Yesterday March 21, Namibia celebrated it's independence day. In 1990 they become independent from South Africa. At 29 years old this makes Namibia one of the youngest countries in the world.
Around 2.5 million people live in Namibia which is the size of the Southeast United States. For perspective, Metro Atlanta, GA has a population of around 5.6 million. There are about 30 languages spoken among the tribes of people. The main tribes in Namibia are Ovambo 50%, Kavango 9%, White Namibian 7%, Herero 7%, Damara … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: Size and Language
For this Fun Fact Friday I wanted to point your attention to an excellent photo essay and article produced by AIM and written by our Unit Leaders who live in the capital of Windhoek. This article gives you a great perspective of the challenges and vision for Namibia going forward. It also features our friends … Continue reading Desert Tracks
Have ever wandered where Kwanzaa came from? It is not an African holiday but aspects are taken from several African Cultures. Kwanzaa is celebrated by African-Americans from December 26th thru January 1st. Dr. Maulana Karenga, professor and chairman of Black Studies at California State University, Long Beach, created Kwanzaa in 1966. After the Watts riots … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: Kwanzaa
The vast majority of people who have ever lived are considered oral communicators because they were unable to read a single word. Today, over two billion people are considered oral communicators. In fact, 70% of these adult have no desire to read. A West African man once said, “When we hear something we put it … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: oral people