Drought-hit Namibia 'faces natural disaster', From outcast to the youngest mayor of Namibia, EU backtracks on vaccine export controls for NI. 1 January 2020. Former Justice Minister Sakeus Shanghala and former Fisheries Minister Bernard Esau have been charged with money laundering and fraud. Botswana President placed in Coronavirus self-isolation after travelling to Namibia. Namibia's GDP contracted by -1.4% in 2019 due to poor performance in the agriculture, mining and construction sectors. He went on social media to thank Namibians for returning him to office, promising to bring tangible improvements to their lives. The sparsely-populated country has suffered from economic recession, hit by serious drought and low prices for its main mineral exports, diamonds and uranium. He won in November with 56% of the vote while Namibia’s first independent … Earlier this year, he pledged to focus on to intensify the fight against corruption and gender-based violence in the year 2020 as he strives to improve citizens welfares. Air Namibia Future in Doubt After President Runs Out of Patience By . Registered with the Electoral Commission of Namibia in January 2008, the party was initially made up primarily of former members of the Congress of Democrats and SWAPO political parties. The ruling means President Hage Geingob will continue in his second term. Mr … List of colonial governors of South-West Africa, "The highest and lowest paid African presidents - Business Daily", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=President_of_Namibia&oldid=983731824, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 15 October 2020, at 22:37. President Hage GEINGOB was elected in 2014 in a landslide victory, replacing Hifikepunye POHAMBA who stepped down after serving two terms. The PDM won 16 seats, increasing its total by 11. © 2021 BBC. Hage Geingob, né le 3 août 1941 à Otjiwarongo, est un homme politique namibien, membre de la SWAPO. In brief. President Hage Geingob; Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba; Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa; Cabinet Namibia 2020 Namibia. His Swapo party has ruled Namibia for nearly three decades since it gained independence from South Africa. /PHOTO Courtesy: Namibian Presidency. President Hage Geingob arrives at his SWAPO party’s final rally in Namibia’s capital a few days before the election. Swapo has also been hit by a fisheries scandal, with two former ministers under arrest for allegedly taking bribes to give licences to the Icelandic fishing firm Samherji. VideoThe story behind the sign language pledge, 'We have to protest' - anti-Putin anger spreads, Tourists face ban from Amsterdam's cannabis cafes, The exiles: Hong Kong at a crossroads. The official opposition candidate - McHenry Venaani of the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) - finished third with 5.3%. Namibia uses electronic voting machines, and Mr Venaani went to court shortly before the election, arguing they were open to manipulation. Free Press of Namibia Trust [2] Site web: www.namibian.com.na: Supplément; The Weekender; Youth Paper; Building Supplement ; BACK of the BOOK; topREVS; The Namibian (en anglais : Le Namibien) est un journal quotidien namibien fondé par Gwen Lister en 1985. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. The court, however, rejected his case. It is available to download free of charge from www.ippr.org.na or www.hsf.org.na 1 Namibia QER Q1 2020 Namibia Quarterly Economic Review January-March 2020 Quarter Summary 1 News Botswana President Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi has been placed in coronavirus self-isolation for 14 days after travelling to Namibia for President Hage Geingob’s inauguration on Saturday. However, Mr Geingob's tally was well down from the 87% with which he won his first term in 2014. Video, Democrat to move 'to get away from Taylor Greene', Woman 'kept mother's body in freezer for 10 years', Girl, four, discovers dinosaur footprint on beach, Archaeologists find 'Biblical royal dye' in Israel, Officer killed in Capitol riot to lie in honour, Argentina imposes 'rich tax' to fund Covid relief. Le président Geingob sest rendu en France en visite officielle en 2016. Il est membre du principal parti (la SWAPO), au pouvoir depuis lindépendance. The All People's Party (APP) is a political party in Namibia.. Video, The story behind the sign language pledge, The exiles: Hong Kong at a crossroads. Among the initial leaders were Chairperson Ignatius Shixwameni and Deputy Chairperson Stephanus Swartbooi. NAMIBIA is still battling to eliminate the high prevalence of HIV among pregnant women, despite 95% of them receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART). Il est Premier ministre du 21 mars 1990 au 28 août 2002 et de nouveau du 4 décembre 2012 au 21 mars 2015, date à laquelle il prend ses fonctions de président de la République nouvellement élu. The story behind the sign language pledge. Namibia. "I am just a proud Namibian that we could have free and fair elections, no fighting, no attacking each other, free movement was allowed," said President Geingob after the result was announced. News - National 2021-01-27 Sam Nujoma, Namibia's founding president, has been discharged from hospital where he was being treated after testing positive for COVID-19, President Hage Geingob announced on Saturday. In 15 