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Farmers given 30 days to leave Nyae-Nyae Conservancy

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WINDHOEK, 11 MAR (NAMPA) – Farmers who invaded the Nyae-Nyae Conservancy in 2009 have asked President Hage Geingob to intervene after they were officially ordered by the Ju/‘hoansi Traditional Authority to leave the area.
Close to 30 Herero-speaking families invaded the conservancy under the jurisdiction of the traditional authority with about 1 000 head of cattle, purportedly because their cattle were dying because of a poisonous plant in the Gam area. The plant however also grew in the conservancy.< ...

 

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