Repatriate remains to restore dignity

2018-09-16 10:29

We must ask: ‘Is the museum the appropriate place to house mortal remains?’, asks Wandile Kasibe.

Namibian genocide victims' remains are home... but Germany still has work to do

2018-09-10 10:34

The third repatriation of human remains in August this year was another missed opportunity for reconciliation between Germany and Namibia, writes The Conversation.

Top Africa stories: German massacre of Namibians, Chiwenga

2018-08-30 08:54

A Namibian delegation is taking possession of the remains of 27 of their countrymen whose bones were taken by German colonial forces, and an unlicenced driver has reportedly crashed into Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s motorcade.

The German massacre of Namibia's indigenous tribes

2018-08-29 10:34

The massacre of modern-day Namibia's indigenous Herero and Nama groups by German imperial troops more than a century ago is considered by some historians to be the first genocide of the 20th century.

Germany to return human remains from Namibian genocide

2018-08-29 08:38

Berlin is set to hand back human remains seized from Namibia a century ago after the slaughter of indigenous people under German colonial rule, but descendants are still waiting for an apology.

Top Africa stories: Namibia's land issue, Trump on Buhari

2018-08-28 08:34

Namibian President Hage Geingob has urged citizens to take part in the debate over mooted land reforms, and US President Donald Trump reportedly told his aides he never wanted to meet someone as "lifeless" as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari again.

Swapo Captive: Tortured to admit we were Boer spies

2018-08-22 11:18

The pit was five metres deep and five by six metres across, its mouth covered with wooden logs and sand. I was terrified by this unforeseen predicament.

Another win for Namibia’s Shoprite staff

2018-08-12 06:00

Shoprite has once again given in to pressure from its employees in Namibia, withdrawing its court case against the workers after it earlier withdrew a lawsuit.


2018-07-31 12:20

Pop sensation Moonchild Sanelly has had an encounter with authorities at a Namibian airport.


2018-07-14 08:00

A FAMILY is reeling after two attacks within days of each other left six of its members dead, including a 97-year-old gogo.


Rwandan soccer officials arrested after ref alleges bribery

2018-09-14 21:14

Rwandan police say they have arrested two soccer officials and are investigating allegations they tried to bribe the referee before an African Cup of Nations qualifier against Ivory Coast last weekend

WATCH: Skulls of genocide victims arrive in Namibia from Germany

2018-09-01 10:11

An official ceremony has been held in Namibia after the return of skulls and bones from the German genocide of Herero and Nama people.

PICS: Germany returns 27 sets of colonial-era remains to Namibians

2018-08-29 14:25

A Namibian delegation is taking possession of the remains of 27 of their countrymen whose bones were taken by German colonial forces more than a century ago for pseudo-scientific racial experiments.

Top African stories: War vets slam Mugabe, Namibian land issue

2018-08-29 08:38

War veterans have denounced Robert Mugabe for sending his daughter Bona to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s inauguration, and Namibian President Hage Geingob has spoken on land.

'Failed, frustrated politicians want to take advantage of land issue,' says Namibian leader Geingob

2018-08-28 10:55

Namibian President Hage Geingob has reportedly warned politicians in the southern African country to guard against using the land issue for political gains.

'It's true that whites stole our land, but they're also Namibians,' says President Geingob

2018-08-27 06:32

Namibia's President Hage Geingob has urged citizens to take part in the debate over mooted land reforms, including the expropriation of land, in order to avoid chaos. He insists that white people who own farms are also Namibians.

New SADC chair Hage Geingob slams critics of African leaders

2018-08-19 10:11

Namibian President Hage Geingob, who is hosting a summit of southern African leaders, has strongly rejected criticism of Africa by the West, saying there is undue pressure on the continent.

US judge defers ruling in Berlin-Namibia genocide case

2018-07-31 21:34

A US judge has heard arguments from lawyers representing the German government and indigenous groups from Namibia but deferred a decision on whether to hear a lawsuit demanding reparations for colonial genocide.

Southern Africa finally getting to grips with HIV

2018-07-25 16:53

Namibia, eSwatini, South Africa and Botswana all have good news about HIV infection.

Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

2018-07-12 13:00

Africa's ancient baobab, with its distinctive swollen trunk and known as the "tree of life", is under a new and mysterious threat, with some of the largest and oldest dying abruptly in recent years.

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