South Africa President, Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed sadness over the death of Namibia’s President, Hage Geingob.……CONTINUE READING>>>
Recall that Geingob died in the early hours of Sunday after a battle with cancer.
The death of the 82-year-old was announced in a statement signed by the Namibia’s acting president, Nangolo Mbumba
Reacting to the sad news, Ramaphosa in a lengthy post via his X account wrote, ” Today, South Africa joins the people of our sister state Namibia in mourning the passing of a leader, patriot and friend of South Africa.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Geingob family and the people of Namibia who have lost an outstanding leader in a year in which Namibia, like South Africa, is due to hold elections.
“I am deeply saddened at this time as I reflect on the privilege I had as recently as October 2023 to be hosted by President Geingob, Madame Geingos and the Cabinet on a Working Visit to Namibia.
“President Geingob was a towering veteran of Namibia’s liberation from colonialism and apartheid. He was also greatly influential in the solidarity that the people of Namibia extended to the people of South Africa so that we could be free today.
“We are therefore filled with appreciation and sadness at the passing of a comrade in struggle and a close partner in our democratic dispensation. May his soul rest in peace.”....CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>