Government may stop cattle culling � Molao

MAUN: Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Fidelis Molao says government may ultimately stop cattle eradication as a containment measure for livestock disease outbreaks in the Ngamiland.

Speaking to Mmegi after addressing the North West District Council (NWDC) this week, Molao said that cattle eradication is a painful and very costly exercise. Addressing the NWDC, councillors expressed the view that the government is deliberately infecting the cattle with Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) so that Ngamiland wildlife thrives.

Molao denied this saying the government is doing all it can to save cattle.

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The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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