Friends of Namibia
Friends of Namibia Society is a forum and coordinating body for interested UK organisations and people. We enable you to build links and appreciation for Namibia, and help you keep up to date.
Photography by: Simon Wilkie, Mubasen Film & Video (www.mubasen.com)
Jun
23
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Randolph Vigne (1928-2016), founder of Friends of Namibia
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By Marion Wallace, 21 June 2016 Randolph Vigne, who has died aged 87 in Canterbury, UK, was an anti-apartheid activist, historian, publisher and senior figure in the South African Liberal Party. He was a leading light in the Namibia Support Committee, the chief UK campaigning organisation for Namibian independence, and it was on his initiative […]

Jun
23
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Some books by Randolph Vigne
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Here is a selection of books by Randolph, compiled from the Internet (to be updated) 2014: The New African: A History: The Radical Review and Cape Escape by Randolph Vigne and James Currey (pub. The Merlin Press Ltd). The second half includes the thrilling story of how Randolph slipped secretly out of South Africa to […]

May
23
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Friends of Namibia summer celebration – 20 August
Dance, Exhibition, Music
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Come and celebrate summer in style, in a giant teepee! Friends of Namibia are holding their summer social in a beautiful wood at ACS International School in Cobham, Surrey. It will be on Saturday 20 August from 3-8pm. For your enjoyment are Braai, Great jazz and blues live band 5 to the bar Other live […]

Mar
11
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New diocesan bishop for Anglican Diocese of Namibia
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Such good news! In view of the fact that the Elective Assembly of the Diocese of Namibia failed to elect anyone presented to that Assembly, the Reverend Canon Luke Lungile Pato has been chosen by the Episcopal Synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa [ACSA] to be the next, the 11th, Diocesan Bishop of […]

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