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Hage Geingob Announces New Cabinet

                President-elect Hage Geingob announced the names of persons appointed in his new cabinet at a media briefing here on Thursday. The list of positions to be filled included ministers and their deputies. The ministers and their deputies will be sworn in on Friday, 20 March 2015, together […]

ACC zooms in on Walvis Bay Municipality – Senior official/s also under investigation…

  Marshallino Beukes An Anti-Corruption investigation, regarding the lease of Farm 38 by the Walvis Bay Municipality to Erongo Quarry & Civil Works is ongoing, after alleged irregularities surfaced. The lease contract for the 300 hectares of land was signed during September 2012 for approximately N$66 000 plus N$9 900 (VAT) per month. Information indicates that Erongo […]

Children allegedly exposed to deplorable conditions

Children allegedly exposed to deplorable conditions

The namib timesreceived a complaint from a source regarding terrible living conditions of individuals living right next to a children’s home in Walvis Bay, allegedly exposing the children to danger and health issues. The newspaper visited the site after receiving the complaint. The complainant, who does not want to be named, alleged “this is government […]

Plane Crash Latest

Plane Crash Latest

Members of the media present live coverage on a field during a search and rescue operation near to the crash site of an Airbus A320, in Seyne-les-Alpes, French Alps. Top Left:  A sign reading’Crash landing path’ stands at the LSC Westerwald flight club in Montabaur, where the Germanwings co-pilot had been a member. Top Rigt:  […]

17-year-old accused of raping of raping younger boys

Rumours recently surfaced regarding a high school learner in Walvis Bay allegedly touching younger boys indecently and the police stated yesterday that the learner (17) had indeed been arrested on Tuesday. According to a trusted source, a minor witnessed how the accused touched younger boys at school. The accused allegedly assisted with rugby practise for […]

The Whistler of the World celebrates 90 Years

The Whistler of the World celebrates 90 Years

The world-renowned Italian musician-composer, Alessandro Alessandroni, master of many instruments, and prolific creator of music, celebrated his 90th birthday among friends in Swakopmund the past week. The namib times had the privilege to be invited to the delightful gathering, which turned out to be a vibrant get –together, graced by music of many local artists, […]

Rural constituency elects

Rural constituency elects

The National Youth Council of Namibia and the Erongo regional forum embarked on a restructuring mission when they recently hosted elections for new members of the Walvis Bay Youth Forum in both the urban and rural constituencies. The Youth Forum was established eight years ago and is being restructured every four years when an election takes […]

Nedbank explains hiccups with internet banking

Nedbank had a system update done recently and since then, has been experiencing technical difficulty with its internet banking. The newspaper received several complaints that clients are on the verge of moving to another bank, partly due to these problems and partly due to poor customer service. The namib times confronted the bank and Nedbank explained […]

Swakopmund Land Invasion Reaches Cul-de-sac

The land invaders at Swakopmund have changed their minds and will now follow the legal procedure to obtain land as op- posed to seizing and erecting structures on it. Godhardt Kandume, the leader of about 600 persons who invaded munici- pal land here in December last year, ad- mitted to Nampa on Sunday that they […]

FAO Calls for speedy consolidation of the country’s land acts

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) country representative to Namibia, Dr Babagana Ahmadu, has called on government to finalise the consolidation of the Ag- ricultural Land Reform Act and the Communal Land Reform Act. Both acts will be consolidated to become one Land Act, but discussions around the matter are still at the bill stage. […]