History

Namibians are neglecting their history

2 weeks 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 waiting for others to come and write it for us,”...

Skulls safe in air-conditioned room

3 weeks 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 in 2014 were being neglected. It had been alleged...

Namibian Sun turns 10

3 weeks 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. The newspaper has grown by leaps and bounds since it...

Namibians come out in their numbers for Heroes' Day

1 month - 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 some to Namibian Sun, "It is wonderful to have a...

Namibians come out in their numbers for Heroes'Day

1 month - 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 some to Namibian Sun, "It is wonderful to have a...

National history compromised

1 month - 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

4 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...

Genocide documentary premieres

4 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...

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

5 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 lyaNamibia

5 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 of survival

5 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 exiled children

5 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...

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Bomb blast survivors cry foul

7 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...

8 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

8 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 ...

8 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

9 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...

9 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...

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