The National Heritage Council of Namibia has given notice that it proposed to recommend the proclamation of 13 national heritage places in the country.
The proposed national heritage places are the:
House of the first Native Commissioner of Kavango in Rundu.
Eenhana Shrine in Eenhana
Farm Aar near Aus (which is regarded as the most significant site in Africa for ancient organisms)
Matarara Area in Rundu
Omhedi Cultural Landscape adjacent to the palace of Oukwanyama
Ondeshifiilwa Mass Grave of the Unknown Plan Soldiers at Ondeshifiilwa village, Ohangwena Region
Onelungo Ponds (a cultural site of the Aambalatu)
Outapi Monument of the Unknown Plan Soldiers
Ozombo Zovindimba (German observation point during the Herero genocide), 20 km from Otjinene
Mass Grave of the Victims of the Rundu-Grootfontein Road Accident in Rundu.
Spitzkoppe (proclamation of larger Spitzkoppe area to include the Bushman’s Paradise Complex
Submissions by the public and requests for hearings must be submitted within a period of 60 days to: The Director, National Heritage Council of Namibia, Private Bag 12043, Ausspannplatz, Windhoek.
For enquiries, contact Ms Erica Ndalikokule, Tel: +264 61 244-375, Fax: +264 88 626-298, Cell: +264 81 128-0874.