History

Remembering Gerson Veii

1 week 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 forces in the then occupied Namibia, the first Namibian political...

Khama: Money will not put genocide to bed

2 weeks 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 genocide suffered by the two communities at the hands of...

Water leaks destroy Namibian history

2 weeks 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 of education, the repairs started on 8 January. In August...

We have Von Trotha's extermination order - Rukoro

1 month - 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 claimed.Rukoro made the statement at a mass prayer session held...

Construction yet to start on Outapi outdoor museum

2 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 a half ago. In June 2016, the deputy minister...

Namibians are neglecting their history

4 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

5 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...

Namibian Sun turns 10

5 months ago - 20 September 2017 | History

We are proud to announce that your favourite newspaper, Namibian Sun, has reached an important milestone and is celebrating ten years of existence today. ...

Namibians come out in their numbers for Heroes' Day

6 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 numbers for Heroes'Day

6 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

6 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

9 months ago - 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...

History

T. rex could bite with...

9 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...

Cuba okwa dhana onkandangala memangululo...

9 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...

Cassinga survivor recalls harrowing account...

9 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...

In the footsteps of Namibia's...

10 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 ...

11 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

1 year - 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....

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