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  • Who cares about borders? When a veterinary fence was erected to separate ‘Bushmanland ’, as it was known in Namibia, from Botswana in the last century, it was necessary to put up ladders so that...

  • Memory Shakoi has an engaging smile. Dressed in a colourful chitenge she seems like any other young lady in the village. Dressed in trousers, and with a rifle, she’s a different proposition.

  • Jenny Mubita walks 30 minutes to the trial plot to till the land before the sun gets too hot. It's hard work digging holes in the sandy soil, but last year she saw the bumper harvest that other...

  • 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.

  • "We Will Live With Wildlife." These five words, adopted extensively across Namibia's vast and beautiful rural landscapes, have instigated one of the greatest conservation stories ever told,...

  • In the second of two articles, Steve Felton reports on Caprivi’s annual game count, and why it of interest to the world’s media.

  • For the tourist on the deck, it all came right when the elephants lumbered through the camp and into the river, right beneath his feet. For the two thousand people who live in Caprivi’s Wuparo...

  • Most of the 6,000 residents of north-eastern Namibia’s Bwabwata National Park count themselves as the descendants of the world’s first peoples, known collectively today as the San. 

  • Pool with a view at Grootberg

    Namibia’s conservancies as a tourist destination. Forget the bundu image. Five star luxury is available in areas of Namibia that used to be called remote, but in truth are just a few hours’ drive...

  • Wuparo Conservancy partners new lodge in Caprivi.

  • "We had a full guest list and were sitting down to breakfast. We watched four lionesses chase the buffalos just down there". "It was National Geographic live!"

  • Bertha Lunyazo  has a huge smile. She just can’t help it. She’s the assistant manager at the new lodge in Wuparo Conservancy, and very much the new face of tourism in Caprivi.

  • “Tourists want to see cats” says Hans Fwelimbi, tour guide at Nkasa Lupala Lodge.

  • The elephant was killed with an automatic weapon. Spent cartridges were found in the sand, just 500 metres south of the Angolan border in Caprivi's Bwabwata National Park.

  • Jenny Mubita walks 30 minutes to the trial plot to till the land before the sun gets too hot.

  • Chris Weaver, Director of WWF In Namibia pays tribute to the NNF: The Namibia Nature Foundation is now one of the most respected and effective conservation NGOs in Namibia, managing a suite of...

  • Most people fly in to the Desert Rhino Camp, and no wonder. The drive from Palmwag follows the line of the veterinary fence across rugged countryside that tests even a Land Rover's suspension.

  • On a wind chilled April morning, high on the Grootberg Plateau, Wilhelm Christian greets the Dabenoc family from France.

  • Who would have thought that vuvuzelas could still come in handy? Daniel Kabala is happy he still has one to blast on.

  • Conservation and hunting may not seem to go hand in hand, but the combination is proving vital in ensuring some rural communities have meaningful incomes, writes Steve Felton.


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