MVA cautions motorists to be considerate during solemn time


The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund has cautioned motorists to be considerate during this solemn time.

Its Chief Executive Officer, Rosalia Martins-Hausiku, stresses that with increased traffic expected in Windhoek for the state funeral of President Hage Geingob, motorists are urged to be patient on the road.

Martins-Hausiku emphasises the need for adherence to speed limits and responsible driving to ensure the safety of all road users.

Pedestrians are also reminded to use designated crossings and pathways for their safety.

State funeral logistics for Late President Hage Geingob's procession


The procession of the late President Hage Geingob is expected this Friday afternoon.

During a briefing at the Government Information Centre, Brigadier General Remigius Kalimba and Minister of Information and Communication Technology Emma Theofelus shared details about the upcoming state funeral and memorial services.

The procession will start at State House, moving through Laurent Desire Kabila Street into Robert Mugabe Avenue. 

Dr Hamata conferred state funeral


President Hage Geingob has conferred a state funeral on the former Health Director of the Oshana Region, Naftali Hamata. 

The Secretary to the Cabinet, Dr. George Simataa, confirmed this to nbc News.

Dr. Hamata died last week, aged 78.

The renowned medical doctor served in various portfolios after independence, including those of special advisor, medical superintendent, and regional health director, to name but a few.

During the liberation struggle, he treated wounded PLAN fighters and provided health care at Onamishu village in the Ohangwena region.

Late liberation struggle stalwart Hilde Kapitaholo Amunyela conferred state funeral


President Hage Geingob has conferred a state funeral on the late liberation struggle stalwart, Hilde Kapitaholo Amunyela.

Amunyela died on the 25th of January, aged 89.

President Geingob in his message of condolence said that Amunyela will be remembered for her immense contribution to the liberation struggle of Namibia and her resistance to the apartheid regime.

Amunyela's voluntary contribution to the fight for freedom, Geingob says, subjected her to inhumane treatment by apartheid forces but she remained firm to liberate her motherland.

Viongeka Uazohini Tjisuta buried


One of Namibia's liberation icons, the late Viongeka Uazohini Tjisuta, was buried near Ongongo Village in the Opuwo Rural Constituency, Kunene Region.  

Tjisuta died aged 74.

Tjisuta was one of the country's liberation stalwarts who remained inside the country and contributed immensely to Namibia's liberation struggle. During the bitter apartheid era, Tjisuta was an active member of PLAN combatants.

In the 1980s, he sustained injuries during a skirmish with enemy forces in the Kombat area, where he was also captured and arrested.