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September 18, 2017 12:49 PM Remains of Namibian Genocide Victims Discovered in New York Museum

A major diplomatic storm is brewing between the United States and Namibia following the alleged discovery of remains of Namibian genocide victims stored in a U.S. museum. The remains, which were discovered by a group of activists on Wednesday, are said to have been collected from Namibian concentration camps by a racist German scientist Professor Felix 171

September 13, 2017 10:00 PM Namibian Human Remains Discovered at the American Museum of Natural History Related to the German Genocide of 1904-1908

​The Association of the Ovaherrero Genocide In the USA Inc. ("the Association"), in conjunction with the Ovaherero Paramount Chief Adv. Vekuii Rukoro and Chief David Frederick, Chairman of the Nama Traditional Authorities Association, confirmed today that the American Museum of Natural History ("AMNH") is in possession of Namibian human remains, some of which 99

July 21, 2017 2:59 PM Namibian tribes demand for compensation over colonial genocide

Nearly half a century after the genocide in Namibia, the Hereros tribe and NAMA are demanding for justice.For Long, the murderers have remained ignored, both in Europe and Africa but the facts not disputed. According to historians, in 1904, about 80,000 Hereros children, women men out of a population of 100,000 were massacred, deported and exterminated 287

July 21, 2017 3:26 AM Namibia genocide victims battle for compensation

Victims of the Herero and Nama tribes are battling for compensation for Germany's bloody colonial-era repression that saw tens of thousands killed. On a thin strip of land at the bay of Luederitz in southern Namibia are dozens of gravestones bearing the names of each German soldier killed during a largely forgotten colonial war. Nearby is a single marble 117

June 1, 2017 10:45 AM Namibia: Genocide Victims Remembrance Day Held

ABOUT 300 people gathered at Ovambanderu Commando next to the Katutura old age home to remember those who died at the hands of German colonial forces between 1904 and 1908. Organised by the Ovaherero/Ovambanderu and Nama Council for Dialogue (ONDC) 1904-1908 Genocide, the commemoration included prayers, preceded by the lighting of candles and a brief 104

May 11, 2017 4:02 PM The Surprisingly Sad Origins of Mother's Day

Perhaps it's appropriate that the day on which Americans celebrate mothers has an odd set of parents: President Woodrow Wilson is usually seen as the "father" of Mother's Day — for signing a proclamation on May 9, 1914, declaring the second Sunday of May "a public expression of our love and reverence for the mothers of our country" — while copywriter 65

March 18, 2017 11:31 AM Namibia demands $30bn for German genocide: documents

Windhoek - Namibia is to launch a $30 billion lawsuit against Germany over genocide committed during colonial rule, when tens of thousands of people were killed, according to documents seen by AFP on Friday. The Namibian government has previously avoided demanding financial compensation, but it changed its stance as two indigenous groups filed a class-action 122

March 16, 2017 6:10 PM Namibia tribes lodge case against Germany over genocide

Lawyers representing indigenous tribes appear in New York court over colonial-era massacre of 100,000 people. Lawyers representing two indigenous Namibian tribes are meeting for a pre-trial conference in New York on Thursday following a lawsuit filed earlier this year that demands compensation for the descendants of people massacred in the 20th century's 112

February 12, 2017 7:21 PM EPL Notes: Chelsea draws with Burnley, Leicester continues to sink and more

The 1-1 draw between Burnley and Chelsea on Sunday was a throw-back match at the Premier League’s throwback ground. Burnley was one of the 12 founders of the Football League in 1888. It has played at Turf Moor since 1882. Only Preston has played longer at one site. The ground is surrounded by the Victorian row houses built for workers in a town of just 73,000 and nestles 25

January 14, 2017 11:22 PM Namibian tribes sue Berlin over genocide

Germany is facing a court case in the US from members of two Namibian tribes and demands for reparations for its neglected African genocide, seen as a precursor for the Holocaust during the Second World War. Herero and Nama tribal members have filed a class action to demand reparations for the extermination of around 110,000 of their kinsfolk between 104