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exams encounter is a. field. 60 minutes. story subject people who go for information. they do want to express. g.w. on facebook and twitter coke addict in touch from the us. this is the news africa coming up in the next 15 minutes a gesture from the germans that not you think polluted by a list in the late 19th century is finally on its way back to namibia we are if that goes far enough. to be on say is a lovely said to africa and the pop moguls new album inspired by the lion king is
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out today it features multiple african artists and produces but some east africans feel excluded. i'm christy window welcome to news africa i'm glad you tuned in a stone cross saluted from namibia by german colonialist in the late 19th century is finally on its way back to a german museum agree to repair trade the stone cross off cape cross in may now germany says it's committed to coming to terms with its colonial possed berlin is negotiating with the in the movie and government over the terms of an apology for its genocide committed against the head a little and nama peoples in the early 20th century germany has already returned a number of skulls of indigenous people removed from the movie a jury in colonial
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rule now the return of the cross small concrete steps to make good chimneys page to exeter rates the return of the facts and human remains from former african colonies . cape cross in their own headland on namibia south atlantic coast as few human inhabitants by the hundreds of thousands of seals it's a nature reserve that draws many visitors but most are unaware of the area's historical importance this is a replica of the stone cross built by portuguese seafarers more than 500 years ago the original was stolen by german colonialists in the late 1900 is explained in the hotel museum near by. life and the hotel manager world comes the latest developments in this story. who would cease with everything
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starts so if you can understand that you've got the old reaching out and it can also teach the children that what transpired in the. you know they feel you know we're still reaching the. us from the start so i think it's going to be it's going to play a very nature at all if we do if they are reaching out a bit i think it will have a major boost. after years of effort than a 1000000 government has retrieved cultural property stolen by germany during its colonial occupation. in the capital when talk at the namibian independence museum on the lookout for the most recently returned items and a bible belonging to hendrick with boy and ethnic now ma who was killed fighting the. after several requests by the namibian government the whip and the bible were returned in february of this year but they are nowhere to be seen at this national
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independence museum. the museum director takes us to a secret well secured room hears with voice with which should be displayed in the future museum at the site of his former residence in the village of more than 300 kilometers from the capital but no one knows when it will be built for now the whip along with the bible is stored away from public view. they mizuno the state roost is not delivered in terms of the security in the room where it can be displayed in. what mandate because we were mandated to safeguard just have to store it we do not want to do one thing where the other community will not behave so the community must grow big and come up with one voice to say this is what we want local media reported on a dispute among boys descendants some of them say both the whip and bible belong to
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the family not the government lucy of it boy is torn she's part of the vote for a family and the government. the family feel that it should be in the museum because it's not we cannot own him he's a year all in namibia for the namibian people so therefore the family feel that it should stay the national museum but one day is that he said. in phoebe on that original item must come to be on some conflict within the family that this different opinions about us what should happen to the i know that they did you will ask me that question but leave that question for the family. museum director mary number was c.c. has been compiling a list of namibian artworks that are still overseas she wants to recover more stolen property but she's learned from the experience that it takes a lot of time and communication to set the right everyone involved in the process
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can't be rushed back at cape cross it's not yet clear if the 15th century original will stand here once more or if it's to will end up in the museum. for more on this i'm joined by yes a little boy he is the founder of an n.g.o.s here in bilin that focuses on the patch ration of items that interest artifacts and human remains looted from colonized countries welcome to date of the africa mist and bottle until we see that the that the germans have the gesture and what do you make of them returning the cave crossed in a movie of course this follows the repatriation of the boy by bill and with what do you make of that gesture and really don't make the most typical about it because for me tourists symbolizes christianity and the we're not the christians especially the catholics and ruth evans there were there ones who really prepared
