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German genocide offer 'unacceptable' - Ngavirue

1 month - 13 August 2020 | History

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe Namibian government has dismissed a financial offer made by the German government to atone for the 1904-08 Nama and Ovaherero genocide as “unacceptable”.The German government is also refusing to use the term “reparations”...

Govt under fire for 'liberation struggle favouritism'

2 months ago - 29 July 2020 | History

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKA report by the parliamentary standing committee on constitutional and legal affairs has revealed that some communities feel government only commemorates events related to the liberation struggle led by Swapo, such as Cassinga Day...

April 1 no fool’s day for Swapo

6 months ago - 01 April 2020 | History

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKThe former chief of staff of Swapo’s armed wing PLAN, Charles Namoloh, says it is time the nation recognised the historical importance of 1 April, which carries significant history for the country’s liberation struggle.Speaking...

Heritage sites closed

6 months ago - 19 March 2020 | History

ELLANIE SMIT All heritage sites in Namibia are closed until further notice.This follows a directive by the education, arts and culture ministry issued on Tuesday after two cases of coronavirus were...

WBCG grows regional economies

10 months ago - 20 November 2019 | History

CATHERINE SASMANSince the establishment of the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) 19 years ago, trade volumes from neighbouring countries have grown from zero to more than 750 000 tonnes per year. This represents direct revenue...

SADC’s pride

10 months ago - 19 November 2019 | History

LEANDREA LOUW Namibia has now joined countries such as Australia, Brazil, Dubai and the Netherlands in the utilisation of reclaimed land for port expansion.The...

A pilgrimage to Hornkranz

1 year - 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...

Northern railway on hold

1 year - 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...

Kutako's dwelling to become heritage site

1 year - 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...

Push to honour genocide heroes

2 years 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...

Governments hope to build bridges

2 years 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...

Book exposes Swapo's ghastly crimes

2 years 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...

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Ooluhupe yaCassinga ya yi koAngola

2 years ago - 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...

2 years ago - 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...

2 years ago - 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

2 years ago - 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...

2 years ago - 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...

Remembering Gerson Veii

2 years 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...

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