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Ovaherero Genocide Foundation

Office of the Patron

About Us

What We Do

  • Serves as the inspiration, overriding guiding rod for the OGF structure and, alongside and in support of the OGF Chairperson, is an important link to the authority of the OvaHerero Traditional Authority (OTA) bearing on the OGF as an offshoot and or subsidiary of the OTA.
  • Is broadly knowledgeable in the historical and legal aspects of the Crime of Genocide, as defined in the “UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Crime” (9 December 1948);
  • Imparts knowledge on fellow OGF members, Otjiuana, and those in the Diaspora.
  • Fully appreciates the genocidal intent of the General Lothar von Trotha’s Extermination Order of 2nd October 1904 for the OvaHerero People and the one of 22nd April 1905 of the Nama People.

Programme Leader


Ovaherero Genocide Foundation

Mitiri Festus Muundjua