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  • A 40-year search for a skull in Germany 14 Nov 2018 07:47 BBC Image copyright Tahir Della Image caption Mnyaka Sururu Mboro promised his grandmother that he would bring home Mangi Meli's skull Pressure is growing on Germany and the UK to return to Africa skulls taken as trophies and for discredited racial …
  • The search in Germany for the lost skull of Tanzania's Mangi Meli 13 Nov 2018 22:22 BBC Image copyright Tahir Della Image caption Mnyaka Sururu Mboro promised his grandmother that he would bring home Mangi Meli's skull Pressure is growing on Germany and the UK to return to Africa skulls taken as trophies and for discredited racial …
  • Inspired by history to own 21st century 03 Nov 2018 23:34 The Sunday Mail The landmark African Union 50-year blueprint, Agenda 2063, calls for the “repatriation and safeguarding of Africa’s stolen culture, heritage and artefacts”. This is in recognition of the fact that part of the continent’s history is scattered around the …
  • Gukurahundi genocide victims compensation - a Possibility or an impossibility? 22 Oct 2018 11:47 Bulawayo 24 News All peace loving people will agree with me that the disturbances which started in Zimbabwe soon after independence and saw approximately 20 000 people mainly of the Ndebele tribe constitute genocide and that victims of the government sponsored killings …
  • A New Museum Opens Old Wounds in Germany 12 Oct 2018 11:13 The New York Times BERLIN — One Saturday morning in February, about 100 protesters marched loudly through Berlin’s streets to the Humboldt Forum, a new museum rising beside the River Spree. Wrapped in scaffolding, the Forum, one of Europe’s most ambitious current cultural …
  • FIRST GENOCIDE OF 20TH CENTURY WAS IN AFRICA, 07 Oct 2018 03:14 Black Star News Apr. 19 (GIN) – An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century. In an essay in the British Guardian, David Olusoga wrote: “When the media analysts at the Vatican scrutinize the …
  • OPINION: China’s Turn to Eat Part I 22 Sep 2018 08:36 Zim Eye Response to the China-Africa Summit and What it says About Africa By Stembile Mpofu Having established itself as the hub of global manufacturing, China is embarking on a project that President Xi Jinping has called the project of the century. On May 14 …
  • News24.com | Repatriate remains to restore dignity 17 Sep 2018 11:55 News24 Under clear Namibian skies in Windhoek’s Parliament Gardens a massive white marquee provides shade to the affected descendants of the victims of the first genocide of the 20th century. On August 31 they gathered here – with traditional leaders, former …
  • Repatriate remains to restore dignity 17 Sep 2018 04:46 Africa News Under clear Namibian skies in Windhoek's Parliament Gardens a massive white marquee provides shade to the affected descendants of the victims of the first genocide of the 20th century. On August 31 they gathered here - with traditional leaders, former …
  • 'The myth of the civilising mission': colonial past weighs on Germany 12 Sep 2018 04:21 WA Today A crowd gathers at a street festival organised to raise awareness of the cultural heritage of the street name Mohrenstrasse, in Berlin. Photo: New York TimesGermany has yet to come to terms with its violent colonial legacy in Africa, which laid the …
  • The Big Hole in Germany’s Nazi Reckoning? Its Colonial History 12 Sep 2018 02:28 International Herald Tribune BERLIN — It is, at a glance, an unremarkable street — roughly a quarter-mile long, cutting through a grassy knoll the size of a couple of basketball courts. Yet to Joshua Kwesi Aikins, this street, Petersallee, in Berlin’s African Quarter, strikes a deep …
  • Big Mitch lame on GBV, hilarious on everything else 10 Sep 2018 11:28 Namibian Following the success of 'Nama with a Wambo Attitude' and the 'Son of a Mitch' tour, Big Mitch brings us 'There's a Nama on My Stoep'. Opening with an energising performance from local firecracker Adora Kisting flashing a hint …
  • News24.com | Namibian genocide victims' remains are home... but Germany still has work to do 10 Sep 2018 09:19 News24 Reinhart Kössler, Freiburg University and Henning Melber, University of Pretoria Human remains kept by German institutions as part of their colonial loot were repatriated to Namibia at the end of August 2018– the third time this has been done. And once …
