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Elderly moves to obtain bricks for safe boundary wall

Elderly moves to obtain bricks for safe boundary wall

Senior citizens at Welwitschia Phase 2 Government Housing units for independent lower income older persons of the Ministry of Health and Social Services in Swakopmund are urgently in dire need of a proper boundary wall and some safety fencing to prevent burglaries that take place on a regular basis there and have bought bricks. The […]

FNB show support for Senior Golf

FNB show support for Senior Golf

Tuesday 27 September was an important day for Senior Golf in Namibia when First National Bank handed over their generous sponsorship of N$40 000 towards the 2016 Annual SAGES Inter Branch Golf Tournament that is scheduled to take place at the Rossmund Golf Course for the 31st year in succession between the 31 October and […]

Notebook with murder details found where mom murdered her toddler at Mile 108

Notebook with murder details found where mom murdered her toddler at Mile 108

A notebook detailing the brutal murder of a two year old toddler by the mom Zenobia Seas (32) will in all likelihood form a leading piece of evidence in court. Seas is accused of the murder of her daughter Ava Owoses on Monday afternoon and attempting to burn herself and the child in her car […]

“Ray of hope” application will be turned down

The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhard Esau, is set to make an announcement by next week if the application by “Welwitschia Aquatic and Wildlife Scientific Research” to harvest live marine animals for the Chinese aquarium trade has been approved or not. A recommendation in this regard was made by the office of the […]

Shebeens in residential areas cause of high school failure rates

Committee members of the National Council had a public hearing on the Liquor Amendment Bill, Bill seven of 2016 (B.7-2016). The main reason for the meeting was for the committee to hear what the community’s views and opinions are on this particular Bill and the Clause the Council was looking into is Clause 1(2A) and […]

Ex-Cop and minors nabbed for poaching

A former police officer, Joel Ochurub (43) and three minors were arrested in the early morning hours on Monday after they allegedly poached two zebras in the vicinity of Valencia northeast of Arandis. The arrest took place after a police chase which lasted close to four hours. The incident was confirmed by Detective Chief Inspector […]

Qatar Airways touches down in Namibia

Qatar Airways touches down in Namibia

A passenger aircraft of Qatar Airways touched down at Windhoek’s Hosea Kutako International Airport on Wednesday, the airline’s first flight as air operator in Namibia. The airline issued the following statement shortly after touchdown. “The capital of Namibia, Windhoek, today welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight to arrive at its international airport from Doha, Qatar. […]

“Last” Lucky Star marathon & cycle tour

Etosha Fishing Corporation (Pty) Ltd will be hosting its annual Lucky Star Marathon & Cycle Tour on Saturday, 1 October at the coast. This event is a high profile annual sport event, but Etosha also announced this week it would be the last year Lucky Star would sponsor the event. Late registrations will be accepted […]

Walvis Bay residents warned against spike in home and business burglaries

The Namibian Police in the Erongo region urged residents this week against a surge in burglaries both at residences and businesses. The good news, according to Erongo Police community affairs officer, Sergeant Ileni Shapumba, is that several arrests were made over the weekend due to vigilant residents who saw crimes in the process of being committed who then phoned […]

Ship intended to ship live marine life from Namibia to Asia spotted alongside in the port of Walvis Bay

Ship intended to ship live marine life from Namibia to Asia spotted alongside in the port of Walvis Bay

At the time of going to press yesterday afternoon there were different explanation as to why the Russian trawler, Ryazanovka, was alongside at berth 7 in the port of Walvis Bay for several days yet with the vessel not recorded on the daily port log. The vessel’s presence at Walvis Bay in the past few weeks raises eyebrows among […]