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Environment

Chamber of Environment calls for green hydrogen assessment

The Namibian Chamber of Environment has urged the Namibian and German governments, along with the EU, to commission an independent environmental assessment of the green hydrogen sector. They warn that green hydrogen projects in the Tsau ||Khaeb National Park could harm its integrity, biodiversity, landscape, and future tourism. Here is NCE CEO Dr. Chris Brown. The Chamber of Environment is an umbrella Association that provides a forum and mouthpiece for the […]

todayMay 22, 2024 28

Namibia

NWR announces historic profit, and clean audit

Namibia Wildlife Resorts Board and Management have presented the SOEs annual report to the Ministry of Finance and Public Enterprises, Ipumbu Shiimi, today. NWR announced a historic N$46 million profit and clean audit reports for two consecutive years with an increased revenue of 32%, from N$294 million in 2022 to N$387 million. NWR spokesperson Nelson Ashipala has more.

todayMay 21, 2024 18

Namibia

Khomas Region and Jiangsu Province partner on priority areas

The Khomas Regional Council has signed a work plan with a delegation from the Jiangsu province of China. The plan focuses on essential priority areas including science, technology, education, culture, sports, health, trade and investment, agriculture, environment protection, tourism, and human resources, in line with the existing twinning partnership. Governor of the Khomas Region Laura McLeod-Katjirua.

todayApril 23, 2024 14

Africa

El Niño drought leaves Zimbabwe’s Lake Kariba only 13% full: a disaster for people and wildlife

    By Joshua Matanzima, The University of Queensland   Water levels at Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe have dropped dramatically because of the latest El Niño drought. The country’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has declared a national disaster. Historian and social scientist Joshua Matanzima grew up at Lake Kariba and has spent the past 10 years researching socioeconomic life there. He discusses the impact of the latest drought on the people of […]

todayApril 15, 2024 11

World

Maldives to woo Indian tourists back amid ongoing diplomatic spat

A key tourism body in Maldives says it plans to hold road shows in India, as part of a pan to woo Indian tourists back to the island nation.At the start of the year, a diplomatic spat between the two countries escalated after a few Maldivian ministers posted derogatory comments online about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Thousands of Indians responded with a #BoycottMaldives campaign on social media.  

todayApril 12, 2024 5

Africa

Tunisia’s El Kef city is rich in heritage: centuries of cultural mixing give it a distinct identity

    By Majdi Faleh, Nottingham Trent University; Asma Gharbi, Université de Carthage, and Nourchen Ben Fatma, Université de Carthage   El Kef is a city built into the southern face of Jebel Dyr mountain, which is linked to the High Atlas mountains in the north-western region of Tunisia that borders on Algeria. The breeze that sweeps off the mountain and through the city’s streets offers relief from the hot […]

todayApril 9, 2024 3

Africa

Twin rate cuts set Mozambique apart as African currency rally

    By Seth Onyango, bird story agency   Mozambique’s central bank has decisively cut its benchmark lending rate to 15.75% from 16.5%, setting a precedent as the first African country to slash rates twice in 2024. The move highlights Maputo’s aggressive push for economic growth amid a wider trend of cooling inflation and currency stability against the US dollar across Africa. Rate cuts in the southeastern African nation, prompted […]

todayApril 8, 2024 2

Local

O&L leisure commences upgrades and renovations at Midgard

    Namibia is experiencing a transformative shift towards becoming a premier destination, and O&L Leisure is at the forefront of this evolution. With a steadfast commitment to authenticity, care, and passion, O&L Leisure proudly announces the commencement of upgrades and renovations to 25 rooms at Midgard, a cherished retreat nestled in the heart of Namibia's captivating landscapes. As Namibia transitions into a premium destination, O&L Leisure is aligning its […]

todayMarch 27, 2024 6

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