Cultural

103 jaar later

1 week ago - 11 May 2018 | Cultural

Rehobothers het vroeër dié week 'n voorsmakie gekry van wat hul voorouers op 8 Mei 1915 deurgemaak het toe die Duitse weermag 103 jaar gelede die Basters op Sam Khubis aangeval het.“Hierdie is 'n ervaring...

So word Sam Khubis onthou

3 weeks ago - 03 May 2018 | Cultural

Yolanda NelVolgens oorvertellings was dit heel moontlik ’n tolk se waarskuwing in 1915 wat die voortbestaan van die Bastervolk verseker het.Volgens dié vertelling, het die tolk die Basters gewaarsku dat die Duitsers ’n aanval beplan....

Festival celebrates Ovaherero culture

1 month - 19 April 2018 | Cultural

Following the launch of the Otjikaiva Festival which celebrates Ovaherero culture, the event is scheduled to take place at the Habitat Research and Development Centre in Windhoek on 28 April.The festival was developed by Meriam...

Mass prayer at Okahandja ahead of genocide lawsuit

4 months ago - 18 January 2018 | Cultural

Descendants of the 1904-08 Nama and Ovaherero genocide victims, supporters and sympathisers convened in Okahandja last Saturday to pray ahead of the federal class action lawsuit in New York scheduled for 25 January 2018.The lawsuit...

Germany, here we come!

8 months ago - 21 September 2017 | Cultural

Eldin Lawrence (Delta Secondary School), Illka Jose Maria (DHPS), Anike Maritz (Pro-Ed Academy), Roshaan Leukes (Windhoek Gymnasium) and Moses Mwalundange (Namib High School) won the chance to travel to Germany at this year’s German as...

Word up!

8 months ago - 14 September 2017 | Cultural

To celebrate the official opening of the German Weeks in Windhoek, the DHPS presents a poetry slam at the school tomorrow evening.The “Word up!” slam...

Hare waai tydens Rooivlagdag-herdenking

8 months ago - 31 August 2017 | Cultural

Yolanda NelLede van twee verskillende faksies was die afgelope naweek woedend tydens die herdenking van Rooivlagdag op Okahandja, ná die polisie noodgedwonge moes intree en...

Big bucks for NUST

9 months ago - 17 August 2017 | Cultural

The NUST Cultural Festival received a donation of N$75 000 from FNB Namibia towards hosting the event. At the opening last week, Chairperson of the...

Peer educators empowered

9 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Cultural

A five day Peer Educator camp was held in Swakopmund during the May holidays. It was attended by 92 learners from various schools in Namibia...

Basters want their own governing body

10 months ago - 13 July 2017 | Cultural

Yolanda NelA claim was made against the Namibian Government to include the Rehoboth Baster Gemeente (RBG) during land reform talks that are currently taking place...

Poetry Veranstaltungen beim Goethe-Institut

10 months ago - 29 June 2017 | Cultural

Das Goethe-Institut Namibia präsentiert in Zusammenarbeit mit Township Productions die zweite Serie von Veranstaltungen im Rahmen des Literary CrossRoads-Projekts.Das Projekt bringt afrikanische Schriftsteller zusammen, um...

Silvester elected to CAM board

10 months ago - 29 June 2017 | Cultural

Jeremy Silvester of the Museums Association of Namibia was recently elected to serve on the Board of the Commonwealth Association of Museums (CAM) at their...

Cultural

Reformation celebrated locally

1 year - 20 April 2017 | Cultural

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the exhibition Here I Stand opens at the Namibian Scientific Society on Wednesday, 26 April.It will...

Carnival in full swing

1 year - 06 April 2017 | Cultural

Revellers took to Independence Avenue last Saturday, while 22 floats and supporters travelled to the City of Windhoek’s headquarters to receive a symbolic key to...

Christianity and Easter

1 year - 30 March 2017 | Cultural

Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament...

Where Easter symbols and traditions...

1 year - 30 March 2017 | Cultural

Christians celebrate Easter to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Some aspects of modern Easter celebrations, however, pre-date Christianity.Ancient Spring GoddessAccording to the Venerable Bede,...

Easter customs from all over...

1 year - 30 March 2017 | Cultural

Since its origins, Easter has been a time of celebration and feasting and many traditional Easter games and customs developed, such as egg rolling, egg...

Travel safe this Easter weekend

1 year - 30 March 2017 | Cultural

One of the great Easter traditions is spending the long weekend at holiday resorts, the beaches or popular campsites for a few days of relaxation.The...

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