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Omundudu family loses harvest to fire

Omundudu family loses harvest to fire

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 13 June 2018.

OMUNDUDU, 13 JUN (NAMPA) – A family of 26 at Omundudu village in the Ohangwena Region’s Engela Constituency on Monday experienced a devastating fire which destroyed their entire mahangu harvest, leaving the family without sustenance.
It is suspected that a fire spark from a nearby cuca shop, where people were cooking outside on an open fire, first torched the immediate grassland. The fire then spread to the family’s traditional thresher due to strong winds experienced in the area that day.
The mahangu produ ...

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