  • Experts call for transformation of museum spaces 04 Sep 2018 11:30 Namibian PROFESSIONALS and researchers from museums, art galleries and institutions of higher learning last week completed a groundbreaking conference that tackled issues of collections and traditional forms of exhibitions in these spaces. Through the Goethe- …
  • Do not repeat Germany's mistake on land – Isaack 04 Sep 2018 07:48 Namibian THE government's consistent labelling of those calling for ancestral land restitution as tribalists was criticised by Nama Traditional Association chief Johannes Isaack. Isaack was addressing the memorial service to mark the arrival of the repatriated …
  • FIRST GENOCIDE OF 20TH CENTURY WAS IN AFRICA, 03 Sep 2018 16:26 Black Star News Apr. 19 (GIN) – An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century. In an essay in the British Guardian, David Olusoga wrote: “When the media analysts at the Vatican scrutinize the …
  • News24.com | WATCH: Skulls of genocide victims arrive in Namibia from Germany 01 Sep 2018 08:35 News24 An official ceremony has been held in Namibia after the return of skulls and bones from the German genocide of Herero and Nama people. According to The Namibian Facebook page, the ceremony took place in Windhoek’s Parliamentary Gardens on Friday to welcome …
  • Skulls repatriation process irks Rukoro 31 Aug 2018 07:58 Namibian OVAHERERO Traditional Authority chief Vekuii Rukoro has strongly condemned the procedure of the third repatriation of Namibian human remains as organised by the German and Namibian governments. Speaking at the handover ceremony in Berlin, Germany on …
  • Emotions As Germany Returns Genocide Skulls To Namibia 31 Aug 2018 05:43 Zim Eye Skulls and other remains of massacred tribespeople used in colonial-era experiments to push claims of European racial superiority were handed over by Germany to Namibia at a church ceremony in Berlin on Wednesday. In what historians call the first genocide …
  • Tears, anger as Germany returns human remains seized from Namibia 30 Aug 2018 21:11 Voice of the Cape Skulls and other remains of massacred tribespeople used in colonial-era experiments to push claims of European racial superiority were handed over by Germany to Namibia at a church ceremony in Berlin on Wednesday. In what historians call the first genocide …
  • Tears as Germany returns Namibian human remains 30 Aug 2018 20:44 Chronicle The Chronicle Skulls and other remains of massacred tribespeople used in colonial-era experiments to push claims of European racial superiority were handed over by Germany to Namibia at a church ceremony in Berlin on Wednesday. In what historians call the …
  • Germany returns 27 sets of colonial-era Namibian remains taken for pseudo-scientific racial experiments 30 Aug 2018 13:14 Edmonton Journal The repatriation of the remains is a reminder of Germany's short-lived past as a colonial power in Africa which included the bloody suppression of a Herero and Nama uprising The Associated Press Updated: August 29, 2018 Namibian skulls from the German …
  • The 20th century genocide forgotten by history 30 Aug 2018 06:00 The New Zealand Herald At a handover ceremony held in a Berlin church on Wednesday, Namibian officials received the remains of indigenous people killed in their country by German forces more than a century ago. The grisly contents included 19 skulls, a scalp and bones belonging …
  • Europe struggles to atone for its colonial evils 30 Aug 2018 05:56 The Washington Post Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. At a handover ceremony held in a Berlin church on Wednesday, …
  • Photos: Germany returns Namibia genocide skulls 30 Aug 2018 01:29 Africa News Having acknowledged what many historians consider to be the first genocide of the 20th century, Germany on Wednesday handed over human remains of Namibians that were butchered more than 100 years ago. A Namibian government delegation received the remains …
  • Germany Returns Skulls Stolen for Experimentation during Namibia Genocide 30 Aug 2018 01:29 Latin American Herald Tribune Germany Returns Skulls Stolen for Experimentation during Namibia Genocide BERLIN – A genocide by the German empire against the Ovaherero and Nama communities in what is now Namibia killed tens of thousands of people from 1904 to 1908 and around 300 of the …
