History

More skulls to return

1 month - 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 ready for repatriation in the coming weeks.The minister of education,...

Genocide documentary premieres

2 months ago - 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 a campaign to pressurise Germany to acknowledge and apologise for...

T. rex could bite with the force of three...

2 months ago - 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 with an awe-inspiring force equal to the weight of three...

Cuba okwa dhana onkandangala memangululo lyaNamibia

2 months ago - 08 May 2017 | History

Pethimbo sho kwa dhimbulukiwa Esiku lyaCassinga mOvenduka, Ngoloneya gwaKhomas Laura McLeod-Katjirua, okwa popi kombinga yonkandangala onene ya dhanwa kuCuba mekondjelo lyemanguluko lyaNamibia.Okwa popi kutya Namibia okwa mono omakwatho gopaukuume okuza kaaCuba na itaka dhimbwa...

Cassinga survivor recalls harrowing account of survival

2 months ago - 03 May 2017 | History

Tuutileni Vilho Nekwaya recounted the horrors that took place in the early hours of what was supposed to be another normal day in the refugee camp where majority of the unarmed and untrained students, women,...

In the footsteps of Namibia's exiled children

2 months ago - 27 April 2017 | History

On the eve of the commemoration of Cassinga Day a group of Namibian journalists visited places in the former East Germany where children from Swapo...

Land issue puts talks in jeopardy

4 months 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...

Bomb blast survivors cry foul

5 months ago - 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....

Queen appeals for return of King Mandume's head

5 months ago - 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...

All set for Mandume centenary

5 months ago - 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...

Mandume's legacy lives on

6 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)...

Remembering Mandume

6 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...

History

Black men were ‘boys’

6 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

9 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'...

9 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

10 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

10 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

1 year - 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...

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