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Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Namibia Heroes' Day

To honor those who lost their lives fighting for national freedom, Namibia has designated August 26 as Heroes' Day. On this day, thousands of Namibians gather at Ongulumbashe to celebrate. Representatives from all 13 regions give performances and cultural presentations, including traditional praise songs and dances. A re-enactment of the battle of Ongulumbashe concludes with the raising of the Namibian flag, as the real fighters did after each triumph in the war. In Namibia's capital city of Windhoek, the Heroes' Acre national monument was erected to honor the freedom fighters. More...
Bryn Kinnaird
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One day not so far off I am sure we will see Israel in the same light as we saw South Africa of old. Why does it take so long for us humans to work things out ? Equality and decency for all doesn't seem like too much to ask for :(
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As always, it is a case of the rich and powerful lording it over the poor and vulnerable. Thank God for every country which wins its independence from tyranny of one sort or another!
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Independence should be celebrated.
Congratulations to Namibia!
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To honor those who lost their lives fighting for national freedom, Namibia has designated August 26 as Heroes' Day.
Vicki Holzknecht
Posted: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:13:54 PM

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We should all have a heroes day!!
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