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N$9 million worth of summons issued between Nov-Jan …with over 500 gender based violence cases recorded

The Namibian Police issued 9 245 summons which in total were worth N$ 9 688 050, between 28 November last year and 18 January this year,...

Grootfontein residents fume over ‘non-existent’ houses …as they enter a 2nd year of home deductions

A group of Grootfontein residents are out for blood after they were allegedly duped into investing in over 30 homes by Tulaing Properties Limited,...

South Africa: Cyril Ramaphosa elected president

South Africa’s members of parliament today elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the new president. Ramaphosa takes over after former president Jacob Z...

Jacob Zuma resigns as president

Jacob Zuma has officially resigned from his position as South Africa's president, with immediate effect. ...

Morgan Tsvangirai dies

The MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai who has been receiving treatment in South Africa has died following a long battle with cancer. ...

Geingob's Keepers - a man is who he keeps around him

Three years into President Hage Geingob's tenure, is there anything to talk about regarding the so-called A-Team whose members take millions h...

Tourism


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...

Nambahu calls for liberalisation of tourism sector

Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism (MET) Tommy Nambahu has acknowledged that althoug...

Tourism to curb levies leakage

Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta says his Ministry will work on amendments t...