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Namibians called upon to be ambassadors for Namibia – locally and abroad

Namibians called upon to be ambassadors for Namibia – locally and abroad

The Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Tomas Nambahu, has called on Namibian’s to be ambassadors for their country and market it abroad. He was speaking during the official launch of the Swakopmund Tourism Growth Strategy in Swakopmund. At the same event he called on all Namibian’s to create a welcoming environment. “From the person […]

Missing stop sign cause of collision in Walvis Bay

Missing stop sign cause of collision in Walvis Bay

The extreme danger missing road signs pose to motorists have been demonstrated on Friday night, when two cars collided on the corner of Theo-Ben Gurirab Avenue and 7th Road supposedly after one vehicle drove over an intersection where a stop sign was missing. The accident occurred shortly before 21:00. One person was injured. Namib times […]

Cafe Anton celebrates half a century – and is still in the family

Cafe Anton celebrates half a century – and is still in the family

One of the oldest and most well-known establishments in Swakopmund, Café Anton, is more than 50 years old. The café, which is situated in a prime location in the centre of town overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, celebrated the grand anniversary on 7 May 2016. For the anniversary many guests from Swakopmund and all over the […]

Top Gear presenters visit Uis

Top Gear presenters visit Uis

Big excitement in a small settlement. Last week Friday a resident of Uis and owner of Brandberg Rest Camp, Basil Calitz, made new friends – but they are well-known all over the world. The three presenters of the famous television series Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May had stopped in Uis. “I […]

Kudus slag Dolphins

Kudus slag Dolphins

Kudus 2 – 49 Dolphins 2 -12 Kudus 1 – 27 Dolphin 1 – 0 Alhowel Kudus Saterdag 11 uit ‘n moontlike 12 punte ingesamel het, was dit ongetwyfeld een van hul swakker wedstryde tot dusver die jaar. Een ding wat soos n paal bo water staan is dat daar nie plek vir 3 Premier […]

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. First Tuesday of every month: Charity Quiz Night at The Raft! Call 204877 for more info and reservations. Every Saturday: Braaivleis at MOTH Centre. Every Sunday: Potjiekos […]

Rooibank’s clean air harnessed in the fight against HIV & TB

Rooibank’s clean air harnessed in the fight against HIV & TB

Construction of a health centre for the Topnaar community commenced about a month ago in the Utuseb settlement about 90km southeast of Walvis Bay. Topnaar Chief, Seth Kooitjie said at the groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday this health facility is an extension of the Walvis Bay hospital, as apart from a community clinic would be utilised […]

5mw solar plant constructed at mothballed Areva mine

5mw solar plant constructed at mothballed Areva mine

A new Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Power Project capable of feeding five Megawatts of electricity into the national grid is currently being constructed at the substation of the mothballed Trekkopje Uranium Project about 45 Kilometres northeast of Swakopmund. The official groundbreaking of the N$110 million investment took place in Swakopmund this week. The new development is […]

Chamber of Mines disappointed with Investors

Chamber of Mines disappointed with Investors

The Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Mines, Veston Malango, is disappointed with some investors, saying while Government is welcoming and supporting international companies to set up energy generation projects, some investors don’t deliver. “To date Governments has issued 31 licences for PV Solar Power Projects and only a handful came to fruition,” he […]

Build Together Kuisebmond verskil met uitlatings van Bay Construction se Naidoo

Build Together Kuisebmond verskil met uitlatings van Bay Construction se Naidoo

Inwoners van Build Together in Kuisebmond op Walvisbaai het ‘n brief aan namib times gerig waarin hulle reageer op ‘n berig in Dinsdag se utigawe van die koerant waarin die kontrakteur Bay Construction, wat hul huise afgehandel het, ‘n stelling gemaak het dat hulle [inwoners] tevrede was met die toestand van hul wonings toe dit […]