Day: April 28, 2017

Namibian First Lady Mrs Geingos inspires youths

Visiting Namibian First Lady Mrs Monica Geingos has shared life experiences with youths in her role as the UNAIDS special advocate for young women and adolescent girls at the Women’s University in Africa in the capital. Appointed by the UN Secretary General to champion the ‘Start Free Stay Free’ AIDS free campaign, the Namibian First Lady was at the Women’s University in Africa for a one on one with the young people. It is not only HIV and AIDS which is an issue among young people, there are many other social topics and the point of discussion should be...

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President Geingob arrives in Bulawayo

The on-going 58th Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) will be officially opened today by Namibian President Hage Geingob. The official opening ceremony will be held at the ZITF arena. President Geingob, who is also the guest of honour at the ZITF has arrived in Bulawayo this morning for this year’s official opening ceremony. He was met at the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport by His Excellency President Robert Mugabe, the First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe, the two vice presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko, cabinet ministers and senior government officials. President Geingob and President Mugabe and their spouses are...

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LIVE UPDATES: ZITF Official opening

LIVE UPDATES BY: SKILDER MAKONA LIVE REPORTING: JUDITH MAKWANYA, WADZANAI MHOMBERA 1715: That brings to an end our live updates, thank you for being with us. 1713: Official proceedings have ended here with mass displays. 1711: Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Mike Bimha has presented a token of appreciation to the guest honour, Namibian President Hage Geingob. 1705: St Columbus won the maiden Scholastica Schools debate competition. 1645: Companies which excelled at this year’s exhibition are now receiving certificates and awards. “Mazvita, mazvita, mazvita or simply thank you,” says President Geingob as he concludes his speech. 1638: Dr Geingob has commended the Government of Zimbabwe for the sterling effort in encouraging people to invest in the neighbouring countries. 1637: “In Namibia we are working on building the House of Namibia with the aim of industrialising rapidly under the spirit of Harambe. Under the United Nations charter, all countries have to pull together for the good of mankind,” says President Geingob. Dr Geingob declares this year’s trade extravaganza officially opened. 1635: “Transparency plus accountability equals trust. ” “There is need to deal with diminishing levels of trusts between governments and people and also businesses and customers, ” 1633: The Namibian president says his country is an attractive investment destination describing it as a gateway to Africa through the Walvis Bay. 1632: President Geingob says there are many reasons why Namibia...

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