days, Namibia has recorded 13 Covid-19-related deaths alone, … The COVID-19 pandemic in Namibia is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr. Kalumbi Shangula, announced on 14 March 2020 that the virus had reached Namibia.A Romanian couple constituted the two first cases and recovered 79 days after their … The Bank of Namibia is predicting a third year of recession, with the economy due to shrink by 1.7% in 2019. When the first cases were confirmed in Namibia on 14 March 2020, the Government of Namibia suspended air travel to and from Qatar, Ethiopia and Germany for 30 days. "The founding president was admitted to hospital on Dec. 6, 2020, after he tested positive … 0. In parliamentary elections, Swapo lost its two-thirds majority in the 96-member chamber, winning 63 seats instead of its previous 77. Nujoma was discharged on Friday after spending five days in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus. This will be Hage Geingob's second and last term as president Namibia's President Hage Geingob has been re-elected for a second term, the country's electoral commission says. June 12, 2020, 7:02 AM EDT 2:20. COVID-19: Namibia records 194 new cases Written by Rodney Pienaar on 28 January 2021. The president of the Republic of Namibia is the head of state and the head of government of Namibia, as well as the commander-in-chief of the Namibia Defence Force, according to the Constitution of Namibia. Botswana President Eric Mogweetsi Masisi is in self-isolation for a fourteen day period, the government through the office of president confirmed late Sunday. Die president word direk deur die volk vir 'n termyn van vyf jaar verkies en vereis 50 persent plus een van die stemme. Read about our approach to external linking. This is the first State of the Nation Address of President Geingob following his re-election in November 2019, and subsequent swearing in on 21 March 2020 as President of the Republic. Le président Hage Geingob, élu démocratiquement, est au pouvoir depuis mars 2015. Read about our approach to external linking. He said he was considering legal action over what he called "anomalies and irregularities" in the election. WINDHOEK, 28 JAN (NAMPA) – Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Thursday announced that Namibia recorded 194 new positive coronavirus cases from 1 261 samples tested. Geingob said in … President Mnangagwa in Namibia for Hage Geingob inauguration. 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The reversal came after widespread condemnation of the EU's plan to override the Brexit deal. Mr Geingob polled 56.3% in Wednesday's election, well ahead of his nearest rival Panduleni Itula with 29.4%. Die President van Namibië (Engels: President of the Republic of Namibia) is volgens die Namibiese grondwet die staatshoof van die Republiek van Namibië. Botswana President Eric Masisi (extreme right) at the inauguration of Namibian President Hage Geingob on March 21, 2020. In the maze of open-air curio stalls at Namibia’s vibrant Woodcarver’s Cooperative market, artisans and vendors sell carvings of wild animals, jewelry, polished fruit bowls, and even canoes. His main rival Mr Itula is also a Swapo member, but stood as an independent. In 2019 elections, GEINGOB was reelected but by a substantially reduced majority and SWAPO narrowly lost its super majority in parliament. Il est, en termes de diffusion, le premier quotidien du pays [2]. On Thursday, 4 June 2020, the President of the Republic of Namibia, His Excellency, Dr. Hage G. Geingob will deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA). He says since the last update in November, he expressed concerns that Namibians have become complacent. However, the public finances are in a dire state owing to high pre-coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis levels of borrowing, with the severe financial and economic impact of the pandemic lingering into 2021, despite an economic recovery in line with global growth. WHO criticises EU over vaccine export controls, The vaccines that work - and the others to come, The Republican dilemma, embodied in one politician, The story behind the sign language pledge. Tue 28 Jan 2020 08.27 EST. Last modified on Tue 28 Jan 2020 15.45 EST . Human rights groups have criticised authorities in the Gambia after police … Namibia's president, Hage Geingob, will remain in power in 2021-25, as will the ruling quasi-socialist SWAPO Party. Superficie : 824.148 km2 Capitale : Windhoek Villes principales : Windhoek, Rundu, Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Grootfontein, Katima Mulilo Langue officielle : Anglais Langues courantes : Anglais, Oshivambo (langue maternelle de 49 % de la population), Afrikaans (11 %), Nama - Damara , Herero, … Various African leaders are gathered in Namibia to witness the swearing in of President Hage Geingob for a new mandate. In Namibia, a certain politician named after the former German leader, Adolf Hitler has been elected as a local councilor for the governing Swapo party. Independence from South Africa of Namibia is predicting a third year of recession with. En visite officielle en 2016 a new mandate the 2014 elections President placed in Coronavirus self-isolation after travelling Namibia. N termyn van vyf jaar verkies en vereis 50 persent plus een van die stemme since the Covid-19 in... 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