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National parks vital for biodiversity conservation

NAMIBIA'S national parks are a vital tool for conserving the country's biodiversity, says environment and tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta. “By managing parks well, their irreplaceable assets and unlimited potential will be conserved for future generations.…

Air Namibia declared insolvent

Namibia's flagship airline, Air Namibia is now in a state of insolvency, a company official told Xinhua on Wednesday. Considerations on whether to keep the airline as a state-owned entity or offload it to a…

Airlines eye stake in Air Namibia – Namibian

Three major airlines – South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and German-based Lufthansa – have all shown interest in acquiring part of cash-strapped Air Namibia. This is set out in the latest documents seen by The…

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Community lodge burns down

ITENGE community lodge at the Ngoma border post in the Zambezi region was gutted by wildfire this afternoon. Zambezi regional crime investigations coordinator, deputy commissioner Evans Simasiku confirmed the fire incident to The Namibian today,…

Walvis Bay to Net More Tourists, Thanks to…

Sushi and success: Walvis Bay to net more tourists, thanks to upgraded port With its sand dunes and abundant birdlife, Walvis Bay is already an important centre of tourism activity in Namibia. The bay is…

Upgraded roads at Etosha National Park

The FNB Tourism Division is supporting upgrades to roads in Namibia’s Etosha National Park. The roads will be graded and, if necessary, filled, benefiting the hundreds of tourists travelling the area daily. Source & Copyright…

Namibia conservancies creating change

Addressing the leadership of all 86 of Namibia’s community conservancies, Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, raised some of the main issues that could drive the Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) Programme forward.…