Herero and Nama people – UPSC Prelims

  • Herero and Nama tribes reside in Namibia.
  • Between 1904 and 1908, German colonial settlers killed tens of thousands of men, women and children from the Herero and Nama tribes after they rebelled against colonial rule in what was then called German South West Africa.
  • Why in News? Germany for the first time has┬árecognized┬áthat it committed genocide against the Herero and Nama people in present-day Namibia during its colonial rule over a century ago, and promised financial support of over a billion euros to the Southern African nation.
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