The GDR's Namibian children
Friday, 18 December
On December 18th 1979 hundreds of Namibian children were taken to East Germany to escape the war in their home country. But after communism in Europe collapsed in 1989 the children were sent back to Africa and an uncertain future. Johannes Dell has been speaking to Selma Kamati who was just four years old when she found herself experiencing a snowy East German Christmas.
Photo: Selma Kamati (far right of picture) and some of the of the other Namibian children.