Disasters

Unfinished pipeline causes critical water shortage

5 days 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 N$12 million is needed to complete the project to ensure...

Low Orange River a disaster

5 days ago - 15 March 2019 | Disasters

Low water levels in the lower Orange River could have severe consequences for grape farmers in the area, such as production losses, labour cutbacks and eventually dwindling revenues.Agriculture ministry executive director Percy Misika says the...

Water crisis at Lüderitz

6 days ago - 14 March 2019 | Disasters

JANA-MARI SMITH Lüderitz residents and businesses were scrambling for water and information yesterday, nearly two days after most of the town’s taps had run dry because of complications...

Oversight caused high water bills

1 week ago - 08 March 2019 | Disasters

The City of Windhoek has admitted that there was an “oversight” that led to hundreds of residents receiving shockingly high water bills this month and said it would be rectified. City of Windhoek...

Hopes fade for a good harvest

2 weeks ago - 05 March 2019 | Disasters

A subsistence farmer from Mayana village in the Kavango East Region says that with the lack of rainfall during January and February which saw his crops die due to the heat, good rainfall in March...

Uutile woshikukuta sho kaku na omuloka

2 weeks ago - 04 March 2019 | Disasters

Andreas Nenkavu (90) okwa popi kutya omvula ndjika otayi mu dhimbulukitha omvula yo 1939, sho oondama dhomeya odhindji monooli dha li dha fulwa koonyala kaakwashigwana...

Drought fear looms large

4 weeks ago - 19 February 2019 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMIT Namibia faces a 150 000-tonne grain shortfall by the end of April this year, as...

Desperate farmers receive fodder

1 month - 15 February 2019 | Disasters

Several Good Samaritans have come on board to show Namibia's spirit of helping those in a time of need. A total of 11...

City's water recycling crippled

1 month - 13 February 2019 | Disasters

More than a week after the heavy fuel oil spill at Namibia Dairies, which halted Windhoek's water recycling, there is still no reclamation of water...

Omvula ya etelele enyanyu, oluhodhi neyonagulo

1 month - 12 February 2019 | Disasters

Omulumentu gwoomvula 22 omuniilonga gwehangano lyoNamibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) okwa si omeya mEtitano, konima sho otenda moka a li alala ya kungululwapo komeya...

Water crisis at Omuntele

1 month - 07 February 2019 | Disasters

ILENI NANDJATO Due to the prolonged drought and damage by elephants, livestock herders in the Omuntele farming area...

Taku ningwa oompangela dhokukondjitha oshikukuta

1 month - 06 February 2019 | Disasters

Ehangano lyoNamibia Agricultural Union (NAU) oshowo Namibia Emerging Commercial Farmers' Union (NECFCU) oga ngongopo ompangela ya nuninwa okukondjitha onkalo yoshikukuta ndjoka ya taalela oshilongo na...

Disasters

People, animals go hungry in...

2 months ago - 08 January 2019 | Disasters

Many inhabitants of the Kunene Region have flocked to regional council offices to ask for food aid and drought relief for their livestock. Regional...

Southern Africa to become drier

2 months ago - 08 January 2019 | Disasters

Southern Africa is expected to become drier leading this year as rain forecasts continue to disappoint. A recent outlook prepared by the Climate Centre...

No help for storm-hit family

2 months ago - 28 December 2018 | Disasters

The family of ten from Mayana village in the Kavango East Region, who were left homeless after a heavy storm destroyed their home last week,...

Communities in dire need of...

3 months ago - 13 December 2018 | Disasters

Several areas have been identified as “hot spots” where communities are suffering from chronic water shortages and emergency water assistance is required. Agriculture...

500 buffalo drown

4 months ago - 07 November 2018 | Disasters

At least 400 Cape Buffalo died in a stampede in the Chobe River last night in a desperate attempt to escape a pack of lions...

Future droughts will be devastating

4 months ago - 02 November 2018 | Disasters

Alarming predictions indicate that Namibia will experience more frequent droughts in the future, affecting nearly 80% of the population and 76% of the country's gross...

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