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Scham und Stolz

Title: Scham und Stolz
Author: Andreas Rossmann
Media Outlet: Frankfurter Allgemeine
Publish Date: September 6, 2019

“(…) Die Bedeutung der Rückgabe für die Afrikaner stellte die Künstlerin und „feministische Denkerin“ Njoki Ngumi heraus: Welche Lücken die Objekte in der Geschichte des Kontinents hinterlassen und wie sich diese durch die Abwesenheit verändert haben – das seien Themen, auf die das Publikum in Kenia neugierig sei.”

Kenya creates a database to show just where its stolen cultural artefacts are

Title: Kenya creates a database to show just where its stolen cultural artefacts are
Author: Gurmeet Singh
Media Outlet: Fairplanet.org
Publish Date: June 28, 2019

“(…) Databases such as this may actually be more effective in the long-run than government lobbying. If the wider public is able to access a database which shows which objects were wrongfully acquired and where they currently reside, it might do more to raise awareness of the issue than elite-level political discussion.”

Kenya is creating a database of plundered cultural artefacts and their current locations

Title: Kenya is creating a database of plundered cultural artefacts and their current locations
Author: Kylie Kiunguyu
Media Outlet: This Is Africa
Publish Date: June 24, 2019

“While other African countries have been petitioning for decades and are actively moving towards the repatriation of cultural artefacts that were plundered during the colonial era, Kenya has only recently launched an investigation into which objects were removed from the East African nation, where in the West they are housed and who holds the agency to demand their repatriation.”