The government has saved more than N$101 million in travel costs by high-ranking government officials, including President Hage Geingob. The Namibian Sun newspaper reports that Geingob and other high-ranking officials have been unable to travel outside Namibia since March because of global coronavirus lockdowns. A total of N$222 million had been earmarked for travel expenses by government officials, however of that amount, only N$15.8 million has been spent so far. This represents 7.1% of the total budgeted amount. The government had spent N$116 million of its travel budget of N$263 million during the same period in 2019.