Cultural

Ondonga: Geingob intervenes

1 day - 16 August 2018 | Cultural

ILENI NANDJATO Tensions within the Ondonga community have reached new heights after President Hage Geingob summoned a group of fired traditional leaders to meet with him at State House yesterday.The...

Court orders King Elifas to testify

1 week ago - 10 August 2018 | Cultural

Oshakati High Court judge Maphios Cheda has granted an order that compels Ondonga king, Immanuel Kauluma Elifas, to give oral testimony in the matter in which a group of councillors are challenging their dismissal. ...

Ovaherero claim Windhoek

2 weeks ago - 03 August 2018 | Cultural

The Ovaherero Traditional Authority has claimed the bulk of central Namibia as part of its pre-colonial land. This is according to its official land position paper that was leaked recently ahead of the country's...

Nujoma blasts Olufuko critics

2 weeks ago - 30 July 2018 | Cultural

Founding President Sam Nujoma says the Olufuko cultural festival, which has been shunned by various detractors over the years, will always be hosted.Nujoma, who was speaking at the fundraising event for this year's festival at...

King turns to courts to oust rivals

1 month - 09 July 2018 | Cultural

Ondonga King Immanuel Kauluma Elifas has turned to the courts in a bid to wrestle control of the traditional authority from a dismissed grouping who continue to manage the affairs of the tribal community, including...

Omukwaniilwa gwaNdonga ta kongo ekwatho kompangu

1 month - 09 July 2018 | Cultural

Oonakutidhwa miilonga okwa lopotwa natango taya tsikile iilonga yawo, onga ookansela melelo lyaNdonga, mwa kwatelwa okugongela iifuta yelelo ndyoka okuza moshigwana.Elelo ndyoka okwa lopotwa li...

/Khowese dispute patrilineal succession

1 month - 29 June 2018 | Cultural

The /Khowese Royal House has rejected claims by a faction that the hereditary chieftaincy of the clan is based solely on patrilineal lineage. The royal...

Mushelenga enrages Witboois

1 month - 27 June 2018 | Cultural

A meeting held last week between urban and rural development minister Peya Mushelenga and the /Khowese Traditional Authority, also known as the Witboois, has apparently...

Nujoma wants Kahimemua's traditional belt back

1 month - 21 June 2018 | Cultural

Founding President Sam Nujoma has appealed to the Voigts family to hand over a belt of historical and cultural significance to the chief of the...

King Elifas used for enrichment

2 months ago - 14 June 2018 | Cultural

An aide to Ondonga king Immanuel Kauluma Elifas has confirmed they are aware of individuals who have been using his name to enrich themselves, including...

Hikuminue Kapika continues battle for chieftaincy

2 months ago - 05 June 2018 | Cultural

Hikuminue Kapika has indicated that he will appeal a High Court decision to strip him of his chieftaincy of the Kapika Traditional Authority as he...

Keeping language alive

2 months ago - 04 June 2018 | Cultural

An expert in African languages has warned that government policies are often not conducive to promoting indigenous languages.Speaking at the Nama Cultural Festival held in...

Cultural

Culture lays a strong foundation

2 months ago - 30 May 2018 | Cultural

Uukwambi chief Herman Ndilimani Iipumbu has urged fellow Namibians to embrace the importance of identifying themselves with their respective totems, while adding respect for culture...

Nama will be own liberators...

2 months ago - 30 May 2018 | Cultural

The Nama will be left with no other option but to be their own liberators, if the Namibian government does not include them and the...

Genocide descendants to march on...

2 months ago - 28 May 2018 | Cultural

The descendants of the survivors of the 1904 - 1908 genocide held a meeting to voice their concerns on several issues affecting their community at...

Namibians urged to embrace culture

2 months ago - 28 May 2018 | Cultural

For a peaceful coexistence and healthy lifestyle, Namibians are urged to embrace their culture and traditions. This is according to the deputy minister of...

Nama gear up for cultural...

2 months ago - 24 May 2018 | Cultural

The southern town of Keetmanshoop will spring to life this weekend, with hundreds expected to attend the first-ever Nama Cultural Festival. The festival, which kicks...

Mushelenga, Shanghala in firing line

3 months ago - 15 May 2018 | Cultural

Urban and rural development minister Peya Mushelenga and his justice counterpart, Sacky Shanghala, are being accused by the Ondonga Traditional Authority of being responsible for...

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