At the beginning of the 20th century, German colonial forces in Namibia killed tens of thousands of the Herero and Nama people. Now Namibians want Germany to remove colonial monuments from Namibia, but many German tourists and residents don't agree
Germany's new coalition government wants to make Africa a priority, and is promising more private investment and development aid. For many, these are the same empty promises of the past.
A US court is set to hear a lawsuit against the German government over demands for reparations for a colonial-era genocide in former German South West Africa. Pressure on Berlin is growing, reports Daniel Pelz.
How should Germany deal with the cultural goods acquired through colonial rule? German museums now focus more on the origin of their collections, among them the Hamburg-based Museum of Anthropology.
For two years, German and Namibian officials have been negotiating how to reappraise the colonial-era genocide. A Namibian politician has now claimed Berlin is changing its position on key issues.
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