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De Duine rugby festival

De Duine rugby festival

De Duine Secondary School held their annual rugby festival at the Narraville Sport Field in a windy Walvis Bay. The organiser and De Duine rugby coach Karl Cookson said “My main goal of the festival was for everyone to come together and enjoy the game and have fun and to raise funds for the schools […]

Golfing News

Golfing News

ROSSMUND GC 10 vs WALVIS BAY GC 0 Saturday 8 September The weather conditions were greatly improved giving the players some nice sunshine for the first part of the competition – wind conditions however increased as the day wore on. It was great to have Hoffie in the driving seat again from Business Connexions with […]

Erongo State Hospitals run out of food

Erongo State Hospitals run out of food

  Eileen van der Schyff The food shortage that has hit the two coastal state hospitals this week now also circled out to the Usakos- and Omaruru state hospitals, the Acting Regional Health Director, Dr. Amir Shaker, confirmed this week. So dire is the situation that Dr. Shaker wrote a letter to the mayor of […]

Names of all fishing right applicants will be public

Names of all fishing right  applicants will be public

661 of 5 193 applications are from Erongo Region Floris Steenkamp Within the next two to three weeks the names of all applications of fishing rights will be published in the media and also on the website of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Benhard Esau promised […]

Mass hysteria hits after child abduction rumors spread

Social media is a blessing in most instances, but it also revealed its darker side this week. That is after a series of posts, both voice messages and text messages caused a public hysteria, alleging child abductions at three schools in Walvis Bay. Three men, supposedly traveling in a black BMW were responsible for child […]

Grant Noble and Dinath Azhar will know

Staff Reporter All eyes are fixed on the Walvis Bay magistrates court this morning to see whether two suspected cocaine dealers, Grant Noble (36) and Dinath Azhar (62), will be freed on bail, following their arrest in mid-June after 412 kg of cocaine was found hidden in a cargo container in the port of Walvis […]

Names of fishing rights applicants made public

Within the next two to three weeks the names of all applications of fishing rights will be published in the media and also on the website of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Benhard Esau promised on Wednesday. That was during a press conference in which the […]

Vandalism and theft of communal water taps – DRC settlement runs dry

Vandalism and theft of communal water taps – DRC settlement runs dry

Vandalism and theft exacerbate the water crisis in the Democratic Resettlement Community (DRC) at Swakopmund, leaving many with no choice but to walk long distances to fetch water. A visit by namib times to the DRC informal community brought to light the frustrations experienced by many over access to drinking water. Wilhemina Kolongongo, a resident […]

Port of Walvis Bay vital link in China’s “silk route” concept

Port of Walvis Bay vital link in China’s “silk route” concept

Namibia’s Head-of-State, Dr. Hage Geingob, on Monday in his capacity as the Chairman of the SADC, addressed delegates at the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (Focac) in Beijing. Dr. Geingob in particular welcomed an announcement by Chinese President Xi Jinping that SADC countries would be included in China’s Route and Belt Initiative (RBI), or in short […]

Its La Bella Vita at the Walvis Bay Waterfront

Its La Bella Vita at the Walvis Bay Waterfront

Floris Steenkamp   Two of Walvis Bay’s best-known chefs, Lothar and Gunter, have opened a restaurant at the Walvis Bay Waterfront – La Bella Vita. With the picturesque Walvis Bay lagoon and the skyline of the bustling port of Walvis Bay in the backdrop, you are guaranteed a fine dining experience at La Bella Vita. […]