Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
For the first time since independence, Namibia’s ruling party has suffered electoral setbacks in the midst of economic and political crisis.
Namibia’s political stability so far has been vested in the dominance of Swapo. Those opposing its control face an uphill battle.
Genetic analysis has traced the evolutionary footsteps of modern humans all the way back to a prehistoric wetland that spanned parts of modern-day Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe.
Luis Munana is one of the creative personalities highlighted in the 2019 Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list. The former Big Brother contestant is the co- founder and host of Voigush Africa and creative director of Namibia’s first original animated cartoon and puppet show “Waka Waka Moo”.
Germany praises itself for having declared a ‘special responsibility’ for Namibia since independence. But the relationship is viewed differently from Windhoek.
Africa’s democracies have grown stronger during a period in which the world is backsliding on democracy.
Germany is set to return Namibia’s Stone Cross of Cape Cross, a key cultural artefact that was looted from the country during colonialism. German Minister of State for Media and Culture, Monica Gruetters, said that this was a “clear signal that we are committed to reappraising the colonial past”
US district Judge Laura Taylor Swain of the New York federal court has dismissed a lawsuit by Namibia’s Herero and Nama tribes seeking reparations from Germany for the genocide of their ancestors.