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Employees ‘locked out’ ahead of strike

Employees ‘locked out’ ahead of strike

Employees of Namibian Press and Tools International (Pty) Ltd are currently on strike as a result of failed wage negotiations, a week earlier than intended. With guidance of Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (MANWU), the employees planned to have a strike on 6 March, due to unresolved negotiations in regard to wages after the […]

Tourist passes away after 4×4 overturns

Tourist passes away after 4×4 overturns

A tourist died after the driver of the 4×4 vehicle they were travelling in lost control of the vehicle and it overturned, blocking the road between Arandis and Usakos near Vergenoegd. The deceased was allegedly catapulted out of the vehicle, resulting in critical injuries. Emergency services rushed to the scene to stabilize the injured patients […]

Erongo netball teams opts for gold’

Erongo netball teams opts for gold’

On 18 February different netball teams around the region competed for the Erongo Netball Trials for the 1st and 2nd league hosted at Vineta Sport Staduim. Navi Netball club ended on top of the first League with gold, while Eleven Arrows took the silver and Prison Netball Club received bronze. On the Second League, Amadac […]

DRC residents will soon have water and electricity

DRC residents will soon have water and electricity

The story of sharing four taps and walking long distances to fetch water will soon be a story of the past for the legal plot owners of DRC informal settlement in Swakopmund after the council have decided to bring services closer to the people of DRC who are legal plot owners. According to the Marketing […]

Mother fears for her baby’s life as intruder violently grabs baby from its cot

Armed intruder terrorised a lone mother and her two babies in their home in Swakopmund: An extremely violent burglar broke into a house in Ocean View early yesterday morning, threatening the female victim and abusing her baby. He allegedly took one of her twin babies out of its cot and slammed him against the wall. […]

Two trucks lose their loads at Swakopmund

Two trucks lose their loads at Swakopmund

Two huge granite blocks fell from a truck on Wednesday evening at the traffic circle on the eastern outskirts of Swakopmund. Earlier at the same day the load of a truck transporting two litre Coca Cola bottles shifted. The first incident occurred late in the afternoon after a truck, which was travelling to the Coca […]

Man kidnapped and robbed

A man was kidnapped on Friday by 3 assailants armed with knifes, who allegedly drove him to an area in Kuisebmond where they assaulted him. They reportedly continued to rob him of a gold chain with 2 medals and a crucifix, a gold bracelet and 2 iphones. The victim had no way of contacting anyone […]

Paparazzi’s fire caused big damage

Paparazzi’s fire caused big damage

The fire that broke out at Paparazzi’s Gambling house on Tuesday morning caused big damage to the inside of the building to an approximate value of N$2 million. The fire department concluded their investigation and ruled out foul play, as the fire is believed to have started due to an electrical short circuit. The fire […]

Sparta beats JCCA in Coastal 40 league

Sparta beats JCCA in Coastal 40 league

On Sunday 19/02/2017 there was a nail biting cricket match at Sparta Club between Sparta and JCCA. JCCA won the toss and decided to bat first. Mias Strauss and Enrico v/d Westhuizen opened the batting and frustrated the home team. Enrico was eventually caught after he scored 47 runs from 55 balls. Mias went on […]

“Fisheries strong and vibrant”

“Fisheries strong and vibrant”

Most of Namibia’s important fish stocks are showing signs of recovery. There are, however, some stocks which appear to be in a very precarious situation and for which urgent management interventions are needed to prevent them from total collapse. This was the keynote of the speech of the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhard […]