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Sea lion hunting season opens in Namibia

This Saturday marks the start of the sea lion hunting season in Namibia. An estimated 86,000 fur seals will be slaughtered, despite declining demand for their fur and growing opposition from conservationists. Demand from European clients has fallen dramatically since an EU ban on sea lion fur was introduced in…
bubmag
August 25, 2023
Namibia

ReconAfrica pauses controversial oil drilling in Namibian wilderness

ByJeffrey Barbee  andLaurel Neme Published June 27, 2023 • 7 min read Standing at the border post between Botswana and Namibia, next to the looping streambed of the Okavango River, Max Muyemburuko waved goodbye. As chairperson of Namibia’s Muduva Nyangana community-based wildlife conservancy, he said he had come to warn…
bubmag
August 25, 2023
Namibia

Namibia: Cross-Border Maize Meal Smuggling Continues Unabated in Zambezi

The law-enforcement authorities in the Zambezi region have expressed great concern about the high incidences of maize meal smuggling into the region from neigbouring Zambia. Since 2004, Zambia has consistently cultivated more maize - the national staple food - than is consumed domestically. The Zambian government buys the majority of…
bubmag
August 22, 2023
Namibia

Snl24.com | Bafana held by Namibia in COSAFA opener

Bethuel Muzeu of Namibia challenged by Keegan Allan of South Africa during the 2023 Hollywood Bets COSAFA Cup match between South Africa and Namibia in King Zwelithini Stadium, Umlazi on the 05 July 2023 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix Bafana Bafana started their COSAFA Cup 2023 journey with a 1-1 draw against Namibia…
bubmag
August 20, 2023
Namibia

Angola: Yona National Park Receives Giraffes From Namibia

Moçâmedes — Fourteen giraffes, from Namibia, arrived this week in Angola, as part of the re-stocking programme of the species in the Yona National Park, located in the municipality of Tombwa, south-western Namibe Province. According to the Tombwa administrator, Abelardo Lemba, there are five males and nine females, which over…
bubmag
August 20, 2023
Namibia

Deep-South shares up 61% on Namibia copper license news

Deep-South Resources Inc. , a company held 16% by Teck Resources Ltd. (TECK.B-TSX, TECK.A-TSX, TECK-NYSE), said it is set to resume development work at the wholly-owned Haib copper project in Namibia after announcing that the license covering the project has been renewed. The shares rallied sharply on the news, rising…
bubmag
August 18, 2023
Namibia

Fourteen giraffes find new home in Angola

Giraffe in the boma before being released into the wild in Iona National Park, Angola. Photo by Casey Crafford Fourteen giraffes have been moved from a private game reserve in Namibia to Iona National Park in Angola. According to a statement by African Parks, this is the first of multiple…
bubmag
August 16, 2023
Namibia

Namibia’s Historic Energy Potential to be Highlighted at African Energy Week (AEW) 2023 as the Country Emerges as Africa’s Newest Oil and Gas Epicenter, with Record Breaking Finds

Three major oil discoveries made in less than one-year, attractive fiscal policies and market-focused regulations, and a strong partner in the national oil company (NOC) have made Namibia one of the world’s most enticing hydrocarbon plays in 2023. Eager to capitalize on this growing interest, the government has put in…
bubmag
August 16, 2023