  • Berlin will return human remains on Wednesday seized from Namibia a century ago following the slaughter of indigenous peoples under German colonial rule. But descendants are still waiting for an apology. 29 Aug 2018 21:26 France 24 A Namibian government delegation will receive the remains, including 19 skulls, a scalp and bones, during a solemn church service in Berlin. “We want to help heal the wounds from the atrocities committed by Germans at the time,” said Michelle Muentefering, …
  • Tears, anger as Germany returns human remains from Namibian genocide 29 Aug 2018 19:13 Malay Mail Members of a delegation attend a ceremony in Berlin, Germany, August 29, 2018, to hand back human remains from Germany to Namibia following the 1904-1908 genocide against the Herero and Nama. — Reuters picBERLIN, Aug 29 — Germany today handed back human …
  • Germany returns skulls from colonial-era massacre to... 29 Aug 2018 16:41 Charleston Daily Mail By Reuters Published: 11:24 EDT, 29 August 2018 | Updated: 11:24 EDT, 29 August 2018 BERLIN, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Skulls and other remains of massacred tribespeople used in the colonial era for experiments to push claims of European racial superiority were …
  • Germany returns human remains from colonial-era Namibian genocide 29 Aug 2018 16:26 France 24 A Namibian government delegation will receive the remains, including 19 skulls, a scalp and bones, during a solemn church service in Berlin. “We want to help heal the wounds from the atrocities committed by Germans at the time,” said Michelle Muentefering, …
  • Germany returns skulls from colonial-era massacre to Namibia 29 Aug 2018 16:07 News BERLIN (Reuters) - Skulls and other remains of massacred tribespeople used in the colonial era for experiments to push claims of European racial superiority were handed over by Germany to Namibia at a church ceremony in Berlin. Namibian education and …
  • Germany returns Namibian genocide skulls 29 Aug 2018 15:00 The East African By BBC More by this Author Germany has handed back the human remains of indigenous people killed during a genocide in colonial Namibia more than 100 years ago. A Namibian government delegation received the skulls at a church service in the capital, Berlin. …
  • Tears, anger as Germany returns human remains from... 29 Aug 2018 14:04 Charleston Daily Mail Germany on Wednesday handed back human remains seized from Namibia a century ago after the slaughter of indigenous people under its colonial rule, but angry descendants slammed Berlin for failing to properly atone for the dark chapter. Herero chief Vekuii …
  • News24.com | PICS: Germany returns 27 sets of colonial-era remains to Namibians 29 Aug 2018 13:35 News24 A Namibian delegation is taking possession of the remains of 27 of their countrymen whose bones were taken by German colonial forces more than a century ago for pseudo-scientific racial experiments. Before the handover of the remains, Germans and Namibians …
  • Germany to return human remains from Namibian genocide 29 Aug 2018 13:18 East African By AFP More by this Author Berlin will on Wednesday hand back human remains seized from Namibia a century ago after the slaughter of indigenous people under German colonial rule, but descendants are still waiting for an apology. A Namibian government …
  • Germany returns skulls of Namibian genocide victims 29 Aug 2018 12:31 News Image copyright Reuters Image caption Leading Herero activist Esther Muinjangue is still demanding an apology from the German government Germany has handed back the human remains of indigenous people killed during a genocide in colonial Namibia more than …
  • Germany returns Namibia genocide skulls 29 Aug 2018 11:57 BBC Image copyright Reuters Image caption Leading Herero activist Esther Muinjangue is still demanding an apology from the German government Germany has handed back the human remains of indigenous people killed in colonial Namibia more than 100 years ago …
