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Etosha Fishing sells its vessels

Etosha Fishing sells its vessels

Moratorium on local pilchard catches and less pilchard catches in Angola take a heavy toll The moratorium on pilchard catches in Namibian water and equally weak pilchard catches in Angolan waters have left Etosha Fishing Corporation, one of the oldest pelagic fishing operators in Namibia, no alternative than to sell its three purse seiner vessels […]

Crash at Langstrand

Crash at Langstrand

Two people sustained injuries in an accident at the entrance to Langstrand (”old entrance”) on the B2 coastal road early yesterday. Three of the vehi-cles involved were occupied by tourists. Video footage of the accident shows a vehicle coming from the direction of Walvis Bay crashing into a vehicle that wanted to turn right to […]

Bisey /Uirab bids farewell this morning

Bisey /Uirab bids farewell this morning

Namport bids farewell today to its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Bisey /Uirab, who was at the helm of the port authority for a decade. A breakfast is held in his honour at a local hotel in Walvis Bay this morning. /Uirab has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Namibia Airports Company and […]

Municipality must come clean about growing sewerage problem

Municipality must come clean about growing sewerage problem

Eileen van der Schyff TransNamib is reportedly investigating the integrity of the railway line along the stretch running along Neptune Street at Narraville, after residents complained semi-purified water (effluent water) drained from the sewer system into temporary holding ponds in the dunes are seeping under the railway line and it could collapse under the weight […]

Groundbreaking of new Hangana fish factory

Groundbreaking of new Hangana fish factory

The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Re-sources, Bernhard Esau, is expected to officiate at the groundbreaking ceremony in Walvis Bay on Monday of a new fish factory constructed by Hangana Seafood Processors. The new factory will more than double the company’s current production capacity of 22 000 tons per annum and will also allow for […]

Three Erongo mines to resume operations

Three Erongo mines to resume operations

Three inactive Namibian mines will be brought back into production in the Erongo Region this year. These are the tin mine at Uis, the Namib Lead Mine near Swakopmund and the Lithium mining operations of Desert Lion Energy near Karibib. News of the re-activation of production at these mines is much welcomed news for the […]

Appalling site as municipal worker drives vehicle into flock of guinea fowl

Appalling site as municipal worker drives vehicle into flock of guinea fowl

Sharlien Tjambari Residents of Swakopmund are appalled by an incident they witnessed on Wednesday where a municipal worker ran over a flock of guinea fowl with a municipal vehicle, killing and maiming some of the birds. The worker without ceremony chucked the dead fowl onto the vehicle’s loading bin and drove off. Residents who witnessed […]

From another perspective

From another perspective

Namport’s ship-to-shore cranes seen from the ocean’s side last week during a media excursion to the acqua-culture farm of Namoyster. Namoyster is under new ownership and one of the new owners, Mr Theuns Keulder, took the media on a familiarisation visit to the oyster farm. It was then when the opportunity presented itself for Namib […]

Pot plants delivered at wrong address baffles home owner

Pot plants delivered at wrong address baffles home owner

Eileen van der Schyff A Walvis Bay resident was left baffled when upon returning home on Monday found several pot plants in her yard. Pot plants she knew did not belong to her and certainly did she not order any pot plants. The person read an article in Namib Times recently about persons stealing pot […]

Money Tips for Graduates

Money Tips for Graduates

Many graduates can benefit by adopting good money management principles early in their careers to ensure a stable and stress free financial future. “Whether you are entering the work environment for the first time, starting a permanent job after an internship or running your own business, taking control of your finances right now can help […]

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