Geschichtsvergessenheit & cool names, rich in history

In his State of the Nation address in Parliament this year, [the Namibian] President Hifikepunye Pohamba said in response to questions from Ignatius Shixwameni and Usutuaije Maamberua about colonial names: “Who is Lüderitz in the first place? And we have a region called Caprivi. Something should be done and has to be done.”

Source: Jan Poolman: Namibia: Caprivi Renaming Raises Hackles (30.07.2012)
Comment by the Allgemeine Zeitung: Erwin Leuschner: Lachnummer im Ausland (14.08.2013)

Lüderitz: [Images 1] [Images 2]

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