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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 […]

Prosecutor General to decide on alleged sexual predator’s case

      Mr Dragan Vujicin (63) who has been accused of  sexually abusing four minors,  appeared in the  Swakopmund Magistrate court yesterday, after final investigations were completed.     The case waspostponed to 16 November for the Pro- secutor General to make a final decision.   At the accused’s previous appearance technical errors occurred (no […]

“The world’s resources cannot continue to be looted by mankind” – The Importance of Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Environment

“The world’s resources cannot continue to be looted by mankind” –  The Importance of Pope Francis’ Encyclical  on the Environment

The Pope’s 184-page (246 paragraphs) Encyclical on the Environment was released yesterday. It is sweeping in ambition and scope. He describes a relentless exploitation and destruction of the environment, which he blames on apathy, the reckless pursuit of profits, excessive faith in technology, and political short-sightedness. The golden thread throughout the entire Encyclical is: the […]

Police declare war against crime – “What can you as an individual do?’’

The Namibian Police Force in the Erongo Region will launch a ‘Turn Back Crime’ campaign tomorrow, at 9:00, at the Kuisebmond Stadium. Walvis Bay Urban Constituency Councillor Mr Hafeni Ndemula, along with Commissioner //Hoebeb and Deputy Commissioner Nelumbu gave the media a brief background to the campaign earlier. “The Turn Back Crime campaign is Interpol’s […]

Visitors From Afar

Visitors From Afar

Media students and academics from various international and local universities paid the namib times a visit   AnneSophie Hokkanen (University of Helsinki), Jaana Hujanen, Professor (University of Helsinki), Sharon Zaaruka (University of Namibia), Maria Kandjungu (University of Namibia), Dr Dietrick Kaijanangoma (University of Dar es Salaam), Ari Heinonen, Professor (University of Tampere), Jovita Shete (University of Namibia), […]

The ‘forever’ container terminal – A Quarter of the work done, says NamPort

The ‘forever’ container terminal – A Quarter of the work done, says NamPort

Reporter: Leandrea Louw NamPort held a public information sharing session as required by the approved Environmental Management Plan for the new container terminal-on-reclaimed-land project, on Tuesday evening in Walvis Bay. Members of the public were introduced to PS HSE Consultants, the appointed environmental team under the Environmental Management Plan, and an independent contractor. A brief […]