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A show of the Namibian People's Liberation Army returning from exile to Namibia. High officials in the Force are interviewed and weapons are named as they pass in the procession.

Camera: George Shikongo
Sound: Penda Namuhuya & Angula…

This documentary explores the struggles of the Namibian people to win their independence from South Africa, which illegally occupied their country since the 1971 revocation of the UN mandate, and documents the human rights violations committed by the…

Produced for the United Nations Council on Namibia to illustrate life under apartheid and SWAPO's struggle for independence. Interviews include Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, Sam Nujoma, Theo-Ben Gurirab, and Hidipo Hamutenya

Producer: Pearl…

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 publication brings together a number of the ‘thinkpieces’ prepared for a workshop convened by the Nordic Africa Institute in Pretoria, South Africa, on 26–27 November, 2009. The workshop marked the end of the Institute’s Documentation…

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…

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

This report explores the interface between recent socio-political changes in Namibia, and the way they are reflected in emergent musical practices and identities within the country. The potential tension between unity and diversity is investigated…

"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…
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