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-Blowin' in the Windhoek
-Namibia: A Class Act?
-Land in Namibia: Rhetoric, Reform of Revolution?
-Police Story: A Tough Transition

-On the Instrument and the Capital for Land Reform in Namibia: Some Considerations on the Independent State's Options

This Film Describes the situation of the Black pastoral farmers of Namibia, including their feelings toward land tenure and use and the difficult social conditions under which they live.

Camera: Richard Pakleppa & George Shikongo
Sound: Ignatius…

This volume completes the research project on "Liberation and Democracy in Southern Africa" (LiDeSA). It mainly addresses socioeconomic and gender-related issues in contemporary Namibia. Most of the contributors are either Namibian, based in Namibia…

Different San groups share problems of poverty, powerlessness, social disorganisation and marginalisation. In any agrarian society, the problems of poverty and marginalisation are never far removed from those of land and land tenure. The Namibian San…

The “land question” is among the most difficult issues facing independent Namibia. About half of the agricultural land in Namibia is in the hands of about 3 500 whites, while nearly a million blacks live on subsistence farms in the communal…

At independence, apartheid policy was abolished and the new Constitution introduced the right of all Namibians to reside and settle in any part of the country. This provoked a dramatic increase of informal settlement in Windhoek, mostly around…

In 1990, Namibia emerged from colonial rule with a skewed distribution of agricultural land and high levels of poverty. The new government led by SWAPO Party initiated a process to address the land question within the first few months of…

Firstly, while the land reform issue in Namibia is driven by the domination of primarily white-owned commercial farms in the centre of the country, almost half of the land in Namibia is communally owned, not privately owned. Virtually all authorities…

Large scale land acquisitions by foreign investors in Africa for agricultural purposes continue to capture attention worldwide. In recent years Namibia has received some proposals from multi-national agricultural corporations to develop large scale…

1 Introduction 2 The area around the Waterberg in Herero oral tradition 3 The “oral character” of the Waterberg area 4 Interpretation 4.1 The mountain itself: Fauna, flora and natural resources 4.2 The surrounding landscape: Wells and settlements…

Legal opinion on the expropriation of commercial farmland, focusing on the terms ‘national interest’ and ‘just compensation’.1 Introduction 2 The right to property (Article 16 (1) of the Namibian Constitution) 3 Expropriation for public…

A selection of views on and analyses of land reform and the land issue in Namibia.Edited Volume by Justine Hunter of the NID.ContributionsWillie Breytenbach Ben Fuller Colleen Muchinarwo Gwari Oliver Horsthemke Justine Hunter Uazuva Kaumbi Willem…
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