The Windhoek Observer was last week bombarded with calls from readers who were reacting angrily to last week’s editorial in which the paper called for the resignation of disgraced former Education, Arts and Culture Minister, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa, from the National Assembly in the wake of her conviction on corruption charges by the Windhoek High Court.
Chairperson of the Okahandja Community Committee and Founder of Home Based Care, Kathleen Uri-Khos, has made sensational claims that she is being victimised by the Okahandja Municipality after her charity organisation was ordered to vacate the premises it has been leasing for free from council since 2005.
Ovaherero Traditional Authority Secretary General, Dr Mutjinde Katjiua, has described Thursday’s clash between soldiers and desperate communal farmers who were seeking grazing land for their starving animals on the corridors of Namibian Defence Force farms near Karibib in the Erongo region as “horrific.”
As many farmers across the country continue to lose their livestock due to a crippling drought that has ravaged large parts of the country, Agritech Namibia has introduced a new technology that is being described as a game changer in animal husbandry through the production of fodder in seven days.
Namibia is currently facing an unprecedented oversupply of poultry products in the market due to the flooding of imports mainly from Brazil, a position which has seen retail prices plummeting, threatening the sustainability of the local sector.
Former SWAPO Secretary General, Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, has maintained that information carried in an article published by the Windhoek Observer last week regarding funding of the party’s new headquarters is correct despite objections by some party members.