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Top Scientist Appointed At Ongava Research Centre

NAMIBIA, 14 September 2018 – Ongava Research Centre (ORC) has announced that Dr John Mendelsohn, one of Namibia’s top scientists, has accepted the post of Executive Director. Dr Mendelsohn has written or co-authored over 75 scientific papers and technical reports, ...

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Rugby Africa Gold Cup: Namibia Beats Tunisia 118-00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 23, 2018 – Today, the Namibia senior rugby team the Welwitschias defeated the Tunisia team by an astounding 118 to zero during the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup fixture in Namibia, which is also a qualifier for the ...

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The big “Little 5”

The big “Little 5” Treasures of the Namib desert Namibia – the meeting place of extreme landscapes on Africa’s West Coast – on one side the Namib Desert, the oldest desert in the world, and on the other side a ...

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Seven Tips To help You Plan Your next “BLEISURE” Holiday

Travelling for work has its pros and cons: you get to visit a new destination with all your expenses covered, but you’re taken away from your family. Look for the silver lining though – with your own expenses covered, you ...

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Top things to do in Swakopmund over the Festive Season

It’s no secret that Swakopmund in December (or any month for that matter) is a magnificent place to be, the influx of familiar visitor number-plates a dead give- away as holiday-makers descend upon this desert oasis. A drive up north ...

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Africa Hotel Valuation Index 2017

HVS, the global hospitality consulting firm and host of the THINC Africa conference, launched their 2017 African Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) at the conference. This year sees the fourth edition of the African HVI, which includes more markets and increasing ...

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Ongava Records Conservation Success in Namibia

Ongava Game Reserve in Namibia is home to some of the rarest wild animals on the planet, and at Ongava Research Centre it is their mission to protect them. With many 1000s of animals to study (including almost 100 different ...

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King Price Launches Royal Namibia Deal

When it comes to car insurance, you probably wouldn’t want cover for the rusted vintage relic embedded in the Namibian sand dunes of your backyard. But once that old relic has been lovingly restored to its former glory, you certainly would ...

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Hotel Valuation Index: Africa

The third edition of the HVS/STR African Hotel Valuation Index offers critical information on 21 African hotel markets and the countries, including hotel value changes and projections through 2016 and intelligence on market dynamics. Numerous factors influence the value of ...

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Namibia Attracts Honeymooners

The world is large and your choice of honeymoon destinations is endless but with its magnificent location, accessibility and affordability you would be remiss not to consider Namibia for your honeymoon or wedding ceremony, where red desert dunes, rugged mountains ...

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Namibia Commemorates Ongava Lodge Anniversary

To mark the anniversary of the official opening of Ongava Lodge by His Excellency President of the Republic of Namibia Dr Hage Geingob on the 20th of March 1993 – at the time Prime Minister – Ongava Game Reserve was honoured ...

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Benguela Current Health Check

A sustainable Benguela Current ecosystem is the lifeblood of the ‘Ocean Economy’ on South Africa’s West Coast – supporting fisheries, tourism and recreation, and thousands of jobs. Like any living system, it needs regular health check-ups, and significant progress in ...

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Namibia seeks Partnerships for Investment Projects

The High Commission for the Republic of Namibia in Pretoria reports that developers of 14 lucrative Namibian projects will be meeting with potential investors in Johannesburg this week. Over 150 high-level B2B meetings will be taking place. On 23 February ...

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Open Letter: China’s Wildlife Crimes in Namibia

In this Open Letter to China’s Ambassador Xin Shunkang, Dr Chris Brown, CEO of the Namibian Chamber of Environment, demands that the Chinese government takes responsibility and leadership in addressing the illegal trade in wildlife and commits to stopping all ...

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Protea Hotel by Marriott Walvis Bay to get a new look

Cape Town, 7 December 2016: A refurbishment project has started at the Protea Hotel by Marriott® Walvis Bay, Namibia, which is owned by leading local holding company, the Frans Indongo Group.  As the first refurbishment since the hotel opened almost ...

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Namibia – Single, Available and Exotic

The recent currency roller- coaster, expensive travel visas and fears of terrorism across Europe and the East have left African business and holiday travellers searching locally for their travel, meetings and conference options. Exotic destinations are becoming a stretch on ...

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6 of the Best Namibian Safari Lodges

This month’s Africa Adventure Travel GeoDirectory Project features six of Namibia’s finest safari properties. #1 Grootberg Lodge Grootberg Lodge is perched on the rim of the Etendeka Plateau in Namibia and stands sentinel over the Klip River Valley, where 12 ...

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Find Business Partners in Namibia

Your client wants a seven-night authentic bush camp safari in Namibia for a party of four, and to experience the culture of San Bushmen. The safari request is no problem but where the heck do you find someone who specialises ...

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RETOSA Feature: Namibia

Since a visitor would find it hard-pressed to visit all the sand dunes and intriguing sites of each of the countries in Southern Africa, we will focus this article on Namibia, with mention of its neighbors South Africa, Botswana, and ...

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Winner of black rhino hunting auction: My $350,000 will help save the species

January 17 2014 – Corey Knowlton is on edge sitting inside a Las Vegas hotel room, surrounded by a private security detail, explaining why he spent $350,000 for the chance to hunt a black rhinoceros in the southern African nation ...

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