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Date: 14 August 2012 Location: Windhoek Time: ~ 1 Hour Interview conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew Ecker Topics: -Early history of Namibia -Birth of OPO & SWAPO -Apartheid in Namibia -Petitions to United Nations & Abroad -Armed…

Date: 2 February 2013 Location: Washington Time: ~ 45 Minutes Interview conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew Ecker Topics: -US interests in Namibia situation -Reagan Admin. perceptions of SWAPO -Thoughts on NP & Resolution 435 -Namibia…

Date: 11 March 2013 Location: Helsinki Time: ~ 1 Hour Interview conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew Ecker Topics: -Finnish connections with Namibia (missionary) -Role as UN Commissioner for Namibia -Relationships with Frontline states,…

Date: 11 August 2012 Location: Swakopmund Time: ~ 40 Minutes Interview conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew Ecker Topics: -Discussion with SWAPO in Exile -Involvement in Politics -Imagining post-independence Namibia -Thoughts on first free…

Date: 9 August 2012 Location: Windhoek Time: ~ 50 Minutes Interview conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew Ecker Topics: -Introduction to his political life w/ NP of SWA -Against Res. 435 because of “one man, one vote” -Description of SWA…

Date: 20 April 2013 Location: Washington Time: ~ 90 Minutes Interview conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew Ecker Topics: -South Africa & UN relations -Western Contact Group -Carter Administration policies toward SWA -Problem of Walvis…

In a shocking and moving documentary we see the terrible living conditions and racism under which the Black majority lives in Namibia and the growing resistance to white rule imposed by South African troops. Also, two guests provide us the latest…

Structured without narration, Namibians and those involved in the liberation struggle give their input on the fight against Apartheid in what was then South West Africa. Focus is given to the international political elements such as the Cold War,…

This 26 part documentary series is a powerful revelation of a secret war – the SOUTH AFRICAN BUSH WAR. The Bush war lasted from 1966 until 1989, making it one of Africa's longest conflicts. The Bush War was fought in Northern Namibia (former South…

Anita and Salatiel are an elderly Finnish-Namibian couple. Together they assisted the Namibian liberation movement SWAPO, which was waging a war to gain independence from South Africa's apartheid government in the 1970s. In the course of the war,…

Dates: 17 & 19 August 2012Location: WindhoekTimes: ~ 90 Minutes & ~ 150 MinutesInterviews conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew EckerTopics: -A general comprehensive account of his life. He spent a good long while speaking about growing…

"Nora Chase of the Namibian Council of Churches describes how occupying countries have enriched themselves off her country's vast mineral resources, while the indigenous people have been condemned to poverty." Interviewed include Anton…

"Documents the decolonization process in Namibia, including the part played by the United Nations in the country's journey to independence and democracy." With apartheid footage, liberation war footage, and extensive recordings from the independence…

Namibia: colonialism, apartheid and liberation struggle in Southern Africa (translation from the Norwegian)

The 1990s completed a process of transition in Namibia and South Africa that brought formal decolonisation in Africa to an end. These two contributions review some aspects of the transformation and complement each other. They take stock of the…

The study analyses why and how the Ovambo women in northern Namibia participated in the struggle which led to the independent Namibia. The study also examines the changes in women's lives caused by the arrival of Christianity, colonialism, the cash…

"This film traces the tragic history of the Namibian people from the harsh German colonial Era to the recent attempts to achieve independence from South Africa."

The 20 minute film was designed for use in high schools. Accompanying the film are a…

This short film chronicles the struggles for independence, focusing particularly on the role of the Lutheran churches in Namibia, and in the international community. Missionary work, teachers, and aid workers are profiled.
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