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12 Jun 2013 description
report New Era

Story by Alvine Kapitako

WINDHOEK - Namibia continues to receive inflows of new African refugees with 15 to 20 new arrivals recorded monthly, says the Commissioner for Refugees in the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration, Nkrumah Mushelenga.

11 Aug 2010 description
report New Era

By Irene Hoaës

WINDHOEK - The number of vulnerable people that need humanitarian assistance in SADC has increased from 3.6 million in 2009 to 4.04 million in 2010.

Namibia is among the eight countries consisting of Malawi, Mozambique, Lesotho, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe that require humanitarian assistance.

According to the SADC Director for Food Agriculture and Natural Resources, Magreth Nyirenda, not even during the worst food crises in SADC in 1991/2 had the figures been that high.

16 Mar 2009 description
report New Era

by Reagan Malumo

KATIMA MULILO - Floods have displaced hundreds of learners, teachers and communities in the Zambezi flood plain areas of eastern Caprivi, forcing some of them to relocate to higher grounds at Schuckmannsburg where classes have been disrupted.

The situation worsened after water from the Zambezi River overflowed, causing floods at Nankuntwe, Namiyundu and Schuckmannsburg in Kabbe constituency.

The hydrological office at Katima Mulilo warned about the possibility of more flooding in the eastern flood plain this year compared to last year.

Last Thursday, Alfred …