Uses of the !Nara plant in Namibia

Uses of the !Nara plant in Namibia

In the vast Namib Desert of Namibia, you will not miss the prickly !Nara plant or Acanthosicyos horridus. The plant’s name comes from the Nama and Damara languages of Namibia. It is pale green in colour and is mainly a shrub, which has no leaves but boasts blooming...
Five things you can learn from animals in Namibia

Five things you can learn from animals in Namibia

We all have fused common desires – to be heard, to be appreciated, to be encouraged, to be challenged and to make a meaningful contribution to something greater than ourselves. – It is no wonder we are charmed by animals and appreciate game drives. Hence, I admire...
Benefits of using Marula oil from Namibia

Benefits of using Marula oil from Namibia

I grew up in Ongha Village in Ohangwena, one of the northern regions of Namibia. Marula trees or Sclerocaya birrea are very common here and local people have become creative to financially provide for themselves by selling Marula fruits or kernel oil. – Marula is an...