Disasters

Erongo shudders under weight of drought

1 day - 26 May 2019 | Disasters

Swakopmund • Leandrea LouwAlmost 13 000 bags of maize meal were distributed to households in the Karibib and Daures constituencies between November 2018 to March 2019.According to Hafeni Ndemula, Erongo regional council chairperson, the drought...

Ontbyt saam vir boere

1 day - 26 May 2019 | Disasters

Windhoek • Yolanda Nel Wanneer ons eet, dink ons selde aan hoe die eier, melk of spek op ons bord beland het. Die meeste mense maak die yskas oop en kyk of jy van...

Plans to place water along the Fish

1 day - 26 May 2019 | Disasters

//Ai-/Ais • Erwin Leuschner The popular Fish River hiking trail in southern Namibia is threatened with closure at the end of the month due to the acute water shortage experienced there.However, the state-owned operator Namibia...

Watertekort in hoofstad neem toe

1 week ago - 19 May 2019 | Disasters

Skaars twee weke ná die Windhoekse munisipaliteit aangekondig het daar is vooruitgang in terme van waterbesparings – hoewel gering – tree streng waterbeperkings op 1 Julie in.Windhoek Express se susterskoerant, Republikein, het vroeër hierdie week...

Severe water shortages in the East

2 weeks ago - 13 May 2019 | Disasters

Residents of Otjongombe village are facing difficulties due to the ongoing drought and severe water shortages in the area. Otjongombe is situated about 120 km from Gobabis and comprises 30 homesteads.The village's waterpoint committee chairperson,...

Wilde vrugte hul enigste hoop

2 weeks ago - 12 May 2019 | Disasters

Sihepere • Kenya Kambowe Grond wat onbenut is weens die huidige droogte en die feit dat hulle werkloos is, is twee van die talle uitdagings...

Take water restrictions seriously

4 weeks ago - 28 April 2019 | Disasters

Yolanda NelAlthough progress can be seen in terms of saving water, it is minimal.So says spokesperson of the City of Windhoek, Lydia Amutenya.“The outcome of...

Food for conservancy schools

1 month - 07 April 2019 | Disasters

In March food benefits were distributed to schools throughout the N≠a Jaqna Conservancy - the largest in the country and one of only two...

Spaar water of probleme kom

1 month - 31 March 2019 | Disasters

Yolanda Nel Huishoudelike waterverbruikers word gemaan om nie meer as 90 liter water per dag per persoon te gebruik nie, voor nóg strenger waterbeperkings...

Who will foot the oil spill bill?

1 month - 31 March 2019 | Disasters

Windhoek • Clemens von Alten Although the Gammams wastewater treatment plant is fully operational again, the quality of treated water leaves much to be desired...

Rosewood transporters have their say

2 months ago - 24 March 2019 | Disasters

Swakopmund • Otis Finck A local trucker who is in the business of transporting Rosewood says Namibians are confused about the practise and have little...

Does parasitic danger loom for us?

2 months ago - 24 March 2019 | Disasters

Addressing the question of whether the ancient parasite of guinea worms is heading towards Namibia, Dr Eric Dziuban hosts a public talk at the Namibia...

Disasters

'No tomorrow' unless consumption falls

2 months ago - 17 March 2019 | Disasters

Nairobi • Nita BhallaGlobal exploitation of natural resources – from water, sand and timber to oil, coal and gemstones – has more than tripled in...

Kan Namibiërs 'n les leer?

5 months ago - 17 December 2018 | Disasters

Waarskuwings oor krane wat op Dag Zero leeg sou loop, het 'n veel groter impak op Kapenaars se waterverbruik gehad as waterbeperkings.Dít is een van...

Otjivero on its last legs

8 months ago - 27 August 2018 | Disasters

Yolanda Nel - With low water sources in the East of the country, the situation is currently being carefully managed by NamWater.“The run dry date...

Dorp se krane word styf...

9 months ago - 20 August 2018 | Disasters

Yolanda Nel - Watertoevoer van die grootste dam in die Gobabis distrik is stopgesit ná die nuutste NamWater-damverslag daarop dui dat die Otjiverodam op 8%...

Brakwater-gesin se huis brand af

1 year - 21 September 2017 | Disasters

’n Gesin van Nubuamis in Brakwater het verlede Sondagaand al hul aardse besittings verloor toe hul huis afgebrand het.Die huiseienaar, Julieth Tjiondo, het gesê haar...

Billions needed for water system

1 year - 17 August 2017 | Disasters

Yolanda NelIt will cost between N$10 and 12 billion to obtain a long-term water supply for the central area.This according to Hugh Bruce of Lund...

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