The Himba of Namibia

The Himba of Namibia

The Himba are today a relatively small group of no more than around 50 000 people who live in the northern region of Namibia. The Himba culture and the people themselves have survived not only the harsh climate of their land, but also war and persecution.  Today their...
Namibia – Cultural Wealth: Herero People

Namibia – Cultural Wealth: Herero People

  The Herero people, it is believed, moved to Namibia from the Eastern African region, to the region around Lake Tanganyika.  According to their oral history they came down from a lush area, with much water and grass, but about 350 years have passed and they have...
Namibia – Cultural Diversity

Namibia – Cultural Diversity

What do all Namibians have in common?  With 13 ethnic groups, a history of colonisation and administration under South Africa’s Apartheid government the answer might seem complicated.  It is not, all Namibians have Namibia in common, a love and pride of their country....