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Germany slowly faces up to its colonial past

A century after losing its empire, Germany is preparing to formally apologise for the massacre of the Herero and Nama peoples in Namibia. The crime is considered by historians to be the first genocide of the 20th century. In the past few years, a handful of activists and museum directors have helped bring this dark chapter of history to the German public's attention. Our correspondents report.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Gaëlle Essoo.

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