Oct 13

Otjiwarongo issues eviction notices to illegal farmers

Otjiwarongo’s Municipality confirmed the issuance of eviction notices to livestock and crop farmers allegedly conducting illegal farming activities around the town. The town’s Mayor, Gottlieb Shivute says a total 27 farmers, who were illegally situated on municipal land, were this week issued notices. The farmers are mostly occupying the area situated southeast of town earmarked for a reception dwelling, and also on camp five marked for residential purposes. The mayor further stated that his office has 4 000 applications for dwelling plots, and this area around camp five is the one identified by the municipality.