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Rig to dominate port’s skyline from next week…..

Rig to dominate port’s skyline from next week…..

In a major vote of confidence in EBH Namibia (EBHN), the global oil and gas service provider, Sapura Energy has selected the Walvis Bay company to reactivate their 15,839 ton semi-submersible, self-erecting tender-assisted drilling platform, SKD Jaya. “We are delighted to be able to announce the successful conclusion of the agreement with Sapura Energy, as […]

Stolen meat case dismissed – Henties Bay mayor opens up

Sharlien Tjambari Henties Bay mayor Herman Honeb says the past eighteen months was an emotional roller coaster for him and his family. It also affected his work life. Honeb opened up to namib times over his June 2017 arrest on a charge of having received and selling stolen meat, only for the case to be […]

Eighteen months to jail for dunken driving

Floris Steenkamp One too many. A Walvis Bay resident was slapped with an eighteen months jail sentence on 4 February this year, after being convicted for the fifth time for drunken driving. Elizabeth (Betsy) Cronjé’s (picture) only hope now is to wait for an early release on good behaviour.Cronjé was convicted a few months ago […]

35 Years behind bars for child molester

35 Years behind bars for child molester

Sharlien Tjambari Last week Friday, Erongo regional magistrate Geynor Poulton hit Dragan Vujicin (68) with 35-year imprisonment term after she found him guilty earlier this year on four counts of human trafficking and seven charges of rape. Vujicin was facing charges relating to the alleged abuse of four girls aged between seven and nine years. […]

Murdered for cellphone

Murdered for cellphone

Eileen van der Schyff A murder case was opened against Kunoita Shimwooshili (30), when Nakanyala Wilbard (41), died after complaining of a terrible headache after he reported that three men attacked him at a local bar in Kuisebmond and stole his cellphone. According to the spokesperson for the Namibian Police in the Erongo region, Shimwooshili […]

Flung from rolling vehicle

Flung from rolling vehicle

Eileen van der Schyff Two men suffered serious injuries after being flung from a vehicle which was swerving out of control before overturning. A case of reckless and negligent driving is now investigated against the driver identified as a certain Mateus Shiwenda (38). The accident occurred some 50 km from Uis on the D75 to […]

Shinime walks away with a Land Cruiser V8 S/Cab

Shinime walks away with a Land Cruiser V8 S/Cab

Sharlien Tjambari Emilia Shinime was the lucky winner of the Woermann Brock Pick Your Prize competition which kicked off last year in November. The draw took place at Steckel’s Toyota in Swakopmund this past Saturday. Shinime who walked away with a brand new Toyota Land Cruiser V8 Single Cab was part of the 10 finalists […]

Namport spreading the love at the Walvis Bay Correctional Facilities

Namport spreading the love at the Walvis Bay Correctional Facilities

The Bible says that it is more blessed to give than to receive, it is with this very notion and with this year’s theme of Being Grateful that some of the Namport ladies visited the female offenders in the Walvis Bay Correctional Facilities today. The love token that was handed over to the female convicts […]

Buccaneers Summer League

The Buccaneers Summer League started on Friday, 1 February. It has grown so much in popularity that it is a pity that only a certain amount can enter, so many new faces on the squash courts and tackling 20 minutes of continuous squash after a long festive season, it’s a good indication that it is […]

Race to Cape Town 2019

This year the rules of The Race to Cape Town have been changed, to try to give more members a realistic chance of winning and to reward players who have performed the best during certain stages. It will be based on a Fedex Cup type of system as follows: From 12 January to 27 July […]