History

A pilgrimage to Hornkranz

2 months ago - 07 March 2019 | History

There is a bliss one cannot put a price on that envelops the rocky plains of Hornkranz, the former headquarters of the late Nama chief Kaptein Hendrik Witbooi.If it were not for the history books,...

Northern railway on hold

3 months ago - 11 February 2019 | History

?With phase one and two of the Ondangwa-Oshakati railway line extension project complete, the project is currently on hold while the works ministry waits for Central Procurement Board (CPB) approval before advertising for bids.The construction...

Kutako's dwelling to become heritage site

7 months ago - 11 October 2018 | History

The dwelling place of the late Ovaherero Paramount Chief Hosea Kutako will be declared a national heritage site following an order by President Hage Geingob this week.The recognition Geingob said, was in honour of his...

Push to honour genocide heroes

7 months ago - 20 September 2018 | History

Culture minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa has called for a national debate on how to honour the fallen heroes of the German genocide, in particular those who perished at or en route to the Shark Island concentration...

Governments hope to build bridges

8 months 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

9 months ago - 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...

Return all skulls before reparations

10 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...

Ooluhupe yaCassinga ya yi koAngola

1 year - 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...

Site of horror to be protected

1 year - 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...

40 years after battle of Cassinga

1 year - 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

1 year - 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

1 year - 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...

History

Khama: Money will not put...

1 year - 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

1 year - 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...

1 year - 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...

1 year - 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

1 year - 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

1 year - 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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