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Under 19 Ladies Cricket Team to Defend Trophy in Botswana

Under 19 Ladies Cricket Team to Defend Trophy in Botswana

The Namibian national Under 19 ladies cricket team will be leaving for Gaborone, Botswana to defend the eight nation’s tournaments trophy that they won lasts year. This year the tournament will be from 24 to 27 August. This annual tournament is a highlight for under 19 women’s cricket. The Namibia U/19 ladies team will be […]

Fish permits back to the old levy

Many coastal residents rejoiced and inundated the permit offices at the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources on Friday, after news broke that the price of fishing permits have been reverted to N$14 per month or N$168 per year. Recreational fishing permits were increased drastically in July to N$1500 per month. The increase to N$1500 […]

Horse mackerel fishery in stormy waters

Horse mackerel fishery in stormy waters

“We had an honest expectation the Minister would reverse the drastically increased quota levies, in the same manner he reversed the decision of the N$1500 per month angling permit”. Stakeholders in the midwater trawl fishing sector admitted this week they were left bitterly disappointed when Fisheries Minister Bernhard Esau did not make any announcement on […]

Aim is for Namibians to consume 70kg of fish per person per annum

Fish exports and local fish consumption can live in the same space in Namibia, says Fisheries Minister, Bernhard Esau. Namibia harvests 550 000 metric tons of fish annually and 2,3 million Namibians cannot exhaust these volumes by local consumption only. Namibia’s national target for domestic fish consumption is 160 000 metric tons per annum, very […]

CHEC sets an example in occupational health and safety management

China Harbour and Engineering in a joint venture with the Namibia Road Contractors Company and Baby Face Civils [CRB JV] at the end of July this year celebrated two million hours worked without any lost time injuries. The joint venture is constructing a national oil storage facility at Walvis Bay and the project is expected […]

No confidence in RDP’s Nambinga

No confidence in RDP’s Nambinga

In a press statement made on Saturday, the National Executive Committee of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) informs of a reached consensus on a Motion of No Confidence against RDP President, Jeremiah Nambinga. The committee is said to have concluded with this consensus after careful consideration and discussion, and is committed to ensure […]

Another pensioner commits suicide making it the fourth case for August

Another pensioner commits suicide making it the fourth case for August

A 73-year-old Swakopmund resident committed suicide over the weekend, making it the fourth case of suicide in the month of August reported along the central coastal area. According to Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, police regional crime investigations coordinator for Erongo, John Douglas Bassingthwaigthe, killed himself by shooting himself with a pistol in the head. According […]

Desert Inn Pool Club(DIPC) hosts excellent pool competition

Desert Inn Pool Club(DIPC) hosts excellent pool competition

History has been made at the Desert Inn Pool Club (DIPC) competition that was held on 5 August, a 9-year-old boy (Cyril Moller Jr) participated in a pool competition. The prize money of N$5,000.00 was up for grabs in Walvis Bay. A total of 47 pool player’s as far as Rehoboth participated in the competition. […]

Namibian population could be 3,5m by 2030

Namibia’s population demographics is undergoing a drastic transition. The population is expected to grow from 2,2 million people (2016) to 3.5 million by 2030, according to the Namibia Ports Authority’s chief executive officer Mr. Bisey /Uirab. /Uirab added this anticipated population growth will create many steep challenges for the country which Government alone cannot prevent […]

Two suicides in Swakopmund

Swakopmund was hit by yet another suicide, when a 29-year-old man took his own life by hanging himself on Wednesday evening. The incident took place at about 18:00 in Immanuel Khambo Street, in the Mondesa suburb of Swakopmund. The deceased, Martin Jos Bakas Hamaseb, was found by family members hanging from the roof of his […]