Namibian Traditional Leaders reject $1.3 billion Compensation from Germany

Some of the key traditional leaders in Namibia have rejected the financial offer from Germany purported to compensate the country for the mass killing of over 65,000 Namibians during the German colonial rule. According to Namibian Newspaper, the New Era, some chiefs who were initially part of the negotiation have strongly opposed the deal, arguing […]

Germany set to pay Namibia $1.3bn for Colonial-era Genocide

Germany has officially recognized colonial-era genocide which saw the death of thousands of Namibians and is set to make amends. According to a release by the German authorities, €1.1 billion has been set aside to support descendants of the victims with some used for developmental projects. The German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in a […]

Germany is set to make amends for colonial atrocities in Namibia

German authorities have revealed that the country is almost close to making amends with Namibia over the mass killing of thousands of people during its colonial rule in the Southern African country. This was announced by the spokeswoman of the German Foreign Ministry, Andrea Sasse who had an encounter with reporters in Berlin. Initial bilateral […]

Namibia rejects Germany’s ‘inadequate’ reparations offer

The Government of Namibia has, on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020, turned down a reparation offer made by Germany during a negotiation between representatives of both countries, selected and mandated to resolve issues related to the colonial history of the two countries. Germany ruled its colony Namibia from 1884 to 1915, a period historians documented to […]