CLOSE to 418 000 people affected by drought in Namibia will start receiving government assistance from May, the Office of the Prime Minister announced on Friday.

Four suspects arrested Saturday for possession of nine elephant tusks at Kamutjonga appeared in the Ndiyona Periodical Court on Tuesday.

THE threat looming over Namibia's rhinoceros population is even bigger than previously thought, with 38 rhino carcasses having been discovered in the Etosha National Park so far this year.

Windhoek — Rhinos continue to die at the hands of suspected poachers in the country's national parks, especially in Etosha.

Government has availed N$300 million to implement interim drought measures while the final drought assessment report is being concluded.

Poachers killed 12 rhinos in Namibia’s Etosha National Park and in north-western Kunene region so far this year, authorities said.

Due to an increase in poaching in southern Africa, the 70 000-hectare Erindi Private Game Reserve, which is home to about 20 000 wild animals, has de-horned all its rhinos to discourage rhino poach

NAMIBIA is the fourth worst TB affected country in the world, with 9 882 patients diagnosed with the disease in 2014.

A hunter who paid $350,000 last year at a Dallas auction for a license to hunt an endangered black rhino in Namibia will be able to bring home a trophy despite protests from animal rights groups th

Namibia will host another first for the country when it facilitates the Ministry of Environment and Tourism's African Drought Conference under the theme: "Enhancing resilience to drought events on