National Assembly adopts motion to discuss former mine workers compensation 


The National Assembly has adopted a motion addressing the inclusion of Namibian former mine workers in southern Africa for compensation.

The motion was moved by Swapo Party MP Sebastiaan Karupu, who urged the house to directly adopt the motion to avoid referrals to the standing committee, citing potential delays and resource constraints.

About N$41,8 million spent as compensation on human-wildlife conflict issues


About N$41,8 million has been spent as compensation for human-wildlife conflict-related issues since 2009.

This is contained in a report presented by the Ministry of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism at the just-ended National Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) in Windhoek.

The highest compensation of N$9,2 million was made last year, followed by 2021 with N$6,3 million and N$5,3 million in 2021.

N$3.3 million in compensation was made between 2011 and 2016.