Cultural

The ochre poeple's products

7 months ago - 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

8 months ago - 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

1 year - 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...

New palace for Ondonga kingdom

1 year - 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 chairperson of the new palace committee, Kashona kaMalulu, told Ewi...

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...