Inclusivity and honesty in all Talks with Germany: “Germany knows who the children of the victims of her murderous policies a century back are and indeed currently where they live, she must therefore soonest cease with her gimmicks of wasting resources on engaging distant and unaffected parties in her so-called genocide negotiations AND in earnest directly engage Ovaherero and Nama leadership to find permanent closure to the horrific chapter of her disastrous colonial expedition South-West Africa which can only be effected through genuine and faithful accession to a legal agreement on reparation settlement, commensurate with her crimes and negotiated only with legitimate Ovaherero and Nama representatives. It is only a fallacy that a settlement for genocide crimes meted out against ethnic groupings in pre-modern southern African states times, can be arrived at without their bonafide voices and settled only with the state of Namibia. Whilst the state of Namibia, as home to the largest share of descendants of victim’s communities remains a key stakeholder in the discussion with the German state, it cannot wholly appropriate the campaign onto itself and preferred splinter Ovaherero and Nama groupings who in the main are extremely under-representative of the broader affected communities and are fully-absorbed into the government structure and as such enjoys no latitude and or leeway to independently speak for the aspirations of our communities. Equally, the “globalization” of descendants of that war principally implies that Ovaherero and Nama people are today global communities transcending territorial boundaries and thus no single state can rationally claim monopoly and full representation over them. Accordingly therefore, only their own leadership can fully and aptly articulate their interests now resident across multiple nation-states and thus any discussion about them is only adequately crafted to the extend it incorporates genuine representative voices from them !!!” Nandiuasora Mazeingo, OGF Chairperson, April, 2021

Resources

Final Tribute to the Late Ombara Otjitambi Jovaherero, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro, July, 2021

Nama Traditional Leaders Association Message of Condolences to PC Rukoro

State Funeral Arrangements Correspondence

Official Funeral Service For Paramount Chief, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro

Riruako Day Statement

Namibian Parliament Motion on Genocide, 2006

Ovaherero Genocide Foundation Petition

OGF Chairperson With Aljeezera on German-Namibia Deal

Genocide Negotiations_9th Round_Offer made by Germany

Bundestag 11th electoral term Printed Paper 11-4205 15 March 1989

PR 12 - German Weeks 2021

PE Namibia englischsprachige Originalfassung

Nama Extermination Order

Request to meet President

Initialed Ovaherero Ovambanderu Nama 1904 1908 Genocide Quantum

DEMAND FOR RESTORATIVE JUSTICE 7 Sept 2021