Namibia: Artist banned due to “formal and content” issues

27 November 2012

A controversial and edgy exhibition of works by renowned Namibian artist, Imke Rust, has been banned from the Woermannhaus gallery due to the critical stance the artist takes on environmental threats affecting the coast. Other artists are now threatening to boycott the gallery in protest against the decision to ban …

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Namibia: Radio stations ban Afrikaaner song

26 February 2007

Two Namibian Afrikaans-language commercial radio stations have banned the South African musician Bok van Blerk’s song ‘De la Rey’ because of the political controversy surrounding the song, reports Informanté The song ‘De la Rey’ urges to re-inforce the language, culture and pride of the Afrikaaners – the descendants of the …

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