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12 Jun
More than 20 looted objects from Namibia — including jewelry, tools, fashion and dolls — are being sent back to the country. The loan is the latest move by Germany to address its colonial past.
2 Jun
Objects from Berlin's Ethnological Museum collection will be presented to the Namibian public. But while their origins are being studied, why is this return only a loan?
29 May
With the European Union looking to ditch Russian oil and gas, the African country says it could not only help bridge the gap but also bolster the bloc's green push thanks to abundant sunshine and high wind speeds.
23 Mar
Engaging with the descendants of Germany's colonial crimes is no easy task. DW's youth magazine show "The 77 Percent" met with young people from the Herero community in Namibia — and apparently broke the ice.
16 Jan
Brown hyenas are valuable, social animals. But they are being hunted relentlessly. Now, there are more and more protected zones and wildlife reserves where they can live in safety.
28 Nov 2021
Despite being the first genocide of the 20th century, the 1904-1908 massacre of the indigenous Herero and Nama peoples by German colonial troops in Namibia remains a little-known chapter of history. It was not until May of this year that Berlin officially recognised its responsibility for the atrocities. Our regional correspondents report.
10 Oct 2021
On tonight's show: lawmakers in Namibia are debating whether to accept a compensation deal from Germany. Berlin has offered to fund €1.1 billion worth of projects to atone for a four-year-long genocide that began in 1904. In Uganda, President Yoweri Museveni sets the Covid-19 vaccination goal at 10 percent of the population by the end of the year. Finally, films return to the big screen in Somalia as the National Theatre in Mogadishu hosts its first public screening in three decades.
22 Sep 2021
Opposition parties accuse Namibia's SWAPO-led government of pushing through a joint agreement reached with Germany over an apology for atrocities committed against Nama and Herero groups during colonial times.
19 Jun 2021
Germany officially acknowledges that it committed genocide during its colonial-era occupation of Namibia, and pledged €1.1 billion, to be spent on projects benefiting the Herero and Nama communities. But some are unhappy with the offer.
9 Jun 2021
Lawmakers in Windhoek debated a settlement that will see Germany apologize and pay for past atrocities. But opposition lawmakers are furious about being cut out of talks.
7 Jun 2021
The Germany-Namibia genocide accord is on track to be ratified by the Namibian parliament. But Namibian Vice President Nangolo Mbumba was not happy with the amount of money pledged by Berlin.
6 Jun 2021
The government in Namibia has welcomed the move but Herero and Nama activists have slammed Germany's pledge to fund projects in the country rather than provide reparations.

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