Bwabwata national park

MET to increase value of concessions to communities in and around Bwabwata National Park

by editor1 / Sep 01, 2019 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) will increase the value of its concessions to communities living in and around the Bwabwata National Park in the Kavango East Region.

Kayramacan Association in the Bwabwata National Park addresses illegal harvesting of Devil's Claw

by editor1 / Aug 07, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Kayramacan Association in the Bwabwata National Park is at loggerheads with the community of Maputa village, over accusation of illegal harvesting of devil's claw.

Bwabwata National Park's ownership disputed

by editor1 / Jul 09, 2019 / 0 comments

-The ownership of the Bwabwata National Park is under dispute following claims by both the Kwee Community and the Hambukushu Traditional Authority that it's their ancestral land.

Poacher shot dead in Bwabwata National Park

by editor1 / Apr 17, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

-A suspected poacher was shot dead by police in the Bwabwata National Park on Saturday.

Anthrax outbreak in Bwabwata National Park confirmed

by editor1 / Oct 11, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The Environment and Tourism Ministry has confirmed that it is indeed an anthrax outbreak that killed more than 100 hippos at the Mahango Core Area in the western part of the Bwabwata National Park.

Communities living close to the Bwabwata National Park warned not to consume any game

by editor1 / Oct 10, 2017 / 0 comments

Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta has warned communities living close to the Bwabwata National Park, not to consume any game or bird meat, due to the risk of anthrax contamination.

Suspected anthrax outbreak that killed hippos could have affected buffaloes

by editor1 / Oct 09, 2017 / 0 comments

A suspected anthrax outbreak that killed hippos in western Bwabwata National Park could have affected buffaloes as well.

More than 100 hippos dead in Bwabwata National Park

by editor1 / Oct 09, 2017 / 0 comments

-The number of hippos that have died of unknown causes in the Bwabwata National Park's Mahango core area, has increased to 109.

Bwabwata National Park advisory committee launched

by editor1 / Sep 17, 2017 / 0 comments

An advisory committee, which includes various stakeholders with an interest in the Bwabwata National Park, was launched this weekend.

Bwabwata National Park police find dead elephant, poacher's camp

by editor1 / Jun 22, 2017 / 0 comments

Police, based in the Bwabwata National Park in the Kavango East region, are following up a recent killing of at least one elephant in the park. This follows the finding of a grown, slaughtered elephant cow on Sunday, though four tusks were also found at the scene.

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