Ramaphosa assures relations between South Africa and Namibia will continue

President Cyril Ramaphosa says relations between South Africa and Namibia will continue to strengthen, despite the death of President Geingob.

The South African leader pointed out that decisions taken during last year's Bi-National Commission meeting between the two countries will be implemented just as the late President Geingob would have wanted them.

Namibian and South African governments made a number of decisions last year to promote trade and investments across various sectors in both countries.

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. 

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 concludes state visit to South Africa

President Hage Geingob has concluded his three-day state visit to South Africa.

The purpose of the visit was to further strengthen bilateral relations, enhance economic cooperation, explore trade and investment, and identify new areas of cooperation.

Dr. Geingob and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, have directed that an audit be carried out on all legal instruments of cooperation before the hosting of the meeting of the Bi-National Commission (BNC). 

Namibia will host the BNC on a date yet to be announced. 

Geingob, Ramaphosa to discuss bilateral issues

State House says President Hage Geingob and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa will discuss bilateral issues including the Orange River Border question, the Southern African Customs Union as well as regional, continental and international matters of mutual concern.

President Geingob is set to undertake a three-day state visit to South Africa on invitation by President Ramaphosa.

Political will from all parties key to DRC peace process

The African Union Peace and Security Council says political will, from all parties is key to the effective implementation of Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework in the DRC.

The Peace and Security Council discussed the deteriorating situation in eastern DRC ahead of the 36th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government which ended in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia today.

 The Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the DRC was signed ten years ago to usher in peace, security, stability and development in the DRC and the Great Lakes Region.