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The Truth shall set us free.

My dear compatriots, it is great that Germany is paying for the genocide that happened 114 years ago but the propaganda should stop! We all want a united house, Harambee and stand strong because a divided house will fall. 1,076 more words


Totemism and Exogamy, pt. 3/3: Mundas, Khonds, and Herero

Welcome to our final installment of James Frazer’s Totemism and Exogamy, published in 1910. Here are some hopefully interesting excerpts (as usual, quotes are in “” instead of blocks): 1,605 more words

Anthropology Friday

Mondesa Township

Swakopmund is a wealthy town about 30 miles from Walvis Bay, Namibia, surrounded with operating uranium mines, fishing and tourism.  It is a beach resort and an example of German colonial architecture. 489 more words


5 Reasons why February is the Best month of the Year

Whoop whoop! The month of February is upon us! Without a doubt this month proves special from the rest, apart from the tons of love being supposedly shared in this month (cue the surprise engagements and Valentine’s Day) there’s also quite a few awesome things to consider about this month.

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Genocide Before Genocide

In his chapter in The Historiography of Genocide, Jürgen Zimmerer provides the historical background and significance of the Herero and Namaqua War and Genocide… 903 more words

Namibia Part 4: Luderitz and The Oysters

After our ‘getting-stuck-in-sand‘ experience, we arrived at a windy Luderitz, a coastal town of southern Namibia. It lies on one of the least hospitable coasts in Africa between the sea and the desert. 608 more words

The Namibian Genocide

Namibian genocide is one of the most disturbing facts of history. Namibia suffered the first genocide of the 20th Century. Now descendants of those persecuted are seeking reparations

Source BBC Africa