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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… 904 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

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From the vault: On Namibia's genocide with Dr. Kavemuii Murangi (Ep.12)

We have to postpone this week’s episode due to illness. BUT — we’re sharing one of our earlier episodes as it relates to a new discovery. 251 more words

Podcast

Namibia 2007 (part XIV): Hoba Meteorite

Hoba Meteorite, Namibia:

After we had spent six days in the wildlife paradise of the Etosha National Park, our holiday was almost over and we slowly returned to Windhoek to catch our flight. 276 more words

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Namibia 2007 (part XIV): Hoba Meteorite

Hoba Meteorite, Namibia:

After we had spent six days in the wildlife paradise of the Etosha National Park, our holiday was almost over and we slowly returned to Windhoek to catch our flight. 276 more words

Photography

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

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