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Govt to honour three heroes on Heroes day Commemoration

Fri, 21 August 2015 21:27
by Online Writer
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Namibia will honour three heroes of the liberation struggle, the late Peter Mweshilange, Moses Garoeb and Anton Luboswki on this year’s Heroes day commemoration.


The celebrations will take place on August 26, 2015.
The fallen heroes will be officially reburied   at the Heroes Acre.
The late Mweshilange was born on May 5, 1930 and served as the first Minister of Defence from 1990 to 1995 and the first ambassador to China from 1996 until his death on March 20, 1998.


The late Garoeb was born on April 14, 1942 and was a member of SWAPO’s Politburo and Central Committee. In 1990 he served as a member of the Constituent  Assembly and was appointed Minister of Labour and Human Resources, he held that position until his death on September 19, 1997.


The late Luboswki was born on February 3, 1952 and served as an Advocate who defended SWAPO’s political prisoners and Namibian’s anti-apartheid activist. He also served as a Secretary of Finance and Administration for National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW). He was assassinated on September 12, 1989.  

Through a press release by the Ministry of Information and Communication it is said the event will be graced by the President of Zambia, His Excellency Edgar Lungu,.

Public transport has been arranged by the Government and municipal buses will be availed to transport members of the public to Heroes Acre.