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Another man commits suicide after argument with girlfriend

On Friday, around 23:30, Simeon Shilunga (38) shot himself in the head with his licensed 9 mm pistol shortly after having an argument with his girlfriend. The man ended his life in his own living quarters on a farm near Otjimbingwe where he and his girlfriend worked. The incident was confirmed by the police regional […]

Goju Ryu Karate Walvis Grading

Goju Ryu Karate Walvis Grading

35 students passed a grading (test) successfully on 4th July 2017 and received the following grades. The grading was held by Sensei Nico Maritz, (4th Dan) who is pleased with the performance and progress of his students. In today’s world parents need extra help reinforcing respect, courtesy and self-discipline. These are part of everyday lessons […]

From the Orange to the Kunene on a surf-ski kayak

From the Orange to the Kunene on a surf-ski kayak

Two men, one kayak and 1 600 kilometers: Ian Daniel and Desmond Howard from Windhoek will attempt a new record and paddle the entire Namibian coastline from the mouth of the Orange River to the Kunene mouth. If everything goes to plan, they will start their adventure on Monday (10 July). “Ian has always had […]

Two new navy vessels delivered for Namibia

Two navy vessels destined for service in the Namibian Navy were delivered in Walvis Bay yesterday. The two vessels were shipped to Namibia on the cargo deck of the Chinese-registered cargo vessel Da Qing and lowered into the water alongside at berth number seven in the port of Walvis Bay. A spokesperson for the Namibia […]

Saak teen Jandré Dippenaar hervat

Saak teen Jandré Dippenaar hervat

The murder trial against Jandré Dippenaar, accused of having caused the deaths of six people in a horror car crash on the Henties Bay to Swakopmund road on 29 December 2014 is set to resume next Wednesday (12 July) in the Swakopmund regional court. Taking the witness stand will be German national Antonia Joschko, the […]

WBCG ELATED BY ONE STOP BORDER POST BILL PASS

WBCG ELATED BY ONE STOP BORDER POST BILL PASS

The Walvis Bay Corridor Group in a news statement on its website this week welcomed the passing of the One-Stop Border Posts Control Bill. Namibia has several trade corridors that link the port of Walvis Bay as import- and export hub to markets in neighbouring countries. However, smooth import and export trade can only take […]

Criminal nest

Criminal nest

Two houses in 6th street, situated next to one another behind Shoprite in Walvis Bay, has been left abandoned by their owners and have since been stripped and become a hide out. The houses are in terrible condition, as built in cupboards and appliances have been stolen and the places left in a mess of […]

Amazing, brilliant, fantastic: African Vocals return from second Germany tour

Amazing, brilliant, fantastic: African Vocals return from second Germany tour

The African Vocal in Swakopmund started out as a group of friends singing for fun. Now they have received international fame having recently returned from their second tour in Germany. The a cappella group spent a month in Europe – and are already planning their next trip. Amazing. Brilliant. Fantastic. These are just some of […]

Walvisbaai en Kudus Rugby Spanne speel more hul laaste wedstryde by die huis

Walvisbaai en Kudus Rugby Spanne speel more hul laaste wedstryde by die huis

Kudus gaan môre alles in die stryd werp teen Wanderers, wanneer dié twee spanne mekaar in hul laaste ligawedstryde van die Premierliga die stryd aansê. Kudus gaan sy tuisveldvoordeel mildelik gebruik. Kudus het nou wel nie die paal na die semi-finaal gehaal nie, maar die span gaan alles in die stryd werp en wys dat […]

Near stampede as thousands of angry parents compete for 73 Grade 1 places

Near stampede as thousands of angry parents compete for 73 Grade 1 places

Police reservists were dispatched to restore order at the Kuisebmond Community Hall yesterday morning, after chaos erupted and escalated into a near stampede as more than a thousand agitated parents tried to register their children for Grade 1 for 2018 at Tutaleni- and Nara primary school. The schools can only accommodate 38 and 35 Grade […]