pohamba shifeta phosphate mining

pohamba shifeta phosphate mining

Pohamba Shifeta’s miseducation Namibian National DNA ...

Oct 31, 2016  The concern of Namibian people is not “based on emotions, or toyi-toying” as you said cde Shifeta Pohamba. People know already the health implications imparted by your rogue project, the phosphate mining. Some country like Nauru went through such problematic experience, and now you want our marine resources to get extinct and people to ...

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Shifeta against phosphate pressure - The Namibian

Aug 15, 2019  ENVIRONMENT minister Pohamba Shifeta says the government cannot pronounce itself on whether it will allow phosphate mining until an ongoing court case against the proposed seabed mining is finalised. Shifeta made these remarks in a letter sent to

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Shifeta defends phosphate mining - The Namibian

Oct 21, 2016  ENVIRONMENT minister Pohamba Shifeta and environmental commissioner Teofilus Nghitila yesterday said the outcry against marine phosphate mining has been blown out of proportion. Main Navigation ...

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Phosphate mining remains a thorn in the flesh ...

Jul 08, 2020  Phosphate mining remains a thorn in the flesh - Environment - Windhoek Express ... After environment minister Pohamba Shifeta withdrew a clearance certificate for planned phosphate extraction due to pressure by conservationists, the future of the controversial project has now become a legal dispute in the High Court.

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Marine phosphate mining on ice - Environment - Namibian Sun

Nov 03, 2016  The environmental clearance granted for offshore phosphate mining will be withdrawn, and all affected parties now have three months to give input. This was announced yesterday by the minister of environment and tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, only days before a special cabinet meeting called by President Hage Geingob was supposed to discuss the ...

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Shifeta against phosphate pressure - The Namibian

Aug 15, 2019  ENVIRONMENT minister Pohamba Shifeta says the government cannot pronounce itself on whether it will allow phosphate mining until an ongoing court case against the proposed seabed mining is finalised.

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phosphate mining NBC

Sep 18, 2019  Outcry over phosphate mining will not impact Namibia's bid to host the Africa regional headquarters-Pohamba Shifeta by editor / Nov 16, 2016 / 0 comments The Environment and Tourism Minister believes the current public outcry over possible offshore phosphate mining will not impact Namibia's bid to host the Africa regional headquarters for the ...

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Namibia. Protest Marches Against Phosphate Mining ...

Sep 09, 2019  According to The Namibian newspaper, the Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta allegedly claimed that the marine phosphate mining proponents had tried to pressure and blackmail him into approving the controversial seabed mining.

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Geingob's phosphate pressure - The Namibian Investigative Unit

The president is pressuring his ministers to take a decision on marine phosphate mining, which is seen as toxic to the environment. Geingob wrote to environment minister Pohamba Shifeta on 13 June 2019 in a letter titled ‘Namibia Marine and the Sandpiper Marine Phosphate project’.

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Phosphate mining remains a thorn in the flesh - Business ...

Jul 09, 2020  Phosphate mining remains a thorn in the flesh - Business - Erongo ... After environment minister Pohamba Shifeta withdrew a clearance certificate for planned phosphate extraction due to pressure by conservationists, the future of the controversial project has

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Phosphate mining remains a thorn in the flesh ...

Jul 08, 2020  Phosphate mining remains a thorn in the flesh - Environment - Windhoek Express ... After environment minister Pohamba Shifeta withdrew a clearance certificate for planned phosphate extraction due to pressure by conservationists, the future of

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Phosphate mining remains a thorn in the flesh - Business ...

Jul 09, 2020  Windhoek • [email protected] After environment minister Pohamba Shifeta withdrew a clearance certificate for planned phosphate extraction due to pressure by conservationists, the future of the controversial project has now become a legal

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Phosphate mining approved Namibian Mining News

Oct 20, 2016  Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta said the public is free to appeal and he will then decide whether it is based on merit before agreeing with Nghitila’s recommendations. Public objections, he said, should be directed to his office within the set period. Phosphate mining has the footprints of President Hage Geingob, who appears to support ...

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Too late to appeal against phosphate mining - Environment ...

Oct 21, 2016  Shifeta also said that the Ministry of Mines and Energy had granted two licences for offshore phosphate mining before the Environmental Management Act came into force. “This was given prior to the law and we cannot now use the Act to suffocate these licences, then it should be withdrawn by the mines ministry.

