Disasters

Dineo storms onto bucket list

14 hours ago | Disasters

When you plan a sunny Mozambican holiday in February, the last thing you expect is to be caught up in a cyclone. (Well, maybe we should have read up a bit more beforehand). Hello Dineo....

Support for shack fire victims

1 week ago - 15 February 2017 | Disasters

The Namibian National Insurance Corporation (NamibRe) handed over a donation of N$50 000 for victims of shack fires to the Walvis Bay Mayoral Fund last week. Mayor Immanuel Wilfred received the donation form Ntwala...

Kunene farmers desperate

3 weeks ago - 01 February 2017 | Disasters

Emotions are running high among Kunene farmers after losing hundreds of heads of livestock to the prolonged drought. Relief has been fickle, with the first rain of the season arriving only last week.Uhangatenua Kapi, the...

Last warning for illegal car washes

1 month - 19 January 2017 | Disasters

JANA-MARI SMITH A police sweep targeting illegal car-wash operations in public spaces will start in Windhoek next Tuesday.The City of Windhoek has warned illegal car washes to close down now...

New boreholes at Uis not connected

1 month - 19 January 2017 | Disasters

While thousands of litres of water are being transported by road to Uis daily, boreholes that were drilled last year remain unused. NamWater spokesperson John Shigwedha yesterday confirmed to Namibian Sun that new boreholes...

Omulilo gwa hanagulapo oombashu 13 mOmbaye

1 month - 18 January 2017 | Disasters

Omulilo ngoka ga tukuka momudhingoloko gwaKuisebmond mOlyomakaya ogwa thigi aanona yahetatu ka ye na omizalo dhoskola oshowo omambo, sho omulilo gwa hanagulapo oombashu dha...

Mercy mission to waterless Uis

1 month - 11 January 2017 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMITTens of thousands of litres of water were yesterday donated to residents of Uis who had been without water for several days.Namibians opened their...

Lake Oponona still dry

1 month - 11 January 2017 | Disasters

Farmers in the Uuvudhiya grazing area of the Oshana Region say they were hopeful when it started raining toward the end of last year, but...

Complaints about drought relief

1 month - 29 December 2016 | Disasters

People in northern Namibia who depend on drought-relief food from the government say it takes several months for the supplies to reach them, while others...

Windhoek running dry

1 month - 27 December 2016 | Disasters

The City of Windhoek will remain reliant on the use of borehole water until the three dams supplying the city have received inflows. Water rationing...

Mongolian herders facing disaster

1 month - 27 December 2016 | Disasters

Mongolians are already struggling with an economic crisis which has seen the currency, the tugrik, depreciate rapidly, making household goods more expensive.Weather forecasts for next...

Dying to get a drink

2 months ago - 16 December 2016 | Disasters

The town council of Opuwo, in a bid to better its overall performance will be creating management and head of department positions which were not...

Disasters

Onelago home struck again

3 months ago - 18 November 2016 | Disasters

Tresia Mushimba, 52 and unemployed, from Onelago village in Ondangwa rural constituency of the Oshana Region is shocked to see her home that she just...

Ongandjera palace opens mahangu stores

3 months ago - 15 November 2016 | Disasters

The Ongandjera Traditional Authority has decided to share its mahangu stores with the drought-stricken community. This is an effort of the traditional authority to...

Ya thigwa pomutenya koshikungulu

3 months ago - 14 November 2016 | Disasters

Oofamili dha thika puheyali odha thigwa pomutenya sho oombuli dhomagumbo gawo dha pepwako kombepo yoshikungulu ndjoka ya dhenge omudhingoloko gwEngela mOshitopolwa shaHangwena Etitatu lya piti.Aanamagumbo...

Namibia still at high risk...

3 months ago - 09 November 2016 | Disasters

Although some parts of Namibia have experienced good rains over the last few days, the country has been rated as being at high risk of...

Struggle kids camp at police...

3 months ago - 03 November 2016 | Disasters

About 80 children of the liberation struggle are picketing outside the Ruben Danger Ashipala Police Training Centre in Ondangwa while close to 200 are camping...

Desperate measures

3 months ago - 01 November 2016 | Disasters

PHOTO: KENYA KAMBOWESTARVED: The scarcity of grazing due to the drought is forcing cattle to eat even boxes as seen in the photo taken along...

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