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Möller murder case postponed

Möller murder case postponed

Gotlieb Panduleni (30), David Tashiya (29), David Shekundja (35), Elly Ndapuka Hinavali (29) and Malakia Shiweda (28), who stand accused on the murder of Hans Möller, appeared before Magistrate John Sindano on Tuesday, 28 February. The case was then postponed to 15 May for further investigation and for legal aid applications to be finalised. The […]

Hangana takes over Lucky Star Marathon

Hangana takes over Lucky Star Marathon

The Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group recently announced that its subsidiary, Hangana seafood, will be taking over as the main sponsor of the ‘Lucky Star Marathon & Cycle Tour’, which is known as the oldest coastal running event in Namibia. It was made public in September 2016, that Etosha Fishing would no longer be sponsoring […]

 Usakos Town council in the sights of Anti-Corruption Commission

  Usakos Town council in the sights of Anti-Corruption Commission

  Usakos, known for being one of the underdeveloped towns in Erongo, is facing a new challenge. Accusations against the town council’s management have come up, especially in which recruitment processes are conducted within the council. The case is being investigated by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in Swakopmund. Manfred Naobeb, a community activist actively fighting […]

Two visitors also in the house assaulted and robbed

The rising crime wave at the coast has also hit the small coastal settlement Wlotzkasbaken. Five men, armed with knives, recently broke into one of the houses located there. They threatened and beat some of the victims, before disappearing with goods valued at more than N$100 000. The incident occurred on 26 February, confirmed Deputy […]

Education-Swakopmund Constituency Council willing to get involved in education development and progress

Education-Swakopmund Constituency Council willing to get involved in education development and progress

The Swakopmund Constituency Councillor Mr Juuso Kambueshe and the Constituency Development Committee had a meeting with school principals, head of departments and school board members of all schools in Swakopmund this week. The purpose of the meeting was for Kambueshe to understand the challenges experienced in schools and see how to support the schools. “I […]

Two dead in Erongo accidents

Two people passed away in two separate road accidents in less than a week in the Erongo Region. The police has in the meantime revealed the name of the tourist, who passed away on the A2 highway whilst travelling towards Swakopmund on 25 February. The most recent road death in the Erongo region occurred on […]

Intruders are on the watch

In the midst of burglary increases at the coast the police expresses the importance of being alert and vigilant to suspicious behaviour. There has been a noticeable incline in burglary and panic alarms going off, especially in the Fairways, Meersig and Lagoon areas. It has been emphasized by Deputy Commissioner, Andreas Nelumbu, that residents should […]

Coastal Pirates Inline Hockey kicks off

Coastal Pirates Inline Hockey kicks off

Over the weekend (24-26 February) the coastal Inline Hockey Club hosted its 21st time business league tournament at the Dome Sport Complex Centre in Swakopmund. Thirty teams participated in 8 different age categories with players ranging from 4 up to 40 years. The business league encourages players from all over the country to “mix and […]

Coastal residents were lucky to see solar eclipse

Coastal residents were lucky to see solar eclipse

Namibians were treated to a rare sight on Sunday, when the first solar eclipse of the year was observable from all corners of the country. Coastal residents were especially lucky to see the spectacle, as residents in many other parts of the country had their view obstructed by cloud cover. The annular eclipse crossed the […]

Baby injured in motor vehicle accident

Baby injured in motor vehicle accident

A car accident was reported between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund yesterday afternoon. Emergency services rushed to the scene to tend to injuries, where after the patients were transported to Welwitschia Private Hospital and Walvis Bay State Hospital respectively for treatment. One of the injured is a 1 year and 4 month old baby, who is […]