Parley wants Tshekedi to review elephant hunt ban

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Parliament has requested the Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Tshekedi Khama to review the hunting ban that was imposed on January 1, 2014.

The members believe that elephants have multiplied too much and are now terrorising farmers. Botswana has over 200,000 elephants.  Chobe MP Ronald Shamukuni told Parliament on Monday that residents of Chobe were no longer ploughing because elephants were terrorising them.

“Many fields in my area have been destroyed by elephants. The disappointing thing is that even the government is taking long to compensate those farmers.

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