Namibia to Collect the Remains of its Citizens Murdered During the German Colonial Genocide

A 62-member strong Namibian delegation will travel to Germany for the official handing over of Namibian skulls by the German government on September 30. The remains of men, women and children Murdered by the Second Reich and sent to germany for racial experiments will be finally sent back to their ancesteral home.

Minister of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture Kazenambo Kazenambo, accompanied by Bishop Zephania Kameeta and ministerial advisor Reverend Ludwig Hausiku will travel in advance.

They will be joined on September 26 by Nama, Ovambanderu, and Ovaherero traditional chiefs and technical staff in Germany on September 26.

The delegation will return to Namibia with the remains at on October,4 where they will be welcomed back by Prime Minister Nahas Angula.

President Hifikepunye Pohamba will officiate the welcoming and State memorial service at Parliament Gardens on October 5.

The human remains of these victims of the herero Genocide will be kept in the National Museum of Namibia for memorial purposes.

An ecumenical service will be held at the Bet-el congregation in Katutura at 18H00 today to pray for the safe return of the genocide remains.

This is a national service with invited guests from a wide spectrum of the Namibian society.