News September 2012

  • We all love dogs (well, some of us do), and the African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus is fast becoming a “must see” for visitors to the KAZA area: the largest conservation area in Africa.

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  • The 2012 Markhor Award for Outstanding Conservation Performance has been won jointly by the Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) and the Namibian Association of CBNRM Support...

  • Allu, our unofficial guide, stopped the truck and asked for directions to the funeral. We were told we would find people waiting for the service to begin in “that” direction. With no street signs...

  • Lianshulu lodge  could hardly be better situated, inside Mudumu National Park and on the Bank of the River Kwando. Nkasa Lupala is equally well placed, on a backwater of the Linyanti and just 300...

  • Memory Shakoi grew up on the shores of the Kwando river in Zambia. She says growing up the Imusho district, in a village across the border from Namibia’s Kwando conservancy, poaching was rife. A...

  • The five partner countries at the helm of the Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation area (KAZA TFCA) believe that one of the key drivers for development in the area is tourism.

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  • FIVE countries gathered at the northeastern tip of Namibia in the Caprivi region today to officially launch the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA). For many, the launch...

  • The Minister of Environment and Tourism, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, says rural communities were able to generate about N$50 million and over 200 permanent jobs through the Community Based Natural...

  • When you arrive at Grootberg Lodge, be sure to have a copy of the Republikein. The lodge is perched on top of the Grootberg Pass with stunning panoramas. But to say the least, it is isolated....

  • Every six months the Caprivi communal conservancies get together to discuss future plans, which include tourism and the joint venture lodges run in partnership between conservancies and private...

  • Growing up in the lush river bound landscape of the Caprivi region it is inevitable that many young Caprivians dream of making a life based on their natural surroundings. And, with the help of the...

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