History

Land issue puts talks in jeopardy

3 weeks ago - 03 March 2017 | History

Namibia's OvaHerero people are heartened that Germany is keen to atone for the genocide of their ancestors, but they expect something Berlin says it is not in a position to give.“What we want is our...

Bomb blast survivors cry foul

1 month - 21 February 2017 | History

Twenty-nine years after the Oshakati Barclays Bank bomb blast that killed 27 people, victims of the tragedy are still waiting for compensation from the government. “Why do you remember the day and commemorate it...

Queen appeals for return of King Mandume's head

1 month - 06 February 2017 | History

The Queen of the Oukwanyama Traditional Authority, Martha Mwadinombo Kristian Nelumbu, has appealed for the return of the head of the late Oukwanyama king Mandume Ya Ndemufayo.Queen Nelumbu made the call on Saturday during the...

All set for Mandume centenary

1 month - 26 January 2017 | History

President Hage Geingob is expected to lead the centenary commemoration of the death of one of Namibia's most feisty kings, Mandume Ya Ndemufayo. The four-day centenary commemoration will take place from next week Friday...

Mandume's legacy lives on

2 months 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

2 months 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...

It is time to pay up

2 months 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...

Black men were ‘boys’

3 months ago - 25 December 2016 | History

ANNA SALKEUS “Give this boy a rack of lamb, an ounce of meat and a gallon of milk.”This was the...

Forgotten unsung heroes

5 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...

'Nothing for us without us' – OvaHerero, Nama

5 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...

Struggle ‘traitors’ unleashed

6 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

7 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...

History

Museum planned for Outapi

9 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’

10 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...

10 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

10 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...

A painful pilgrimage

10 months ago - 29 April 2016 | History

About 300 Namibians have their travel bags packed and their vehicles ready. They will start assembling at the Oshikango border post this afternoon ready to...

Nujoma meets the baby in...

1 year - 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...

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