Angola’s vice president commiserates with Geingos


WINDHOEK: Vice President of Angola, Esperan├ža Maria Eduardo Francisco da Costa on Monday led a delegation of the ruling party, People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) to convey their condolences to former First Lady Monica Geingos at the couple’s residence, Casa Rosalia.

The neighbouring vice leader’s visit marks the fourth of African leaders to visit Geingos, following the death of her husband, President Hage Geingob on 04 February 2024.

Francisco da Costa equally paid a courtesy visit to President Nangolo Mbumba where she confirmed that President Joao Lourenco will lead a high-level delegation to the official memorial and funeral services of the late President Geingob.

Geingob died at the age of 82 at a Windhoek hospital and his memorial service is scheduled for 24 February, to be followed by his burial on 25 February 2024.

Source: The Namibia Press Agency