Pohamba Shifeta

Seven-day stay requirement in Windhoek for tourists removed - Shifeta

by editor1 / Sep 08, 2020 / 0 comments

-Tourists will no longer be required to confine themselves at lodging facilities for seven-days on their arrival in Namibia, before their excursions into the country.

INTERVIEW | Minister Pohamba Shifeta on Namibia's international tourism revival initiative

by editor1 / Sep 01, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Namibia opened its borders for the international tourism revival initiative, after several months of lockdown, imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19. Pohamba Shifeta, Minister of Environment and Tourism with more details on the initiative.

SWAPO members called to work towards reclaiming lost votes

by editor1 / Aug 13, 2020 / 0 comments

-SWAPO's chairperson of the national leaders assigned to the Khomas Region has called on the party members to work towards reclaiming the votes the party had lost during the Presidential and National Assembly Elections last year.

Tourism Revival Initiative to continue despite borders remaining closed

by editor1 / Aug 13, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Government says the Tourism Revival Initiative will continue, despite the borders remaining closed under Stage 3 of the State of Emergency.

Namibia's environmental conservation sector still challenged by sustainability challenges

by editor1 / Jul 30, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Namibia continues to face a number of environmental sustainability challenges, despite the great strides the country has made in the protection of these resources.

No tourist arrivals expected for three months - Shifeta

by editor1 / Jul 15, 2020 / 0 comments

-While Government plans to open up borders mid-July in an effort to revive tourism, the industry estimates that there will be zero tourist arrivals in Namibia for the next three months.

Over N$200 million allocated to protected areas and wildlife management

by editor1 / Jun 16, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has allocated over N$208 million to protected areas and wildlife management to combat poaching and human-wildlife conflict.

Anti-poaching activities in parks not lifted due to COVID-19 - Shifeta

by editor1 / Apr 14, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Environment and Tourism Ministry has issued a stern warning to potential poachers, saying that anti-poaching activities in Namibian parks have not be relaxed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Environment Ministry deploys staff members to upgrade Etosha National Park

by editor1 / Feb 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has taken a bold and rare step to cut cost by deploying its staff members, to upgrade and fence off the Etosha National Park boundary fence.

Shifeta says negotiators at COP 25 failed to achieve primary goals contained in the Paris Agreement

by editor1 / Dec 22, 2019 / 0 comments

-Negotiators failed to reach agreement on most of the guidelines contained in the Paris Agreement when they met at this year's just-ended the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 25) in Madrid Spain.