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Former U.S. president George W. Bush lands at Walvis Bay

Former U.S. president George W. Bush lands at Walvis Bay

A jet carrying former U.S. president George W Bush and his wife Mrs Laura Bush touched down at the Walvis Bay International Airport yesterday. The Bush-couple is on a visit to Namibia and Botswana this week. A small fleet of several helicopters were waiting for the Bush couple and a few travel companions at the […]

Massive diesel spill

Massive diesel spill

A massive underground diesel spill has been discovered at TransNamib’s locomotive refuelling depot in Walvis Bay. It is accepted diesel could have been spilled and seeping undetected into the ground at the railway yard for the past half a century. A report saw by namib times confirmed this. Disturbingly, the spill seeped into most of […]

Man dies after assault and stabbing in Mondes

Vernon Maletzky (22) passed away on Tuesday in Windhoek after being assaulted and stabbed on Saturday afternoon by a group of men in Mondesa. It is alleged that Maletzky confronted a group of men in Mondesa near USave Shop, demanding back his cell phone they allegedly stole from him. It is further alleged that during […]

Swakopmund turns125 in August

Swakopmund turns125 in August

Swakopmund will turn 125 years old on 4 August 2017 – a special event to celebrate this occasion is planned from 4 until 6 August. Town Council at its recent meeting decided that a local organising committee be established to make the celebration a success. “This year Swakopmund is celebrating its 125th birthday and that […]

Traditional healers say foreigners and fly-by-nights give them a bad name

A prominent traditional healer at Walvis Bay urged the Ministry of Health and Social Services this week to speed up the law-making process for Namibia to have a Traditional Health Practitioners Act, as this would be the only way to put practical guidelines in place to manage the conduct of traditional healers. Immanuel Katambo says […]

Erongo Netball opening game kicks off Tommorow

Erongo Netball opening game kicks off Tommorow

The Erongo Netball Team is hosting an opening day on 8 April at the Vineta Sport Stadium in Swakopmund. It starts at 14:00. This forms part of preparing for the league commencing on 22 April. Other teams in action would be: Swakopmund Netball Club, Navy NC, Eleven Arrows, Graniet NC, Sorento Bucks NC, Amadac and […]

ACC arrests Chinese national in Walvis Bay for bribery

ACC arrests Chinese national in Walvis Bay for bribery

A 32-year old Chinese national who works as a site agent for Jiangsu Zhengtai Construction, the company constructing the Dunes Mall at Walvis Bay, was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission of Namibia (ACC) on Wednesday for accepting a bribe. The man, Allen Yue, approached the owners of Security Supplies Services and demanded a cash sum […]

Police exempted from paying landing fees at Swakopmund

Starting this month (1 April 2017) the Ministry of Safety and Security is exempted from paying landing fees at the Swakopmund Aerodrome. The Swakopmund Town Council decided this at the recent meeting after and approved the request by the Inspector General of the Namibian Police, Sebastian Ndeitunga. Ndeitunga sent a letter to the municipality in […]

Mayoral Charity Ball’s goat gets its rightful owner

Mayoral Charity Ball’s goat gets its rightful owner

Last year in mid- November the Swakopmund Council/ Municipality hosted its Mayoral Charity Ball which turned out to be a very successful fundraising event. Councillor Omuiingona Uahi-misa Kaapehi pledged a live goat for the fundraising and the animal was auctioned. The two gentlemen who showed the biggest interest in the goat interest in the auction […]

Traffic department calls on for a meeting with all taxi’s

The Swakopmund Traffic Department has called on all taxi owners and drivers to a public meeting on Thursday to inform them about new developments, determine a way forward for the future and to discuss road safety issues for the upcoming Easter weekend. Large numbers of visitors are expected at the coast for Easter. Not only […]