Western Saharawi envoy pays courtesy call on President Geingob

The peace and stability Namibia continues to enjoy is a source of inspiration for Western Sahara, which continues to pursue self-determination.

A special envoy of the President of Sahrawi, Brahim Ghali, said this during a courtesy visit to President Hage Geingob, which was aimed at briefing him on the latest developments in their country.

The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, also known as Western Sahara, has been seeking self-determination since 1975 following a long-running territorial dispute with Morocco.

President Geingob returns from Global Gateway Forum

President Hage Geingob has arrived back home after participating at the Global Gateway Forum and the first-ever European Union-Namibia Business Forum in Belgium.

President Geingob and his delegation concluded their participation in the Global Gateway Forum and the first-ever European Union-Namibia Business Forum. The Namibian leader was among the more than 40 high-level representatives, financial institutions, and businesses that discussed investment needs, encouraged debates, and made new deals beneficial to all parties.

President Hage Geingob addresses health concerns following hospitalisation

President Hage Geingob's commitment to transparency regarding his health and ability to serve as the country's highest officeholder seems to be placing pressure on other leaders.

Upon his return to his residence, Dr. Geingob acknowledged this fact while being greeted by an enthusiastic gathering of family, Cabinet colleagues, Members of Parliament, and other well-wishers.

Maintaining confidentiality is of the utmost importance for any patient undergoing a medical procedure.

Finland returns extracted stone fragments of the Ondonga people

Finland has returned the extracted stone fragments of the Ondonga people to the Namibian government.

The handover was done at State House, witnessed by President Hage Geingob and his counterpart, Sauli Niinisto of Finland.

The stone fragments were taken by a Finnish missionary, Martii Rautanen, more than 130 years ago from the Ondonga kingdom.

Rautanen was believed to be on a research mission when he came across the stone and took parts of it for experiments.

UAE to support Namibia in opening a diplomatic mission in the Gulf state

The United Arab Emirates says it is willing to support Namibia in opening a diplomatic mission in the Gulf state.

Mahash Saeed Alhameli, the UAE Ambassador to Namibia, based in South Africa, paid a courtesy call on President Hage Geingob on the margins of the state visit in Pretoria.

Namibia revealed its plans to open a mission in the UAE about four years ago but has been facing budgetary constraints.

Ambassador Alhameli told President Geingob that the UAE understands Namibia’s financial priorities and is willing to support the country.

President Geingob reiterates state's commitment to press freedom

President Hage Geingob has reiterated his commitment that no journalists would be persecuted or threatened but urged the scribes to be truthful in their reports as per the media code of ethics.

This commitment, Dr. Geingob says, remains despite damaging headlines and quotes often taken out of context without offering any right of reply.

Namibia is ranked No. 2 in terms of press freedom in Africa by the Press Freedom Index, just behind 

Swapo Party's VP urges congress delegates to remain focused during delibertions

Swapo Party's Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has urged the delegates to the congress to remain focused during deliberations and use President Geingob's opening statement as an official guiding document.

The Swapo Party's central committee has finalized its five-year term report for deliberation during the congress.

According to the party's Secretary-General Sophia Shaningwa, this was among a number of preparations that the Party undertook to ensure the success of its elective congress.

President Geingob lauds his administration for nipping corruption in the bud

President Geingob reiterated that his administration has taken action against corruption, even when high-ranking officials are involved.

Dr. Geingob made reference to former Cabinet ministers, Bernard Esau and Sacky Shangala whom he removed from their positions following their implication in the fishrot scandal.

This and other actions, the President says, is an indication that the Swapo-led government is not shielding corruption as alleged by some.

AU member state to decide bold policies to accelerate industrialisation drive

AU member states are expected to decide on bold policies and investment actions to accelerate the continent's industrialisation drive.

The discussions will take place during the African Union Summit on Industrialisation and Economic Diversification, to be held in Niger next month.

The President of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum, sent an invitation letter to President Geingob, delivered by special envoy Salamatou Gourouza Magapi at State House.