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  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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, 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 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 …
  • 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 …
  • !Aman tribe mourns leader 15 Jan 2018 07:11 Namibian THE !Aman Nama sub-tribe are in mourning following the death of their leader, David Frederick. Frederick died in the presence of his family at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital on Friday after years of declining health. He was 85 years old. The news of his …
  • FIRST GENOCIDE OF 20TH CENTURY WAS IN AFRICA, 10 Jan 2018 04:28 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 …
  • Genocide case back in US court this month 08 Jan 2018 18:33 New Era Kuzeeko Tjitemisa Windhoek-The lawsuit filed by the Ovaherero and Nama people, in which they seek reparations from the German government for the Ovaherero/Nama genocide, is set to be heard for the third time in a US court, later this month. The …
  • Genocide victims return to New York Federal Court 13 Dec 2017 07:43 New Era After the German government declined invitations to come and show cause in the case in which they are cited by Namibia’s victim communities, a further hearing was set for 25th January 2018 in the Federal Court in New York. Lest we forget, Nama and …
  • Colonial violence comes home 10 Nov 2017 07:06 The Guardian ‘Today on the Western Front,” the German sociologist Max Weber wrote in September 1917, there “stands a dross of African and Asiatic savages and all the world’s rabble of thieves and lumpens.” Weber was referring to the millions of Indian, African, Arab, …
  • FIRST GENOCIDE OF 20TH CENTURY WAS IN AFRICA, 07 Nov 2017 06:15 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 …
  • Germany sued for 'forgotten genocide' 12 Oct 2017 15:05 BBC Between 1904-1908 German colonial forces wiped out over 80% of the Nama and Herero people's population in what historians now call "the forgotten genocide". A class action suit is being brought against the German government for reparations. …
  • Genocide skulls to be repatriated 22 Sep 2017 09:26 Namibian REPATRIATED skulls of Nama and Ovaherero genocide victims are being stored behind closed doors at the National Museum of Namibia. Director of national heritage and culture in the education ministry, Ester Mwoombola-Goagoses said the skulls were being …
  • US museum 'storing remains of Namibian genocide victims' 14 Sep 2017 18:33 Guardian Weekly The remains of victims of concentration camps in Namibia which were gathered by a German racialist scientist for use in experiments have been found in the collection of a major US museum, campaigners claim. Representatives of the Herero and Namaqua …
  • Katjavivi Tops at Bank Windhoek Triennial 08 Sep 2017 11:44 Namibian Seventy artworks by 60 artists make up this year's Bank Windhoek Triennial. The fourth in a series of nationwide arts exhibitions and competitions with the aim of celebrating and raising the standard of visual art. Honouring Paul Kiddo and Trudi Dicks …
  • Genocide, slavery and the return of the colonial repressed 05 Sep 2017 07:50 ABC A. Dirk Moses is Professor of Modern History at the University of Sydney and senior editor of the Journal of Genocide Research. "A spectre is haunting Europe - the spectre of communism," wrote Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in the famous opening …
  • Rewriting history: How statues to dead heroes become community flashpoints 17 Aug 2017 10:03 Christian Today The shooting of nine black churchgoers in Charleston by a white supremacist in 2015 gave a new impetus to American soul-searching about its internal history. Dylann Roof's action sparked renewed moves to cleanse the country of memorials to its racist …
  • Is Berlin's Humboldt Forum shying away from colonial history? 14 Aug 2017 13:49 DW.DE "The largest and most ambitious cultural project in Germany," is how Germany's Federal Commissioner for Culture and the Media Monika Grütters has referred to Berlin's Humboldt Forum. It is meant to be a place for understanding the world. …
