Cultural

'We have lost a father'

4 weeks ago - 24 April 2019 | Cultural

Ovambanderu chief Kilus Nguvauva says the Council of Traditional Leaders has not only lost its founding chairperson Omukwaniilwa Immanuel Kauluma Elifas, but also its “father”.King Elifas, who ruled over the Ondonga traditional community for over...

Stirring tributes for Elifas

4 weeks ago - 24 April 2019 | Cultural

Members of the business community have described the late Omukwaniilwa Immanuel Kauluma Elifas as a traditional leader who supported economic growth.Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) northern branch chairperson Tomas Koneka Indji said King...

The ochre poeple's products

1 year - 28 February 2018 | Cultural

Opuwo vendors are making a living selling indigenous natural products used to produce Ovahimba perfumes and otjize (red ochre pigment).These products are harvested from plants which produce scented resins found in the Kaokoveld in the...

Oukwanyama queen urges hard work

1 year - 31 January 2018 | Cultural

Oukwanyama Queen Mwadinomho Martha ya Kristian Nelumbu has urged her people to work hard in their fields during the rainy season to make sure that they produce enough food for their families.Nelumbu said the government...

Chief urges cultural preservation

1 year - 30 August 2017 | Cultural

The Uukwambi chief, Herman Ndilimani Iipumbu, has called on the young people to preserve their cultural identity for the continued celebration of national diversity in the country. He wants the youth to showcase unity in...

Traditional courts break for omagongo time

2 years ago - 22 February 2017 | Cultural

It is omagongo time and traditional authorities in northern Namibia are gearing up for the annual omagongo festival, where copious amounts of fermented marula juice...

New palace for Ondonga kingdom

2 years ago - 30 November 2016 | Cultural

The Ondonga Traditional Authority has announced plans to construct a new palace on a piece of land where the old king Nangolo dhaAmutenya lived. The...

Oshikoto Regional Council to host Oshipe festival

2 years ago - 28 September 2016 | Cultural

The Oshikoto Regional Council will host its first Oshipe Festival in October in an attempt to preserve cultural heritage.The festival is held in honour of...

Ohangwena fosters cultural identity

2 years ago - 31 August 2016 | Cultural

The Ohangwena Regional Council Directorate of Education held its annual cultural festival recently at the Haimbili Haufiku Senior Secondary School at Eenhana. The event was...