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Humpback whale stranding continues – Another washed out at Mile 106

Humpback whale stranding continues – Another washed out at Mile 106

Scientists are concerned after yet another humpback whale carcass washed out along Namibia’s coastline. The latest stranding occurred about 30 kilometers north of Cape Cross at Mile 106. According to Lüderitz Marine Research this brings to at least the tenth dead whale found in just the past two months along the Namibian and South African […]

Bike stolen in Walvis Bay found in Omusati Region

Bike stolen in Walvis Bay found in Omusati Region

One week after a quadbike was stolen in Walvis Bay the police, through its intelligence unit, managed to recover it in the Omusati Region and arrest one suspect. According to deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, regional crime investigations coordinator for Erongo, the red quadbike, valued at N$50 000, was reported stolen between 7 and 9 April […]

Carnage on Erongo roads during Easter weekend

Carnage on Erongo roads during Easter weekend

At least two people died on the roads of the Erongo Region during this year’s Easter holiday. Several more were seriously injured during various motor vehicle accidents. The Namibian Police remains gravely concerned about rising road accident statistic. According to Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, regional crime investigations coordinator for the Namibian Police in Erongo, one […]

Sanlam Career Expo looks out for the future of students

Sanlam Career Expo looks out for the future of students

Sanlam Namibia sponsored N$200 000 for the Sanlam Career Expo. The expo showcases, inspires and educates young learners and graduates on career choices. The expo is now in its ninth year with Sanlam Namibia sponsoring it for six years. The event usually takes place in Windhoek and Ongwediva, but this year for the first time […]

Multiple arrests for stock theft, illegal hunting

Multiple arrests for stock theft, illegal hunting

The police in the Erongo Region arrested a number of suspects over the course of the past week for being in possession of suspected stolen stock or for hunting without a valid permit. This was revealed by Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, regional crime investigations coordinator for the Namibian Police in Erongo. According to Iikuyu, four […]

Erongo in the finals of The Namibian Newspaper Cup

Erongo in the finals of The Namibian Newspaper Cup

Erongo made it to the final. At the time of going to press yesterday Erongo Region was yet to play Otjozondjupa in the finals of The Namibian Newspaper Cup in Swakopmund. On Friday, Omusati thrashed the Hardap 2-1, while Zambezi scored a goal against 0 from Oshana. The Erongo Region made an excellent strike and […]

Regional Commander callson road users to be vigilant

Regional Commander callson road users to be vigilant

Erongo Regional Commander, Commissioner Andreas Nelumbu, has called on road users to be extra cautious during the Easter Weekend. He also sternly warned criminals intending to come to the coast: “We will not tolerate any criminal activities,” he told namib times. Adding: “We will deal with you accordingly.” Nelumbu also called n road users to […]

Swakopmund municipality to monitor air pollution

The Swakopmund municipality monitors air pollution caused by industries and business in town closely of late, doing so by enforcing Ordinance 11 of 1976 (Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Ordinance). Council in its most recent meeting confirmed it would in future closely monitor air pollution levels caused the various industries. The item was discussed at the council […]

Well-known photographer Tony Figueira dies

One of Namibia’s most celebrated photographers, Tony Figueira, passed away during the early hours of yesterday. He leaves behind his wife Gabi. Figueira, who was born in Angola, owned the design studio Studio 77. Figueira studied journalism at Rhodes University in South Africa. He worked for several radio stations including the Voice of America, and […]

Press Statement from the Rossmund Rebels

Press Statement from the Rossmund Rebels

On 4 November 2016, a Swakopmund magistrate ruled that the Rossmund Golf Estate Home Owners Association (RGEHOA) has to approach the High Court of Namibia in order to rectify Notarial Bonds of Imposition that was registered against title deeds of properties at Rossmund using a non-existent section 21 Company registration number. Should they be successful […]