  • Germany returns 27 sets of colonial-era remains to... 29 Aug 2018 11:46 Charleston Daily Mail By Associated Press Published: 07:09 EDT, 29 August 2018 | Updated: 07:29 EDT, 29 August 2018 BERLIN (AP) - A Namibian delegation is taking possession of the remains of 27 of their countrymen whose bones were taken by German colonial forces more than a …
  • Germany to return Namibia genocide skulls 29 Aug 2018 11:32 The East African By AFP More by this Author Berlin will on Wednesday hand back human remains seized from Namibia a century ago after the slaughter of indigenous people under German colonial rule, but descendants are still waiting for an apology. A Namibian government …
  • Germany returns 27 sets of colonial-era remains to Namibians 29 Aug 2018 11:08 KIRO In this Aug. 27, 2018 photo a delegation of Ovaherero and Nama from Namibia, Esther Utjiua Muinjangue, left, chairwoman of the Ovaherero Genocide Foundation, Ida Hoffmann, second from left, member of parliament and chairwoman of the Nama Genocide Technical …
  • News24.com | The German massacre of Namibia's indigenous tribes 29 Aug 2018 09:16 News24 The massacre of modern-day Namibia's indigenous Herero and Nama groups by German imperial troops more than a century ago is considered by some historians to be the first genocide of the 20th century. As Germany prepares to return some of the victims…
  • News24.com | Germany to return human remains from Namibian genocide 29 Aug 2018 07:15 News24 Berlin will on Wednesday hand back human remains seized from Namibia a century ago after the slaughter of indigenous people under German colonial rule, but descendants are still waiting for an apology. A Namibian government delegation will receive the …
  • Historians consider Namibia massacre by German troops first genocide 29 Aug 2018 05:20 Monitor The massacre of modern-day Namibia's indigenous Herero and Nama groups by German imperial troops more than a century ago is considered by some historians to be the first genocide of the 20th century. As Germany prepares to return some of the victims…
  • The German massacre of Namibia's indigenous tribes 29 Aug 2018 02:31 Charleston Daily Mail By Afp Published: 21:27 EDT, 28 August 2018 | Updated: 21:27 EDT, 28 August 2018 The massacre of modern-day Namibia's indigenous Herero and Nama groups by German imperial troops more than a century ago is considered by some historians to be the first …
  • Germany to return human remains from Namibian genocide 29 Aug 2018 01:29 Charleston Daily Mail Berlin will on Wednesday hand back human remains seized from Namibia a century ago after the slaughter of indigenous people under German colonial rule, but descendants are still waiting for an apology. A Namibian government delegation will receive the …
  • Geingob cautions against political opportunism 28 Aug 2018 07:51 Namibian PRESIDENT Hage Geingob has warned politicians and the general public to guard against using issues of national concern for political gain, saying the trend will divide the country and lead to civil war. Geingob made these remarks at the opening of the …
  • Indigenous Namibians urge Berlin apology for 'colonial genocide' 27 Aug 2018 18:24 Expatica Indigenous Namibians urged the German government Monday to finally apologise for the genocide of their peoples a century ago, to help "heal the emotional wounds" of Germany's brutal colonial past. The appeal by representatives of the Herero …
  • Indigenous Namibians urge Berlin apology for 'colonial... 27 Aug 2018 17:17 Charleston Daily Mail By Afp Published: 12:37 EDT, 27 August 2018 | Updated: 12:37 EDT, 27 August 2018 Indigenous Namibians urged the German government Monday to finally apologise for the genocide of their peoples a century ago, to help "heal the emotional wounds" of …
  • Katjavivi's 'They Tried to Bury Us' Makes Memorial of NAGN 17 Aug 2018 15:21 Namibian When immersed in Isabel Tueumuna Katjavivi's 'They Tried to Bury Us', you feel inclined to watch your step. To not trample and fracture the history crunching sandy under foot as the artist plunges you deep within a memory riddled with faces …
  • “They Tried To Bury Us” – a genocide  exhibition by Isabel Tueumuna Katjavivi        16 Aug 2018 17:26 Confidente  By Confidente Reporter ISABEL Katjavivi, has  gone one up in hosting  an exhibition that depicts  the atrocities of the genocide  committed against the Herero  and Nama people between  1904 and 1908.  Titled ‘They Tried To Bury  Us’ the exhibition runs …
