“Congratulations to my brother and friend President Hage G. Geingob on your well-deserved re-election. We look forward to further strengthening the ties between our two nations and wish you and the people of Namibia continued success and prosperity.”
Geingob won the election on 56.3% on Wednesday 27th, 2019 against candidate Panduleni Itula who was voted for on 29.4%. Compared to his first term where he had 87% of the votes, Geingob’s votes during this re-election were lower.
His political party, Swapo has been ruling Namibia for the last 30 years since Namibia gained independence from South Africa on March 21st, 1990.
In August this year, President Paul Kagame and the First Lady of Rwanda, Jeannette Kagame paid a three-day visit to Namibia with the aim of strengthening the relationship between the two countries.
On the other hand, President Hage Geingob and the First Lady of Namibia, Monica Geingob were in Rwanda during Rwanda’s 25th liberation anniversary.
Congratulations to my brother & friend President @hagegeingob on your well deserved re-election. We look forward to further strengthening the ties between our two nations and wish you and the people of Namibia continued success and prosperity
— Paul Kagame (@PaulKagame) December 1, 2019