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Grant Noble and Dinath Azhar were denied bail yesterday in the Walvis Bay magistrates court following their arrest in July for the alleged smuggling of 412kg of cocain.

NCCI Walvis Bay comes to rescue of state hospital

NCCI Walvis Bay comes to rescue of state hospital

Eileen van der Schyff The Walvis Bay branch of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) donated food items to the value of N$ 30 000 to the Ministry of Health and Social Services in Erongo, to assist alleviating the severe food shortage four state hospitals in the Region suffer at the moment. The […]

Two arrested for dealing in drugs

Two arrested for dealing in drugs

Narraville: Two suspects made their first court appear-ance in Walvis Bay on Monday, 10 September after they were caught dealing in mandrax and cannabis. Juandre Gilmore (18) and Hendrieka Linaus (51) were caught while they were dealing in these drugs and had in their possession 17 Mandrax pills and 17 balies of suspected cannabis to […]

Four accidents over the weekend

Four accidents over the weekend

Eileen van der Schyff Four accidents were reported in the Erongo Region over the weekend. Two of these incidents were quad bike accidents. With regard to the quad bike accidents, one occurred near Swakopmund and the other near Langstrand. Windy conditions the past few days resulted in dune formations shifting and so called false dunes […]

Three arrested for Poaching

Three arrested for Poaching

Eileen van der Schyff Three suspects were arrested and in court yesterday after they illegally hunted an oryx. It is allege that the three suspects, Moses Tjambari (32), Thomas Kushomwa (31) and Siegfried Hambiya (34) hunted the Oryx with dogs and spears at Farm 54 in the Karibib District. The carcass was recovered and was […]

Namport joins forces with CAN

Namport joins forces with CAN

Namport staff members recently joined hands in the aim of booting out cancer within the Erongo region by hosting a Shake a Can and Tekkie Day as fundraising initiatives at their premises. The activities which were aimed at complementing the efforts of the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) in raising funds for cancer patients, managed […]

Namport ladies join hands in praying for our Nation

Namport ladies join hands in praying for our Nation

The Port of Walvis Bay recently hosted all female employees to a morning of inspiration over a scrumptious breakfast. The event was not only hosted in celebration of August which is popularly known as woman’s month but also aimed at inspiring the Port ladies on how to relentlessly take their rightful positions at their work […]

Salt ship arrives

Salt ship arrives

The bulk carrier Bold Voyager is expected along-side in the port of Walvis Bay’s bulk terminal area tomorrow to load 40 000 metric tons of salt. This shipment of salt is the first of three consignments exported through the port of Walvis Bay. Salt exports for September through the port of Walvis Bay totals 63 […]

STEM fair a success

STEM fair a success

Rudi Bowe Fifty one girls participated in the first ever Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Fair for girls. The Fair was hosted at the Walvis Bay civic centre town hall. The purpose of the event is to encouraging girls from Grades 1 to 12 to become interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, believed […]

Run and walk in the world’s oldest desert

Run and walk in the world’s oldest desert

Rudi Bowe The Standard Bank Dunes Xtrail Run and Walk hosted by OTB Sport will take place on Saturday 22 September in a protected area in the Dorob National Park that is in the world’s oldest desert. The area is described as “a spectacular coastal dune belt, vast gravel plains, Namibia’s richest coastal area for […]