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Namibia: Shifeta 'May' Review Phosphate... Mining Report ...

ENVIRONMENT minister Pohamba Shifeta said he may appoint a panel of independent experts to review the process under which the marine phosphate clearance certificate was issued to

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Shifeta suspends NMP phosphate certificate - Truth, for ...

Nov 03, 2016  Shifeta suspends NMP phosphate certificate 2016-11-03 Staff Report 2 Windhoek - Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta has ordered that the environmental clearance certificate granted to Namibia Marine Phosphate (NMP) to mine phosphate off Namibia’s coast be set aside for the sake of the public good.

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Phosphate mining gets green light - Gov

Oct 19, 2016  Phosphate mining gets green light. A controversial offshore phosphate mining operation has been issued environmental clearance, but the government has given the assurance that strict conditions must be met. Despite strong resistance from environmental groups, environmental clearance has been granted to start with marine phosphate mining.

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Geingob's phosphate pressure - The Namibian Investigative Unit

The president is pressuring his ministers to take a decision on marine phosphate mining, which is seen as toxic to the environment. Geingob wrote to environment minister Pohamba Shifeta on 13 June 2019 in a letter titled ‘Namibia Marine and the Sandpiper Marine Phosphate project’.

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Phosphate mining application dribbled forward - Informanté

Jan 23, 2020  In their petition, the workers claimed that marine phosphate mining was being promoted by a few people whose love for money outweighed the well-being of the majority of Namibians and the Namibian economy. During August last year, the Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, claimed that marine phosphate mining proponents tried to ...

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Shifeta annuls phosphate mining certificate – Namibia ...

Jun 22, 2018  The envisaged marine phosphate mining would be the first of its kind in the world. Handing down judgement on the matter here Thursday, Shifeta ordered further consultations, with the environmental commissioner expected to notify the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, fishing industry and other parties to finalise their input in the ...

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Environmental Clearance Certificate NBC

Oct 20, 2016  Phosphate mining to take place under strict environmental monitoring-Shifeta by editor / Oct 19, 2016 / 0 comments Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta, has reacted to the recent issuing of an Environmental Clearance Certificate for phosphate mining exploration.

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Namibia: Local fishermen protest against proposed marine ...

Sep 10, 2019  Last month, environment and tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta told The Namibian that marine phosphate mining proponents tried to pressure him into approving the controversial phosphate seabed mining. Shifeta, the environmental commissioner and the deputy environmental commissioner were sued in the Windhoek High Court by Namibia Marine Phosphates ...

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Namibia:Marine phosphate mining: The tug-of-war continues ...

Jun 24, 2018  Windhoek – The controversy over the issue seabed phosphate in the Namibian water has taken another turn this past week, when Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta canceled the environmental clearance certificate issued to a company that wants to mine the mineral in the Atlantic Ocean. Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) has been embroiled in a bitter tug-of-war with the

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SHIFETA TO HEAR SAND MINING CASE – Eagle FM

Aug 25, 2021  SHIFETA TO HEAR SAND MINING CASE. Julia Heita 25 Aug 2021. By: Dwight Links and Hellen Andreas. The minister of environment, Pohamba Shifeta, is scheduled to be part of a hearing between the Ondando-C village members and the Ondonga Traditional authority. Ondando-C village is in the Oniipa area, Oshikoto region.

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Marine phosphate mining case back in court – Eagle FM

Jan 21, 2020  Two years ago, Environment and tourism minister, Pohamba Shifeta was hailed for stopping the granting of an environment clearance certificate to Namibia Marine Phosphate (Pty) Ltd which could have given it a green-light to mine phosphate on Namibia’s oceans. Shifeta

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CABINET TO DECIDE ON PHOSPHATE MINING — RSC

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta told The Namibian yesterday that the role of the ministry is to assess whether there will be any danger if phosphate mining is allowed. Shifeta said an environmental assessment will have to be carried out and not a desktop environment research.

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Namibia. Marine Phosphate Mining Saga Back in Court SAPFIA

Jul 06, 2020  At the time it looked likely that the Environment Minister, Pohamba Shifeta, would reinstate an environmental clearance certificate for the Sandpiper Project. ... Ekandjo’s strong stance against phosphate mining goes against president Hage Geingob’s pressure on the environment ministry to decide on the application for marine phosphate mining.

