Namibia’s president dies – level 1
Namibia’s leader Hage Geingob dies. Nangolo Mbumba takes over. But only for a short time.
Mbumba will not take part in the next election. He wants to be a boss in school. This is a chance for Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah. She can become the first woman president. Geingob works to make Namibia better. He fights racism and other important problems.
Nobody knows what will happen now. But the country wants to be the leader in green energy and make things cleaner. Namibia wants to be the best African country in green energy.
Difficult words: election (when people choose a person for a job in politics), racism (when someone does not like someone else because he or she has a different skin color), green energy (making energy in a way which does not hurt the planet).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
"What are some of the important problems that Geingob has been fighting against in order to make Namibia a better country?"
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