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Dr Nujoma cuts the ribbon at new recovery clinic

Dr Nujoma cuts the ribbon at new recovery clinic

Founding President Sam Shafiishuna Nujoma inaugurated the newly constructed St Raphael Health Recovery Clinic, which is owned by the well-known Gabriela Teleman of the St Gabriel Community Ambulance Trust. Teleman, who has been operating St Gabriel Community Ambulance Trust for the past 13 years at the coast, had her dream come true to open the […]

Environmental committee introduces “bag for life” to the community of Swakopmund

Environmental committee introduces “bag for life” to the community of Swakopmund

This past Saturday the newly established environmental committee, approved by the Swakopmund Municipal Council, hosted an awareness campaign at Vineta Woermann Brock and at the Shoprite Shopping centre. The campaign is aimed at introducing a new shopping bag called “the bag for life”.   The Environmental Committee consists of representatives from various organisations including the […]

Swakopmund’s first high-rise building at the Mole

Swakopmund’s first high-rise building at the Mole

The new development on the old municipal swimming pool erf at the Mole received generally positive reviews when it was presented to the public on Friday at the Swakopmund municipality. “Sur la Plage” will include the first high-rise building to be constructed in the coastal town.   The development “Sur la Plage” will consist of […]

Namibian Darts select best players

Namibian Darts select best players

The Namibian Darts Federation on Saturday selected the best players at its trials held at Walvis Bay. The player will represent Namibia at the Region Five Championships in Gaborone, Botswana at the end of August 2018. Sixty of the best darts players from only six of the fourteen regions in the country fought it out […]

Coming events for coastal towns

WALVIS BAY * Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday: Book Exchange at the Mission to Seafarers. All Welcome. * Every Tuesday: Blood clinic (NAMBTS) at Welwitschia Hospital next to indoor pool. * 11 Nov: Santa Shoebox Project drop off at Municipality Social Club, Jan Wilken Stadium from 09:00 to 15:00. * 12 Nov: Moth Remembrance Day […]

Two matriculants in deadly accident hours after writing final examinations

Four young Swakopmund residents were involved in a deadly car accident on the C14 gravel road in the vicinity of the Gaub Pass on Tuesday evening. The accident claimed the life of 18-year-old Saskia de Beer. Two of the occupants who survived the accident were Grade 12 learners of the Swakopmund Private School. They only […]

Sulphur spill in Walvis Bay

Sulphur spill in Walvis Bay

A truck carrying break bulk sulphur powder spilled some of its content close to the main gate of the port of Walvis Bay on Tuesday morning, setting into action a swift environmental clean-up operation. All the relevant emergency services assisted, which include the Walvis Bay traffic department to cordon off traffic from the contaminated area […]

18 small businesses donated equipment

A total of twelve small businesses from different towns within the constituencies of Erongo received various types of equipment donated by the Income Generating Activities’ (IGA) programme on Wednesday. The IGA is managed by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare (MGCW). The IGA programme is aimed at contributing to the socio-economic empowerment of […]

Beer from new Namib Dunes Craft Brewery now on sale

Beer from new Namib Dunes Craft Brewery now on sale

Swakopmund is fast making a comeback as the beer brewing capital of Namibia. A unique, new craft brewery is operating at Swakopmund since the end of September. It is called the Namib Dunes Craft Brewery and their product is now on sale at various restaurants and stores in Swakopmund. The two partners and brewers are […]

NamPol intervenes at Paheye Primary School in Omaruru

This week members of the Namibian Police had to cut down locks from the gates of Paheye Primary School in Omaruru after parents changed the locks on the gates on Monday and refused to remove them to keep learners from entering the school premises. The incident is directly linked to parents’ dissatisfaction with the exodus […]