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Karate takes its first step to Championship

Karate takes its first step to Championship

The Walvis Bay Karate Club had a fitness evaluation test on Thursday, 26 January. The team, assisted by Coach Leonard Martin, had been receiving a tremendous amount of training since December to keep themselves ready for trials, which will officially start on Saturday, 4 February, where all relevant candidates all over Namibia have a chance […]

Man drowns at Mole

Man drowns at Mole

The search for the body of David Thomas continues after the 28 year-old drowned in the Mole on Sunday afternoon. The initial search by the Sea Rescue Institute of Namibia (SRIN) and various other organisations lasted more than two hours. According to Adri Goosen of the Swakopmund Fire and Rescue Services the tragic incident occurred […]

Underwater painting auctioned – funds go to CHAIN

Underwater painting auctioned – funds go to CHAIN

Koos van Bezuidenhout was the successful bidder of the replica of Vincent van Gogh’s “Starry Night”, which was painted by well-known artist Jean-Pierre Theron in the National Marine Aquarium in May 2016 (namib times reported). This was now announced by Art Stop Namibia, where a silent auction for the piece was held in December. All […]

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources herewith warns the general public not to consume mussels originating from the Walvis Bay Aquaculture Production Area.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources herewith warns the general public not to consume mussels originating from the Walvis Bay Aquaculture Production Area.

Mussel samples from the Walvis Bay Aquaculture Production Area have been tested for biotioxins during the most recent official sampling and testing facilitated by the Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) as part of the National Shellfish Sanitation Programme. The latest test results from the mussel samples that were submitted for testing indicate the presence of Diarrhetic […]

Jandré Dippenaar to plead today

Jandré Dippenaar to plead today

The start of the murder trial against Jandré Dippenaar, who is accused of causing a horrific motor vehicle accident in December 2014 claiming the lives of six people, will commence today. The case was postponed yesterday in the Regional Court in Swakopmund. The reason for yet another postponement in the high profile case was due […]

Minor raped in Karibib

A young girl of 15 years old was according to reports raped in the Usab location of Karibib on Thursday evening. The suspect (22) was arrested and appeared in Karibib court yesterday. It is alleged that the victim went to the suspect’s residence in Usab location on Thursday evening around 20:00 to look for her […]

Long term domestic violence turns into a tragedy

Bianka Sharlene Waundja Vihanga (28) lost her life on Friday evening around 22:00 after she was allegedly assaulted with a stone and stabbed with a knife in the neck by her boyfriend during a fight and she died on the spot. Detective Chief Inspector Erastus Iikuyu who confirmed the incident, said the incident took place […]

“Make a Difference” WBPHS Primary School Athletics Day

“Make a Difference” WBPHS Primary School Athletics Day

The primary school of the Walvis Bay Private High School had their interhouse athlethics competition on Saturday where the three school teams Seals, Dolphins and Sharks battled it out on the track and field. Sharks took the day with 1478 points. “Make a difference”, was the theme for this year. Sharks team members made the […]

Coastal child care institutions need to ensure they comply with standards

Operating a daycare centre is literally not child’s play anymore. This comes after a woman who operated a day care centre was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court last week, after an 11-month-old boy drowned in the swimming pool at the day care centre in 2012. The woman, Catherine Agnes van […]

Rössing to continue operations despite poor uranium prices

Even though the international uranium price is at an all-time low the uranium mine Rössing has “no plans to stop producing.” This was said by Rössing Uranium Limited (RUL) Managing Director Werner Duvenhage to namib times. Rössing’s future is ensured due to the company currently benefitting from a strong sales contract portfolio. “Our sales contracts […]