Leader of OTA faction Group Professor Katjiua calls on Ovaherero community to rally behind 


The leader of the Ovaherero Traditional Authority Faction Group, Professor Mutjinde Katjiua has called on the Ovaherero community to rally behind him as he fights for their rights. 

While addressing a faction of the OTA members in Okahandja, Professor Katjiua says, his people continue to live in poverty, due to a lack of opportunities and no land. 

Ovaherero and Ovambanderu communities converged at Ozombu Zovindimb for an annual commemoration 


The Ovaherero and Ovambanderu communities converged at Ozombu Zovindimba in Otjinene, Omaheke Region, over the weekend for an annual commemoration that promotes the spirit of unity as well as to share updates on the ongoing genocide discussions.

The Ozombu Zovindimba commemoration emanates from the 1904–1908 war between the German troops and the Ovaherero tribe.

It was at this place that General Lother Von Trotha issued the extermination order to eliminate the Ovaherero and Nama communities on sight.

Kapuuo faction nominates three candidates for Ovaherero Paramount Chief position


A dispute over the leadership of the Ovaherero people is far from over.

A faction under Senior Councillor Vipuira Kapuuo convened a Chiefs Council meeting at Ozombuzovindimba and nominated three candidates for the position of Paramount Chief of the Ovaherero.

The three candidates include PDM leader McHenry Venaani, Mike Kamboto Rațoveni Kavekotora who is the leader of RDP, and academic Dr Hoze Riruako.