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Council Acts swiftly to Report of Unfinished House

Council Acts swiftly to Report of Unfinished House

The Swakopmund municipality has reacted swiftly to complaints about the unfinished house in Tamariskia. In a report, the building inspector Larry Mwikanda said, “Indeed the uncompleted house is being used by some hobos as a shelter”. A letter has been sent from the department instructing the owners to tidy up and secure the premises. Although […]

A brand new shipping service launched

A brand new shipping service launched

Ecuworldwide Namibia is pleased to announce a new direct shipping service between Shanghai and Walvis Bay. This shipping service is focused on non-hazardous less than container load (LCL) cargo between China and Namibia. This means businesses or people wishing to import goods from China can now do so in smaller quantities, instead of having to […]

Swaco Namibia adopts new rhino calf

Swaco Namibia adopts new rhino calf

Save the Rhino Trust (SRT) has the pleasure to announce not only the birth of an adorable new rhino calf, but also that Swaco Group Namibia has recommitted to helping secure a future for the world’s last truly wild black rhino population. Their generous contribution includes the sponsorship of a rhino and calf for one […]

Platz am Meer copes amidst weak economy

Platz am Meer copes amidst weak economy

Sharlien Tjambari As Namibia’s first ever coastal shopping centre, the Platz am Meer lifestyle centre in Swakopmund has been facing a few challenges just like many other businesses, but it seems like rumours about it struggling to keep up and having very few tenants is not true. The mall offers customers simply one of the […]

Unusual visitor to the port of Walvis Bay

Unusual visitor to the port of Walvis Bay

The port of Walvis Bay hosts  a rather unusual vessel on 16 September this year. The SVS Guardsman,described as a fast support intervention, crew supply and guard ship, will call at the port of Walvis Bay to link up with a seismic research vessel which will also arrive in the same period. It would then […]

Bank Windhoek advises on fraud

Bank Windhoek advises on fraud

The Forensic Department at Bank Windhoek is receiving an increasing number of complaints from clients regarding individuals calling them and pretending to be officials from Bank Windhoek. These individuals are fraudsters who direct unsuspecting clients to transfer funds to them via an Easy Wallet trans-fer. How they do it: The fraudsters call to inform clients […]

2nd Namibia Landrover Festival 2018

2nd Namibia Landrover Festival 2018

Landrovers from as far as South Africa and Angola attended the 2nd Landrover Festival in Uis. 120 Landrovers were officially entered but close to 200 Landrovers attended the event with an estimate of around 800 visitors. The full program started on Friday with a Gold Rush, Landrover Pirates competition, sundowner on the Mine Heap and […]

Salt Flavours Young Cricketers

Salt Flavours Young Cricketers

Rudi Bowe The 22nd Walvis Bay Salt Refiners junior cricket festival was a big success with sixteen schools competed in the annually tournament that won in 2003 and 2006 the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) development awards for best junior cricket programme. President of Cricket Namibia Dr. Rudie van Vuuren said that it was a fantastic […]

Strength vs Strength

Strength vs Strength

Rudi Bowe The Sentrum Corporate Bowls League hosted by the Walvis Bay Bowls Club finished the first round off the league games. The spirits are high and all are having a lot of fun in the Sentrum Corporate Bowls League and the new comers saying that the other teams must watch out for next Corporate […]

WASP Fundraising Archery Shoot

WASP Fundraising Archery Shoot

With the Namibian Nationals which are around the corner, 56 children participated in an Archery competition that was hosted by the Walvis Bay Archery in the School Program (WASP) on Saturday, 18 August 2018 at their club at the Jan Wilkens Stadium in Walvis Bay. All entry fees for the historic day went to J.L […]