Namdeutsch: How has the German colonial period left its mark on Namibian culture?

Namdeutsch: How has the German colonial period left its mark on Namibian culture?

When you think of German speaking minorities, this southwest African country may not be the first to come to mind. Though the relationship between Namibia and Germany is fraught, the influence of German culture can still be seen across Namibia’s urban areas. 

Germany officially recognises it committed genocide in Namibia during colonial rule

Germany officially recognises it committed genocide in Namibia during colonial rule

Germany confronts colonial past through return of ancient cross to Namibia

Germany confronts colonial past through return of ancient cross to Namibia

The surprising places around the world where German is still spoken
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The surprising places around the world where German is still spoken

Germany to return human remains from Namibian genocide

Germany to return human remains from Namibian genocide

US judge defers ruling on whether to hear Namibia genocide case

US judge defers ruling on whether to hear Namibia genocide case

Germany asks US court to drop Namibian genocide suit

Germany asks US court to drop Namibian genocide suit

Namibian tribe continue fight for German compensation over colonial genocide

Namibian tribe continue fight for German compensation over colonial genocide

Germany announces apology plans for colonization in Namibia

Germany announces apology plans for colonization in Namibia

Namibian groups sue Germany for alleged genocide

Namibian groups sue Germany for alleged genocide

Indigenous Namibians furious at German reparations ‘insult’

Indigenous Namibians furious at German reparations ‘insult’

Germany to apologize for Namibian genocide

Germany to apologize for Namibian genocide

Germany speaks of ‘genocide’ in Namibia

Germany speaks of ‘genocide’ in Namibia

Namibian skulls’ return prompt new demands

Namibian skulls’ return prompt new demands

Joy as Herero skulls arrive in Namibia

Joy as Herero skulls arrive in Namibia

Namibia reclaims stolen human skulls

Namibia reclaims stolen human skulls

Leopard kills German woman on Namibian TV set

Leopard kills German woman on Namibian TV set

Suspected bomb meant for Munich-bound flight

Suspected bomb meant for Munich-bound flight

Namibian airport police officer charged for fake bomb scare

Namibian airport police officer charged for fake bomb scare

Namibia: a taste of old-fashioned African Gemütlichkeit

Namibia: a taste of old-fashioned African Gemütlichkeit

How should Germany deal with its colonial legacy?

How should Germany deal with its colonial legacy?