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Three minors arrested for murder

Three minors are currently in holding on a charge of murder after they robbed and assaulted a man which led him to perish from his injuries. The incident took place in the early hours of 13 November at the Kuisebmond Soccer Stadium. The three attacked and robbed the man of his shoes, cell phone and […]

2016 World AIDS Day Commemorated in Swakopmund

2016 World AIDS Day Commemorated in Swakopmund

Thursday 1 December was the day of the Commemoration of World Aids Day under the theme “Hands Up For HIV Prevention” and this year the country wide commemoration took place in Swakopmund at Vineta Sports Stadium. This day is a day dedicated to the people living positively with the HIV/AIDS. The commemoration of the 2016 […]

Swakopmund over expenditure skyrockets

The over expenditure of the Swakopmund Municipality for the 2015/2016 financial year currently amounts to more than N$1.9 million. Additionally more than N$6.2 million, which was not budgeted for, was needed to pay for the bulk water supply. These figures were revealed during the recent Town Council meeting. One reason for the exorbitant amount for […]

Royal Chess-Minds Academy Individual Champion 2016

Royal Chess-Minds Academy Individual Champion 2016

Anthony van der Meer retained his title as the Royal Chess-Minds Academy Individual Champion for 2016 from a very unlucky Violandro Klukowski who was leading the competition going into the last round. The tournament was hosted last weekend at the Namib Primary School and played over 7 rounds. Violandro, a grade 5 learner from Swakopmund […]

E-RED’s Kahimise accepts CoW job

E-RED’s Kahimise accepts CoW job

The hunt is on for a new Chief Executive Officer of Erongo RED. This follows confirmation this week that the regional electricity distributing company’s current CEO Mr. Robert Kahimise has accepted the offer as the next chief executive of the City Of Windhoek (CoW). Mr Kahimse is Erongo RED’s second chief executive, after taking over […]

Three days of mourning for the late Fidel Castro

Three days of mourning for the late Fidel Castro

The Namibian Government will host a memorial service on Tuesday for the late Fidel Castro, leader of the Cuban Revolution and the former President of that country who died at the age of 90 on 25 November. Three days of mourning for the late Fidel Castro starts in Namibia today until Tuesday after the memorial […]

Dr Haufiku wishes to eradicate Aids in Namibia by 2030

An estimated 210 000 people in Namibia are infected with HIV while about 150 000 are on Anti-retro-viral treatment in the public sector. This new statistic was revealed by Dr Bernard Haufiku, Minister of Health and Social Services, at the opening of the National Aids Conference in Swakopmund. The Ministry of Health and Social Services […]

Minister inaugurates new Marine Resources Advisory Council

Minister inaugurates new Marine Resources Advisory Council

The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhard Esau, recently officially inaugurated the 14 new members of the Marine Resources Advisory Council (MRAC) board members in Swakopmund. The Council is an important entity that regularly advises the Minister on various issues. Speaking during the official gathering recently in Swakopmund, Esau gave a short overview of […]

High level officials meet in Swakopmund for development and implementation of the National Action Plan

A high level conference about shared experiences and lessons learned on the development and implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) on United Nations Resolution 1325 aimed at accelerating the realisation of the women, peace and security agenda in Namibia was held this week at Seaside Hotel and Spa. In his welcoming remarks the Governor […]

521kg of rubbish collected during HANcoastal clean-up campaign

521kg of rubbish collected during HANcoastal clean-up campaign

More than half a ton of rubbish was collected in and around Swakopmund on Saturday morning during this year’s clean-up campaign organised by the coastal team of the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN). According to HAN a total of 106 clear plastic bags were filled with rubbish. Amongst the rubbish collected were ladies underwear, diapers […]