  • This Day in History (August 14) 14 Aug 2017 01:22 Kayhan Today is Monday, 23rd of the Iranian month of Mordad 1396 solar hijri; corresponding to 21st of the Islamic month of Zil-Qa’dah 1438 lunar hijri; and August 14, 2017, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 1435 solar years ago, on this day in 582 AD, …
  • Decolonizing the Classroom: Embracing Radical Internationalism 13 Aug 2017 14:58 truthout Students need classes that emphasize histories of resistance. (Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus) What first enthralled me about historian Gerald Horne was reading his book Black and Brown: African Americans and the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920, …
  • Germany Confronts the Forgotten Story of Its Other Genocide 29 Jul 2017 02:50 wsj.com SHARK ISLAND, Namibia—Just over a century ago, Germany built one of its first concentration camps on a narrow peninsula jutting into the Atlantic. A 1904 uprising in what was then called German South-West Africa turned into a war of annihilation against …
  • News24.com | Namibia genocide victims battle for compensation 21 Jul 2017 17:17 News24 Luederitz - On a thin strip of land at the bay of Luederitz in southern Namibia are dozens of gravestones bearing the names of each German soldier killed during a largely forgotten colonial war. Nearby is a single marble plaque anonymously marking all …
  • Namibian tribe continue fight for German compensation over colonial genocide 21 Jul 2017 16:00 Local Members of the Herero tribe mark the genocide at a memorial in 2015. Photo: DPA On a thin strip of land at the bay of Lüderitz in southern Namibia are dozens of gravestones bearing the names of each German soldier killed during a largely forgotten …
  • Namibia genocide victims battle for compensation 21 Jul 2017 03:37 Charleston Daily Mail On a thin strip of land at the bay of Luederitz in southern Namibia are dozens of gravestones bearing the names of each German soldier killed during a largely forgotten colonial war. Nearby is a single marble plaque anonymously marking all their fallen …
  • Updated foreign policy biased – opposition 21 Jul 2017 03:14 Confidente … Slams omission of genocide, other historical events By Eliaser Ndeyanale OPPOSITION parties have slammed the recently tabled Policy on Inter­national Relations and Cooperation, saying it does not recognise the role that they played in the liberation …
  • Thinking About a Nation With Toivo 16 Jun 2017 06:46 Namibian • ALFREDO TJIURIMO HENGARI HERMAN Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, a martyr leader in our fight for freedom, departed earth a few days ago – surely content, but also exasperated about the state of our nation. For a man who was 'cut out of the same rock as …
  • Channel24.co.za | 5 must-see doccies at the Encounters Festival 28 May 2017 04:44 Channel Entertainment Johannesburg - With more than 60 documentaries at this year’s Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, it’s going to be difficult to choose what to see. We’ve picked some of our favourites: 1. Strike a Rock This vital documentary by …
  • Namibia: Skulls of my People 26 May 2017 12:48 Al Jazeera Tribal people of Namibia claim that between 1904 and 1908 Germany perpetrated the first genocide of the 20th century in their country, the former Imperial German colony of South West Africa. After colonists confiscated their land, the cattle-rearing …
  • News24.com | WATCH: ‘Skulls of My People’ documentary explores why Namibia is a “time bomb” 23 May 2017 16:23 News24 Windhoek - Germany is in negotiations with Namibia about the phrasing of the first official apology for General von Trotha’s extermination orders that led to the murder of around 100 000 Ovaherero and Nama people between 1904 and 1908 in the German colony …
  • 'Skulls of My People' documentary explores why Namibia is a 'time bomb' 23 May 2017 11:39 Bulawayo 24 News Germany is in negotiations with Namibia about the phrasing of the first official apology for General von Trotha's extermination orders that led to the murder of around 100 000 Ovaherero and Nama people between 1904 and 1908 in the German colony of …
  • Contributions to liberation, education hailed 18 May 2017 19:09 Confidente By Eliaser Ndeyanale THE just-ended 12th Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Assembly in Windhoek has highlighted the immeasurable contribution that local and international Lutheran churches played in the liberation struggle, as well as the education of …
