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Namibia Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Namibia, a country in southwest Africa, is distinguished by the Namib Desert along its Atlantic Ocean coast. The country is home to diverse wildlife, including a significant cheetah population. The capital, Windhoek, and coastal town Swakopmund contain German colonial-era buildings such as Windhoek's Christuskirche, built in 1907. In the north, Etosha National Park’s salt pan draws game including rhinos and giraffes.

Namibia to sell wild elephants

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 11, 2020 01:26

Plans by the Namibian Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) to capture and sell off 170 of the last free-roaming elephants among the communal farming areas of north-western and ... Read More

Adolf Hitler wins local election in Namibia

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020 18:14

According to the reports from Namibia, a former German colony, a man named Adolf Hitler has won local election in a landslide victory. The good news is that Namibian politician ... Read More

UNWTO chief officially launches Namibia Tourism Expo 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 5, 2020 18:54

On 4 November 2020, the Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, officially launched Namibia's biggest tourism event, the Namibian Tourism Expo 2020. This years ... Read More

Namibia first African nation visited by UNWTO since start of COVID-19 pandemic

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 4, 2020 18:19

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has paid a first visit to an African Member State since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The three-day official visit to ... Read More

Namibia re-opens to international tourists

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 25, 2020 19:15

As from 01 September 2020, Namibia re-opens the Hosea International Airport to international tourists. This is a targeted initiative for leisure travelers and will be reviewed bi-weekly and amend as ... Read More

Africa Safari Tour Specialists in Germany Seek Court Order Over Travel Warning

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 16, 2020 21:22

Two leading Africa safari tour specialists in Germany have filed a legal application with the Berlin Administrative Court for a temporary injunction to have the German Foreign Office's worldwide travel ... Read More

Namibia is closing tourism heritage sites and issues directives

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2020 09:45

The Namibia Ministry of Education, Arts, and Culture signed by the acting minister Martin Andjapa issued this urgent directive for Namibia. The World Health Organisation has declared COVID-19 a global ... Read More

Flights to Namibia on Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Lufthansa suspended

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2020 16:09

Germany is widely spoken in Namibia and both family and tourism between Germany and Namibia are an important currency earner for the African country. Namibia had its first 2 cases ... Read More

Global Rescue: Tourist’s Life Saved after Inhaling Mysterious Airborne Bacteria in Namibia          

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 17, 2019 08:08

Scott Garrett no longer leaves the country without his Global Rescue membership card in his wallet. Garrett’s incredible story about a life-threatening illness on safari in Namibia is a testament ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:37

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism Board today. PMAESA is a non-profit intergovernmental body based in ... Read More

Bribery in Namibia: Government forced community into silence

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- July 25, 2018 10:09

Namibia’s hunting community has now been forced into silence by its own government. The country’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has released a memorandum that prohibits the posting of ... Read More