Namibia’s Presidential Spokesman Alfredo Hengari confirmed that President Hage Geingob spoke on the phone with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. President Geingob reportedly communicated his desire for increased Chinese economic engagement in Namibia through “substantial investments, increased grants, and favorable loan assistance,” according to a report in The Namibian.
Namibia’s current outstanding debt to China is just over $100 million.
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