Official Statements

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Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia on the Occasion of the First Cabinet Session for the Year 2013

WINDHOEK (12 February 2013) – I would like to welcome you all to the First Cabinet Session for the year 2013. As we start this Session, we feel the absence of our Comrade Dr Abraham Iyambo...

Tue, Feb 12, 2013

Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia, on the Occasion of the Annual Greetings to Members of the Diplomatic Corps

WINDHOEK (13 February 2013) – On behalf of the Government and people of Namibia, I would like to express our appreciation for the cordial relations that so happily exist between Namibia and your respective countries and organizations...

Wed, Feb 13, 2013

2013/14 Budget Statement: Growing the Economy, Optimizing Development Outcomes. Jointly Doing More with Less. Presented by Hon. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, MP, Minister of Finance

(26 February 2013) – In fulfilment of Article 126(1) of the Namibian Constitution, it is my honour to present for the consideration of the National Assembly the 2013/14 Budget and the Medium-term Expenditure Framework 2013/14 to 2015/16...

Tue, Feb 26, 2013

Statement by his Excellency Dr. Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia on the Occasion of the Commemoration of the 23rd Anniversary of Independence

OSHAKATI, OSHANA REGION (21 March 2013) – Today, the 21st of March is a day with no equal in the history of our nation. It is the day of triumph and the realization...

Thu, Mar 21, 2013

Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hifikepunye Pohamba on the Occasion of the 2013 State of the Nation Address

WINDHOEK (3 April 2013) – It is a great honour for me to speak to the Namibian people today, on this special occasion of the State of the Nation Address, through this Joint Sitting of our Parliament, as stipulated in Article 32 of the Namibian Constitution. I will use this opportunity to highlight the activities of the Government during the 2012/2013 Financial Year. I will also outline some of the major policy interventions that the Government will carry out in the new Financial Year. I would like to start by thanking our lawmakers for their service to the nation as members of Parliament... Read more...

Wed, Apr 3, 2013

Foreign Affairs Responds to British High Commissioner's Remarks

WINDHOEK (18 March 2013) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to express regret at the manner the British High Commissioner to Namibia reacted to...

Thu, Apr 18, 2013

Statement by His Excellency Dr. Sam Nujoma, the Founding President of the Republic of Namibia and the Father of the Namibian Nation, On the Occasion of the African Youth and Intergenerational Forum During the 50th Anniversary of the OAU/AU

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (24-25 May 2013) – I feel distinctly delighted and honoured for the invitation extended to me to join millions of Africans here at home and those in the Diaspora to celebrate...

Fri, May 24, 2013

Statement by His Excellency, Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia on the Occasion of the Last Ordinary Cabinet Meeting for 2013

WINDHOEK (3 December 2013) – I take this opportunity to express, on behalf of the Government and the people of Namibia, our...

Tue, Dec 3, 2013

Remarks by His Excellency Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia, on the Occasion of the Memorial Service of Comrade Nelson Mandela

JOHANNESBURG (10 December 2013) – Today, we are gathered here as one human family, united by a son of the African soil. An icon of the anti-apartheid...

Tue, Dec 10, 2013

Christmas Message by His Excellency Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia

WINDHOEK (25 December 2013) – Fellow Namibians, Tomorrow, we join billions of people around the world in the celebration of Christmas...

Wed, Dec 25, 2013

2014 New Year Message by His Excellency Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia

WINDHOEK (31 December 2013) – Fellow Namibians, I greet you in the spirit of peace, unity and national reconciliation on this New Year’s Eve...

Tue, Dec 31, 2013

Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia on the Occasion of the Commemoration of the 24th Anniversary of Independence

OSHAKATI, OSHANA REGION (21 March 2014) – I would like to start by expressing a warm welcome to our Guest of Honour, His Excellency Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Dame Jonathan and the entire Nigerian delegation...

Fri, Mar 28, 2014

Statement by Dr. Hage Geingob, the Right Honourable Prime Minister of the Republic of Namibia at the 50th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Group of G77 and China

Your Excellency, Mr Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia,

Your Excellencies,

Distinguished Delegates,

Ladies and Gentlemen,
 
I wish to add my voice to the delegations who spoke before me in thanking you for convening this gathering to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Group of G77 and China.

Thu, Jun 26, 2014

Statement by His Excellency Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia on the Occasion of the Banquet In Honour of His Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations 24 June 2014

Your Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, and Madame Ban Soon-taek
Honourable Ministers,
Honourable Members of the Parliament,
Honourable Governor of Khomas Region,
Your Worship, the Mayor of Windhoek,
Honourable Regional and Local Authority Councillors,
Your Excellency Mr. Musinga Bandora, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Namibia,
Esteemed Heads of UN Agencies in Namibia,
Your Excellencies members of the Diplomatic Corps,
Staff members of the United Nations,

Thu, Jun 26, 2014

Statement by His Excellency Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia, on the Occasion of the United States-Africa Leaders' Summit

STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA, ON THE OCCASION OF THE UNITED STATES-AFRICA LEADERS’ SUMMIT.

5 AUGUST 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C.

Your Excellency, Mr. Barack Obama, President of the United States of America,
Your Excellencies, Heads of State and Government,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

Mon, Aug 11, 2014

Establishment of a Database of Professional Namibians in the Diaspora

Namibia needs to develop human capital and build institutional capacity to absorb the labor force necessary to meet the demands of the economy.

Mon, Nov 24, 2014
Pride of Namibia

Namibian Film Wins at International Film Festival

A film titled “Pride of Namibia” has won the Best Short Film award at the largest film festival in the United States. The film was produced by the World Wildlife Fund and is about empowered communities and responsible tourism in Namibia. It was shown at the Wild and Scenic Festival in the United States on Monday night. A total of 4,500 films were submitted at the festival, of which 130 were official selections and the “Pride of Namibia” film came out on top in the short film category.

Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Farewell Statement by H.E Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia, to the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government

ADDIS ABABA (30 January 2015) - Ten years ago, I addressed this August Assembly for the first time as the second President of the Republic of Namibia. Today, I bid farewell to Your Excellencies.

Mon, Feb 2, 2015

Press Statement by Prime Minister and President Elect Dr. Hage Geingob

2 February 2015 - I would like to thank you all for coming to this press conference and would also like to wish you all a Happy New Year. Last year, we conducted peaceful and credible elections, being the sixth since Independence. We also had the distinct honor of being the first African country to conduct elections using the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), a process that turned out to be a resounding success. However, the success of the elections is a testament to the fact that our democracy is thriving.

Wed, Feb 4, 2015

Press Statement by Prime Minister and President Elect Dr. Hage Geingob

11 March 2015 - Let me thank all of you for coming to attend this press conference today. This is the second in a series of three press conferences following the first one which took place on February 2, 2015.

Thu, Mar 12, 2015

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