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Fri May 28, 2021, 04:49 AM

Germany officially recognises colonial-era Namibia genocide

German colonisers killed tens of thousands of Herero and Nama people there in early 20th century massacres.
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Mr Maas added that Germany would, in a "gesture to recognise the immense suffering inflicted on the victims", support the country's development through a programme worth more than 1.1 billion euros (940m; $1.34bn).

The agreement will reportedly see funding paid over 30 years through spending on infrastructure, healthcare and training programmes benefiting the impacted communities.

But some traditional leaders have so far refused to endorse the deal, the state-owned New Era newspaper reported.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-57279008

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