Zambia mourns Geingob

The Zambian Government has declared two days of national mourning and a further three days of flags flying at half mast in honour of the late Namibian President, Dr. Hage Geingob.

In an urgent state communique dated February 20, 2024, Secretary to the Cabinet Patrick Kangwa announced, on behalf of the Head of State, that from Wednesday, the 21st, all flags must fly at half mast, with Saturday, the 24th, and Sunday, the 25th, strictly reserved as public holidays to mourn the Namibian President.

Namibian High Commission in Zambia honour President Geingob

The Namibian High Commission in Zambia has continued to play host to all manner of activities in honour of the late President Hage Geingob.

This has put the nbc local media crew on its toes, chasing after these solemn efforts worth sharing.

It's been almost 34 years since he last resided here in Lusaka, Zambia, but the fruits of his stay and labour are nearly everywhere.

His contemporaries keep emerging. They all want their grief and loss heard loudly.

Zambia mourns President Dr. Geingob

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.