Illegal Fencing in Namibia

The government has issued a stern warning on farmers to remove illegally fencing or face the law.

  • Namibia:   Tweya's Illegal Fence to Be Removed

    Namibian, 24 January 2013

    The Kavango Communal Land Board, in conjunction with the Namibian Police, will remove the illegal fence erected by Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Tjekero Tweya in a communal… Read more »

File photo of Barbed fencing lines.

  • Namibia:   Farmers Told to Remove Illegal Fences

    Namibian, 11 January 2013

    TWENTY-SEVEN farmers in northern Namibia, found to have illegally fenced off large tracts of land in communal areas, have been issued with legal notices to remove their fences… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Some Action On Illegal Fencing

    Namibian, 17 December 2012

    THE Otjozondjupa Communal Land Board has issued notices to eight communal farmers to remove illegal fences put up in the Tsumkwe West area, and promised to conduct an investigation… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Ohangwena Farmers Ordered to Remove Farm Fences

    Namibian, 17 September 2012

    MORE than 17 farmers in the east of the Ohangwena Region have been ordered by the region's Communal Land Board to dismantle illegal fences before the end of this month. Read more »

  • Namibia:   Illegal Fencing Rife in Omaheke Region

    New Era, 9 October 2012

    Illegal fencing in the communal areas by the elite is said to be rife in the Omaheke Region, leaving the poor without grazing land, Omaheke Regional Governor, Laura… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Officials Slam Land Grabbing

    New Era, 27 March 2012

    The Governor of the Kavango Region, Maurus Nekaro, is disturbed by the ongoing land disputes, the grabbing of huge tracts of land and the allocation of land illegally to wealthy… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Illegal Fencing Remains a Hot Potato

    Namibian, 14 March 2012

    MINISTER of Lands and Resettlement Alpheus !Naruseb yesterday admitted that there is "some degree of inconsistency" in the manner illegal fencing in communal areas is dealt with,… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Land Grabbers Warned Again

    New Era, 3 April 2012

    The Deputy Minister of Lands and Resettlement, Theo Diergaardt, has urged Namibians to immediately stop illegally fencing off land and suggested that the culprits should face the… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Diergaardt Warns Against Land Grabbing

    Namibian, 3 April 2012

    THE Deputy Minister of Lands and Resettlement, Theo Diergaardt, has made a passionate plea to people who have fenced off large tracts of communal land to stop the illegal practice. Read more »