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BREAKING : Namibian President Hage Geingob Dies at 82

Namibia’s third president, Hage Geingob has died at a hospital in Windhoek at the age of 82.

Vice president Nangolo Mbumba announced on NBC TV that Geingob died on Saturday morning.

“By his side was his wife and his dear children,” Mbumba said.

President of Namibia, Hage Geingob

Geingob emerged president in 2015 and was on his second term. He became the country’s first prime minister in 1990 and served until 2002 under former president Sam Nujoma.

On January 8, 2024, Geingob announced that he was diagnosed with cancer.

The President was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital in Windhoek following his recent return from the United States of America where he received medical treatment as a prelude to him undergoing chemotherapy.

Details shortly…

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