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Drought empties farmers' pockets

3 days ago - 16 May 2019 | Disasters

While farmers are braced for yet another drought that has negatively affected livestock prices and fodder production, increasing on-farm expenses are also significantly impacting on producer profits. According to the first-quarter review for 2019...

Crisis at Hardap

4 days ago - 15 May 2019 | Disasters

Dam levels in Namibia have plummeted because of a lack of rain and it is estimated that the Hardap Dam near Mariental will be able to supply water for less than a year.This will affect...

Every drop counts

5 days ago - 14 May 2019 | Disasters

As Windhoek faces a looming water supply crisis amidst the ravaging drought, the City has upgraded to a category D severe scarcity supply scenario and will impose mandatory 15% water savings, plus a host of...

Governors briefed about drought

5 days ago - 14 May 2019 | Disasters

Regional governors were briefed about drought relief interventions being implemented by government and were urged to urgently start with the process of identification, registration and distribution of support benefits to affected communities. Prime Minister Saara...

Ondjala ya tseyithwa kutya onkalo yopaulumomhumbwe moshilongo

1 week ago - 09 May 2019 | Disasters

Omanga epangelo lya tseyitha kutya onkalo yoshikukuta moshilongo oya ninga onkalo yopaulumomhumbwe, aanafaalama oya taaalela onkalo ya dhigupala noonkondo na oya pewa omayele opo ya ngongepo oompangela dhuule woomvula ntano dha nuninwa okuungaunga nonkalo yompumbwe...

Oomiliyona 137 dha pumbiwa moprograma yoshikukuta

1 week ago - 07 May 2019 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMIT Nonando epangelo olya tseyitha tali ka gandja omayambidhidho koshigwana omolwa onkalo yoshikukuta ndjoka ya taalela oshilongo, olya tseyithwa kutya olya pumbwa oshimaliwa...

Water crisis in the north

2 weeks ago - 03 May 2019 | Disasters

A break in the canal supplying water from Angola has caused a water shortage in northern Namibia, which was already struggling to cope with a...

Ekunkililo omolwa ompumbwe yoondya

3 weeks ago - 25 April 2019 | Disasters

Olopota ompe yoCrop Prospects, Food Security and Drought Situation Report oya holola kombinga yompumbwe yoondya sha landula omuloka gwa nkundipala neteyo itali ka kala ewanawa...

SA storm death toll rises to 51

3 weeks ago - 24 April 2019 | Disasters

The death toll from severe storms in South Africa has risen to 51, authorities said today.All the deaths were reported in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province where...

Warning of dire food shortages

3 weeks ago - 24 April 2019 | Disasters

The latest Crop Prospects, Food Security and Drought Situation Report has predicted massive reductions for all crop-producing areas in the expected harvest season, including cereal...

Namibia faces 'high water stress'

1 month - 18 April 2019 | Disasters

?Namibia, which is already challenged by prolonged droughts and severe water shortages in some areas, has been identified as one of the countries that will...

Drought a national disaster – farmers

1 month - 17 April 2019 | Disasters

The Namibia Agriculture Union (NAU) and the Namibia Emerging Commercial Farmers' Union (NECFU) have urgently requested agriculture minister Alpheus !Naruseb to declare the 2019 drought...

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Compounding impacts of crippling drought

1 month - 10 April 2019 | Disasters

Rainfall during southern Africa's 2018/19 wet season started nearly a month late and was characterised by extended dry spells between January and March, and concluded...

Don’t depend on food...

1 month - 08 April 2019 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMIT The Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) has called government to rein in spending on luxuries, while also calling on Namibians not to depend...

Farmers on the edge

1 month - 26 March 2019 | Disasters

The executive director of the Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU), Mwilima Mushokavanji, says the drought situation is very serious and it is especially communal farmers...

Namibia okwa taalela oshikukuta oshinene

1 month - 26 March 2019 | Disasters

Oshikukuta ngashiingeyi osha pumbwa okutalikako onga onkalo yopaulumomhumbwe moNamibia na otashi gumu noonkondo oomwenyo dhaantu oyendji moshilongo, onkene oshilongo nashi kale shiilongekidhila onkalo ndjoka. Omunambelewa...

N$572m for drought relief

1 month - 22 March 2019 | Disasters

Cabinet has announced a N$572.7 million drought relief package for 2019 to 2020. The money is set to cover food assistance, water tankers, livestock management...

Unfinished pipeline causes critical water...

2 months ago - 15 March 2019 | Disasters

A decision by the Oshikoto regional council to extend the Ondangwa-Omuntele pipeline has left the Omuntele area with a critical water shortage. A further...

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