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Namibia:Marine phosphate mining: The tug-of-war continues ...

Jun 24, 2018  Windhoek – The controversy over the issue seabed phosphate in the Namibian water has taken another turn this past week, when Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta canceled the environmental clearance certificate issued to a company that wants to mine the mineral in the Atlantic Ocean. Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) has been embroiled in a bitter tug-of-war with the

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Shifeta suspends NMP phosphate certificate - Truth, for ...

Nov 03, 2016  Shifeta suspends NMP phosphate certificate 2016-11-03 Staff Report 2 Windhoek - Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta has ordered that the environmental clearance certificate granted to Namibia Marine Phosphate (NMP) to mine phosphate off Namibia’s coast be set aside for the sake of the public good.

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SHIFETA TO HEAR SAND MINING CASE – Eagle FM

Aug 25, 2021  SHIFETA TO HEAR SAND MINING CASE. Julia Heita 25 Aug 2021. By: Dwight Links and Hellen Andreas. The minister of environment, Pohamba Shifeta, is scheduled to be part of a hearing between the Ondando-C village members and the Ondonga Traditional authority. Ondando-C village is in the Oniipa area, Oshikoto region.

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Amid the controversy over sea mining, the Ministry says it ...

Apr 07, 2021  Marine phosphate mining is the process of extracting phosphate from the ocean floor by digging up gathered sediments, such as debris, plant and animal matter, and other deposits on the sea floor. ... The ministry later revoked this approval due to criticism, and NMP took environment minister Pohamba Shifeta and other ministry officials to court ...

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Shifeta annuls phosphate mining certificate – Namibia ...

Jun 22, 2018  The envisaged marine phosphate mining would be the first of its kind in the world. Handing down judgement on the matter here Thursday, Shifeta ordered further consultations, with the environmental commissioner expected to notify the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, fishing industry and other parties to finalise their input in the ...

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SHIFETA TO HEAR SAND MINING CASE By:... - Eagle FM Namibia ...

SHIFETA TO HEAR SAND MINING CASE By: Dwight Links and Hellen Andre... as The minister of environment, Pohamba Shifeta, is scheduled to be part of a hearing between the Ondando-C village members and the Ondonga Traditional authority. Ondando-C village is in the Oniipa area, Oshikoto region. The hearing is the next step after the environment commissioner Timotheus Mufeti instructed

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NAMIBIA: PHOSPHATE MINING UNCERTAIN — RSC Geological ...

Phosphate mining is the process of extracting fertiliser from the seabed, a process described by some as a threat to the sea and the marine ecosystem. Namibia [] Home. Home. Our Company. Our Company. Company Information. Company Information. Senior Management. Senior Management. Our Projects. Our Projects. Our Clients. Our Clients. News. News.

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Give us access to info and conduct a detailed study, asks ...

Nov 24, 2016  In a recently released letter to Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, Earthlife Namibia chair, Bertchen Kohrs, requests that stakeholders be given access to verification data and that a wide ranging environmental study be conducted around the potential impacts of marine phosphates mining on the coastal ecosystems: Dear Honourable Minister, Re: Request for Access []

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NMPs have been dealt yet another legal blow The Namibian ...

Jul 08, 2021  The controversial plan by Namibian Marine Phosphate to conduct seabed mining off Namibia’s coast has been thwarted yet again, with a High Court judge ruling that the business did not properly seek an environmental clearance certificate required to begin test mining and mining. Judge Harald Geier found Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) in violation of its []

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Africa Deep-Sea Mining: A Legal Minefield - The Oxygen Project

Oct 18, 2020  Marine phosphate mining in South Africa. In 2012 and 2014, South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources granted three prospecting rights for marine phosphate to Green Flash Trading 251 (Pty) Ltd (GFT 251), Green Flash Trading 257 (Pty) Ltd (GFT 257) and Diamond Fields International Ltd (DFI Ltd), respectively.

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Namibian fishing sector protests marine mining project

Sep 24, 2019  The Namibian fishing sector is protesting a proposed phosphate mining project that it said could damage the ... petitioned Environment Minister Pohamba Shifeta to reject issuance of an environmental clearance certificate that would pave the way for marine phosphate mining, which they said will “compromise economic, environmental, and social ...

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