SA Twitter post has people scratching their heads

Social media was abuzz on Sunday when South Africa’s Department of Tourism celebrated World Wildlife Conservation Day in a tweet saying that wildlife forms “an integral part of the SA tourism offering,” and that “[their]fauna and flora remain one of [their] greatest...

China relaxes Covid restrictions

China is relaxing its strict COVID-19 policies and taking steps to reopen the economy as health authorities say the virus is becoming less dangerous and vaccination rates are increasing. Richard Kimber reports though that the move is also being seen as a concession to...

Ministry refutes Etosha claims

Sticking with state tourism facilities, the Ministry says there are many misconceptions and widespread perceptions that the Etosha National Park is in disarray, with roads and other facilities apparently in a poor condition. Spokesperson, Romeo Muyunda says the...

Dune 7 closed till 15 Dec

As has been widely reported, the Dune 7 recreational area in the Dorob National Park has been closed for upgrades and renovations from 3 to 15 December 2022. According to the he Ministry of Environment and Tourism work will be done on the ablution facilities and other...

North Korea on new sanctions

The United States, Japan and South Korea have imposed fresh sanctions on North Korean individuals and entities in response to Pyongyang’s recent slew of missile tests. The AFP press agency reports that Washington’s action, announced Thursday, blocks any...