What is Cassinga Day?

Introduction Cassinga Day is a national public holiday in Namibia remembering the Cassinga Massacre. Background Commemorated annually on 04 May, the date “remembers those (approximately 600) killed in 1978 when the South African Defence Force attacked a [South West Africa People’s Organisation] SWAPO base at Cassinga in southern Angola”. Commemorations are marked yearly by ceremonies… Read More