US News

Germany apologises for colonial-era genocide in Namibia

Published by
Reuters

BERLIN/WINDHOEK (Reuters) -Germany apologised on Friday for its role in the slaughter of Herero and Nama tribespeople in Namibia more than a century ago and officially described the massacre as genocide for the first time, as it agreed to fund projects worth over a billion euros. But Herero paramount chief Vekuii Rukoro rejected as insulting a deal agreed by the German and Namibian governments because it did not include payment of reparations. “That’s a black cat in the bag instead of reparations for a crime against humanity,” Rukoro told Reuters, referring to a German commitment to fund 1.1 b…

Read More

Facebook Comments

Check Also

Americans tricked out of more than $586 million in COVID-related scams

Published by New York Daily News Scammers have ...

Archives