History

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

4 days 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 weeks 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 weeks 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

3 weeks 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 refugee camps had been sent.About 430 refugee children were sent...

Land issue puts talks in jeopardy

2 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 not in a position to give.“What we want is our...

Bomb blast survivors cry foul

2 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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’

4 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...

History

'Nothing for us without us'...

7 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

8 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

8 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

11 months ago - 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...

Museum planned for Outapi

11 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’

1 year - 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...

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