  • US judge defers ruling on whether to hear Namibia genocide case 01 Aug 2018 09:39 Local US District Judge Laura Taylor Swain presided over the one-hour hearing in a New York federal court but concluded the session by saying that she would not rule immediately. She also did not set a date for a decision. The German government wants the lawsuit …
  • Germany argues US court has no power to decide Herero, Nama genocide suit 01 Aug 2018 07:53 Business Day New York — A lawyer for Germany on Tuesday urged a US judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the country on behalf of the Herero and Nama people, of what is now Namibia, over genocide and seizure of property carried out by German colonists more than …
  • eNCA | Germany urges US court to dismiss lawsuit over Namibian genocide 01 Aug 2018 04:28 eNCA NEW YORK - A lawyer for Germany on Tuesday urged a US judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the country on behalf of the Herero and Nama people of what is now Namibia over genocide and seizure of property carried out by German colonists more than 100 …
  • Africans take Germany to court in New York over 'forgotten genocide' 31 Jul 2018 22:03 PRI / GlobalPost For the last six decades, Germany has atoned and compensated for its historical role in the Holocaust of World War II, paying out an estimated $70 billion to survivors since 1952. However, a group of determined activists from Namibia has been fighting for …
  • News24.com | US judge defers ruling in Berlin-Namibia genocide case 31 Jul 2018 20:31 News24 A US judge on Tuesday heard arguments from lawyers representing the German government and indigenous groups from Namibia but deferred a decision on whether to hear a lawsuit demanding reparations for colonial genocide. US District Judge Laura Taylor Swain …
  • Germany urges U.S. court to dismiss lawsuit over Namibian genocide 31 Jul 2018 18:23 News NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawyer for Germany on Tuesday urged a U.S. judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the country on behalf of the Herero and Nama people of what is now Namibia over genocide and seizure of property carried out by German colonists …
  • Germany urges U.S. court to dismiss lawsuit over... 31 Jul 2018 18:10 Charleston Daily Mail By Reuters Published: 13:27 EDT, 31 July 2018 | Updated: 13:27 EDT, 31 July 2018 By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, July 31 (Reuters) - A lawyer for Germany on Tuesday urged a U.S. judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the country on behalf of the Herero …
  • US judge defers ruling in Berlin-Namibia genocide case 31 Jul 2018 18:07 Charleston Daily Mail By Afp Published: 14:00 EDT, 31 July 2018 | Updated: 14:00 EDT, 31 July 2018 A US judge on Tuesday heard arguments from lawyers representing the German government and indigenous groups from Namibia but deferred a decision on whether to hear a lawsuit …
  • 'The Germans must relinquish their farms' 24 Jul 2018 07:14 Namibian KHOMAS residents last week rejected a proposal that when genocide reparations are eventually made, the money should be used to buy resettlement farms from Namibians of German descent. The issue was raised by participants at the Khomas regional consultation …
  • Native Namibians put pressure on Germany to pay war reparations 29 Jun 2018 21:40 Sunday Standard Ovaherero/Ovambanderu and Nama tribes living in Botswana and Namibia have ratcheted the antennae in their quest to have Germany deliver on its promises to pay reparations as they agreed to fight as a united force. The Chairman of the Botswana Society …
  • So how do we remember the Amin, Conqueror of the British Empire? 21 Jun 2018 13:33 The East African By TEE NGUGI More by this Author Uganda recently declared its intention to build an Idi Amin museum to “attract tourists.” This is problematic on two levels. First, the planners must ensure the museum does not end up glorifying or sanitising one of the …
  • Hamburg forces Germany to confront colonial legacy with forgotten genocide exhibition 17 Jun 2018 17:57 Telegraph.co.uk Angela Merkel’s government finally recognised the killing as a genocide in 2016. But it has not formally apologised and has steadfastly refused to consider paying reparations. Unser Afrika, or “Our Africa”, aims to change that. The exhibition is being …
