Germany Grapples With Its African Genocide

Germany might end up paying U.S.$91 Billion if the Namibian government and the Ovaherero Traditional Authority's demands succeed. The Ovaherero Traditional Authority's Secretary General, Mutjinde Katjiua says if government continued to exclude them from the negotiations, they would demand double that amount. Since December 2015, both governments have been locked in negotiations about colonial-era massacres that saw an estimated 75,000 Namibians killed.

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Herero prisoners of war, around 1900.

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