follow the water
Drought causes housing crisis and despair for rural Namibians
Namibian President Hage Geingob has declared the desert country’s informal settlements a ‘human disaster’ as entire villages empty in search of water
Windhoek — When Pedro Dhila left his homestead in northern Namibia one year ago to seek greener pastures in the country’s capital, he meant it literally and figuratively.
Dhila hoped Windhoek would hold better opportunities after the worsening drought in the Omusati region decimated his crops and nearly 30 of his cows...