Okavango


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Okavango and Okavango Delta:

see CubangoCubango
, Kuvango
, or Okavango
, river, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) long, rising in the highlands of central Angola, W central Africa, and flowing southeast, across the Caprivi Strip, Namibia, to the Okavango Delta, N Botswana.
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Okavango

, Okovango
a river in SW central Africa, rising in central Angola and flowing southeast, then east as part of the border between Angola and Namibia, then southeast across the Caprivi Strip into Botswana to form a great marsh known as the Okavango Basin, Delta or Swamp. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles)
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The Okavango river peaked in Rundu last week Friday and started subsiding over the weekend.
The Okavango Delta is the heart of Botswana's tourist industry.
He also thanked the government for the developments taking place in the Okavango District.
In the last session, councillors learnt that according to the Okavango Delta management plan and Makgadikgadi framework management plan, Maun was one of the best places for a tourism and service centre as the area had many green features such as the Thamalakane River, which meanders through the town, and a diverse mix of modern and traditional buildings.
Mr Arone said Okavango Sub- district continued to benefit from the constituency community projects, which was geared towards employment creation and at the same time addressing infrastructural development challenges.
Meanwhile, during a recent National Fire Management Conference in Maun, some participants urged tourism operators in the delta to play an active role in protecting and maintaining the beauty and status of the country's pristine resource and World Heritage Site, Okavango Delta.
He indicated that the Okavango Delta received only 2 909 cubic millimetres in 2019 compared to 3 900 cubic millimetres in 2018.
Construction of the Okavango River bridge in Mohembo village is about one year and 10 months behind schedule.
The minister cited the Permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission Agreement signed in 1994 by the three states to promote sustainable water resources development as well as the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area focusing on management of wildlife and tourism development.