Namibia’s President Hage Geingob

November 23, 2015   /  FILED UNDER
PUBLISHED IN   /   BY Rosalind McLymont

AfricaStrictlyBusiness.Com thumbnail featured in their column, “Leadership In The Spotlight”, Namibia’s President Hage Geingob, a recipient of AAI’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement and Distinguished Alumnus award.


On September 29 in New York City, Namibian President Hage G. Geingob, Ph.D., will receive the Africa-America Institute’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement and Distinguished Alumnus award at the organization’s Future Leaders Legacy Fund Awards Gala. It is an acknowledgement of the president’s leadership in Namibia’s fight for independence and his pursuit of social and economic progress in that country, most notably in the sphere of education, during his decades-long engagement in politics and public service at home and at the United Nations. 

“He is a true visionary, a model for African leaders,” AAI president and CEO Amini Kajunju said in a private exchange at South Africa’s National Heritage Day celebration in New York City last week.


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