  • The Economist explains: Why Namibian chiefs are taking Germany to court 17 May 2017 10:13 Economist IN 1904 the Herero people of modern-day Namibia rose up against German colonists, who had seized and settled much of their land. The response of the German army, imbued with racist ideology, was to annihilate them. “Within the German borders every Herero, …
  • Legacy of genocide lingers on for Nama in Namibia 10 May 2017 15:47 Magazetini During the genocide in colonial-era Namibia over 100 years ago, the Herero and Nama tribes lost land and cattle. Even today, many descendants are still without land and are demanding compensation. Christian Selz reports.... read more... Published By: DW …
  • German evangelical church apologises for role in Namibian genocide 26 Apr 2017 08:20 Christian Today x To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The German evangelical church has issued an apology for its role in Namibian genocide at the start of the 20th century. Bishop Petra …
  • Silence of the Namib Graves 21 Apr 2017 00:54 Namibian CHANCES are that you have seen the names of German soldiers all over Namibia, especially in cemeteries, dedicated to the colonial forces. Gravestones, most dating back to the 20th century, are ubiquitous. Their names; date of birth and death; and details …
  • FIRST GENOCIDE OF 20TH CENTURY WAS IN AFRICA, SAYS NIGERIAN WRITER 31 Mar 2017 22:23 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 …
  • Some people's history matters more than others' – Du Pisani 31 Mar 2017 07:08 Namibian Political scientist André du Pisani takes a swing at President Hage Geingob's character – branding him a bully who loves to score points in public, loves a challenge but hates to be challenged in certain areas. IT IS evident that “somehow some people …
  • Genocide group accuses Swakop councillor of incitement 29 Mar 2017 07:13 Namibian THE Ovaherero, Ovambanderu and Nama Council for Dialogue (ONCD) has lodged a complaint against Swakopmund councillor Uahimisa Kaapehi for allegedly inciting violence against the group last week. ONCD deputy secretary Freddy Nguvauva said the complaint of …
  • Land – Compromise for Sustained Peace and Stability 28 Mar 2017 06:08 Namibian • VETJA HAAKURIA THE COLONIAL history of Namibia has left the country with a legacy that challenges the blocks of its nation-building efforts. Not only is this one of the most skewed nations in the world with regard to income distribution, it also has …
  • Genocide negotiations deceptive and undemocratic – Kooitjie 27 Mar 2017 09:24 New Era Eveline de Klerk Swakopmund-Reparation negotiations with regard to the genocide committed by German colonial troops against the Ovaherero/Ovambanderu and Nama people are still selective, deceptive and undemocratic, as it excludes the affected people …
  • FIRST GENOCIDE OF 20TH CENTURY WAS IN AFRICA, SAYS NIGERIAN WRITER 21 Mar 2017 16:21 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 …
  • 16 amazing things you didn’t know about Namibia 21 Mar 2017 16:13 Telegraph.co.uk To mark Namibian Independence Day, here are a few things you might not know about the stunning southern African nation: 1. There’s a lot of space The name ‘Namib’ translates as “vast place”, which is apt given Namibia is one of the least crowded …
  • Namibia government sues Germany 30-billion-dollar for Genocide 18 Mar 2017 16:12 Information Nigeria Namibia is to launch a 30-billion-dollar (28-billion-euro) lawsuit against Germany over genocide committed during colonial rule, when tens of thousands of people were killed, according to documents seen by AFP on Friday. The Namibian government has …
  • Namibia demands $30bn for German genocide: documents 18 Mar 2017 12:13 News Windhoek - Namibia is to launch a $30 billion lawsuit against Germany over genocide committed during colonial rule, when tens of thousands of people were killed, according to documents seen by AFP on Friday. The Namibian government has previously avoided …
  • News24.com | Namibia demands $30bn for German genocide: documents 18 Mar 2017 11:55 News24 Windhoek - Namibia is to launch a $30 billion lawsuit against Germany over genocide committed during colonial rule, when tens of thousands of people were killed, according to documents seen by AFP on Friday. The Namibian government has previously avoided …
