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The Forgotten Genocide

“Where was the first genocide of the 20th century?”

Germany, les Juifs?

Les juifs, en Allemagne?

“Non! Look here.”

The professor pulls up an article… 728 more words


Interview mit Israel Kaunatijke

Auf Deutschlandradio Kultur spricht Israel Kaunatijke über die Verbrechen an den Herero im damaligen “Deutsch-Südwestafrika”. Im Interview erzählt der Herero von seinen beiden deutschen Großvätern, seinen namibischen Großmüttern und seiner Kindheit in der Zeit der Apartheid. 97 more words

The Irony of Colonial Apologetics

As some formerly colonized countries in Sub-Saharan Africa still grapple with resource disputes and sectarian violence, it is hardly unusual to hear people wonder aloud whether 19th and 20th century colonialism was actually a solution, not a problem, for the non-Western world.  1,200 more words


Discussion on the Herero and Nama Genocide

Please answer 3 of the following questions in separate comment posts. Interacting with the comments posted by your peers is strongly encouraged. You may also post any questions that you have about this case study and I will answer in due course. 160 more words


MSN - Namibia

This image depicting a woman, belonging to Herero tribe in Namibia, has been published on Microsoft Web Portal

Not your typical traditional.

When ever we talk about different traditional wears, we never fail to think about the beautiful Sarees from India or the skirts from Scotland or Kimonos from Japan. 346 more words



First order of the day today was to dig out a saw so that Moreno could lop the corner of one of their cupboard doors off – they had designed the furniture back at home and sent the AutoCAD diagrams off to someone in South Africa and it hadn’t quite come out the way they’d planned.   304 more words