  • Nam-Botswana genocide victims seek united front 13 Jun 2018 08:02 Namibian A DELEGATION of the genocide committee from Botswana yesterday signed an agreement with their Namibian counterparts to have a united approach in their demands for reparations from the German government. The Botswana Society for Nama, Herero and Mbanderu, …
  • FIRST GENOCIDE OF 20TH CENTURY WAS IN AFRICA, 03 Jun 2018 14:23 Black Star News Apr. 19 (GIN) – An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century. In an essay in the British Guardian, David Olusoga wrote: “When the media analysts at the Vatican scrutinize the …
  • Why young Africans need to know about their history 31 May 2018 09:10 CNN.com Diplomatic efforts to unite Nigeria failed; war spilled out and continued pouring out atrocities for three years. The land of my birth- southeastern Nigeria- collapsed into a battlefield: Nigeria versus Biafra. Most of the Biafrans were like me, Igbo. My …
  • Opinion: Why young Africans need to know about their history 30 May 2018 18:15 CNN Diplomatic efforts to unite Nigeria failed; war spilled out and continued pouring out atrocities for three years. The land of my birth- southeastern Nigeria- collapsed into a battlefield: Nigeria versus Biafra. Most of the Biafrans were like me, Igbo. My …
  • Elcin bishop pleads for political tolerance 29 May 2018 07:10 Namibian THE presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia, Shekutamba VV Nambala, pleaded for political tolerance, condemned corruption, rejected same-sex marriage and demanded a review of the country's land redistribution policy. Nambala …
  • First Nama cultural festival a huge success 28 May 2018 10:15 Namibian NAMA people from all parts of the country flocked in droves to witness the inaugural Nama cultural festival held over the long weekend at Keetmanshoop. Some Nama people also came from neighbouring South Africa and Botswana to attend the festival. Speaking …
  • Herero descendants want 50 000 plots, 10 000 houses 28 May 2018 07:30 New Era Eveline de Klerk SWAKOPMUND – Some descendants of the 1904-1908 genocide in which thousands of Hereros and Namas were massacred by German soldiers are demanding 50 000 plots from the Namibian government and 10 000 houses from the German government. The …
  • FIRST GENOCIDE OF 20TH CENTURY WAS IN AFRICA, 24 May 2018 21:29 Black Star News Apr. 19 (GIN) – An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century. In an essay in the British Guardian, David Olusoga wrote: “When the media analysts at the Vatican scrutinize the …
  • Coming to terms with history: Germany is not 'Burka?' 24 May 2018 03:12 Sabah Germany is often praised for having "come to terms with the past." Germans have even coined a specific term for their efforts – Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung – indicating how seriously the matter is taken. However, Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung …
  • Namibians losing patience over German slowness to act on genocide claims 09 May 2018 14:14 DW.DE Helin Evrim Sommer is extremely angry. "The secret bilateral negotiations are not transparent, a farce in a sense,” the spokeswoman on development  for Germany's Left party criticized in an interview with DW. Even members of the German parliament …
  • Why The Herero Of Namibia Are Suing Germany For Reparations 06 May 2018 13:16 NPR Herero women photographed in Opuwo, Namibia, in 2012. Harry Hook/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Harry Hook/Getty Images Herero women photographed in Opuwo, Namibia, in 2012. Harry Hook/Getty Images Mbakumua Hengari grew up in the …
  • City looking for street to name after Winnie 02 May 2018 19:51 Namibian THE City of Windhoek said it is urgently looking at naming a street after the late South African political icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The city's spokesperson, Scheifert Shigwedha, confirmed this last week during a media briefing. “The city …
  • 'Herero genocide descendants' threaten to stop Küska 18 Apr 2018 07:21 Namibian THE 'Descendants of the survivors of the 1904-1908 genocide' committee yesterday warned the Swakopmund municipality not to approve the annual German carnival (Küska), scheduled for June. “We... are kindly informing the... municipality not to …
