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Pastor asks Namibians for spirit of forgiveness at Möller-funeral

Pastor asks Namibians for spirit of forgiveness at Möller-funeral

More than 200 mourners paid their last respects in the Swakopmund cemetery on Sunday morning to Mr. Hans Jörg Möller, the wellknown businessman and aviator who was gunned down and killed in an armed robbery in his Walvis Bay home on 17 June (picture: Möller’s daughters at his casket). With her two young daughters at […]

Coastal road also upgraded

Coastal road also upgraded

Both coastal roads between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, namely the B2 highway and the road behind the dunes, will be upgraded to tarred dualcarriageways over the course of the next three years. The groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of the project, the upgrade of the salt road C28 (MR44) behind the dunes to the […]

Three accidents over the weekend

Three accidents over the weekend

Accidents remain a serious issue in Walvis Bay, especially on weekends and month end. Drivers seem to disregard their safety and the safety of other road users more and more, with accidents occurring more frequently. An accident was reported on Friday evening between Afrodite Beach and the Walvis Bay road block involving four vehicles. Apparently […]

Namibia Sports Commission trains new commissioners

Namibia Sports Commission trains new commissioners

The Namibia Sports Commission had a two day induction training last week in Swakopmund, the main purpose of the induction training was for the newly elected commissioners who will be serving the sport commission for three years, to align their plans and visions with the Namibia Sports Act so that they can act within the […]

N$960m dual lane road behind Dune 7

N$960m dual lane road behind Dune 7

The two main roads between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund, the B2 highway and the MR44 behind the dunes, will both be transformed into dual-carriageway highways over the next three years. The groundbreaking ceremony for the N$960 million project was done yesterday by Alpheus !Naruseb, Minister of Works and Transport. “This in only one of the […]

China Harbour learns the hard way to respect laws

China Harbour learns the hard way to respect laws

Chinese construction company China Harbour & Engineering Company (CHEC) yesterday learnt the hard way not to cut corners when it comes to Namibia’s laws. More than fourteen of the company’s tipper trucks were suspended from the road yesterday, after these heavy vehicles were found to be unroadworthy and also overloaded. A joint operation between the […]

Former solar student returns to Walvis Bay to teach solar technology

Former solar student returns to Walvis Bay to teach solar technology

Young Africa Namibia, a local NGO for the empowerment of young people, is reintroducing its vocational training course in solar technology in Walvis Bay. Trainer of the course is Jonathan Joseph, former solar technology student at Young Africa and Walvis Bay resident. Jonathan joined Young Africa at its other training centre in Otjiwarongo, where he […]

Deadline for tax returns extended by Receiver

Deadline for tax returns extended by Receiver

The ministry of finance announced on Wednesday an extension of the deadline for the submission of individual income tax returns for the 2015/2016 tax year. The deadline was first set for yesterday, 30 June 2016. Apart from individual tax returns, the deadlines were also extended for the payment of assessed tax by individuals. In a […]

Exclusive BeachBreak Auction starts today

Exclusive BeachBreak Auction starts today

The highly anticipated auction of various erven of the so-called BeachBreak development located at pebble beach will start this evening. Should all erven of the huge property be sold, the developer being the Spiranti and Lewies Family Trust, are set to make a humongous profit ranging in tens of millions of Namibian Dollars. The entire […]

“The Wreck” to reopen again today

“The Wreck” to reopen again today

Today is the big day: After being closed for 15 months, one of the most renowned Swakopmund Restaurants, “The Wreck” located at the Beach Lodge, will once again officially reopen on 1 July. “We are very excited,” said owner André van Rensburg to namib times yesterday. The news of the reopening first broke in March […]