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Salt workers determined in their quest

Salt workers  determined in their quest

  Reporter: Marshallino Beukes “Yes the strike is still on and the workers are determined to address the salary discrimination dispute.” This was the response of the striking employees at Walvis Bay Salt Holdings, yesterday. The workers downed tools on Monday, after no satisfactory solution for both parties (company and employees) could be reached. An […]

Capital Projects of N$756 million planned for Walvis Bay

Capital Projects of N$756 million planned for Walvis Bay

Journalist – Leandrea Louw   The Municipality of Walvis Bay plans to spend close to a billion Namibian dollars on capital projects in the harbour town over the next three years. That was the message from Councillor Tony Raw, the acting Chairperson of the Management Committee, when he tabled the budget for 2015/2016 on Tuesday […]

Stem Swakopmund!

Stem Swakopmund!

  Joernalis: Marshallino Beukes Swakopmunders sal van volgende week af aan ‘n stemmery van ‘n ander kleur deelneem, want die vakansiedorp is vir die tweede keer as ‘n finalis in KykNet se Kwêla Dorp van die Jaar-kompetisie aangewys. Nege dorpe uit verskillende provinsies (RSA en Namibië) het na die finale rondte deurgedring. Swakopmund (Namibië) Petrus […]

New Smartphone transaction to bring hope, jobs and affordable technology – Two Walvis Bay Businessmen part of N$8 Billion Deal –

New Smartphone transaction to bring hope, jobs and affordable technology – Two Walvis Bay Businessmen part of N$8 Billion Deal –

Reporter – Liesl Losper Two coastal businessmen, Rojo Van Wyk and Michael Dausab, have acquired the rights to the marketing and distribution of a range of Ultraphones by the Chinese manufacturer, Technology, Happy, Life (THL), which is part of the Shenzhen Hongjiayuan Communication Technology Co Ltd. This range of smartphones will make an end to […]

Walvis Bay Salt Holdings employees to down tools

Walvis Bay Salt Holdings employees  to down tools

Reporter: Marshallino Beukes Accusations of a discriminatory salary structure, illegal reduction of leave days, illegal reduction of medical aid and more, by employees of Walvis Bay Salt Holdings, have come to a boiling point. An official letter from the workers states that they have resorted to officially down tools, effective from Monday. According to the workers’ […]

No bail for CHEC cable theft suspects

  The two employees of China Harbour Engineering Company, Mar-kus Sakaria (29) and Mateus Sakeus (31) who, along with two other suspects, stand accused of theft of electrical cables belonging to the company, appeared in the Walvis Bay Magistrate’s Court on Monday and was denied bail. The two suspects appeared before Magistrate Andre Matulich, who […]

Erongo Red proposed tariffs for 2015/16

Erongo RED’s proposed average increase for 2015/16 is 8.3%, which is still to be approved by the Electricity Control Board (ECB). If this proposal should be approved by the ECB, residents of towns in the Erongo Region will perceive the following average hike in their electricity tariffs: Walvis Bay – 8.6% Swakopmund – 7.3% Henties […]

Another case of alleged police brutality – Erongo Regional Commander responds –

A Swakopmund resident, Mr Petrus Ernst Doeseb (29) alleges that two police officers stationed at the Mondesa police station, assaulted him without reason on Monday and claims that the Swakopmund police department re- fused him to lay a charge against the two officers. According to Mr Doeseb he was also arrested without reason. “My girlfriend […]

Nuwe Walvisbaai dorpsuitbreidings gekniehalter

Die infrastruktuur-ontwikkeling van drie nuwe dorpsuitbreidings in Walvisbaai is vertraag deur verskeie faktore maar te midde van beweringe van kontantvloei probleme en onbetaalde rekeninge het die betrokke kontrakteurs na vore getree en gesê dat hulle vasberade is om wél hulle projekte te voltooi en dat dit die belastingbetaler niks ekstra sal kos nie. Die namib […]

Voetganger opslag dood in ongeluk – Bekende regsgeleerde blykbaar agter stuurwiel

Volgens Hoofinspekteur Erastus Iikuyu het die oorledene en ‘n vriend ‘n saamrygeleentheid vanaf Swakopmund na Walvisbaai gehaal en is buite die dorp afgelaai. Hulle was blykbaar besig om die pad oor te steek in die rigting van Kuiseb-mond, toe die voertuig haar getref het, met noodlottige gevolge. Daar is vasgestel dat die bestuurder van die […]