  • Journalist: Israeli avoids recognizing the Armenian genocide even after deterioration of relations with Ankara 14 Apr 2018 02:02 News As concerns past incidents of genocide, Israel also did not take active steps, despite its historical and moral obligation as the state of the Jewish people, who experienced the most terrible of horrors of the modern era, journalist Mazal Mualem noted. …
  • Berlin to change street names linked with brutal colonisation of Namibia 13 Apr 2018 04:09 Business Day Berlin — Berlin is poised to strip the names of streets linked to atrocities committed during its occupation of Namibia (previously German South West Africa) and dedicate them to liberation fighters, part of a late reckoning with Germany’s brutal colonial …
  • Berlin to change street names to atone for brutal African colonial past 13 Apr 2018 04:06 The Dawn BERLIN: A street sign in this city’s African quarter, named after Adolf Luedertiz, the architect of German colonisation of Africa.—AFP BERLIN: Berlin is poised to strip the names of streets linked to atrocities committed during its occupation of Namibia …
  • Berlin to change street names which honour brutal colonial past 12 Apr 2018 20:00 Local After more than a decade of debate, the three main parties in the Berlin Mitte district assembly voted late Wednesday to recommend new names for streets in the so-called African Quarter in the northwest of the German capital, spokeswoman Melita Ersek said. …
  • Berlin to strip Namibian past from streets 12 Apr 2018 16:44 BBC Image copyright AFP Berlin is set to rename streets linked to atrocities Germany committed during its 1884-1919 occupation of Namibia. Local councillors agreed on new street names for the so-called African Quarter in the north-west of the German capital on …
  • eNCA | Berlin to change street names linked to brutal African colonial past 12 Apr 2018 16:23 eNCA   BERLIN - Berlin is poised to strip the names of streets linked to atrocities committed during its occupation of Namibia and dedicate them to liberation fighters, part of a late reckoning with Germany's brutal colonial history in Africa. After more …
  • Berlin streets to lose links with brutal colonial past 12 Apr 2018 15:59 BBC Image copyright AFP Berlin is set to rename streets linked to atrocities Germany committed during its 1884-1919 occupation of Namibia. Local councillors agreed on new street names for the so-called African Quarter in the north-west of the German capital on …
  • Berlin to strip colonial past from streets 12 Apr 2018 15:48 BBC Image copyright AFP Berlin is set to rename streets linked to atrocities Germany committed during its 1884-1919 occupation of Namibia. Local councillors agreed on new street names for the so-called African Quarter in the north-west of the German capital on …
  • Berlin to change street names over brutal African... 12 Apr 2018 14:19 Charleston Daily Mail By Afp Published: 09:17 EDT, 12 April 2018 | Updated: 09:18 EDT, 12 April 2018 Berlin is poised to strip the names of streets linked to atrocities committed during its occupation of Namibia and dedicate them to liberation fighters, part of a late reckoning …
  • Berlin to change street names over brutal African colonial past 12 Apr 2018 13:51 Digital Journal Berlin is poised to strip the names of streets linked to atrocities committed during its occupation of Namibia and dedicate them to liberation fighters, part of a late reckoning with Germany's brutal colonial history in Africa. After more than a decade …
  • Negotiating the Perpetrators of Genocide 16 Mar 2018 10:39 Namibian REFERENCE in this article is being made to the ongoing genocide negotiations between the German and Namibian governments. In this negotiation process, the descendants of genocide victim groups are divided. Some have joined the Namibian government's …
  • We Are Proud to Present a Presentation... About Genocide at Stages Repertory Theatre 13 Mar 2018 18:45 Houston Press Between 1904 and 1907 an African genocide occurred that saw some 24,000 to 100,000 Herero and Nama tribal people killed in what was then the former German colony called South-West Africa which later became modern day Nambia, Most people don't know …
