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Botswana wildlife producers discontent with UK's Prohibition Bill

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The Botswana Wildlife Producers Association expressed discontent against the United Kingdom's Hunting Trophies or Import Prohibition Bill. 

The bill tabled in the UK's Parliament in 2022 seeks to prohibit the import of hunting trophies into the UK.

Speaking at a media briefing recently in Gaborone, the Chairperson of the Wildlife Producers Association, Leonard Matenje, says the proposed bill will have a negative impact on communities that depend on hunting.

Peter Katjavivi urges nations to confront challenges head on

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The Speaker of the National Assembly, Peter Katjavivi, delivered an address at the 75th Commonwealth Day Commemorations in London, United Kingdom. 

In his speech, Professor Katjavivi called for collective action, urging nations to confront challenges with courage and determination.

Professor Katjavivi emphasised the importance of fostering an environment where every voice is heard and valued in shaping the common future of the Commonwealth.

United Kingdom describe late President Hage Geingob as modest

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It was through his humility that people knew who he was.

That is how the Namibian community in the United Kingdom described the late President Hage Geingob during a memorial service held in his honour in London on Saturday.

The service was organised by Namibia's High Commission to the United Kingdom.

The Namibian community, joined by diplomats and friends of the late President in the UK, remembered him for excelling in any task assigned to him, be it national or international.

British High Commissioner gives context about Namibian asylum seekers

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The British High Commissioner to Namibia, Charles Moore, says the leaked communication on Namibian asylum seekers in the United Kingdom contained inaccuracies and a lack of understanding of the country's asylum system.

Moore was speaking on the nbc's Good Morning Namibia show to put the situation of Namibian asylum seekers in context after the UK government rejected their applications.

Namibians in the UK face deportation

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A great number of Namibians have gone to the UK over the years under the guise of seeking asylum. But soon, over 90% of Namibian asylum seekers in the United Kingdom will soon be deported back to Namibia.

The British High Commissioner to Namibia, Charles Moore has reached out to the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation proposing that the two Governments collaborate in working out ways on how to facilitate the process.

Victims of failed trip to UK organised by Councillor Katjaimo still depressed and disappointed

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Victims of the failed trip to the United Kingdom organized by the Regional Councilor of Katutura Central Rodman Katjaimo are still depressed and disappointed.

nbc News spoke to Ivone Tjisemo and Tjijandjeua Hukununa two of the more than 100 alleged victims who spent more than N$55 000 on the Birmingham dream trip. 

The young women had their parents sell cattle in the hope of traveling to the UK on a six months visa and finding employment that could have changed their lives.

Many dreams were allegedly sold to them by Katjaimo, including longer-stay visas.