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  • Namibian tribes demand for compensation over colonial genocide

    July 21, 2017 2:59 PM 3

    Nearly half a century after the genocide in Namibia, the Hereros tribe and NAMA are demanding for justice.For Long, the murderers have remained ignored, both in Europe and Africa but the facts not disputed. According to historians, in 1904, about 80,000 Hereros children, women men out of a population of 100,000 were massacred, deported and exterminated

  • Namibia genocide victims battle for compensation

    July 21, 2017 3:26 AM 4

    Victims of the Herero and Nama tribes are battling for compensation for Germany's bloody colonial-era repression that saw tens of thousands killed. On a thin strip of land at the bay of Luederitz in southern Namibia are dozens of gravestones bearing the names of each German soldier killed during a largely forgotten colonial war. Nearby is a single marble

  • Youth festival to address water shortage

    July 18, 2017 2:32 PM 14

    The Youth Empowerment Arts Education Association will host the country’s first ever, Namibian Youth Arts Festival “El Nino”, on 2 September at the Katutura Community Art Centre (KCAC). The festival is to create awareness of climate change within the country and to find effective means that smaller communities like primary schools, high schools and even households

  • Make mentorship a key performance indicator – First Lady

    July 17, 2017 12:56 PM 22

    “It’s easier to become successful than to stay successful. You have to keep moving up. The challenging part of success is maintaining it and one should consciously make a decision to manage it. Mentorship is a two-way engagement and you need it the most when you are at your most powerful. Always have a thick skin, be resilient and look above your problems

  • Budgetary Constraints Slow Down Namibia's Land Restoration Programme

    July 17, 2017 7:04 AM 5

    GOBABIS, NAMIBIA, July 17 -- Inadequate budgetary provision for acquisition and limited supply are some of the challenges encountered in restoring land to landless Namibians since the inception of the land reform programme in 1991, according to the Ministry of Land Reform. Added to this is an uneven distribution of land offers, as most offers to the government

  • N Cape police arrest man at Nakop border post for possession of dagga

    July 16, 2017 2:58 PM 23

    Police also confiscated a Toyota Run-X as it was allegedly used in the commission of crime. Vigilant policing at the Nakop border post with Namibia led to a 28-year-old man being arrested for possession of dagga, Northern Cape police said on Sunday. “The members of the SAPS [South African Police Service] border post in Nakop searched a Toyota Run-X and found


    July 16, 2017 12:50 PM 6

    The Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon in the world – after the Grand Canyon – and a highly popular natural site among tourists. Its length reaches about 100 miles (160 km) long, it is up to 27 km wide and in places almost 550 meters deep. The Fish River cuts deep into the plateau which is dry, stony and sparsely covered with hardy drought-resistant

  • 5,000 resettled in Namibia in past 26 years: report

    July 15, 2017 10:05 PM 9

    WINDHOEK, July 15 (Xinhua) -- More than 5,000 people have been resettled in Namibia in the past 26 years, according to a report released by the land reform ministry Friday. The figure was released at the eastern city of Gobabis, about 190 kilometers from Windhoek, during one of the ongoing consultative meetings being held across the country ahead of the second

  • Namibia sneak past fighting Zimbabwe

    July 14, 2017 3:07 AM 10

    The Old Mutual Zimbabwe Under-13 rugby team conceded a try with seconds remaining in the match, as they suffered a heart-breaking five-point loss to Namibia on the penultimate day of the Under-13 Coca-Cola Craven Week at Grey College, in Bloemfontein, South Africa, yesterday. With the match seemingly headed for a hard-fought stalemate, Namibia winger

  • Mandenge plans to down Namibia

    July 13, 2017 10:57 PM 31

    The rugby match is part of a sporting festival featuring the two countries who will also battle in a CHAN football showdown in Windhoek on Sunday. Mandenge, whose team goes into the match as underdogs having repeatedly been beaten by the Welwitschias, believes they can turn it around this time. The Sables left the country on Wednesday evening and the match