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Anglers, businesses and sport code clean up fish-mess

Anglers, businesses and sport code clean up fish-mess

Anglers left the fish cleaning facility at the Walvis Bay lagoon in such a mess in recent weeks, residents of the lagoon suburb, a local business and the Rock & Surf Angling Association decided to intervene to clean the area.” “Visitors frequent the lagoon walkway daily. I am ashamed over this dirty facility, not to […]

ICT changed the way Customs and Government work

ICT changed the way Customs and Government work

The Directorate of Customs and Excise in the Ministry of Finance says the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) will be a massive contributor to the success of customs organisations’ services. A statement issued by the directorate on Tuesday during International Customs Day said this year’s theme ‘Digital Customs: Progressive Engagement’ focuses on the […]

Across the board restructuring at Ekango Salt Refiners

Across the board restructuring at Ekango Salt Refiners

Ekango Salt Refiners, the producer and exporter of top-grade Namibian table salt in Walvis Bay, confirmed yesterday a restructuring of its work force, in lieu of expectations to raise current production output of 4 500 tons of table salt per month to 6 000 tons per month. Additionally, Ekango Salt Refiners through its holdings company, […]

Man verdrink by Sarah se Gat drinkplek by Waterfront

Man verdrink by Sarah se Gat  drinkplek by Waterfront

‘n Man het gistermiddag omstreeks 14:00, ten spyte van pleidooie om sy overskilligheid te staak, van die dak van Sarah Se Gat kroeg by die Walvisbaai Waterfront in die see gespring. Hy is net daarna aangetref waar hy met sy gesig na onder in die water gedryf het. Die man is kort daarna dood verklaar.

End of the road for Eckart Demasius

End of the road for Eckart Demasius

After a career of twenty-two years at the helm of the Swa-kopmund municipality, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Swakopmund Municipality, Mr Eckart De-masius, will see his last day in office on 9 May this year, fol-lowing confirmation the Swakopmund Town Council will not be renewing his five-year contract. Demasius was appointed town engineer […]

National Council rejects Local Authorities Amendment Bill

National Council rejects Local Authorities Amendment Bill

The Local Authorities Amendment Bill of 2015 was Wednesday rejected by the National Council (NC), responsible for reviewing proposed legislation before it is sent back to the National Assembly (NA) and Cabinet, and possibly signed into law by the head of state when all bodies are satisfied. Members of the NC strongly opposed the Bill […]

Town clocks confusing residents and visitors

Residents complained that atleast four town clocks in Walvis Bay are not set at the correct time and argue that it is not only confusing but also sets a bad example for Walvis Bay. “The clocks in the vicinity of Shoprite Walvis Bay, the Walvis Bay police station, Cymot and Walvis Bay Primary School’s time […]

That is better

That is better

After complaints surfaced about the speed bumps in Kovambo Nujoma in Walvis Bay not being visible at night, the Walvis Bay Municipality swiftly responded and started repainting both speed bumps yesterday morning.

Seafo annual meeting brings drastic decisions

Seafo annual meeting brings drastic decisions

The South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (SEAFO) held its annual meeting on 30 October until 3 November 2015. The meeting was based on the best available scientific information. The commission adopted the recommendations made by the Scientific Committee to set TAC’s for Patagonian tooth fish and deep-sea red crab. The Commission adopted a conservation measure […]

Strategic leadership training for NDF

Strategic leadership training for NDF

Thirty-nine senior members of the Namibian Defence Force under-went strategic leadership training in Walvis Bay last week. Sponsored by the British High Commission in Windhoek, the Defence Aca-demy of the United Kingdom and Cranfield University delivered a Strategic Leadership Programme to 39 senior members of the Namibian Defence Force, representing the Army, Navy and Air […]