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CEO of E-med Rescue in Cape Town for Crash Investigation

CEO of E-med Rescue in Cape Town for Crash Investigation

The CEO of Prosperity, that owns E-med Rescue 24, Bertus Struwig, left for Cape Town yesterday, to visit the scene of the air ambulance accident. When namib times spoke to him on Sunday evening he expressed his shock and deep sadness.  He said it was the first time that they experienced a disaster of that […]

“My signature is not for sale” -Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia Shaningwa

“My signature is not for sale”  -Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia Shaningwa

The Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sophia Shaningwa, has warned that she is not a walkover that can be bribed, or rushed. She gave this stern warning in her keynote address at the annual General Meeting of the Namibia National Mayors’ Forum (NNMF) at a local hotel in Walvis Bay yesterday morning. She has […]

Vliegramp tref diep – Eksklusief: Pa, Ma, familie deel hul leed

Vliegramp tref diep –   Eksklusief: Pa, Ma, familie deel hul leed

  “My seun en die ander slagoffers is in my oë Nasionale helde, want hulle het die hoogste prys betaal om die lewe van ‘n medemens te red.” Dit was die woorde van mnr Terence Ward, ‘n welbekende en geliefde paramedikus van Swakopmund, wie se seun een van die slagoffers van die noodlottige vliegongeluk, Sondagoggend […]

2014 NFCD donations

2014 NFCD donations The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhard Esau handed over last year’s National Fish Consumption Day’s (NFCD) donations to Schools at the opening of the annual launch of NFCD in Walvis Bay on Friday. Okahandja Secondary School’s Principal, Mr Clarke received a stove and microwave on behalf of the School. Ms […]

Letter – We want Ngurare back

I am Reinhold Shipwikeni – Swapo Party Erongo Regional Executive Committee member. I want to say the Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) is unhappy with the expulsion of Elijah Ngurare and think it is unfair. We have a disciplinary committee and we fail to understand why his problem was not addressed by the disciplinary committee […]

Namibian Fishing Industry Remains concerned about Marine Phosphate Mining

  The Namibian fishing industry remains concerned about the potential environmental impacts on the Benguela marine ecosystem and the fishing industry, from proposed bulk marine phosphate mining. Matti T Amukwa of the  Confederation of Namibian Fishing Associations wrote in a letter to the media: “Fish are renewable resources and if managed properly, can go on […]

Transformers on their way to Katima Mulilo

Four transformers left Walvis Bay early Wednesday morning and are on their way to Katima Mulilo. Road users are advised by the Walvis Bay Traffic Department to be vigilant when approaching the abnormal load. According to the Senior Traffic Officer, Mr Clifton Jacobs, each transformer is being escorted by its own two escort vehicles. “All […]

Attempted murder case opened against pharmacy owner

A procedural case of attempted murder has been opened against the owner of a pharmacy in Walvis Bay after a shooting incident. A break-in occurred at the pharmacy in the harbour town on Monday night. The owner confronted the intruders, after which he allegedly shot at one of the fleeing suspects, wounding him in the […]

Project Desert Rose: The flip side – “5 000 jobs to be created, Erongo Governor fully supports project… ”

Project Desert Rose: The flip side  – “5 000 jobs to be created, Erongo Governor fully supports project… ”

  “Operation” Desert Rose is in full swing, despite resistance from some environmentalists and concerned groups. Environmental concerns, regarding the area where this N$8 billion develop- ment is  to be constructed, were recently aired at a public meeting in Kuisebmond, Walvis Bay. Nevertheless, the Erongo Governor, Cleophas Mutjavikua, indicated his full support regarding this massive […]

Mall conflict brewing “I shall continue, regardless of suspension of permission to occupy”

Following the suspension of Greenstone Resort (Pty) Ltd’s permission to occupy agreement by the Walvis Bay municipality on Wednesday, the developer, who intends to construct a ±N$1 billion mall (Erongo Mall) in the harbour town, yesterday indicated that they will continue with earthworks, regardless of this directive. Greenstone Resorts’ Chief Executive Officer, Mr Timo Voges, […]