Namibia in Mourning for Independence Leader Herman Ya Toivo

Namibia has held a memorial service for its national hero, Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, one of the seminal figures in a movement that eventually brought the country independence in 1990.


Andimba Toivo ya Toivo

  • Namibia:   Ya Toivo's Children Pay Tribute to Family Giant

    Namibian, 22 June 2017

    To the children of celebrated hero Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, the late liberation icon was simply "Papa". Read more »

  • Namibia:   A Tribute to Mankind

    Namibian, 21 June 2017

    As delegate general for Africa for the International Committee of the Red Cross between 1973 and 1975, I had the privilege to meet Herman (he could not use his name of Andimba at… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Ya Toivo the Philanthropist

    Namibian, 21 June 2017

    The principal of the Oshilungi Combined School at Onankali in the Oshikoto region has joined the chorus of people singing praises in recognition of the humanitarian work done by… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Ya Toivo Abhorred Tribalism, Greed - Speakers

    Namibian, 19 June 2017

    Praise was heaped on the late Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo as a selfless hero and fierce opponent of tribalism, corruption and greed by many of those who spoke at his memorial… Read more »


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