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Gala Dinner marks beginning of Erongo Trade Expo

Gala Dinner marks beginning of Erongo Trade Expo

The 11th annual Namport Erongo Business and Tourism Expo will be taking on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the civic centre in Walvs Bay (25 to 28 October). As before the Expo presents visitors with new products and innovations in the market and is also the platform where suppliers, service providers and the business […]

Ndume Square opens in Kuisebmond

Ndume Square opens in Kuisebmond

Paulus Ndume, head of Ndume Trading Enterprises, officially opens a modern mall complex in the heart of Kuisebmond. The complex will give opportunity for local entrepreneurs to grow the townships’ econmony with the goal of job creation. While speaking at the opening, Ndume briefly looked back at where he started, as a taxi driver here […]

Chief Justices gather in Swakopmund – wish to prevent corruption in the justice system

Chief Justices gather in Swakopmund – wish to prevent corruption in the justice system

Chief Justices from various African countries gathered in Swakopmund last week for the final regional preparatory meeting for the upcoming Global Judicial Integrity Network. The meeting took place on 16 and 17 October.   The delegates from a total of 17 countries shared their needs and expectations in terms of capacity-building support, advisory services, tools, […]

Council considers exorbitant construction costs for low-cost houses

Council considers exorbitant construction costs for low-cost houses

The Swakopmund Town Council is considering allocating erven to Power Oyeno to build low-cost houses at a price tag of N$6 264 per square meter. Power Oyeno will construct two show houses, after which Council will consider awarding the tender for the project. The proposal was discussed at the recent Town Council meeting after Power […]

Swakopmund Women’s Soccer League (SWSL)

Swakopmund Women’s Soccer League (SWSL)

The SWSL rounded of the first leg of the league at the Mondesa Stadium in Swakopmund.   The result of Wednesday’s game between Namib Daughters and Dream Team was 5-1 in favour of Namib Daughters. The last games for the season on Saturday, saw Kavetu FC beat African Queens 2-1 as the game between Super […]

Fishing from the jetty illegal – Council dusts off 1989 by-law

Fishing from the jetty illegal – Council dusts off 1989 by-law

A long existing Swakopmund municipal by-law, prohibiting people from fishing from the jetty, has been dusted off and is being enforced once again. The by-law, which was long forgotten, has opened a question: how many other by-laws which have vanished into the archives of the Swakopmund municipality are being overlooked? For as long as many […]

Disabled Namibian’s must not exclude themselves

Disabled Namibian’s must not exclude themselves

The Deputy Minister of Finance, Natangwe Ithete, has called upon disabled people in Namibia to involve themselves in all government activities, to help build up the country. Ithete made these remarks at the Commemoration of the International White Cane day, held at Swakopmund yesterday [19 October]. The commemoration formed part of the African Union of […]

Street vendors made a dash when they saw the police – many are illegal immigrants

Street vendors made a dash when they saw the police – many are illegal immigrants

Several street hawkers in Swakopmund, who were operating on various street corners and pavements especially in Mondesa, have abandoned their business establishments over the past two weeks. This follows after the Namibian Police carried out an anti-crime operation during which many of the hawkers were arrested for various alleged crimes. It was understood many of […]

Two year old’s death not murder – autopsy report

The death of a two-year-old girl in Kuisebmond last Thursday sparked a wave of rumours and speculations regarding what caused the child’s death. Many were pointing fingers to the mother for allegedly beating the child. An autopsy in the meantime confirmed the child died of a natural cause and no injuries were found that could […]

Crash and run

Crash and run

An accident scene was found abandoned by the driver and possible occupants of a vehicle that veered off the road and hit a palm tree at around 03:00 on Tuesday morning. The accident was on the B2 coas-tal road close to Walvis Bay. Morning commuters were baffled by the scene of this badly damaged, lone […]