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Namibian Doyenne of Arts and Culture Honoured

Retha-Louise  Malherbe Hofmeyr, who has been Director of Arts, at the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture for more than 2 decades, and who has been a Walvis Bay inhabitant periodically for years, received a very special award from the French Government in Windhoek the past week. It was the second time that the French […]

Three People and a Pride of Lions

When Will and Lianne Steenkamp saw how many people have come to watch their   documentary about the Desert Lions of Namibia, they were overwhelmed. Many who came to see the film, eventually had to go home empty-handed, because the event was sold out. It was a privilege to be part of the crowd Saturday, and […]

“We need to be more innovative’’

The media launch for the 9th annual Namport Business and Tourism Expo 2015 was held at the Namport offices on Friday. Namport invested over N$1 million dollars in this event. Erongo Red has also pledged its contribution in the form of electricity for the duration of the Expo. Mr Bisey Uirab, CEO of the Namibia […]

Usakos inwoner loof polisie vir puik optrede

‘n Inwoner van Usakos, wat verlede week die slagoffer was van diefstal uit haar voertuig, het die koerant gekontak en haar lof en dank aan polisiebeamptes van Usakos, Arandis en Swakopmund uitgespreek, vir hul flinke optrede om haar besittings te red. Volgens haar het sy op die betrokke dag voor ‘n be- kende besigheid in […]

Maier murder suspect still on the run

More than a week since a tour guide was murdered and robbed at the Lianshulu village, the police in the Zambezi Region are yet to recover the stolen cash and arrest a fourth suspect in the matter. The suspect, whose name has not yet been made public by the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), forms part […]

Alleged drug dealer arrested

The Swakopmund Neighbourhood Watch, in collaboration with the First Response Reaction Unit and the Special Reserve Force, managed to sucessfully bring down an alleged drug dealer on Saturday night in Swakopmund  after noticing a suspicious-looking vehicle that ultimately ended in a car chase and an arrest. According to a member of the Swakopmund Neighbourhood watch, […]

AR welcomes Geingob’s willingness to negotiate as deadline looms

The land issue in Namibia is approaching boiling point, with the Affirmative Repositioning (AR) Movement’s 30 July – deadline to get land, less than two weeks away. The AR yesterday welcomed President Hage Geingob’s press statement which surfaced on Friday, in which he expressed his wil- lingness to engage in dialogue with AR leaders. The […]

Teen-Korrupsie-eenheid takel Karibib

Hoogs betroubare inligting tot die koerant se beskikking dui daarop dat die Teen-Korrupsie-kommissie besig is met ondersoeke in Karibib, nadat ongerymdhede met die verkoop van erwe blykbaar daar ontstaan het. Ons bron dui aan dat beskikbare erwe deur die Karibibse Dorpsraad geadverteer is en van die voornemende kopers skynbaar deposito’s op erwe, wat glad nie Ministeriële- of die […]

“Slow moving aquaculture states face numerous challenges”

  The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhard Esau, has recently highlighted the issue of the growing hitches of fisheries management, and identified it as an issue of international concern, at the annual gathering of ACP (Africa, Caribbean and Pacific countries) ministers of Fisheries in Belgium. Esau singled out the problem of Biological science […]

Pedestrian run over

  A pedestrian was run over by a truck Wednesday morning in the vicinity of Pupkewitz, Walvis Bay after he accidentally slipped and landed under the truck. According to a Walvis Bay traffic officer who was at the scene, the pedestrian sustained minor injuries when the incident ocurred at approximately 07:30. “The man was running […]