  • Italian workers in colonial Namibia, 1904 to 1925 01 Mar 2018 23:44 Namibian • William Lyon Once the colonial war against the Herero and Nama began in 1904, the German occupiers of Namibia found themselves with an acute labour shortage, especially once the war morphed into genocide. Many of the African inhabitants of the ' …
  • Herero, Nama amend genocide lawsuit 15 Feb 2018 07:24 Namibian THE Ovaherero and Nama groups have amended their lawsuit in New York to restrain Germany from continuing to exclude them from discussions and negotiations regarding the genocide reparation issue. The amendment was filed in the US District Court in New York …
  • Shanghala wants N$500 000 from Job 13 Feb 2018 07:57 Namibian FORMER attorney general Sacky Shanghala has sued Job Amupanda for N$500 000 over social media posts which stated that Shanghala was “an epitome and symbol of corruption in Namibia”. In court documents dated 4 December 2017, Shanghala said through his …
  • The United Nations should focus on the handling of the past 12 Feb 2018 17:58 OpEdNews The past is present, in people's minds, and it determines a lot of our present and of our future. Those who doubt it might have missed the following news in the past few weeks: members of the Nama and Herero communities of Namibia, whose parents …
  • FIRST GENOCIDE OF 20TH CENTURY WAS IN AFRICA, 10 Feb 2018 04:18 Black Star News Apr. 19 (GIN) – An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century. In an essay in the British Guardian, David Olusoga wrote: “When the media analysts at the Vatican scrutinize the …
  • The Importance of Antifa in Confronting Fascism 08 Feb 2018 15:56 truthout About 400 people of the Antifa-Alliance "somewhere in Germany" demonstrated against neo-Nazi structures in the region during the "day of saxony" on September 2, 2017, in Wurzen, Germany. (Photo by Markus Heine / SOPA Images / …
  • OTA counteracts Nam-German Foundation 07 Feb 2018 08:05 New Era Kuzeeko Tjitemisa Windhoek-The Ovaherero Traditional Authority’s spokesperson, Uazuva Kaumbi, has said the authority shall never incite the Ovaherero and Nama people against Namibians of German descent. Kaumbi stated this on Monday, while reacting to the …
  • ‘I shall die honestly’ The Case for Ancestral Land 07 Feb 2018 08:05 New Era The debate on whether there is ancestral land in Namibia and whether anyone in this country has the right to claim ancestral land has ebbed and flowed, but has effectively resisted the pressure to recede for good in the face of contemporary antagonism from …
  • GERMANY REJECTS REPARATIONS SUIT OVER COLONIAL MASSACRE IN NAMIBIA 31 Jan 2018 01:00 Wilmington Journal In its first formal response to a class-action suit filed by the Herero and Nama people of Namibia, Germany has asked a New York judge to throw out the suit as “inadmissible” because of “the principle of state immunity.” The indigenous people have been …
  • How human remains from a forgotten genocide were stolen and collected in New York City 27 Jan 2018 00:53 KOSU It's known as the first genocide of the 20th century. In 1904, the Herero people of South West Africa rose up against German colonial rule. The German response was devastating. Some of the victims' remains ended up in New York's Museum of …
  • Germany asks US court to drop Namibian genocide suit 26 Jan 2018 14:10 Expatica The German government said Friday it had asked a US court to throw out a lawsuit brought by indigenous groups from Namibia seeking reparations for the genocide of their peoples under German colonial rule. It was the first time Berlin has formally responded …
  • Tribute – chief David Frederick (1932-2018) 25 Jan 2018 08:45 Namibian • SALMAAN JACOBS THE passing on of chief David Frederick of the !Aman Traditional Authority from Bethanie on 12 January 2018 came as a shock and dismay to many. I lost a loving and supportive brother who traversed the Land of the Brave searching for …
  • Is America a shithole country? 21 Jan 2018 21:24 Independent FILE PHOTO: Trump speaks at a luncheon with African leaders last year.How Trump and his African admirers judge the quality of something based entirely on money THE LAST WORD | Andrew M. Mwenda | Just before the outbreak of the Nama-Herero rebellion in …