History

Mandume's legacy lives on

6 days ago - 18 January 2017 | History

This year, 6 February marks the centenary of the death of one of Namibia's most feisty kings, Mandume Ya Ndemufayo. The Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) is planning a centenary commemoration of the death of King...

Remembering Mandume

1 week ago - 16 January 2017 | History

The Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) is planning a centenary commemoration of the death of King Mandume ya Ndemufayo for next month.Ya Ndemufayo, recognised as a liberation hero in Namibia, Angola and the entire Africa, became...

It is time to pay up

3 weeks ago - 28 December 2016 | History

It has become known as the first genocide of the 20th century: tens of thousands of men, women and children shot, starved, and tortured to death by German troops as they put down rebellious tribes...

Forgotten unsung heroes

3 months ago - 21 October 2016 | History

CATHERINE SASMAN The sunken and barren graves marked by fading gravestones numbered 640 and 642 in the Katutura municipal graveyard tucked between Dolam and Golgota are as indistinguishable as hundreds...

'Nothing for us without us' – OvaHerero, Nama

3 months ago - 18 October 2016 | History

CATHERINE SASMANMore than 50 OvaHerero and Nama descendants of victims of the 1904–1908 genocide participated in a protest march in Berlin, Germany, on Sunday to express their displeasure at being excluded from discussions between the...

Struggle ‘traitors’ unleashed

4 months ago - 08 September 2016 | History

Former Swapo secretary-general Ngarikutuke Tjiriange yesterday launched what is set to be a controversial piece of literature, recounting the struggle of Swapo and the sacrifices...

Ongulumbashe - taking stock

5 months ago - 25 August 2016 | History

Namibians commemorate the 50th anniversary of the bloody battle of Ongulumbashe tomorrow, when South African apartheid forces attacked the Ongulumbashe base in the north of...

Billion-dollar shipwreck ours

7 months ago - 15 June 2016 | History

The shipwreck that was discovered in the mining fields of Oranjemund in 2008 was recently moved into a permanent temperature-controlled storage unit on land leased...

Museum planned for Outapi

7 months ago - 09 June 2016 | History

The Ministry Of Veterans Affairs plans to construct a museum at Outapi, in the Omusati Region to showcase the liberation struggle.This was revealed by Deputy...

Genocide: ‘No cloak of secrecy’

8 months ago - 18 May 2016 | History

Namibia’s special envoy on genocide and reparations Dr Zed Ngavirue has refuted claims that negotiations with the German government are being done under a cloak...

OvaHerero, Nama head to The Hague

8 months ago - 18 May 2016 | History

The ongoing tussle between government and the OvaHerero and Nama communities has taken another turn, with the affected tribes planning on dragging the German government...

Nujoma’s lavish bash

8 months ago - 12 May 2016 | History

Founding President Sam Nujoma turns 87 today and will mark his birthday party with a lavish ceremony this weekend, at his farm outside Otavi in...

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Nujoma meets the baby in...

11 months ago - 19 February 2016 | History

Nearly 38 years after the iconic photograph of a smiling Sam Nujoma holding a two-month-old Cassinga massacre survivor named Ndinelao M’lukeni was taken, the two...

Nujoma meets the baby in...

11 months ago - 19 February 2016 | History

Nearly 38 years after the iconic photograph of a smiling Sam Nujoma holding a two-month-old Cassinga massacre survivor named Ndinelao M’lukeni was taken, the two...

Damara and San join genocide...

11 months ago - 10 February 2016 | History

The Damara and San people of Namibia claim to have suffered at the hands of the OvaHerero and Nama in the same way that the...

Damara and San join genocide...

11 months ago - 10 February 2016 | History

The Damara and San people of Namibia claim to have suffered at the hands of the OvaHerero and Nama in the same way that the...

Nudo responds angrily to Kerina

11 months ago - 29 January 2016 | History

The Nudo political party has reacted angrily to remarks by veteran politician Mburumba Kerina that other tribes also suffered during German colonial rule and not...

Nudo responds angrily to Kerina

11 months ago - 29 January 2016 | History

The Nudo political party has reacted angrily to remarks by veteran politician Mburumba Kerina that other tribes also suffered during German colonial rule and not...

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