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Namibia: Remembering the Cassinga Massacre-38 Years Later
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Politics and Society Namibia: Remembering the Cassinga Massacre-38 Years Later

Today Namibia commemorates Cassinga Day, a sad chapter in the country’s fight for liberation from the ills of the apartheid regime. On 4 May 1978, more than 600 people were massacred by apartheid South African soldiers in southern Angola at Cassinga camp. We pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the massacre, and remember the sacrifices made. We look at other cross-border raids, where refugees and liberation fighters were massacred.

Africans with weird names
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Lifestyle Africans with weird names

In countries like South Africa and Namibia, names usually have a meaning. They usually signify the event or circumstances surrounding a child’s birth or they represent the parent’s wishes and hopes for a child’s future. The introduction of English names for black people, however, has produced some hilarious results