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Shifeta to deliver Phosphate mining decision on Thursday

A judgement by tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta on whether to have an environment clearance certificate withheld or granted to Namibia Marine Phos...

Himarwa settles dust over Paheye Primary School chaos … after hostile parents withdrew children

Education minister, Katrina Hanse Himarwa has settled the dust over the drama at Paheye Primary school after allegations that the behavior of the ...

Defence minister denies splashing money on Otjozondjupa farm

Defence minister, Penda Ya Ndakolo, has flatly denied ever purchasing farm Otjisemba located in the Otjozondjupa region, following allegations tha...

It’s time for private sector to stop “waiting and seeing”- Schlettwein

Old Mutual Namibia celebrated the anchoring of its business footprint in Africa last week at an event where finance minister Calle Schlettwein als...

Rugby Africa Gold Cup to start this weekend

The Rugby Africa Gold Cup is expected to kick off this weekend and will be played in a round-robin format across seven match days between the 16th...

Drama unfolds as two men claim paternity over one child

Two men are at each others’ throats fighting over the paternity of a child born to a Katima Mulilo based police officer identified only as S...

Tourism


Conservancies should live up to their purpose- Sheya

Kunene regional governor, Marius Sheya, has said that conservancies should live up to their real...

Cheetah Conservation Fund celebrates Wildlife Day

The Cheetah Conservation Fund which is the mother organisation that takes care of the world&rsqu...

Namibia records highest tourists number since independence

 The local tourism sector has seen exponential growth since independence with the line mini...

Environment plans to reduce lion trophy hunting

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has said that it will consider minimising quotas for the...

NAU dismisses social media on jackal hunting

The Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU) has refuted recent claims that went viral on social media t...

CCF brings children closer to the Cheetah

The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) last week celebrated the 6th annual International Cheeta...

Hilton gives local tour operators the boot

Some local tour operators are up in arms after they were booted off the premises of the Hilt...

Domestic tourism doubles

Namibia Tourism Board Regional Manager for Africa and East Nicolae Tambrescu has reported th...

Hospitality Association of Namibia registered over 300 members

The Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) has registered 360 members as part of the assoc...

UNDP, WS train youth as tour guides

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in conjunction with Wilderness Safaris (WS) is...

Game auction nets MET N$13 million

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has raked in close to N$13 million from the la...

Hunters Safaris: NamibiaÔÇÖs premier hunting spot

  Deep in the Kalahari, surrounded by the “Kameeldoring Boom” (Cameltho...

State coughs up N$220m for parks protection

The government spends about N$220 million on the protection of national parks countrywide on...

Swakara earns N$729 Million from pelts in 2 years

The Karakul Board of Namibia (KBN) revealed that it had sold karakul pelts to the value of N...

Discounts boosts NWR stopovers

Accommodation at resorts owned by the Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) fared positive due to d...

Angola and Namibia to link nature parks

  The Ministries of Environment of Namibia and Angola have endorsed a draft treaty for t...

Tour guides unhappy over working conditions

Tour guides employed by the National Heritage Council of Namibia (NHCN) at the Versteen...

Wild animal attacks result in 19 deaths

Nineteen people have so far died from wild animal attacks statistics released by the Ministr...

Govt ventures into Croc farming

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) will soon become the facilitator of a Zambezi ...

SPCA takes in thousands

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Windhoek (SPCA) takes in up to ...

Anti-poaching efforts yield mixed results

Statistics released by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism show that the elephant popula...

250 tour guides trained

Wilderness Safaris Namibia has trained 250 Namibians as tour guides in the last two years...

Game farms must obtain valid permits - Shifeta

  The Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, has urged lodge and gam...

1.3 million tourists visit Nam

Namibia has seen an influx of approximately 1.3 million tourists in 2014, an increase of 12% from...

Shifeta puts down foot on trophy hunting ban

Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta has quelled international pressure on troph...

MET to clean up for influx

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) is putting in place measures to aggressively e...

Public holidays boost domestic tourism

The special rates offered during public holidays have aided in boosting the number of domest...

NWR rakes in N$250m

The Namibian Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has generated revenue of over N$250 million from its tou...

Anti-poaching auction generates N$2.7m over night

The Namibia Professional Hunters’ Association garnered N$2.73 million from their recen...

NAU pushes for harsh poaching fines

The Namibian Agricultural Union has approached the office of the Prosecutor General with rec...