It was a celebratory atmosphere this week with family and close friends, when Dirk Mudge, one of the founding fathers and liberators of Namibia celebrated the launch of his autobiography in English, “All the way to an independent Namibia.”. From left to right are Dr Joseph Diescho, Political Analyst, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro, Paramount Chief of the OvaHerero, Madame Monica Geingos, First Lady of Namibia, Dirk Mudge, Former politician and author and Niilo Taapopi, Member of Parliament, congratulating Mudge on the latest of his many achievements. See article on page 3. (Photograph by Mandisa Rasmeni)