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521kg of rubbish collected during HANcoastal clean-up campaign

521kg of rubbish collected during HANcoastal clean-up campaign

More than half a ton of rubbish was collected in and around Swakopmund on Saturday morning during this year’s clean-up campaign organised by the coastal team of the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN). According to HAN a total of 106 clear plastic bags were filled with rubbish. Amongst the rubbish collected were ladies underwear, diapers […]

Pro Tennis Academy rewards outstanding players

Pro Tennis Academy rewards outstanding players

The Pro Tennis Academy (PTA) has rewarded their most outstanding players at their yearly award ceremony last week. During the festive event in the capital, PTA head coach and tournament director, Romeo van Wyk, recognized the academies exceptional performances as well as the winners of this year’s PTA tournament series that stretched over the entire […]

The Founding President Sam Nujoma visits Swakopmund Pharmacy

The Founding President Sam Nujoma visits Swakopmund Pharmacy

A visit to the pharmacy is an everyday occurrence for most Namibians, but when you are the Founding Father of the Republic of Namibia a visit to the local pharmacy is not that simple. A segment of Sam Nujoma Drive in Swakopmund was blocked on Friday morning when Founding Father Dr. Sam Nujoma paid a […]

Mass houses not burnt-workers “confiscate” boss’s car

Mass houses not burnt-workers “confiscate” boss’s car

After tense negotiations the angry construction workers of the Delta Group, who threatened to burn down the mass houses they built on the north-eastern outskirts of Swakopmund, “confiscated” their bosses car as surety. The workers demand their wages, which they allegedly have not received since August this year. The Delta Group was awarded a tender […]

House surrounded by sewage water

House surrounded by sewage water

Residents of Kuisebmond left with their hands in their hair when a central manhole located in the corner of their yard in Dassie street started flooding their yard with a large amount of sewage water since Sunday. The flooding has caused damage to floors and furniture as it entered the house. The level of the […]

No penalty waiver for strandhotel

No penalty waiver for strandhotel

The Swakopmund Town Council will not waive the obligatory penalty imposed on Ohlthaver&List Leisure due to the late completion of the development of the Strandhotel. O&L Leisure had requested Council to write-off the penalty to the value of N$2 141 250 in part due to “cash-flow difficulties.” The request to waive the penalty is outlined […]

Cancer Golf handover

Statistics indicate that there has been a 29% increase in cancer cases over the past 5 years in Namibia, with breast cancer being the most prevalent. This among other factors is the reason Sanlam is involved in the fight against cancer. The Sanlam Cancer Golf Challenge has been in existence for 24 years with Sanlam […]

ErongoRED to save millions with new solar powerplant

ErongoRED to save millions with new solar powerplant

A milestone for the regional electricity distributor Erongo RED: Yesterday the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a three Megawatt (MW) solar energy power plant at Arandis took place – the plant is expected to be in operation by June 2017. The new solar power plant is being built by OLC Arandis Solar Energy, a […]

No pay by today – we burn down the houses

No pay by today – we burn down the houses

Workers of the Delta Group, which got the contract to construct houses for the Mass Housing Development Programme on the north-eastern outskirts of Swakopmund, have threatened to burn down the houses if the company does not pay them by today. On Wednesday the workers gathered at the site and lit various small fires “to warn […]

Gebedstaptog

Die gemeenskap van Walvisbaai en Swakopmund verenig môre oor kerkgrense om deel te neem aan die Gebedstaptog (Walk For Jesus) om padveiligheid op die B2 kuspad aan God op te dra. Die twee groot kruise wat weerskante van die kuspad in die omgewing van Langstrand geplant is, was juis die handewerk van gebedstappers toe hierdie […]