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Reflecting on our historical past

2 weeks ago - 24 March 2021 | History

MICHAEL KAYUNDEWINDHOEKReleased in 2007, 'Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation' illustrates Namibia's struggle against South African occupation.Film producer Gideon Kamati from the Namibia Film Commission (NFC) describes it as a historical film that narrates the brutal...

Communication failure threatens rock art

1 month - 18 February 2021 | History

JANA-MARI SMITHThe environment ministry denies any knowledge of a resolution to withdraw the environmental clearance certificates (ECCs) issued to mining companies accused of the annihilation of prehistoric rock art in the Erongo Region.“The ministry is...

Communication failure threatens rock art

1 month - 17 February 2021 | History

JANA-MARI SMITHThe environment ministry denies any knowledge of a resolution to withdraw the environmental clearance certificates (ECCs) issued to mining companies accused of the annihilation of prehistoric rock art in the Erongo Region.“The ministry is...

Prehistoric rock art rescued

1 month - 15 February 2021 | History

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKOtjohorongo community activists and a Namibian farmer have chalked up a hard-fought victory against mining companies in the Erongo Region after authorities resolved to withdraw mining licences and environmental permits to prevent the destruction...

German genocide offer 'unacceptable' - Ngavirue

7 months ago - 13 August 2020 | History

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe Namibian government has dismissed a financial offer made by the German government to atone for the 1904-08 Nama and Ovaherero genocide as “unacceptable”.The German government is also refusing to use the term “reparations”...

Govt under fire for 'liberation struggle favouritism'

8 months ago - 29 July 2020 | History

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKA report by the parliamentary standing committee on constitutional and legal affairs has revealed that some communities feel government only commemorates events related to...

April 1 no fool’s day for Swapo

1 year - 01 April 2020 | History

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKThe former chief of staff of Swapo’s armed wing PLAN, Charles Namoloh, says it is time the nation recognised the historical importance of 1...

Heritage sites closed

1 year - 19 March 2020 | History

ELLANIE SMIT All heritage sites in Namibia are closed until further notice.This follows a directive by the education, arts and culture...

WBCG grows regional economies

1 year - 20 November 2019 | History

CATHERINE SASMANSince the establishment of the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) 19 years ago, trade volumes from neighbouring countries have grown from zero to more...

SADC’s pride

1 year - 19 November 2019 | History

LEANDREA LOUW Namibia has now joined countries such as Australia, Brazil, Dubai and the Netherlands in the utilisation of reclaimed land for port expansion.The...

A pilgrimage to Hornkranz

2 years ago - 07 March 2019 | History

There is a bliss one cannot put a price on that envelops the rocky plains of Hornkranz, the former headquarters of the late Nama chief...

Northern railway on hold

2 years ago - 11 February 2019 | History

?With phase one and two of the Ondangwa-Oshakati railway line extension project complete, the project is currently on hold while the works ministry waits for...

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Push to honour genocide heroes

2 years ago - 20 September 2018 | History

Culture minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa has called for a national debate on how to honour the fallen heroes of the German genocide, in particular those who...

Governments hope to build bridges

2 years ago - 30 August 2018 | History

A high-ranking German delegation will accompany the Namibian emissary that will return to Windhoek with the skulls of 27 Nama and Ovaherero people tomorrow.It is...

Book exposes Swapo's ghastly crimes

2 years ago - 07 August 2018 | History

A survivor of the Lubango dungeons has recounted the horrors he experienced while being incarcerated by Swapo in exile.In a tell-all book titled 'Swapo Captive...

Return all skulls before reparations

2 years ago - 10 July 2018 | History

Founder of the Nama genocide discussion and chairperson of the Nama Genocide Technical Committee, Ida Hoffmann, says all human remains of Namibian origin still in...

Ooluhupe yaCassinga ya yi koAngola

2 years ago - 09 May 2018 | History

Ongundu yaantu ya thika po 210 mboka kwa holola kutya oya hupu moshiponokela shaCassinga shoka sha holoka oomvula omi 40 dha piti, oya thigi po...

Site of horror to be...

2 years ago - 25 April 2018 | History

The largely forgotten German colonial concentration camp at Shark Island in Lüderitz may soon be declared a national heritage site. The National Heritage Council intends...

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