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Govt acts to protect tourists

POLICE have introduced a branch that focuses on the protection of tourists in the country as one of the measures to combat this emerging scourge. This was disclosed by environment minister Pohamba Shifeta on Monday…

Traditional house turned into art museum

THE Jamaican flag flutters outside. This is an unusual sight, especially in northern Namibia. The only flags one is likely to see around here are political party flags, and mostly the Swapo party flag, which…

Prince William praises Nam’s conservation efforts

BRITAIN'S prince William, the duke of Cambridge, praised Namibia's conservation efforts as he arrived in the country yesterday on a two-day visit. The duke met vice president Nangolo Mbumba and environment minister Pohamba Shifeta at…

The journey to rebuild Air Namibia

There are perennial efforts that are universal for any modern airline: remove inefficiencies, streamline processes and frugal use of resources. This is what Air Namibia leadership team highlighted when they met with lawmakers as they…

HUAP training special conservancy game guards

THE Hunters United Against Poaching (HUAP) Trust has continued training communal anti-poaching game guards and a year after the initial training of 24 guards from the north-east of the country, eleven received advanced training. “We…

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Loss-making Air Namibia wants N$3b from government

The financially overwhelmed national carrier, Air Namibia has come out of the shell to tell the government that it needs funding of between N$2.5 billion to N$3 billion to jumpstart its profits after years of…

RETOSA faces closure due to non-committal member states

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is on the verge of losing its own marketing tourism body as the majority of member states are failing to honour their obligations of paying membership fees. The Regional Tourism Organisation…

Namibia: NWR Increases Awareness in the North American…

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) and Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) have just returned from the South African Airways (SAA) Africa Showcase, which is the largest travel trade event in North America featuring exclusively African suppliers that…

Thinking about Namibian heritage

The University of Namibia (Unam) recently hosted a major three-day conference to consider 'The Past, Present and Future of Namibian Heritage' ahead of Namibian Heritage Week. The conference was organised in collaboration with the Museums…