The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Sheep swept away by floods in Kunene

Contributed by NAMPA.

OPUWO, 17 FEB (NAMPA) – At least 400 sheep were swept away by flood waters at Otjahorovara village in the Opuwo Rural Constituency on Sunday.
Otjahorovara is situated about 70 kilometres from Opuwo.
One of the villagers affected, Inaavikurya Muhenje, 67, said: “I only have three sheep left”.
An emotional Muhenje said the children who were tending to the sheep ran home when it started raining at around 15h00.
Muhenje said eight homesteads were affected.
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