News from Namibia

20-02-2014 01:43 AM
Crops succumb to severe drought
The dry spell in the north continues to exact a heavy toll on crops in a number of constituencies and villages, with many people starting to feel the ...
20-05-2013 09:06 AM
President declares drought emergency
President Hifikepunye Pohamba last Friday declared a national emergency due to the devastating drought that has already killed 4 000 large and small s...
16-05-2013 09:18 AM
Statistics Agency to Conduct Agriculture Census
The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) is preparing to carry out a new national census of the agricultural sector. The last agricultural census was do...
31-01-2013 10:36 AM
Local Farmers Embrace Pig Farming
There has been a tremendous increase in pig farming with more farmers showing interest after the recent introduction of a trial pig protection scheme....
24-04-2012 09:43 AM
Bumper rice harvest projected
The ambitious Kalimbeza national rice project on the banks of the Zambezi River in the Caprivi Region forecast a bumper crop harvest for three of its ...
13-12-2011 09:05 AM
Grape harvest begins in Namibia
Despite attempts by the Ministry of Agriculture to stop 10 Aussenkehr farmers selling their grapes to a preferred...
24-11-2011 09:38 AM
Suspected cattle thieves appear in court
Ten suspected cattle thieves involved in an incident in Otjombinde Constituency at the weekend and two of their victims, appeared in the Gobabis Magis...
23-02-2011 09:46 AM
Dairy industry wants more support
Namibia has to look at a permanent support structure for the dairy industry if it wants a sustainable industry...
01-12-2010 07:23 AM
Cattle rustlers hit again at Okahandja
The killing of eight more pregnant cows on a farm east of Okahandja has brought the farmer’s total loss since October to 17 cattle, valued at mo...