Victoria Ndinelago Erasmus

Victoria Ndinelago Erasmus was born on the 20th of February 1986, in Oshigambo village in the northern part of Namibia. She is a Marine Biologist and also a final year PhD student at Rhodes University, South Africa. 2015, Victoria obtained a master’s of science from the University of Namibia. From the same university, she has a teaching qualification and taught English and Biology for two years before joining the ministry of fisheries and marine resources in 2011.


Mina and the Magic Baobab Tree

by Victoria Ndinelago Erasmus

20 p. • full colour • 2018 • ISBN 978-99945-76-55-5 • 170 x 170 mm

Mina and the Magic Baobab Tree is a beautiful children’s story about three sisters, Mona, Mina and Menno. Mona and Menno had special gifts. Mona could see far, far away, into great distances. Menno could see into the future. Only Mina had no special gift.
Read to find out about what happened to Mina after an old lady came to her rescue.

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Every December
Namibian Christmas – Stories, Reflections, Poems

by Sylvia Schlettwein, Prince Mamaazengi Marenga I, Fanie Gous, Anka Eichhoff, Irmtraut Koch, Dorian Haarhoff, Victoria Ndinelago Erasmus, Dirk Heinrich, Pierre Mare, Hetty Rose-Junius, Tanja Bause, Ingrid Kubisch, Louisa Beukes, Catharina Greef-Sachse, Ilme Schneider, Florence ǀKhaxas, Mildred Kehrmann, Andrew Kathindi, Nina van Schalkwyk, Louis Conradie, Chief Ankama, Jochen Voigts, Benike Palfi, Gabriele Moldzio, Franziska Xamses, Matilda Isaak, Isdor Kamati, Hans-Volker Gretschel, Burgert Brand, Gunter von Schumann

104 p. • 2017 • ISBN 978-99945-76-53-1 • 148 x 210 mm

Christmas! – The holy days, die groot dae, the ultimate family festival is celebrated all over the world – but how is it celebrated in Namibia? In our country, 95 % of people are Christians, but what meaning is attached to the most important of all Christian holidays (=holy-days) during the hottest season of our year by our different cultures, different generations, different individuals? To find out, the Namibia Scientific Society invited Namibian writers, poets, journalists and thinkers to submit stories, reflections and poems on the theme “Christmas in Namibia”. The response was enthusiastic and the result is this book.

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