Cultural

Kingship battle escalates

4 days ago - 14 June 2019 | Cultural

An Ondonga faction backing Konis Eino Kalenga is likely to proceed with an application to interdict urban and rural development minister Peya Mushelenga and Oshana governor Elia Irimari after the minister failed to provide assurances...

Game of thrones: Kalenga fights on

6 days ago - 12 June 2019 | Cultural

Konis Eino Kalenga is threatening to take urban and rural development minister Peya Mushelenga and Oshana governor Elia Irimari to court, claiming they were biased in favour of Fillemon Shuumbwa Nangolo, who government has backed...

Epangelo lyapopile Nangolo

6 days ago - 12 June 2019 | Cultural

Oolugodhi olululu kombinga yaangoka ta ningi omukwaniilwa gwaNdonga olwa hulu mOmaandaha, sho epangelo lya popile Fillemon Shuumbwa Nangolo a ninge omukwaniilwa omuti 19, gwelelo lyaNdonga. Nangolo okwa yi pehaala lyomukwaniilwa nale Immanuel Kauluma Elifas,...

King Nangolo prevails

1 week ago - 11 June 2019 | Cultural

The bitter battle over the Ondonga kingship ended yesterday when the government recognised Fillemon Shuumbwa Nangolo as the 19th king of the traditional authority. Nangolo takes over from the late Omukwaniilwa Immanuel Kau?luma...

Nama on warpath over skewed land ownership

2 weeks ago - 04 June 2019 | Cultural

Land and genocide activist Sima Luipert has criticised government's lack of commitment to address skewed land ownership in the country. She said government's resettlement programme continues to use the same criteria criticised by President...

Uth's healing hands

2 weeks ago - 04 June 2019 | Cultural

Christiaan Uth is Keetmanshoop's resident medicine man, native nurse and shoemaker. Namibian Sun caught up with him at his stall and house during the second...

Nama celebrate culture, identity

2 weeks ago - 03 June 2019 | Cultural

JEMIMA BEUKES Hundreds of first nation descendants from across the region descended on the second annual Nama Festival that took place in Keetmanshoop this past...

Namibia ranks poorly for diversity

3 weeks ago - 24 May 2019 | Cultural

For a country that is described by many as one of the most diverse in the world, Namibia has ranked fairly poorly in a new...

Wife fined for husband's suicide

3 weeks ago - 24 May 2019 | Cultural

The justice ministry has condemned the Gciriku Traditional Authority for ordering a woman to pay 15 head of cattle or N$30 000 for the death...

Kawana mum on Ondonga impasse

1 month - 03 May 2019 | Cultural

Attorney-general Albert Kawana has remained tight-lipped on developments in Ondonga, where two members of the royal family were separately crowned as successors to the late...

'Marshall Plan' irks Namas

1 month - 02 May 2019 | Cultural

The Nama Traditional Leaders Association (NTLA) has condemned the Namibian ambassador to Germany who said he would support a 'Marshall Plan' in lieu of reparations...

Okongo ready for Omaludi Festival

1 month - 02 May 2019 | Cultural

The Okongo village council in Ohangwena will host its second Omaludi Festival from 25 May to 1 June, where farmers from the Northern Communal Areas...

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Erfenisweek gevier

1 month - 30 April 2019 | Cultural

Evany van Wyk Die bekendstelling van Nasionale Erfenisweek is op 24 April by die Nasionale Teater van Namibië gehou. “Ná wat as ‘n klein...

Aawambo celebrate Omagongo Festival

1 month - 29 April 2019 | Cultural

In the past, crimes committed during omagongo season in the north were not prosecuted because all traditional courts were in recesses.This was said by speakers...

Nama, Ovaherero provoked by Geingob

1 month - 25 April 2019 | Cultural

The Nama and Ovaherero people have taken offence at a remark made by President Hage Geingob during his State of the Nation address (SONA) last...

Nangolo calls for peace

1 month - 23 April 2019 | Cultural

NAMPA Thousands of members of the Ondonga community on Saturday gathered at the homestead of Fillemon Shuumbwa Nangolo...

Kingdom in chaos

2 months ago - 15 April 2019 | Cultural

A house divided. This is what perfectly describes the ongoing succession battle within Ondonga, which yesterday saw two factions crowning their preferred leader. The...

Omukwaniilwa laid to rest

2 months ago - 15 April 2019 | Cultural

Thousands of people from Namibia and abroad gathered at Onamungundo and Olukonda in the Oshikoto Region over the weekend to pay their last respects to...

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