Namibia Government Gazette dated 2009-10-23 number 4363

GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
OF THE

REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
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WINDHOEK - 23 October 2009

No. 4363

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PROCLAMATION
No. 15

Announcement in terms of Article 32(8) of the Namibian Constitution of conferment of certain
honours on the late Honourable Rev. Dr. Hendrik Witbooi, Pastor and Presiding elder of the African
Methodist Episcopal Church, Captain of the /Khowese Community and First Deputy Prime Minister
of the Republic of Namibia ...................................................................................................................

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Proclamation
by the
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
No. 15

2009

ANNOUNCEMENT IN TERMS OF ARTICLE 32(8) OF THE NAMIBIAN
CONSTITUTION OF CONFERMENT OF CERTAIN HONOURS ON THE LATE
HONOURABLE REV. DR. HENDRIK WITBOOI, PASTOR AND PRESIDING ELDER
OF THE AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, CAPTAIN OF THE /KHOWESE
COMMUNITY AND FIRST DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
In terms of Sub-Article (8) of Article 32 of the Namibian Constitution, I announce that I have under
the powers vested in me by Sub-Article (3)(h) of that Article (a)

conferred the honour of national hero status on the late Honourable Rev. Dr. Hendrik Witbooi
(born on 03 January 1934 and died on 13 October 2009);

(b)

directed that a State funeral be held in honour of the late Honourable Rev. Dr. Hendrik
Witbooi;

(c)

directed that all flags in Namibia be flown at half-mast with effect from 23 October 2009
until the burial; and