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.
Reparations Demands Could Top U.S.$91 Billion
Namibian, 14 September 2017
Germany might end up paying N$1,2 trillion if government and the Ovaherero Traditional Authority's demands succeed. Read more »
Herero prisoners of war, around 1900.
Land Meeting On or Off?
New Era, 12 September 2017
By the time of going to print yesterday it has not been confirmed if a follow-up meeting by farmers following up on the first meeting held on August 19 which was scheduled for this… Read more »
Reconciliation At the Crossroads
Namibian, 1 September 2017
In recent times, each headline from newspapers brings its own depressed story about the Namibian house's reconciliation and national unity. Read more »
Second Genocide Hearing Postponed in NY
New Era, 20 July 2017
The second hearing in the case lodged against Germany for colonial-era genocide in Namibia, scheduled for July 21 has been postponed until October after the plaintiffs requested an… Read more »
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 ... 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 »
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