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MEFT Minister calls for improved tourism service delivery to boost industry growth

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The Minister of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, has urged the tourism industry and reservation services to up their service delivery to grow the industry.
 
Shifeta said this during the opening of the 2024 Namibia Tourism Expo.
 
Pohamba says tourism-related industries such as accommodation establishments, transport, food and beverage services, and travel agencies cannot afford to offer poor services. 
 
He says the expo is an opportunity for exhibitors to showcase their products and increase tourism activities.

NEKA holds first ever AGM

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President Nangolo Mbumba has commended the Namibian Exile Kids Association (NEKA) for continuing to be the voice of the children born in exile at the height of the liberation struggle.

Dr. Mbumba, who is also the patron of NEKA, says the association has managed to bring together members to promote the welfare and preserve the cultural heritage of the struggle through networking and information sharing.

Minister Pohamba Shifeta remembers Geingob as a generous giant

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The Minister of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism has described the late President Hage Geingob as a person you could learn from every day, especially on administration matters.

Shifeta says he vividly recalls when he met the late President Geingob in 1989 at a social function in Windhoek. 

He says that although at first, he saw the late as a strict, serious, and unapproachable man, his initial thoughts were actually proven wrong when he got to know him and became a personal friend.

MEFT urges workers to maintain newly renovated facilities in the Kunene and Erongo regions

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The Minister of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism urged workers at the national parks to maintain the newly renovated facilities in the Kunene and Erongo regions.

Pohamba Shifeta said this during the handover of equipment and inauguration of the four national park facilities at the Cape Cross Seal Reserve, Springbokwasser, Ugab Mund, and Möwe Bay.

The renovations were done at a cost of over N$130 million.

Otjimboyo Conservancy farmers urged to diversify production systems and adapt to climate change

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The Minister of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism has urged farmers at Otjimboyo Conservancy in Erongo's Dâures Constituency to diversify production systems and adapt to climate change.

Pohamba Shifeta made this call during the handing over ceremony of a garden project there.
 
The Otjimboyo Conservancy is located at the foot of the Brandberg mountain, approximately 40 kilometres north of Uis in the Erongo Region.