Namibia History

The history of Namibia, summarized. The long way from the colony to the republic. More
history_4German Colonial Era
Subjugation of Namas and Hereros by the German colonial troops. Capitulation. More
history_1Prehistoric Times
Namibia as cradle of mankind? Native population and immigration of pastoral tribes from east Africa. More
history_5South African Rule and SWAPO
The long liberation fight against Apartheid and the South African occupation. More
history_2Precolonial  History
The work of the first missionaries. Jan Jonker Afrikaner. Fighting between Namas and Hereros. More
history_6Namibia's Independence
First free elections in 1989 and victory of the SWAPO. Namibia gets a democratic constitution and becomes a republic. More
history_3Adolf Luederitz
A Bremen merchant lies foundation for  the colony German South-West Africa. More
history_7The Era Nujoma
The first 15 years of the Republic of Namibia under President Dr. Sam Nujoma, "Father of the Nation". More


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South Africa, Namibia's fascinating
neighboring country. Stunning coasts
and beaches, magic cities and a wide
range of game reserves. An ideal
destination for the individual traveller.
Read the comprehensive
South Africa Travel Guide.

Western Cape

tablebayminiSouth Africa's Western Cape Province with Cape Town, the "Mother City" between the two Oceans. Dream beaches, majestic mountains and numerous attractions. More


zulu_ladySouth Africa's province KwaZulu-Natal with Durban, metropolis at the  warm Indian Ocean. Wonderful beaches, huge game reserves and Zulu  culture. More