Ngamiland Jumbos Afraid Of Chillies

Many farmers in the Northern district of Botswana live in constant fear of their crops being destroyed by marauding elephants.

To tackle the problem, the government of Botswana has launched an initiative aimed at combating this menacing problem of human/elephant conflict called the Elephant Chilli-pepper Project that helps farmers combat elephants without killing them.

Unopa Jotia, the senior wildlife officer of the Problem Animal Control Unit at the Ministry of Environment Wildlife and Tourism explains:

Editor's Comment
CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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