Namibians are calling for the removal of the Curt von François statue in Independence Avenue. See the petition on the issue here – https://www.change.org/p/mayor-of-the-city-of-windhoek-fransina-kahungu-a-curt-farewell Von François is most notoriously known for carrying out the 1893 Hoornkrans Massacre in which mainly women and children were killed. In 2015 Swanu President Usutuaije Maamberua called for the statue […]
As part of the City of Windhoek’s response to the water crisis from 2015-16, the authorities drew up an ‘Emergency Water Use Scenario’. The scenario seeks to capture from which source and how much volume should be provided to meet the city’s water demand over the period of one week. Of note and as can […]
Windhoek’s water crisis was a long time coming. This paper looks at the way forward.