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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: 25 July 2012 Location: Windhoek Time: ~ 20 Minutes Interview conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew Ecker Topics: -Political Cartooning for The Namibian -Time in the army -Thoughts on South African Border War -Poster design and…

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…

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: 15 August 2012 Location: Windhoek Time: ~ 1 Hour Interview conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew Ecker Topics: -Winning a scholarship to Fordham Univ. in New York -Friends in the Black power movement in New York -Petitioning at the…

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,…

Johan van der Mescht was a South African army conscript who was captured in 1978 by Danger Ashipala, a guerrilla fighting for Namibian independence. Van der Mescht was held as a Prisoner of War in Angola before being exchanged for a Russian spy,…

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…

"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…

Since independence SWAPO Party has gone through a transition and transformation process, from a liberation movement to a political party. It is committed to the principle of a multi-party democracy and therefore to multi-partyism as enshrined in the…

The link between security and development has been rediscovered after 9/11 by a broad range of scholars. Focusing on Southern Africa, the Security-Development Nexus shows that the much debated linkage is by no means a recent invention. Rather, the…
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