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their way for this. and the. this is christians they're the ones who told us we do have to believe or know on cultures traditions and if customs. because that is seed wote is their way out but the flame to deal with the ones who did you really prepare their way to make it easier for the troops to colonize us ok speaking of the colonial era as some of the things that happened there this week we heard from a very high ranking german official he was speaking in the movie and i just want to read out the quote he said that the horrors that germans committed at the beginning of the 20th century against the people of this country was for referring to namibia especially the head a little and nama are on full caution the atrocities committed in germany's name well what today would be quote genocide so we're hearing this would genocide we're
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hearing what sounds like an admission does that go far enough. and do my part to those in the media who presented the hurdle unama we have been demanding to the gym and government to a daughter called nies war to end between 1000 awful and 1000 or 8 there was genocide and did nothing else and up to now the whole of the typical denies it it is publicly just one of the deviated locate the beauty god it is genocide and it is never been announced in the parliament i just didn't read your mind in that the 2 must be officially announced in the parliament and it behoved crapola gys probably the reparations ok so as i as i put it out of us when we started this conversation you are you'll enjoy focuses on the
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repatriation of human remains and artifacts looted from colonized countries you've been doing this fighting 3 decades now you're so passionate about it it's you've dedicated your life to doing this work and i wondered why this is something that you're so passionate about. since i was a child individual for years my grandmother used to tell me stories over mind the many chief men who fought against the jim and colonialism and then at the end he was a defeated and then he was to come as a prisoner of war and he was a hen for more than 7 hours where you find him a grandma that says he was so strong 7 hours he didn't die then the german short at him but spit i him through and the lies that they did to put in not some way they just wanted to torture him so people should be off to see what is in me if they do
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the blood is the germans the 7 things were to be applied so my good mother has been us the hen. of the who was hen they chopped off the head i sent each to jim one for. his for such as and it is some way he and my grandmother of the people were where come from they have been to many of these to be brought back even to do believe with disses kim all. conditions are changing it isn't because you haven't bothered to him. ok so this is your personal story and you are fighting for the remains of fuel grandfathers who have actually to fax it tanzania had a sort of them bora thank you so much that we appreciate your time sir. the pop icon beyonce s new album was released today and it's proving to be a hits in africa the 14 track album titled lion king the gift was inspired by
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disney's new version of the classic film now on the album's beyond say features nigerian pop stars including give me a laddie and whisk it through me. asking they're also artists from ghana and south africa. so we took our cameras to the streets of lagos to get some reviews of queen bees latest record but if you say i think it's really great that she called me from africa i'm a musician you feel how warm clothes you also feel so to say i find i am wrong i think it's greed there fear in corporate america and since i will see green lion king give you reason i've got 3 year period we will. work i think is a good step for a new way for someone like her or is going to suspend your intake down ok i think that i have now for the interior and i does and i'm thinking that i think if you
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actually boost their potential and i think industry i missed out ok so the album has made some criticism especially due to the lack of eastern african voices on the recordings satisfaction from nairobi rhodes i'm a huge fiancé fan but i'm still gutted there was no intrusive ity in the lion king album even with the little swahili in the film it would have meant to large to have east african sound this was purely a west african affair once again we've been brought sat and this use of roach it's worse that disney line king uses swahili but what's even worse is that he didn't feature any artist that speaks the language africa is more than just niger. it has 57 countries. and that is it for now from deeds ebony's africa as always you can catch all our stories on our website and facebook page today will leave you with some sound from beyond sales latest album this one's called spirits till next time
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issued when i arrived here i slept with 6 people in a room. it was hard i was for. i even got white hair and. the german language head nodding off this gives me a little but you need to entrust the flame you want to their story the muslims her fighting and reliable information for margaret. welcome to news from the world of alt and culture and coming up on the show today. on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing an exhibition looks at how the moon has inspired all over the centuries. and the queen of england opens the doors of
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buckingham palace for an exhibition dedicated to our great great grandmother great victoria. but we began with cameroonian singh a brick bassy who's currently on tour here in europe he still sings in the bus a language from his native cameroon but since 2006 has lived in france his eclectic songs reflect his musical link with africa but there's bossanova the blues in there and some interesting arrangements including trumpet trombone and even banjo this is all topped off by a very distinctive soulful voice. bassy tells uncomfortable stories in unique soft tones. a little gaunt that about the singer songwriter is currently on to.

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