22 Sep 2021

Hundreds storm Namibia parliament ahead of German genocide deal vote

Namibia’s parliament was stormed by about 300 protestors on Tuesday. The National Assembly was due to vote on a $1 billion compensation offer from Germany. The compensation was to atone for Germany’s 1904-1908 genocide of the Herero and Nama people. In May, Germany agreed to fund projects in Namibia worth

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28 May 2021

Germany will pay Namibia $1.3bn as it formally recognizes colonial-era genocide

Over 100 years after the German colonial power committed crimes in present-day Namibia, Germany has recognized the crimes against the Herero and Nama ethnic groups as genocide. Namibia and descendants of the victims will be supported by Germany with the equivalent of $1.3 billion. The monetary support is for reconstruction,

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