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Desert Dash an iconic marketing tool for Namibia

With the stage set for one of the most gruelling endurance events globally through 369 kilometres of the formidable Namib Desert, many eagerly anticipate the profusion of spillover benefits the Nedbank Desert Dash brings annually.…

Plans to safeguard Namib wild horses

The environment ministry is devising a plan to save the Namib Desert wild horses from extinction. The Namibia Wild Horses Foundation (NWHF) recently said the wild horses are on the brink of extinction because of…

High-stakes Etosha land rights hearing starts

The hearing of a potentially groundbreaking case by eight members of the Hai//om San community wanting legal recognition of their people's ancestral land rights over Etosha National Park and the Mangetti area has started before…

Namibia opens airport security books to ICAO auditors

Minister of Works and Transport John Mutorwa yesterday officially welcomed the team from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), which arrived in the country to conduct a universal security audit on the country’s airports. The…

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China Tourism Boom – A Dynamic Force for…

The People’s Republic of China travellers, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), are the world’s top tourism spenders, accounted for almost $260 billion in 2017 alone. This is coupled with phenomenal growth…

Why Your Next Safari Should Be in Namibia

“Where else can you see such vast distances with no movement?” asks Dave van Smeerdijk, co-founder of Natural Selection, a collection of owner-operated safari camps and lodges. We’re sitting at Hoanib Valley Camp in northern…

Puku bar and restaurant brings a new flair…

The Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino (WCCR) this week opened the new Puku bar and restaurant at the pool area of its premises. Food and Beverage Manager Stefan Kotze, explained that the name of…