For many people Namibia is equated with the Himba, or the sanddunes of maybe the German occupation. But there is more to say about the history of Namibia. One of the people who wrote about the history of this country is Mari Serebrov. When in 1998 Mari heard the story of the Herero / Name … Continue reading the tale of jahohora told
It is a long way from Namibia to the town of Frankfurt in Germany. A very important book fair will be held in this town. Bryony van der Merwe from Wordweaver Publishing House has been invited to this Book Fair. Read more about this event.
I do not often have an article on books relating to Namibia. This week is quite an improvement. Earlier this week I reviewed a book on Himba “used” for a realityshow and this research was done from an anthropological point of view. Now I have some news on the publishing world in Nambia (yes, there … Continue reading a fresh start for the wordweaver
In the year 2005 Dutch viewers could see a program from a commercial Dutch broadcaster, SBS6. This program was titled “Groeten uit de rimboe” (“Greetings from the jungle”). In it a Dutch family is taken on a surprise-tour to Namibia to spend some time with the Himba (the writer uses the name Ovahimba; it is … Continue reading Review GROETEN UIT DE RIMBOE ?
This is an interview with an young Namibian writer Monica Pinias. She is about to deliver her second book. In this interview she compares her first book with her second book and she notices the importance of proper spelling and good grammar.
her way to water to fill her trunk, arid past, the water is dry Namibia, Etosha