  • Genocide: Namibia to sue Germany for $30bn 18 Mar 2017 11:15 Punch Newspapers Namibia is to launch a 30-billion-dollar (28-billion-euro) lawsuit against Germany over genocide committed during colonial rule, when tens of thousands of people were killed, according to documents seen by AFP on Friday. The Namibian government has …
  • Top Africa stories: Zim, Namibia, Uganda 17 Mar 2017 18:33 News Sex worker's funeral brings township to standstill Harare - Mourners at the funeral of a sex worker in Harare inflated condoms and brought her coffin to a beer hall, reports say. H-Metro, which is part of the state Zimpapers stable, says that mourners …
  • News24.com | Top Africa stories: Zim, Namibia, Uganda 17 Mar 2017 18:18 News24 Sex worker's funeral brings township to standstill Harare - Mourners at the funeral of a sex worker in Harare inflated condoms and brought her coffin to a beer hall, reports say. H-Metro, which is part of the state Zimpapers stable, says that mourners …
  • Africa: African Press Review 17 March 2017 17 Mar 2017 16:11 News By Michael FitzpatrickWill out-going African Union Commission chair, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, get a cabinet post in South Africa? What will the South African Constitutional Court decide to do about the payment of grants to the republic's 13 million …
  • eNCA | Namibian groups sue Germany over colonial-era genocide 17 Mar 2017 11:18 eNCA NEW YORK - More than a century after a long-hushed genocide took place in Namibia while under German colonial rule, descendants of the victims had their day in court in New York for the first time on Thursday. In one of the darkest chapters of African …
  • Government makes U-turn on genocide 17 Mar 2017 07:25 Namibian THE Namibian government has decided to join calls for genocide reparations by driving a N$400 billion lawsuit against the German government. Documents seen by The Namibian this week show that the government wants over US$30 billion (over N$400 billion) …
  • News24.com | Namibia tribes sue Germany in US over colonial-era genocide 17 Mar 2017 04:28 News24 New York - More than a century after a long-hushed genocide took place in Namibia while under German colonial rule, descendants of the victims had their day in court in New York for the first time Thursday. In one of the darkest chapters of African …
  • Namibia tribes sue Germany in US over colonial-era genocide 17 Mar 2017 04:09 Nation By AFP More by this Author More than a century after a long-hushed genocide took place in Namibia while under German colonial rule, descendants of the victims had their day in court in New York for the first time Thursday. In one of the darkest chapters …
  • Elemotho's 'Black Man' 16 Mar 2017 23:22 Namibian Elemotho's music speaks to the spirit and soul of the Namibian people. His single 'Black Man' off his upcoming album is no exception. Almost 27 years after independence, how far have we come from our dark apartheid and colonial legacy? With …
  • Namibia tribes lodge case against Germany over genocide 16 Mar 2017 21:27 Al Jazeera Lawyers representing two indigenous Namibian tribes are meeting for a pre-trial conference in New York on Thursday following a lawsuit filed earlier this year that demands compensation for the descendants of people massacred in the 20th century's …
  • Namibia tribes seek reparations from Germany 16 Mar 2017 19:11 Press TV   Descendants of two Namibian tribes who suffered one of the most horrific genocides under Germany’s colonial rule more than a century ago have now lodged a complaint against Berlin in a New York court. Lawyers representing Namibia’s Herero and Nama …
  • Namibia 16 Mar 2017 18:36 The Guardian More than a century after a long-hushed genocide took place in Namibia while under German colonial rule, descendants of the victims are getting their day in court in New York for the first time on Thursday. In one of the darkest chapters of African …
  • Descendants of Namibia genocide victims seek reparations in New York 16 Mar 2017 18:20 The Guardian More than a century after a long-hushed genocide took place in Namibia while under German colonial rule, descendants of the victims are getting their day in court in New York for the first time on Thursday. In one of the darkest chapters of African …
