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Back in the seat

Back in the seat

Councillor Alderman Immanuel Wilfried has been re-elected the mayor of Walvis Bay for the next term during an extraordinary council meeting on 12 December. Councillor Penelope Martin was re-elected as Deputy Mayor.In a move that further anger both the Walvis Bay public, senior Swapo members at the coast and also municipal officials, Clr Samson Nghilumbwa […]

Truck operators complain

Truck operators complain

A truck operator says the traffic authorities should warn truck drivers in time that they cannot use the B2 coastal road on account of the holiday season. Many truck drivers are well underway towards Swakopmund from Walvis Bay when they are informed all truck traffic is diverted to the MR44 behind the dunes.In this instance […]

Christening of Tunacor’s new vessel “Oshiveli”

Christening of Tunacor’s new vessel “Oshiveli”

The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernhard Esau christened Tunacor’s new N$200 million fishing vessel “Oshiveli” in Walvis Bay yesterday. The Minister had the honour just over a year ago to take part in the keel laying ceremony of the vessel at a shipyard in Vigo, Spain. A part of the ceremony included the […]

Erongo Marine Spreads Christmas Cheer Among Elders

Erongo Marine Spreads Christmas Cheer Among Elders

Erongo Marine Enterprises spread Christmas cheer among close to 600 elders in the Hardap, Otjozundjupa and Kunene regions with food parcels handed out in person by the company’s Managing Director, Dr Martha Uumati. In addition, the company donated canned fish to the value of N$100,000 to the offices of the Governors of the Hardap and […]

Namfi students graduate

Namfi students graduate

Thirty-seven Namibia Maritime and Fisheries Institute (NAMFI) students graduated as fisheries inspectors and observers, Class 6 deck officers, navigation officers and marine engineering officers. The Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of NAMFI Ms Connie Pandeni said “Through the years the board and management have been working on strategies to raise funds and as a […]

A long walk to Epupa

A long walk to Epupa

A South African couple shares here today the marvellous adventure they had when they walked 3 600 kilometres from Cape Agulhas to Epupa Falls in Northern Namibia. Cape Agulhas is South Africa’s southernmost tip and Epupa Falls Namibia’s northernmost point. Due to a foot injury Lauren had to endure, the Brown’s had to stop their […]

42-Year-old hangs himself

42-Year-old hangs himself

An inquest has been launched into the death of 42-year-old Oreheni Senneth Boois in Mondesa, Swakopmund. It is alleged that Boois (the deceased) was found hanging on a wire from the roof of his ghetto in the Oletweni location by a co-worker. Although there is speculation that Boois was having relationship problems with his girlfriends, […]

Seven Seas explorer to call

Seven Seas explorer to call

Two passenger liners scheduled for Christmas Day and Boxing Day The passenger liner Seven Seas Explorer calls at Walvis tomorrow (Wednesday 19 December). The vessel arrives early in the morning and passengers will embark to visit Swakopmund and Walvis Bay and also go on pre-booked day excursions into the Namib desert as well as dolphin […]

Iris Boutique Hotel and Restaurant

Iris Boutique Hotel and Restaurant

Rudi Bowe The Iris Boutique Hotel, situated at 42 Kovambo Nujoma Drive in Walvis Bay, officially opened its restaurant on Friday during an extravagant event. Overlooking the stunning Walvis Bay lagoon along, the Iris Boutique Hotel is in a class of its own. It offers a unique experience to the tourist and visiting businessman alike. […]

World Class gym now open in Swakopmund

World Class gym now open in Swakopmund

Sharlien Tjambari Swakopmund is home to a brand new state of the art gym, Namib Fitness gym. Located at the Swakopmund Water Cubes the gym offers cardio training, strength training, and squash and there is super circuit training, junior care and swimming as well. According to the Sales and Marketing Manager of Namib Fitness Julius […]

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