History

Governments hope to build bridges

2 weeks 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 the third such repatriation of human remains dating back to...

Book exposes Swapo's ghastly crimes

1 month - 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 - A Comrade's Experience of Betrayal and Torture', Oiva Angula...

Return all skulls before reparations

2 months 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 Germany must be returned before talks of reparations can be...

Ooluhupe yaCassinga ya yi koAngola

4 months 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 oshilongo mOmaandaha nokuya koAngola, opo ya ka kuthe ombinga medhimbuluko...

Site of horror to be protected

4 months 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 to submit a recommendation in this regard to the Ministry...

40 years after battle of Cassinga

5 months ago - 19 April 2018 | History

The Angolan president, João Lourenço will attend the Cassinga Day commemoration on 4 May as guest of honour and will lay a wreath at Heroes'...

Apartheid's labour shame

5 months ago - 11 April 2018 | History

International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has called on the Ondangwa town council to turn an old mining recruitment office, which was the scene of dehumanising...

Elcin a shanina etsokumwe nelelo lyaNiipa

5 months ago - 04 April 2018 | History

Elelo lyondoolopa yaNiipa, okupitila mehangano lyawo lyoLA Oniipa Investments (Pty) Ltd, olye shi pondola okumona uuthemba wokukwatela komeho oongulumpungulilo mbali okuza kongongangerki...

Remembering Gerson Veii

7 months ago - 15 February 2018 | History

Yesterday marked three years since the departure of an outstanding freedom fighter from this world, the late Comrade Gerson Hitjevi Veii, Commander-In-Chief of the liberation...

Khama: Money will not put genocide to bed

7 months ago - 07 February 2018 | History

As the Nama and Ovaherero communities seek reparation and restorative justice from Germany, Botswana President Ian Khama said no amount of money would undo the...

Water leaks destroy Namibian history

7 months ago - 05 February 2018 | History

The National Library and National Archives in Windhoek are closed to the public until further notice because of emergency plumbing repairs. According to the ministry...

We have Von Trotha's extermination order - Rukoro

8 months ago - 16 January 2018 | History

An authentic copy of General Lothar von Trotha's extermination order against the Ovaherero and Nama communities has been discovered, Ovaherero Paramount Chief, Vekuii Rukoro has...

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Namibians are neglecting their history

11 months ago - 02 October 2017 | History

Founding President Sam Nujoma is concerned that Namibians are not recording and documenting their history. “We are not writing our own story, are we...

Skulls safe in air-conditioned room

11 months ago - 21 September 2017 | History

The acting director of the Heritage and Culture Council, Esther Moombola-Goagoses, has rubbished allegations that some of the human skulls and skeletons repatriated from Germany...

Namibian Sun turns 10

11 months ago - 20 September 2017 | History

We are proud to announce that your favourite newspaper, Namibian Sun, has reached an important milestone and is celebrating ten years of existence today. ...

Namibians come out in their...

1 year - 26 August 2017 | History

Thousands of Namibians have come to the Oshakati Independence Stadium for the annual Heroes' Day celebrations. President Hage Geingob will deliver the keynote address. Said...

Namibians come out in their...

1 year - 26 August 2017 | History

Thousands of Namibians have come to the Oshakati Independence Stadium for the annual Heroes' Day celebrations. President Hage Geingob will deliver the keynote address. Said...

National history compromised

1 year - 18 August 2017 | History

Staff from the National Archives of Namibia in Windhoek are fed up with what they term top management’s inaction after complaints about the deteriorating conditions...

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