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elderly blacks forcibly removed from South Africa to Namibia

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Duringn my OAT trip to Namibia, we visited an oma (grandmother) who used to live in South Africa, but was forcibly dumped in Namibia during the apartheid era when Namibia was controlled by S.Africa. Our guide referred to her as "riem vas maker". I'm trying to get more information, but can't find anything in the web. Do I have the wrong spelling ?Does anybody have any info or know where I can find more info ? Thanks so much.

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