United Nations agencies commemorate late President Hage Geingob's international legacy

United Nations agencies gathered to engage in dialogue and reflect on the late President Hage Geingob's internationalist outlook. 

Representatives of the agencies paid tribute to the late Namibian president, recalling how President Geingob often emphasised the importance of international solidarity and referred to Namibia as a product of this solidarity.

Otjinene Constituency honours late President Hage Geingob as a resolute leader 

The leaders and residents of the Otjinene constituency joined the rest of the country in remembrance of the late President Hage Geingob, whom they describe as a leader of note, a people's president, and someone who always stood by his word.

The Chairperson of the Otjinene Village Council, Lesley Kauandara, emphasised that the late President Hage Geingob served his country with dedication and had shown political maturity by singling out the appointment of opposition figures into the country's administration. 

Kunene Region honours late President Hage Geingob 

The people of the Kunene region gathered in solemn remembrance as they paid befitting tributes to the late President Hage Geingob during their regional memorial service held in Opuwo.

The atmosphere was filled with soothing hymns, poetry, and traditional mourning practices.

The Ombimbi cultural group led the procession in Dr. Geingob's honour.

Emotional scenes played out at Opuwo, as replications of cultural rituals of mourning practices by the Ovahimba and Ovaherero communities came to the fore in paying tribute to Dr. Geingob.

President Geingob described as an internationalist

As the world continues to reflect on the life and impact of the late President Hage Geingob, some in civil society and the local media credit him with positioning Namibia as a respected voice on the international stage.

A charismatic man who expertly understood geopolitics and international relations, Geingob has been credited with thrusting Namibia onto the global stage, using international platforms to expound Namibia's position on global conflicts.

Remembering President Hage Geingob: A Leader and Sports Advocate

The passing of President Hage Geingob is a profound loss for Namibia, as we remember him as a visionary leader and a passionate advocate for sports.

His impact on the nation extended far beyond his political accomplishments, as he played a pivotal role in the development and promotion of sports in Namibia, leaving an indelible legacy in the sporting realm.

Brave Warriors wins Tunisia

Euphoria has taken hold of Namibia following the Brave Warriors' historic 1-0 win over Tunisia in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

This is Namibia's fourth appearance at AFCON, Africa's soccer showpiece, but they never tasted victory, finishing bottom of their group in each of the three previous participations.

Prior to this, Namibia had lost seven of its nine matches at the Africa Cup of Nations. Only Benin and Mozambique have played more AFCON games than Namibia without ever winning.

Namibia's first family showered with gifts

Family and friends of President Hage Geingob and First Lady Monica Geingos showered the first couple with gifts and other gestures of gratitude at their farm.

Namibia's first family too did not let the festive feeling pass them by, despite their demanding national schedules.

Currently on retreat, family patriarch President Geingob and First Lady Monica Geingos spent the family day with their blended families, who expressed nothing but love and greatness towards them.

89 houses handed over to new owners at Swakopmund

To address the housing backlog, the government has handed over 4000 housing units since the inception of the Mass Housing Development Programme in 2014, up to July 2023.

The MHDP commenced with projects at 21 sites around the country.

Today, in addition to that number, an additional 89 recently completed houses were officiated by President Hage Geingob at Swakopmund.

President Geingob cautions against ill-discipline

President Hage Geingob has cautioned against ill-discipline in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF), saying such incidents need to be addressed as soon as they occur.

''Discipline is the catalyst for professionalism. It is the soul of the Defence Force. I am informed that there are several cases of indiscipline being reported in the Namibian Defence Force. Some of these cases have appeared in the media. It is imperative that we summarily nip these type of incidences in the bud.''