All People’s Party (APP)

Shixwameni gets State funeral

President Hage Geingob has conferred a state funeral on Ignatius Shixwameni, late President of the All People’s Party (APP). The 55-year-old Shixwameni collapsed at parliament while attending a standing committee meeting last Wednesday. He is survived by his wife and six children. “The remains of the late Honourable Shixwameni will be interred on a date and place to be agreed to in consultation with the family. He served in different political leadership roles including as Swapo Party Member of Parliament from 1995-1999, Deputy Minister of Information and Broadcasting between 1997 and 1999, and Swapo Party Youth League Leader between 1987…
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