Benin Bronzes Will Return to Africa

The return of stolen artifacts from the continent has been previously highlighted throughout this blog. And today, I came across some more good news. According to Africa News, Germany and Nigeria will start an agreement to return Benin Bronzes taken from the Kingdom of Benin in 1897. A British colonial expedition stole the bronzes and…

Burundi Demands Reparations from Belgium and Germany

There’s some interesting news coming out of the continent that I have to share. The following information comes from Bloomberg. The East African country of Burundi is demanding $43 billion in reparations from Belgium and Germany. They want Belgium and Germany to return archival material and other stolen artifacts taken between 1899 and 1962. Europe’s…