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Colonial past: Germany, Namibia, the stone returns the cross

Germany is a stone monument of Namibia. The 3.5-Meter-high Kreuzkap-pillar had been done in the colonial era, 125 years ago in Berlin.

Emperor Wilhelm II. had to create a ton Monument of the former German colony of South West Africa to Germany. Now you will be brought to Namibia and back. State Minister for culture Monika Grütters (CDU) will pass in the late summer, together with the President of the German Historical Museum (DHM), Raphael Gross,.

The Namibian government had asked for two years ago, officially, the return of the "Cape Cross" well-known column. In June of last year, the DHM had organised with around 400 international experts to a Symposium on its history. Yesterday, the Board of Trustees unanimously decided to transfer the column.

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