Namibia Lambastes Ex-Apartheid Soldiers Over Demands
Namibian President Hage Geingob has said that he will not negotiate with former soldiers of the colonial Apartheid regime, dismissing demands of former the Koevoet soldiers to be recognised as war veterans to get compensation. Koevoet was a major paramilitary police organisation which gained a reputation for brutality, largely because of its methods of interrogating, torturing and killing Namibians.
New Era, 28 August 2017
President Hage Geingob has said his government will not compensate former soldiers of the colonial apartheid regime, who served in the South West Africa Territorial Force (SWATF)… Read more »
Koevoet (file photo).
Namibian, 25 August 2017
Swanu parliamentarian Usutuaije Maamberua said the national land conference scheduled for next month must devise policies to make the former colonisers pay for the lost land in the… Read more »
Namibian, 26 July 2017
Former //Karas governor Stephanus Goliath has demanded the return of ancestral land that was forcibly taken from the Nama people by the German and South African colonial forces. Read more »
New Era, 14 July 2017
Reacting presumably to recent media reports the German ambassador to Namibia issued a media release on June 29 purporting to inform the Namibian public of the status of the… Read more »
Despite mounting pressure from civil society, Germany has so far failed to apologize for the 1906 extermination campaign against Namibians who resisted colonial rule, a delay that ... Read more »