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Namibia

Hage Gottfried Geingob

Date of Birth: 3 August 1941
Place of Birth: Otjiwarongo, Otjozondjupa Region


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The governor's governor

President Hage Geingob has courted unaccustomed controversy by appointing his friend the politically connected businessman Johannes ...


Relying on the neighbours

On 21 March days after telling the nation about isolating not travelling and all the other precautions he flew to Windhoek to attend the inauguration of President Hage Geingob...


Virus rattles SWAPO

Although the coronavirus pandemic has yet to affect Namibia seriously – as April began there were only 10 confirmed cases and no deaths – President Hage Geingob's government has introduced progressively tighter restrictions...


Itula has another go

Panduleni Itula who came a strong second to President Hage Geingob as an independent candidate despite remaining a member of the ruling SWAPO Party filed an appeal on 10 February against the decision not to annul the election (AC Vol 60 No 24 Hage's hubris)...


Hage's hubris

After three days the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) finally announced that President Hage Geingob had been re-elected with 56% of the vote a 31-point fall on his score of five years ago...

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SWAPO stumbles

The northern Ovambo/Kavango communities – 40% of the population – appear to remain solidly behind SWAPO and the minority Damara President Hage Geingob's own community numbering some 150 000 are also largely behind it even if Geingob is unlikely to take 87% of the vote as he did in 2014...

Ministers caught in the net President Hage Geingob's claim to be fighting corruption in government has been blown apart by the media exposure of ministerial bribery on an apparently enormous scale...


SWAPO succession dilemma

There is virtually no prospect of President Hage Geingob Namibia's first non-northern head of state failing to secure a second five-year term in the presidential and legislative elections due in late November...


Ramaphosa begins world tour

As well as meeting Mnangagwa and Lourenço Ramaphosa called on President Ian Khama of Botswana Hage Geingob of Namibia and Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique...


Geingob reasserts control

Almost three years into his first five-year term Namibia's first non-Oshiwambo head of state Hage Geingob seems to be in a dominant position...


Hage's big tent

Winning over new voters from outside its traditional Oshivambo power base President Hage Geingob's party won all but eight of 121 constituencies taking control of all 14 regional councils for the first time...


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