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Dispute erupts as farmers occupy Otjiwarongo town land

Dispute erupts as farmers occupy Otjiwarongo town land

Tujoromajo Kasuto Chaos erupted in Otjiwarongo on Tuesday 20 July as the municipality confiscated about 600 livestock belonging to farmers who have illegally occupied town land The confiscated livestock were taken to the Showgrounds where a throng of about 40 farmers gathered demanding their livestock back. Farmers warned that if any of the confiscated livestock goes missing or is wounded, the municipality will pay dearly. The farmers also claimed that attempts to communicate with the municipality have fallen on deaf ears or have received unfavorable responses. Otjiwarongo Municipality‚Äôs Chief Emergency Officer, Daniel Pavaza, in an audio circulating on social media,…
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