Wilderness Vumbura Plains wins Elite Traveler Top 100 Suites Award

Okavango Wilderness Safaris (OWS) is pleased to celebrate the business’ first award for the year, with Wilderness Vumbura Plains having been named as part of the Elite Traveler Top 100 Suites…

The history of Machaba Safaris: a company built on community empowerment

Realizing a dream in the challenging safari industry of the Okavango Delta requires a mix of hope, vision, and motivation. Alistair Rankin, the late Mr Chris Hatshe, and Murray Collins,…

Rising Crocodile poaching in Boteti

Wildlife authorities have sounded alarm about rising cases of crocodile poaching in Boteti which are apparently killed and their parts harvested for traditional medicinal use. Wildlife coordinator Dimakatso Ntshebe recently…

Professor challenge Angola to clear landmines for Botswana elephants

A Professor of tourism studies at Okavango Research Institute has warned Botswana to undertake all the necessary due diligence on Angola’s readiness before going ahead with the expected 8000 elephant’s…

UNDP promotes women’s role in renewable sector

In an effort to promote women participation in renewable energy sector, 50 women in Ngamiland have received training from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The pilot workshop was held by…

Ministry confirms rising elephant poaching in Botswana

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism through the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) has confirmed rising cases of elephant poaching in Botswana. In a press release the Ministry…

Mining Company Wins Okavango Delta Exploration Case

On December 15th Maun High Court Judge Bugalo Maripe rendered judgement in the litigation case brought by mining company Tsodilo Resources against Government of Botswana related to the prospecting license…

Will Smith to uplift filming talent in Botswana

American actor, rapper, and film producer Will Smith has reportedly vowed to put Botswana on the map as a global top destination and uplift talent in the country according to…

NDB Identify Farming Opportunities in Ngamiland

National Development Bank (NDB) has identified the setup of small stock feedlots in Ngamiland as opportunity that farmers could viably harness to diversify the farming sector and grow the value…

Wilderness Safaris Start 40 Years Commemorations Engagements

5 December 2023 – Okavango Wilderness Safaris has kick started engagements to commemorate 40 years since the Wilderness brand was first born – a small outfit with a single safari…