Hermanus Beukes
Hermanus Christoffel Beukes (also known as Oom Maans Beukes) (born 20 June 1913 in Rehoboth, German South West Africa - died 22 July 2004 in Rehoboth, Namibia) was a Coloured Namibian politician and a...
Hans Diergaardt
Kaptein Johannes Gerard Adolph Diergaardt, more commonly known as Hans Diergaardt (16 September 1927–13 February 1998) was a Namibian politician and the fifth Captain of Baster community at Rehoboth, ...
Reggie Diergaardt
Reggie Diergaardt (born September 9, 1957 in Upington, Northern Cape) is a Namibian politician and former member of the National Assembly of Namibia.Prior to Namibian independence in 1990, Diergaardt ...
Baster
The Basters (also known as Baasters, Rehobothers or Rehoboth Basters) are the descendants of Cape Colony Dutch and indigenous African women. They live largely in Namibia, in and around the town of Re...
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Leaders of Rehoboth

RFP - Rehoboth Freedom Party
Dawid Bezuidenhout
Dawid Bezuidenhout (born 7 September 1935 in Keetmanshoop - died 7 August 1998 in Windhoek) was a teacher and politician in South West Africa (now Namibia).A teacher by profession, Bezuidenhout entere...
Rehoboth Ratepayers' Association
The Rehoboth Ratepayers' Association (RRA) is a local political party in Rehoboth, Namibia. It is closely affiliated with Namibia's baster community which is centered in Rehoboth. The party was formed...
William Worthington Jordan
William Worthington Jordan (1849–1886) was a hunter, trader, and writer in Southern Africa. Born at Wynberg in the Cape Colony, Jordan was of mixed race. He became a trader and hunter in what is now B...
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Federal Convention of Namibia
The Federal Convention of Namibia (FCN) was a political party based in Rehoboth, Namibia. It was created in 1988 by a merger of Baster Kaptein Hans Diergaardt's Rehoboth Free Democratic Party and Mbur...
Frankie Fredericks
Frank "Frankie" Fredericks (born 2 October 1967) is a former track and field athlete from Namibia. Running in the 100 metres and 200 metres, he won four silver medals at the Olympic Games (two in 1992...
Frankie Fredericks - Wikipedia
Coloured People in Namibia
Coloured people in Namibia are people with both European and African ancestry. Coloureds have immigrated to Namibia, been born in Namibia or returned to the country. These distinctively different peri...
Coloured People in Namibia - Wikipedia
Niko Bessinger
Niko Bessinger (12 June 1948 – 25 March 2008) was a Namibian politician and independence activist.Bessinger was born on 12 June 1948 in Walvis Bay, South West Africa. He studied at St. Bonifacius Roma...
Otto Schimming
Otto Ferdinand Schimming (19 November 1908 – 7 December 2005) was a Namibian teacher and early independence activist. He was the first black teacher in Namibia when he founded the Rietquelle School. A...
Bondelswarts affair
The Bondelswarts affair was a controversial violent incident in South Africa's League of Nations Mandate of South West Africa.In 1917, the South African mandatory administration had created a tax on d...
Burton van Rooi
Burton van Rooi (born 9 July 1982) is a Namibian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-pace bowler. He played in the Cricket World Cup in 2003, as well as the 2001 ICC Trophy to...
Hans Beukes
Hans Beukes is a Namibian writer and former activist. Beukes was one of the leaders of the Coloured Baster community and one of the earliest petitioners for South West African independence when he tra...