environment

Minister Shifeta warns illegal businesses that harm the environment

by editor1 / Jun 05, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Environment and Tourism has warned illegal businesses causing harm to the environment that the law will take its cause.

Environment Ministry to hold workshop on sand mining at Ongwediva

by editor1 / Nov 14, 2018 / 0 comments
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The Ministry of Environment and Tourism will host a consultative workshop at Ongwediva on Thursday to discuss uncoordinated sand mining activities taking place in northern Namibia.

Traditional authorities to face criminal charges if they fail to protect the environment

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2018 / 0 comments
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Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta says leniency by some environmentalists and traditional leaders towards the protection of the environment could result in the destruction of the eco-system in some areas.

Stop granting unlimited harvesting permits

by editor1 / Nov 03, 2018 / 0 comments

Traditional authorities have been urged to desist from granting unlimited harvesting permits which may lead to deforestation and extinction of various wild fruits.

Ministry of Environment urged to reject phosphate mining plan

by editor1 / Oct 01, 2018 / 0 comments
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-The Ministry of Environment and Tourism is once again being urged to reject a plan for marine phosphate mining.

Information Workers Association says it is crucial to educate citizens on the environment

by editor1 / Apr 22, 2018 / 0 comments

-The Namibia Information Workers Association (NIWA) says it is crucial to educate citizens on issues affecting the environment before organising clean-up campaigns.

Environment Minister warns local authorities to use refuse removal income for waste management purposes

by editor1 / Mar 23, 2018 / 0 comments
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-Environment and Tourism Minister has warned local authorities to strictly use money generated from refuse removal for waste management purposes.

Namibians urged to create supportive environment for single parents

by editor1 / Oct 18, 2017 / 0 comments

-Namibians are urged to create a supportive environment for single parents.

Minister Kandjoze calls on businesses to help keep towns clean

by editor / Mar 06, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Mines and Energy has called on companies using plastic and tin packaging to assist with the cleaning of towns in which they operate.

Environment and Tourism Ministry officials put down an injured elephant

by producers / Jul 16, 2016 / 0 comments

Officials of the Environment and Tourism Ministry put-down another elephant in the Musese Constituency of the Kavango West region today. The elephant was injured in a road accident where three police officers sustained serious injuries.