Introduction

  • Laurent C. W. Kaela

Abstract

This study focuses on contestation over Namibia’s independence. Before the territory became independent on 21 March 1990, it had changed its status from a German colony, to a protectorate of the Union of South Africa, to a mandated territory of the League of Nations and, finally, to a direct responsibility of the United Nations Organization (UNO), while under South Africa’s illegal occupation.

Keywords

Turkey Arena Prefix Concession Impe 

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© Laurent C. W. Kaela 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurent C. W. Kaela
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  1. 1.University of ZambiaZambia

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