Namibia's President Hage Geingob Passes Away After Cancer Diagnosis, Mzansi Expresses Condolences

Namibia's President Hage Geingob Passes Away After Cancer Diagnosis, Mzansi Expresses Condolences

  • Namibia's head of state, Hage Geingob, was facing serious health problems for over a period of time
  • The president of the neighbouring African country was hospitalised before the latest announcement about his health
  • South Africans commented on the 82-year-old president's passing after bouts of illness and treatment abroad

WINDHOEK - Namibia has lost its president Hage Geingob. The head of state had been to the USA for treatment after a serious diagnosis.

Namibia President Hage Geingob passes away at 82
Namibia's president Hage Geingb died at 82 years old after a cancer diagnosis. Image: Christian Ender /Pool
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Many South Africans reacted to the news about the Namibian president. Online users wrote messages to express their condolences.

Namibia's President Hage Geingob dies

According to a post on X by the Namibian Presidency, the President of Namibia died after being admitted to a hospital for treatment. The post detailed that Hage Geingob passed away in the early morning of 04 February 2024.

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Read the post below::

How did Namibia's president pass away?

The statement did not mention the cause of death. They stated that Hage Geingob was receiving medical treatment and was diagnosed with cancer before his passing.

SA laments Namibia president's death.

Many people wrote touching messages. South Africans expressed their sorrow over the leader's passing.

Read the comments below:

John Nkhumise commented:

"Condolences to families, friends,Namibians and the world as whole.Rest In Peace the President."

Stan Ndaba wrote:

"RIP Mr President."

Enoch Matlwa said:

"Condolences to the people of NAMIBIA....and Africa as a whole."

Jason Berner added,"

"May God protect us all from death."

Diligence Saungweme remarked:


SA joins Ramaphosa in paying tribute to Essop Pahad

Briefly News previously reported that tributes are pouring in for anti-apartheid activist and African National Congress (ANC) stalwart Essop Pahad, who has died at 84.

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Among those mourning the passing of the former minister in the presidency is President Cyril Ramaphosa, who paid tribute to Essop, thanking him for his dedication to the struggle movement on Thursday, 6 July.

Pahad served South Africa under former president Thabo Mbeki as his parliamentary counsellor when Mbeki was deputy president. Pahad then took up the minister in the presidency role when Mbeki succeeded Nelson Mandela in 1999

Source: Briefly News

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