President Geingob to participate in BRICS-Africa Outreach and BRICS Plus Dialogues

President Hage Geingob will be departing for Johannesburg, South Africa, this afternoon to participate in the BRICS-Africa Outreach and the BRICS Plus Dialogues.

President Geingob will deliver a statement at the event at the invitation of the South African President and host of the XV BRICS Summit, Cyril Ramaphosa.

President Geingob pays tribute to Bishop Petrus Tjijombo

President Hage Geingob has paid tribute to Bishop Petrus Tjijombo, saying he will be remembered for his selfless service to the community and dedication to Namibia's freedom.

Dr. Geingob recollects fond memories of Bishop Tjijombo following his return from exile, as they developed a connection and friendship that have remained ever since.

Towards the end of last year, the President, together with Pastor Briaan Mbazuvara of Inner-City Congregation as well as members of the St. Apostolic Brass Band, visited Bishop Tjijombo in Katutura.

Botswana President visits Namibia

Botswana's President, Mokgweetsi Masisi, made a brief one-day visit to Namibia just to touch base with President Hage Geingob on a number of bilateral issues between the two countries.

Apart from attending to serious matters affecting both Namibians and the Batswana in their official capacities, Presidents Geingob and Masisi enjoy a solid personal friendship characterised by respect and good neighbourliness.

President Geingob receives courtesy visit from Indian Minister of External Affairs

Namibia remains open for business, particularly in critical industries such as green hydrogen, oil and gas, and agriculture.

President Hage Geingob affirmed this during a courtesy call by Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, the visiting Indian Minister of External Affairs, at State House.

Dr.Jaishankar's visit to Namibia is meant to strengthen relations as part of India's foreign policy objective to enhance cooperation with African countries. 

Outgoing High Commissioner of Malaysia concludes mission in Namibia

It is imperative that Namibia and Malaysia strengthen bilateral relations to the level they were at the dawn of Namibia's independence.

This was said by President Hage Geingob during a farewell courtesy call by the outgoing High Commissioner of Malaysia, Hishamuddin Ibrahim, at State House.

The Malaysian diplomat completed his tour of duty after a seven-year posting to Namibia.

Geingob appeals that Green Hydrogen project be given a chance to take off

President Hage Geingob has appealed that the Green Hydrogen project be given a chance to take off and change the socio-economic conditions of the two southern regions and the country at large.

The political leadership of the Hardap and ||Kharas Regions also witnessed the signing of the Feasibility and Implementation Agreement.

Meanwhile, Finance Minister Ipumbu Shiimi clarified that the funding of the Green Hydrogen project is private sector-driven and not from the government coffers.

More students from ||Kharas and Hardap to benefit from green hydrogen scholarships - Geingob

President Hage Geingob has emphasized that the second round of scholarships for studies in Green Hydrogen and related fields would pay specific attention to the ||Kharas and Hardap regions.

Dr. Geingob addressed a community meeting at Luderitz on Friday, where he clarified that he requested a review of the process to ensure inclusivity.

Last month, the government, through funding from the German government, awarded more than 90 scholarships to deserving Namibians to study Green Hydrogen and related fields at institutions of higher learning in Namibia and Germany.

President Geingob commends Luderitz youth for keen interest shown in energy production

President Hage Geingob has commended the youth of Luderitz for their keen interest in the ongoing discussion about Namibia's ambition to become an energy-producing country.

The head of state made this observation during a town hall engagement with the community of Luderitz on the development of a Green Hydrogen industry in the county.

Dr. Geingob stressed that tribalism and regionalism are hampering development progress noting that young people need to continue playing their part in the development of the country.