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Mystery shrouds plans to start fracking near Namibia’s Kavango River and Botswana’s Tsodilo Hills

23 Sep 2020 - 12:00

A Canadian oil and gas exploration company, ReconAfrica, says it has the go-ahead to frack in some of Africa's most sensitive environmental areas, including the Namibian headwaters of the Okavango Delta and the Tsodilo Hills, a World Heritage Site in Botswana. But they may have jumped the EIA gun.

The drilling location sits along the banks of the Kavango River, straddling the border betweeen Namibia and Botswana, inside the newly proclaimed Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area, the KAZA TFCA.

Original article published by Daily Maverick. Read the full article here