Namibia: Return of the Warrior

Return of the Warrior

He ended 30 years of exile by kissing the ground and proclaiming a "spirit of peace, love and national reconciliation." But the homecoming of Sam Nujoma, leader of the South West Africa People's Organization, was overshadowed last week by old hatreds and death. Two days before Nujoma's arrival, Anton Lubowski, a Namibian-born lawyer and a prominent white SWAPO activist, was gunned down outside his home in Windhoek. Within 36 hours police announced that they were holding a white man in connection with the killing.

Nujoma, who has waged a protracted armed struggle against South African rule, returned to Namibia in time...

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