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Voetganger opslag dood in ongeluk – Bekende regsgeleerde blykbaar agter stuurwiel

Volgens Hoofinspekteur Erastus Iikuyu het die oorledene en ‘n vriend ‘n saamrygeleentheid vanaf Swakopmund na Walvisbaai gehaal en is buite die dorp afgelaai. Hulle was blykbaar besig om die pad oor te steek in die rigting van Kuiseb-mond, toe die voertuig haar getref het, met noodlottige gevolge. Daar is vasgestel dat die bestuurder van die […]

Labour unrest lurking at Walvis Bay Salt Holdings

Tension is looming at Walvis Bay Salt Holdings (Pty) Ltd, with employees accusing the company’s management of a discriminatory salary structure, illegal reduction of leave days, illegal reduction of medical aid and also changing of shift hours. In a letter addressed to the company’s Managing Director, Mr Andre Snyman, the Mine Workers Union of Namibia […]

Top Score expands 2015 7-a-side tournament to the coast

The leading maize brand of Namib Mills launched the 7-a-side coastal leg of the tournament yesterday evening at the Swakopmund Football Club (SFC). Twenty teams from various businesses have entered. According to spokesperson Ashante Manetti from the Namib Mills public relations department, the Top Score 7-a-side soccer tournament was officially launched in 2001, since then […]

KüSKA is Here!!

From tonight, until next Saturday,  27 June, Swakopmund will be “ruled” by the outgoing Royals of the “Swakopmunder Karneval”, better known as the KüSKA,   Prinz Horst der 3te, Dee Stein-Reiche and Prinzessin Verena the First with the 11 dwarfs, and by the new ‘Prinzenpaar’. The ‘key’ will be han-ded over in a symbolic gesture, at […]

New launch vessel for Servest Marine

Servest Marine Namibia received their second launch vessel, the Ocean Ndjodhi, in the Walvis Bay harbour on Monday.     The vessel was transported from Mombasa, Kenya, on the deck of the Han Xin general cargo vessel, off-loaded and sailed to Servest’s quay at Hangana  Seafood where it was cleared by the Namibian customs authority. […]

Fisheries ministry to promote ocean literacy

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources announced their plans for a Marine Environmental Education and Outreach (MEEO) program to promote ocean literacy, at the three day Annual Research Meeting (ARM) in Swakopmund recently. The MEEO Program was presented by Senior Fisheries Biologist: Environmental Monitoring and Research Subdivision Richard Horaeb, of the Ministry of Fisheries […]

Ongenooide besoekers “verlei” glo plaaswerkers

Boere teen die Omaruru rivier, in Hentiesbaai se omgewing, ondervind glo probleme met “besoekers” van hoofsaaklik Hentiesbaai, wat kuiertjies by hul plaaswerkers aflê en hulle omkoop met voedsel en soms drank. Een van die plaasboere, wat verkies om anoniem te bly het die situasie aan namib times verduidelik en ook sy kommer uitgespreek. Volgens hom […]

Taxi driver facing rape charge, denied bail

Johannes Namandje (38) accused of abducting and raping a 13 year old minor in Kuisebmond last week appeared in the Walvis Bay Magistrate’s court.  The incident allegedly took place at the suspect’s place in Kuisebmond on Tuesday night after the victim apparently got into the taxi he was driving, to go to the Rundu taxi […]

Police successfully recover all Jan Japan Motors

Nampol in the Erongo Region announced the recovery of all 14 vehicles that were allegedly stolen from Jan Japan Motors warehouse at a media conference held at the Nampol Erongo Regional Headquarters in Walvis Bay yesterday. According to Nampol Erongo Regional Commander, Commissioner Samuel //Hoëbeb, the police found one of the missing vehicles in Keetmanshoop. […]

Save the Rhino Trust pockets N$100 000 through charity poker

Save the Rhino Trust pockets N$100 000 through charity poker

  A charity poker tournament in Hamburg, Germany, was the platform through which Save the Rhino Trust received a donation of N$100 000, yesterday.   The Good Samaritan who donated the money is Mr Christoph Thesen, who was born and raised in Swakopmund and who is now a successful artist and businessman in Germany. According to […]