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Shifeta to deliver Phosphate mining decision on Thursday

A judgement by tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta on whether to have an environment clearance certificate withheld or granted to Namibia Marine Phos...

Himarwa settles dust over Paheye Primary School chaos … after hostile parents withdrew children

Education minister, Katrina Hanse Himarwa has settled the dust over the drama at Paheye Primary school after allegations that the behavior of the ...

Defence minister denies splashing money on Otjozondjupa farm

Defence minister, Penda Ya Ndakolo, has flatly denied ever purchasing farm Otjisemba located in the Otjozondjupa region, following allegations tha...

It’s time for private sector to stop “waiting and seeing”- Schlettwein

Old Mutual Namibia celebrated the anchoring of its business footprint in Africa last week at an event where finance minister Calle Schlettwein als...

Rugby Africa Gold Cup to start this weekend

The Rugby Africa Gold Cup is expected to kick off this weekend and will be played in a round-robin format across seven match days between the 16th...

Drama unfolds as two men claim paternity over one child

Two men are at each others’ throats fighting over the paternity of a child born to a Katima Mulilo based police officer identified only as S...

Agriculture


Stray Buffalo sends agriculture ministry in panic mode … as extreme measures are put in place in the hunt-to-kill effort

A report of a stray African buffalo sighted in Ouje village in Eiseb block in the Omaheke region...

Agriculture warns farmers on abortion outbreak

The Directorate of Veterinary Services at the agriculture ministry has warned local farmers on t...

Broadband policy not realistic- Rowney

The soon to be finalised Broadband Policy projected to shape the future of internet an...

Mutorwa calls for financial assistance

Agriculture minister John Mutorwa has called on government and the private sector to invest in th...

Agriculture to control Lumpy skin disease spread

Deputy Chief State Veterinarian Dr John Shoopala said the Veterinary Services will be controlling...

Agriculture sector under control: Misika

Despite the lingering drought effects, animal disease outbreaks, floods and the threat of the dev...

ÔÇÿUnpredictableÔÇÖ Saints in a comfortable start

Despite the Saints’ relatively young players facing off some of the internationally tried a...

Poor early rainfall a let-down for farmers

The poor rainfall performance recorded in the first month and half of the 2016/2017 rainfall...

Nam makes N$450m from Italy fishing trade

The fishing industry has generated N$450m from trading with Italy in the past couple of year...

ÔÇ£Hairballs In Sheep BellyÔÇØ

One of my favorite emerging farmers recently made an enquiry about balls that he found in th...

Genetic natural resources law to be implemented

The legal instrument to safeguard Namibia’s genetic natural resources (GNR) is current...

BW lists 4 700 local shareholders

  Bank Windhoek Holdings (BWH) currently has about 4 700 shareholders of whom 97% a...

Agribank approves N$1.3 b in loans

  The Agricultural Bank of Namibia (Agribank) has approved and paid out loans worth...

N$2 million feed intake station opens

  Genetic Technology Solutions (GenTecSol) has opened the first ever Net – Fe...

Communal Livestock at Agricultural shows and trade fairs

With all the fun and hype of the Katutura 2016 Expo behind us, it is clear that communal and...

NTA invests N$36.5million in the VET sector

The Namibia Training Authority (NTA) has entered into ten separate service level agreements ...

The need for salt supplement in cattle during drought

Recently I was at a local hanging-out place in Katutura and during the many conversation wit...

Creating awareness about mental health issues and substance abuse through street theatre

  This installment is a sequel of the previous issue which gave an overview of ment...

Nam farmers produce 49% of pork consumed

  Namibian pig farmers are currently producing 49% of fresh pork that is consumed l...

Buying feed and safeguarding against spoilage is equally essential

  During this period of skyrocketing prices of commodities, it is very important th...

Farmers complete training in OPWM course

  A group of farmers in the country have recently completed a training course that ...

The need for salt supplement in cattle during drought

Recently I was at a local hanging-out place in Katutura and during the many conversation wit...

In the dog house - reproductive cycle in dogs

This week we will take a look at the cycle of reproduction in dogs. This is especially very ...

The future of Namibian livestock export industry hangs in balance

Diverse versus Specialised farming. Recently I met an old friend of mine (Dannie) who has ...

The future of Namibian livestock export industry hangs in balance

  The farming community is buzzing with the newly imposed controversial veterinary ...

The Namibian-Angolan border fence is a must!

Namibia is a testimony to the long lasting effects of foot and mouth disease (FMD) outb...

The Villager vet: 5 years and counting....

Yes, The Village Vet column is 5 years and counting!  In the 5 years so many things h...

Facing drought the Namibian farmersÔÇÖ way

Grazing has decreased in the country due to the poor rainfall received, which implies a...

Lumpy Skin Disease Hit Otjombinde Farmers Hard

The farmers of villages in the Otjombinde constituency (even my own village, Erindirozo...