Namibia: Genocide – Govt Wanted U.S.$81,5 Billion, Germany Initially Offered U.S.$296 Million

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[New Era] More details have emerged from negotiations between Namibia and the German government over the Ovaherero and Nama genocide committed here during colonial rule more than a century ago. Although the two countries settled for an offer of N$18 billion, which will now see Germany fund projects in Namibia over 30 years to atone for its role in genocide and property seizures, a member of the Namibian negotiating team, Ebson Uanguta, has provided some behind-the-scenes insight, including the initial Namibian propo