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Dr. Schivute, who had been a member of SWAPO since 1960, left Namibia in 1962. He graduated in 1969 and became one of Namibia's first medical doctors to qualify under SWAPO's mass education programme. Over and above his MD, he gained further medical…

Graphics: Göran Lettstrand
On-Line Editing: Anders Rislöw
Sound Mix: Martin Dahl
Music: Stig-Erik Karlsson

A program by: Lasse Berg & Anders Ribbsjö

Film discussing post-independence Namibia from the perspective of the Ovahimba.

Contents:
pt. 1. Cape Coloured people
pt. 2. Coloured people in Namibia, 1921 until 2001, 80 years
pt. 3. Basters, 1865 until 2001.

Despite being only a B.A. Honours Thesis, Brigitte Lau's work has stood up as a solid resource in Damara historiography and early Namibian history

The Naukluft Region is situated +- 200 km southwest of Windhoek in Namibia and includes the Naukluft Nappe Complex (NNC), a series of nappe stacks of severely thrusted and folded limestones and dolomites of Neoproterozoic Damara orogen. Although it…

Namibia’s experiences with Ramatex to date point to the urgent need to ensure (at the very least) compliance by foreign investors with Namibian laws, regulations, workers’ rights, as well as environmental, health and safety standards. Experiences…

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…

Date: 18 August 2012 Location: Windhoek Time: ~ 55 Minutes Interview conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew Ecker Topics: -Early thoughts on colonialism, racism, class -OPO as response to labor issues, not nationalism -America as symbol of…

Demographic changes in several rural areas in the four northern regions of Namibia were traced from 1991 to 2001 using national census data. On average, the population growth rate of the surveyed area was 2.77% per year. Although this rate…

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…

"Frans Hendrik Odendaal is in 1898 op Kimberley gebore. Hy het sy jeugjare op Boshof deurgebring en matrikuleer in 1916. Deur privaatstudie kwalifiseer hy in 1927 as prokureur. Hy is in 1919 met Magdalena Petronella du Plessis getroud. Uit hierdie…

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…

Born in the USA, Don Stevenson has lived in Namibia for almost thirty years. Although some people know him for his artwork, cheerful personality, and classes at the University of Namibia, every Namibian sees his graphic designs all the time. Don…

This paper will examine the effects of donor support of opposition parties on Namibian democracy. But this central research question elicits other crucial questions: • How does the international community justify its support of opposition parties…

"There are many factors creating difficulties with the electrification of Namibia. For instance, the country is very sparsely populated, and the inhabitants seldom have the money to pay for using the power-grid. 60 percent of the population has no…

Much of the film consists of footage from Church services and landscape surrounding a Swakopmund church. Narration is in German, though some scenes are in Afrikaans with Nama and Otjiherero translations. Some of the footage is dedicated to life in…

Finland's special characteristics as a Nordic, non-aligned welfare state gave it the resources and motivation to support liberation movements - in spite of restrictions arising from trade interests and a reluctance to jeopardise the country's neutral…

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…
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