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The absence of reconciliation
Kleinschmid, Horst
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
Namibian-born Horst Kleinschmidt provides challenging observations and personal family history linked to the colonial era. Urging both Germany and German-speaking Namibians to confront their past hone...
The genocide in Namibia (1904-08) and its consequences
Kössler, Reinhart; Melber, Henning
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
The repatriation of human remains more than a century after they were taken to Germany from Namibia has evoked painful memories of colonial wars in which primary African resistance was crushed, and ge...
German denial of Herero genocide
Jumah, Saunders
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
The Germans’ inhuman treatment of the Namibian delegation is only the most recent in a long history of injustice and disrespect towards African peoples. It is more than time, writes Saunders Jumah, fo...
German–Namibian denialism: How (not) to come to terms with the past
Kössler, Reinhart; Melber, Henning
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
Largely unnoticed by most Namibians, the local German-language daily Allgemeine Zeitung provides a forum for colonial apologetics. Reinhart Kössler and Henning Melber examine recent comments and reade...
Germany’s African Genocide
The Namibia Legacy
VLTCHEK, ANDRE
Article
2014
Counterpunch.org
How outrageous, how heartbreaking, how truly grotesque! Windhoek City – the capital of Namibia – is, at one extreme full of flowers and Mediterranean-style villas, and at the other, it is nothing more...
A Marxist History of the World part 62: The Scramble for Africa
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
The imperial competition to control Africa spawned a predatory colonialism of mines, plantations, and machine-guns and propelled humanity towards industrialised world war writes Neil Faulkner.
Return of stolen skulls by Germany to Namibia: Closure of a horrible chapter?
Opoku, Kwame
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
The Namibia-Germany case is being keenly observed by other African peoples and states with unresolved issues relating to the colonial era.
The return of the Herero and Nama skulls: Coming to terms with a difficult history
Hengari, Alfredo Tjiurimo
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
In his analysis of the failure over more than two decades to deal with the genocide, Alfredo Tjiurimo Hengari looks at the changing attitudes of Namibia’s SWAPO-led government and the role of the Nami...
The significance of the repatriation of Namibian human skulls
Katjavivi, Peter H.
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
In October 2011, the skulls of Namibian ancestors were returned to their country of origin.
Skullduggery and necrophilia in colonial Namibia
Erichsen, Casper W.
Article
2012
Pambazuka News


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