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Germany Confronts the Forgotten Story of Its Other Genocide - By Gabriele Steinhauser July 28, 2017 11:17 a.m. ET

SHARK ISLAND, Namibia—Just over a century ago, Germany built one of its first concentration camps on a narrow peninsula jutting into the Atlantic.

A 1904 uprising in what was then called German South-West Africa turned into a war of annihilation against the Herero and Nama peoples. 137 more words

Point Of Interest

North West Namibia 2: Kaokoland

After we leave Sesfontein the country side doesn’t change but we have left behind the land of the Damara people and we are now in Kaokoland, the land of the Herero people. 2,964 more words


Ein (großes) Stück Heimat, Kalahari Trüffel & ein besonderes Fest - Teil II

Wer nun denkt, dass die Geschichte hier endet –  weit gefehlt.

Mit stolzen 84 Jahren beschloss Mburumba Kerina den Himmel seinenes Lebensabends mit ein einem weiteren Stern zu versehen. 1,415 more words

Gondwana Collection Namibia

Ein (großes) Stück Heimat, Kalahari Trüffel & ein besonderes Fest - Teil I

So oder so ähnlich lässt sich wohl das Erlebte der vergangen Tage zusammenfassen.     Aber nun ganz von vorne:

Anfangen sollte ich wohl 1932 in Tsumeb, als… 340 more words


In honour of the three women in the photograph

When you approach this book, you might think “Holocaust biography” and sigh with a sigh replete with a sense of been there, done that; what more could be said about the European Holocaust? 510 more words

Robyn Sassen

Ep12. A conversation with Dr. Kavemuii Murangi on the Namibian genocide and reparations

In this week’s podcast, we speak with Dr. Kavemuii Murangi, a Namibian-born educator currently residing in the United States. He is a descendant of the victims of the Ovaherero genocide of 1904-1908 (his… 112 more words