Environment

Shifeta clarifies trophy posts

4 days ago - 13 July 2018 | Environment

Tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta has clarified confusion in the tourism and hunting industry regarding the ban on posting trophy photos on social media, saying that the restriction does not include advertisements. According to Shifeta, the...

Oondoolopa tadhi ndopa

5 days ago - 12 July 2018 | Environment

ILENI NANDJATO & NAMPAOminista yomidhingoloko, Pohamba Shifeta, oya popi oshiwike sha piti kutya omatoto agehe giiyagaya ngoka ga ningwa komalelo goondoolopa moshilongo kage li pamulandu.Okwa popi kutya omatoto ngoka inaga gwanitha po iipumbiwa ngaashi mbyoka...

Environment law flouted

6 days ago - 11 July 2018 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta said last weekend that all the local authorities' dumpsites in the country are illegal. He said they do not meet standards for waste management to curb anomalies such as pollution as...

N‡a Jaqna dispute clarified

1 week ago - 09 July 2018 | Environment

The lands ministry, along with the EU Delegation to Namibia and the German embassy in Windhoek, have issued a joint press release regarding the objections and media coverage over the Programme for Communal Land Development...

Control over farms questioned

1 week ago - 06 July 2018 | Environment

Chairperson of the N‡aJaqna conservancy in Tsumkwe West Sarah Zungu in a recent statement said the Namibian authorities should inspect the area to ascertain if a 2016 High Court order calling for the removal of...

Trophy photo ban questioned

1 week ago - 05 July 2018 | Environment

Questions are being raised about the enforceability and extent of a just-issued ban by the Namibian environment ministry that prohibits hunters with valid permits to...

N$100 000 for wildlife-related human deaths

2 weeks ago - 03 July 2018 | Environment

Namibia's revised national policy on human-wildlife conflict (HWC) management that was launched yesterday includes a steep increase from N$5 000 to N$100 000 of the...

MET hits back at critics

2 weeks ago - 29 June 2018 | Environment

The environment ministry has responded sharply to international and local critics following the social media outcry after the green-light to kill a livestock mauling lion...

Middle income tag irks Shifeta

2 weeks ago - 29 June 2018 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has asked global financing institutions to stop classifying Namibia as an upper-middle income country, saying that it hid away stark inequalities....

!Kung chief welcomes farming units

2 weeks ago - 29 June 2018 | Environment

Glony Arnold, chief of the !Kung traditional authority, says she is surprised at Sarah Zungu's “change of heart” on the introduction of nine farming units...

Conservancy pleads for Shifeta's help

2 weeks ago - 28 June 2018 | Environment

The N≠a Jaqna Conservancy has appealed to environment minister Pohamba Shifeta to say no to the fencing off of conservancy land. Sarah Zungu, the conservancy's...

Phosphate could leave thousands jobless

3 weeks ago - 22 June 2018 | Environment

Labour expert Herbert Jauch has waded into the phosphate debate, saying that the hundreds of jobs that could be created by this type of mining...

Environment

Phosphate judgment on Thursday

4 weeks ago - 19 June 2018 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has reserved judgment until Thursday on whether the granting of an environmental clearance certificate to Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) will be...

Etosha's troubled fence

1 month - 14 June 2018 | Environment

The environment ministry has confirmed it will need N$500 million each year over the next five financial years to complete the elephant- and predator-proof fence...

By 2050 there may be...

1 month - 12 June 2018 | Environment

Up to five trillion grocery bags are used each year and like most plastic garbage barely any is recycled, the UN said as it warned...

Clampdown on illegal sand mining

1 month - 11 June 2018 | Environment

Environmental commissioner Theofilus Nghitila has read the riot act to the Uukwambi Traditional Authority, which has been condoning illegal sand mining for decades. Last...

Omasiku gokulongitha oonayilona ogeli pokuthika...

1 month - 07 June 2018 | Environment

Oompango ndhoka dha nuninwa okweeta pehulilo nenge eshunitho pevi lyelongitho lyoonayilona otadhi manithwa nuumvo moNamibia.Omilandu otashi ka kala ehulithepo lyelongitho lyoonayilona nenge iishoshela yi li...

Plastic bags' days are numbered

1 month - 06 June 2018 | Environment

Regulations to reduce the use of plastic bags in Namibia will be finalised within this financial year. These measures may include the banning of...

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