President Geingob confers State Funeral on Martin Shipanga

President Geingob confers State Funeral on Martin Shipanga

President Hage Geingob has conferred the honour of a State Funeral - to the late teacher and liberation struggle veteran, Martin Shipanga.
In a statement issued to the media, the Presidency said Shipanga's remains would be buried at the Heroes Acre on Saturday - following consultation with his wife and family.
Also announced was a period of national mourning - between Thursday, 2 July to Saturday, 4 July.
Shipanga died last weekend, at his home in Windhoek.
He was aged 88.