Official Statements

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Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, at the Official Opening of the 3rd Session of the 6th Parliament

February 9, 2016, Windhoek - As per common practice in Commonwealth Countries, I am deeply honoured to open the Third Session of the Sixth Parliament of our Republic.

Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Vaccination Requirement for Travelers To and From the Republic of Namibia

The Republic of Namibia will be hosting the 2016 Kora Music Awards. Therefore, all travelers from the countries listed are required to have vaccination status up to date and should update their Yellow Fever vaccination 10 days in advance before traveling to the Republic of Namibia and must carry their vaccination cards along. The immigration officers will be required to check all travelers having their required documents.

Fri, Feb 5, 2016

President Dr. Hage Geingob delivers 2016 New Year's message

The New Year is a moment of quiet reflection where we all recount the good and bad of the past year and endeavor to ensure that the good of our thoughts and actions, always outweighs the bad.

Tue, Feb 2, 2016

Meeting with NASA Representatives

On June 17th, 2015, Ambassador Martin Andjaba met with NASA representatives to discuss issues of cooperation and collaboration between Namibia and NASA.

Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Environmental Laws of Namibia: Constitutions, Conservation, and Cheetahs.

Environmental Laws of Namibia: Constitutions, Conservation, and Cheetahs.
By: Stephen W. Snively

Thu, May 21, 2015

Investing in Namibia

Investing in Namibia

Why invest in Namibia?

Namibia is often described as Africa’s optimist –and with good reason. Not only does it enjoy one of the continent’s most pleasant, peaceful and politically stable environments, but also an infrastructure to rival many developed countries.

Wed, Apr 15, 2015

His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob, was sworn in on 21 March 2015 as the 3rd President of the Republic of Namibia

It gives me great pleasure to see so many of you from so many different nations as well as our citizens from all corners of the Land of the Brave. I bid you all a hearty welcome.

“This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it.”

Mon, Mar 23, 2015

Destination Namibia

What does the greatest African wildlife recovery story ever told have to do with adventure tourism? EVERYTHING!

Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Destination Namibia

What does the greatest African wildlife recovery story ever told have to do with adventure tourism? EVERYTHING!

Fri, Mar 20, 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

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

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
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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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