After Hage Geingob, Namibia’s former president died early yesterday, Nagolo Mbumba has been sworn in as the new President. He was Vice President under the late President. Geingob passed away at the age of 82 at Lady Pohamba Hospital in Windhoek, the country’s capital less than three weeks after it was announced he would receive cancer treatment. The now President ANangolo Mbumba described Geingob as a distinguished servant, liberation struggle icon, and the chief architect of Namibia’s constitution, while condolences poured in from around the world. The country goes to the poll later this year to elect a new president. The ruling SWAPO Party’s presidential candidate, Nandi-Ndaitwah, would become the country’s first female head of state if elected. Namibia is a in the Southern Africa country, bordering South Africa to the Southeast and South with about 3 million people.