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Rail transport between Walvis Bay and Grootfontein set for major boost

Rail transport between Walvis Bay and Grootfontein set for major boost

TransNamib and Ascon Energy (Pty) Ltd signed a Rail Transport Agreement (RTA) on 20 March 2019 for the transport of coal, containers and various commodities between Walvis Bay and the inland terminals of Grootfontein and Gobabis. The agreement, signed by TransNamib CEO, Mr Johny Smith and Mr Nate MacMillan, Ascon Energy’s Managing Director, will cater […]

Dance the night away

Dance the night away

Sharlien Tjambari Dancers from The Dance Factory in Swakopmund had outstanding and breath-taking performances on Friday at the Namib Primary School Aula, where they showcased various styles of dancing ranging from contemporary to Hip-hop and Ballet. The night was all about dancing. The event was well attended and the hall was fully packed with people […]

Suicide by hanging

Suicide by hanging

A 38-year-old man’s body was found by his friends hanging from the roof of his girlfriend’s informal house in Kuisebmond this weekend. According to friends, Victor Akuumba was with his friends and girlfriend at a local bar on Thursday 4 April. He allegedly went for a smoke outside but instead disappeared to his girlfriend’s house. […]

RFA hosts successful continental Road Maintenance Fund AGM

RFA hosts successful continental Road Maintenance Fund AGM

Namibia’s Road Fund Administration had the distinct honour of hosting the 171h Annual General Assembly for the African Road Maintenance Funds Association (ARMFA) in Swakopmund earlier this month. This was the first time that Namibia has hosted this prestigious gathering. 150 Delegates from road funds, bilateral and multi-lateral institutions from Africa and the globe joined […]

National Beach Angling Championship

National Beach Angling Championship

Fifteen clubs with an average of seven members per team participated at the 2019 National Beach Angling Championship of the Namibian Beach Angling Association that was completed at three different areas south and north of Henties Bay. Fifteen clubs with an average of seven members per team emerged to the Atlantic Ocean to see who […]

New SG for NAKU

The Namibia Karate Union (NAKU) elected a new Secretary-General at its Extra-Ordinary General Meeting that was held in Windhoek. At the well-attended EGM preceded by NAKU, President Cornelius D’Alton approved the change made in the financial year from 30 June to 31 December each year and discussed some proposed constitutional amendments. Ace Mutelo was elected […]

Namoyster has new owners

Namoyster has new owners

One of the coast’s pioneering oyster producers, Namoyster CC, is under new ownership, Mr Theunis Keulder and his spouse Desmèon, both well-known residents of the coast. Mr Keulder hosted the Namibian media on Thursday on a guided tour to Namoyster’s growth facility off Walvis Bay as well the land-based facility where the oysters are cleaned […]

Twenty medals at SA Champs

Twenty medals at SA Champs

Rudi Bowe Top junior Namibian swimmers won five gold, nine silver, six bronze and set 16 new Namibian records at the South African Junior National Championships held in Durban. The Namibian team of 12 swimmers were tenth overall from 126 swimmers from Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and clubs in South Africa. Jose Canjulo won four […]

Kudus loses second game

Kudus loses second game

Rudi Bowe Defending champions Wanderers opened their campaign with a 19-12 win against Kudus at the Wanderers field in Windhoek. Wanderers got off to a quick start when their new winger Tuna Amutenya scored an early try for the Windhoek based team with Brandon Groenewald successful with the conversion to put the home team 7-0 […]

Hands off our tourists

Hands off our tourists

Isaac Chikosi A man who broke into the vehicle of tourists in Swakopmund on Saturday has been dealt swift justice and is now serving a year prison sentence. His co-accused maintains his innocence and will be going on trial on 20 May this year. The arrest and sentencing is a clear message to any criminal […]