Committee on genocide and repatriations wants 29 May recognised as Genocide Remembrance Day

by editor1 / Aug 18, 2020 / 0 comments

-Namibia wants Germany to apologise in the National Assembly on 29 May any year, for atrocities committed against the Ovaherero, Ovambanderu, and Nama communities in 1904-1908.

Namibia, Germany to conclude last round of genocide talks

by editor1 / Aug 11, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Namibia and Germany are to conclude the last round of genocide talks, after which a report will be presented to President Hage Geingob.

Genocide technical committee pays courtesy call on Otjozondjupa Governor

by editor1 / Jul 28, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Special envoy leading deliberations on genocide, Dr Zed Ngavirue is confident the German government will apologise for the colonial-era genocide against the Herero and Nama people, as well as provide an appropriate reparation method for the affected communities.

Minister Nandi-Ndaitwah says all affected communities of Herero/Nama Genocide were consulted

by editor1 / Feb 23, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation says all the affected communities of the Herero/Nama Genocide were consulted regarding the launch of the 'Namibian Genocide - Learning From The Past' exhibition and catalogue.

Genocide and Memory Studies Centre launched in Windhoek

by editor1 / Dec 12, 2018 / 0 comments
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-As a means to keep the memories for the OvaHerero and Nama genocide alive, the two affected communities launched a joint centre for Genocide and Memory Studies in Windhoek.

VP Mbumba says psychological damage of genocide still prevalent

by editor1 / Aug 31, 2018 / 0 comments

-The psychological damage of the genocide still remains prevalent among local people in modern day Namibia, says Vice President Nangolo Mbumba.

Atrocities commited by Germany have all the hallmarks of a genocide - Michelle Muntefering

by editor1 / Aug 31, 2018 / 0 comments

-The atrocities commited by Germany against the Nama and OvaHerero from 1904 to 1908 have all the hallmarks of a genocide, says the German Deputy Foreign Minister, Michelle Muntefering.

Ovaherero/Nama communities want the UN to recognise 1904-1908 atrocities

by editor1 / Jul 27, 2018 / 0 comments

Two Namibian communities have petitioned the UN to recognise atrocities the Germans committed against their ancestors from 1904 through 1908 as genocide.

Various parties enter MOU to guide further dialogue around the 1904-1908 genocide

by editor1 / Jun 12, 2018 / 0 comments

The OvaHerero/Ovambanderu, Nama Council and the Botswana Society for Nama, Herero and Mbanderu signed a memorandum of understanding for the dialogue on the 1904-1908 genocide.

Professor Nico Horn discusses genocide negotiations developments

by editor1 / Feb 19, 2018 / 0 comments

-Germany is willing to apologise for the atrocities committed against the Nama and Ovaherero communities but not to acknowledge this act as genocide.