Namibia: Nation Gathers to Bid Farewell to Geingob

Namibians, along with members of the international community, have gathered at the Heroes’ Acre on Sunday for the funeral proceedings of president Hage Geingob, who died on 4 February after being diagnosed with cancer.

Since news of Geingob’s death, tributes have poured in from around the world honouring the 82-year-old as a “remarkable statesman”.

Geingob, Namibia’s first president to have died while in office, has been mourned nationwide for 21 days.

Among the dignitaries arriving for the…

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