  • Demands for return of land block German effort to atone for African genocide 05 Mar 2017 07:29 Japan Times OKAHANDJA, NAMIBIA – Namibia’s Herero people are heartened that Germany is keen to atone for the genocide of their ancestors, but they expect something that Berlin says it cannot give. “What we want is our land,” said Alex Kaubtauuapela, 74, whose parents …
  • Land haunts Germany's effort to atone for Africa genocide 02 Mar 2017 07:21 Reuters By Joe Brock | OKAHANDJA, Namibia OKAHANDJA, Namibia Namibia's Herero people are heartened that Germany is keen to atone for the genocide of their ancestors, but they expect something Berlin says it is not in a position to give."What we want is …
  • Towards the second republic of Namibia 24 Feb 2017 09:59 New Era Lee Lockwood, an American photojournalist had untold access to the late leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. His must view book, ‘Le Cuba de Castro: un journalist americain raconte Cuba de l’interieur – 1959-1969’ provides fascinating pictures of …
  • France should apologize for colonialism in Algeria 23 Feb 2017 20:44 The Washington Post By Manu Saadia By Manu Saadia February 23 at 2:48 PM Manu Saadia is a French writer based in Los Angeles. In what may be a turning point in French history, Emmanuel Macron, the former finance minister and center-left candidate in the French presidential …
  • Colonial wounds that won't heal 17 Feb 2017 17:50 Gulf News There’s growing protests over a statue that reminds Namibians of their painful past SWAKOPMUND, Namibia The statue, depicting a German marine holding a rifle in his hands and standing guard over a dying comrade, has stood undisturbed for decades in the …
  • Colonial wounds 17 Feb 2017 15:25 Gulf News There’s growing protests over a statue that reminds Namibians of their painful past SWAKOPMUND, Namibia The statue, depicting a German marine holding a rifle in his hands and standing guard over a dying comrade, has stood undisturbed for decades in the …
  • Maamberua calls for Nujoma's removal 07 Feb 2017 08:40 Namibian SWANU president Usutuaije Maamberua has called for the removal of land reform minister Utoni Nujoma for labelling those calling for the restoration of their ancestral land “unpatriotic” citizens. Speaking at a mass meeting held under the banner of the …
  • Groups join forces over ancestral land 06 Feb 2017 07:07 Namibian THOUSANDS of landless people from the Nama, San, Herero and Damara minority ethnic groups gathered at Keetmanshoop on Saturday to demand their ancestral land, which they claim they were dispossessed of during the colonial German and South African regimes. …
  • UNESCO commemorates the International Day in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust 27 Jan 2017 23:42 Zimbabwe Star UNESCO Friday 27th January, 2017 UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, commemorated the International Day in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust marked by a series of events devoted to the work of education, the transmission of history and the fight …
  • News24.com | Namibian traditional leaders haul Germany before US court in genocide test case 17 Jan 2017 10:15 News24 Representatives of the communities directly affected by the 1904-1908 genocide in Namibia have taken the German government to court in New York. The plaintiffs are suing Germany for damages to be paid directly to the descendants of the Ovaherero and Nama …
  • Namibian traditional leaders haul Germany before US court in genocide test case 17 Jan 2017 09:28 News Representatives of the communities directly affected by the 1904-1908 genocide in Namibia have taken the German government to court in New York. The plaintiffs are suing Germany for damages to be paid directly to the descendants of the Ovaherero and Nama …
  • Germany confronts its forgotten Namibian death camps | David Olusoga 15 Jan 2017 21:25 The Observer One morning last summer, I was ushered into a little office in the Botswana National Archives. I’d asked the archivists to dig out a document that I had wanted to see for 20 years. After a couple of phone calls, the file was brought in. Near the top of a …