Disasters

Last warning for illegal car washes

5 days ago - 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

5 days ago - 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

6 days ago - 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 thika po-13, konima owala yegumbo lyamayola gwondoolopa.Aantu ya thika...

Mercy mission to waterless Uis

1 week ago - 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 hearts to intervene in the dire situation when an urgent...

Lake Oponona still dry

1 week ago - 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 became despondent when the rain stopped and Lake Oponona was...

Complaints about drought relief

3 weeks ago - 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

4 weeks ago - 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

4 weeks ago - 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

1 month - 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...

Heavy penalties for water leaks

1 month - 02 December 2016 | Disasters

JANA-MARI SMITH As the water supply crisis in central Namibia worsens, the City of Windhoek has urged residents to be...

Onelago home struck again

2 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

2 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...

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Namibia still at high risk...

2 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...

2 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

2 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...

N$270 million for emergency plan

3 months ago - 25 October 2016 | Disasters

The first phase of a project to address the water crisis in central Namibia will cost more than N$273 million.About three months after the Cabinet...

Grateful nation

3 months ago - 20 October 2016 | Disasters

HARAMBEE: Katutura East Constituency community members wait for their hampers during the monthly distribution of food under the Food Bank programme started by President Hage...

Farmers on the brink

3 months ago - 20 October 2016 | Disasters

ILENI NANDJATODisaster is looming for farmers in the Uuvudhiya grazing area of the Oshana Region after Lake Oponona dried up and news that NamWater will...

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