Committee recommends culling of elephants

Elephants. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Elephants. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

Cabinet Sub Committee on Hunting Ban Social Dialogue has recommended for the lifting of the hunting ban.

Former president Ian Khama instituted the ban on wildlife hunting in 2014 without consultation. 

However, three months after taking over as President, Mokgweetsi Masisi in June 2018 set up “The Hunting Ban Subcommittee of Cabinet” to consult the nation on the issue.

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Urgent call: Stop the killing!

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