Namibia becomes independent. Sam Nujoma is the First president.
Namibia, Angola, and Zimbabwe send troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo to support President Lauren- Kabila against rebels
President Nujoma says he will not stand for a fourth term when his presidency expires in 2004.
Nujoma and Swapo re- elected. They govern Southwest Africa.
Sam Nujoma runs for president again. He wins
New Prime Minister. His name is Theo Ben Gurirab
National Anti-Polio campaign is launched following the death of at least 12 people from Polio.
A protester is shot and killed by police during a rare occurrence of political violence
Germany officers formal apology for colonial killings of tens of thousands of ethnic heroes, but rules out compensation for victims' descendants
Ten men are found guilty of treason for leading a secessionist rebellion in the Caprivi region and are given long prison terms