Visit our new

online exhibition

on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the BAB.

New Publication:
“Diamond Warriors in Colonial Namibia”
Diamond Warriors in Colonial Namibia enters into unchartered scholarly territory of illegal diamond smuggling at the largest diamond mining company in colonial Namibia—De Beers’ Consolidated Diamond Mines of South West Africa (CDM). It details the underground activities of the natives (migrant workers) employed by the CDM and how these illicit activities accounted for rapid development in Owamboland.

Explore 50 years of the BAB’s projects and collaborations on the occasion of our anniversary.

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Friday
10am – 1pm and
2pm – 5pm.
For access to special collections please make an appointment.


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