Cultural

Ongandjera queen eyes omagongo empowerment

1 month - 29 May 2019 | Cultural

The queen of Ongandjera, Adelheid Mupiya, wants to commercialise marula products such as the traditional beer known as omagongo.Mupiya says she intends to motivate women to continue processing marula fruit into omagongo, cooking oil and...

The importance of totems

1 month - 29 May 2019 | Cultural

Some people will always have faith or succeed in whatever they attempt in life, because their totems define what they can achieve or how they will live their lives.This is according to senior Oshiwambo lecturer...

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 are consumed. All eight traditional authorities are putting activities on...

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 the harvest, the cooking of traditional food, and giving thanks...

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 held under the theme ‘The Inheritance From Our Forefathers Is...

Ondonga to host this year's Marula Festival

3 years ago - 29 April 2016 | Cultural

Known as ‘Oshituthi shOmagongo’ in the Oshiwambo language, the annual Marula Festival in the North will be hosted at the Ondonga Royal Palace at Onamungundo...