Veteran John Amakali buried


John Amakali, a veteran of the liberation struggle affectionately known as Nakaundule, was laid to rest at the Eenhana Memorial Shrine.

President Nangolo Mbumba granted him an official funeral and praised him as a fearless freedom fighter who made invaluable contributions to the country's liberation before and after independence.

Amakali, aged 73, passed away on March 6th.

Sombre atmosphere at Geingob residence as condolences, tributes pour in


The atmosphere was sombre as people signed the book of condolence and offered their sympathy and tributes to the former First Lady and children at the Geingob residence.

David Nghipunduka, who was a friend to President Geingob, shared fond memories of their time together and emphasised the importance of unity as a nation during this period of mourning.

Doctor Elijah Ngurare, who was accompanied by his spouse Albertina, signed the book of condolences and spoke of the impact that President Geingob had on the nation and the young people in particular.

Aukoredi presents condolences, traditional attire to former first lady Monica Geingos


In a touching display of solidarity and cultural support, the Aukoredi visited the former First Lady Monica Geingos to offer their condolences and provide her with traditional Damara attire for mourning. 

The gesture was aimed at honouring the local customs and traditions.

Since 2016, the Aukoredi has shared a friendship with the First Lady, characterised by the exchange of traditional Damara dresses and engagement in cultural activities. 

Swapo Party pays tribute to late President Hage Geingob at Keetmanshoop 


A person deserving of great appreciation, respect, and love and a cadre who sacrificed much for the liberation struggle. 

These are some of the descriptive tributes delivered by Swapo Party members at Keetmanshoop during a memorial service held in honour of their late party president, Dr. Hage Geingob. 

The Swapo Party members also extended their condolences with prayers and sympathy to the late Dr. Geingob's widow, Monica Geingos, children, and extended family. 

Late President Geingob was humble, down to earth - Patrick Chisanga


A friend of the late President Dr. Hage Geingob, Patrick Chisanga, travelled from Zambia to Namibia to pay his respects and offer condolences to the president's family and the Namibian people.

Patrick Chisanga recalled how he first met the late president and described him as a humble and down-to-earth person.

He emphasised that the president never forgot his roots as a freedom fighter and always remained true to his values.

President Ramaphosa pays tribute to Hage Geingob


South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa says the late President Hage Geingob's ethical leadership is a worthy example to emulate.

Ramaphosa, who was in Windhoek today to express condolences to the widow, Monica Geingos, and the people and government of Namibia, says he has learned a lot from the late President.

Ramaphosa, accompanied by President Nangolo Mbumba, called on Madame Geingos at the private residence of the Geingo family on the outskirts of Windhoek. 

Tukwatha Youth Organisation reflects on Geingob's impact


Numerous youth leaders came to the fore to express their condolences to the nation.

Among them was Sylvanus Lotto, the Regional Chairperson of the Tukwatha Youth Organisation.

The Tukwatha Youth Organisation aims to aid and occasionally organise activities for other youth groups. 

The youth organisation expressed its condolences on the passing of the late President.

Lotto says the late president's youthful energy profoundly influenced Namibians.

SME's and entrepreneurs pay tribute to Dr. Hage Geingob


The late Dr. Hage Geingob was also known for his dedication to fostering small business enterprises, and some entrepreneurs say he left behind a legacy of economic empowerment and community development among the youth of Namibia.

The nbc News team spoke to some entrepreneurs who had the privilege of working with him.

Pinehas Shikulo is the owner of Gweri Vintage Socks. He was among a group of entrepreneurs who had the privilege of showcasing their products to the president.