History

Ooluhupe yaCassinga ya yi koAngola

1 month - 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

1 month - 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

2 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' Acre where the commemoration will be held. The Angolan president...

Apartheid's labour shame

2 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 activities linked to the hated contract labour system, into a...

Elcin a shanina etsokumwe nelelo lyaNiipa

2 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 yoEvangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (Elcin). Oompungulilo ndhoka odha tumbulwa...

Remembering Gerson Veii

4 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

4 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

4 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

5 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...

Construction yet to start on Outapi outdoor museum

5 months ago - 27 December 2017 | History

No construction work has commenced yet for the much-anticipated Outapi outdoor museum in Omusati Region which was announced to the public about a year and...

Namibians are neglecting their history

8 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

9 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...

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Namibians come out in their...

9 months ago - 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...

9 months ago - 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

10 months ago - 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...

More skulls to return

1 year - 26 May 2017 | History

The Namibian embassy in Berlin has informed the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation that 16 human remains of Namibian origin were identified and are...

Genocide documentary premieres

1 year - 24 May 2017 | History

A documentary directed by South African filmmaker Vincent Moloi, 'Skulls of My People', will premiere on Witness, Al Jazeera's English channel, tonight. It follows...

T. rex could bite with...

1 year - 18 May 2017 | History

Scientists have come up with one more reason to be amazed by Tyrannosaurus rex. When the huge carnivorous dinosaur took a bite, it did so...

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