messages of condolence.