Windhoek (dpa) - German Economy Minister Robert Habeck was due to visit Namibia on Monday to deepen cooperation on hydrogen.
The Green politician was to meet President Hage Geingob and Energy Minister Tom Alweendo.
"Green" hydrogen, produced from renewable energies such as wind or solar power, is to play a key role in Germany's energy transition and the climate-friendly transformation of the economy. Namibia is to become an important supplier.
A planned reconciliation agreement between Germany and Namibia is also likely to be a topic of the talks. The German Empire was the colonial power in what was then German South-West Africa from 1884 to 1915 and brutally put down rebellions.
Habeck will fly on to South Africa on Monday evening. In Johannesburg, he plans to open a German-African business conference on Wednesday.