Environment Minister, Pohamba Shifeta has told parliament that the north and north-eastern parts of the country are seeing a surge in incidents of human-wildlife conflicts, involving elephants, buffaloes, and other species, Newsflash reports. Shifeta says as a precautionary measure, the country is auctioning off some of its elephants and relocating others to national parks.  He added elephants had caused the most damage to crops, water infrastructure, and property in nine of the country’s 14 regions. Shifeta says buffaloes continue to destroy crops in the Zambezi Region while lions attack livestock.