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National Archery Results

National Archery Results

On Saturday, 13 May 2017, 23 archers participated in Luderitz at the Luderitz Archery Club shoot. The archers were challenged by the weather – strong winds made it impossible for them to shoot outside. Luckily everything was well thought out, and plan b could very quickly be implemented. We moved the event indoors, where the […]

Drama as inflatable boat capsizes at the Mole

Drama as inflatable boat capsizes at the Mole

An inflatable boat with a crew of five capsized in the Mole in Swakopmund on Friday afternoon. All persons managed to swim to shore where they were attended to by various emergency rescue services. The inflatable boat “Nanna” capsized after a rogue wave submerged the boat as it was entering the Mole upon return from […]

Konrad Woermann dies

Konrad Woermann dies

Retired Namibian business pioneer Konrad Woermann, who managed the chain of supermarkets Woermann, Brock & Co. from 1960 until 1998, passed away on Friday at his home in Swakopmund. Woermann, who celebrated his 86th birthday on 29 April, leaves behind his wife Gabi, two sons, two daughters and various grandchildren. Konrad Woermann was born on […]

Construction of new C.H.A.I.N. offices and classrooms finally commences

Construction of new C.H.A.I.N. offices and classrooms finally commences

For 20 handicapped children in Swakopmund the long wait is finally over: The organization C.H.A.I.N. (Children with Handicaps Action in Namibia) commenced with the construction of their new home this week. The ground-breaking ceremony took place on Tuesday. “We have really been waiting for a very long time for this day and are overly happy […]

Verskeie strate sonder stoptekens

Verskeie strate sonder stoptekens

‘n Lid van die publiek was onlangs geskok om te sien hoeveel kruisings op Walvisbaai sonder stoptekens is. “Dit is ‘n sluimerende gevaar”, het hy benadruk. Die kruisings is intussen aan die plaaslike verkeersowerheid uitgewys en daar sou dadelik aandag aan die saak geskenk word.

Knowledge donates N$1 million to support community

Knowledge donates N$1 million to support community

An announcement was made by the Knowledge Foundation yesterday morning, of an N$1 million pledge by Knowledge Katti through the foundation in the form of a revolving Fund to assist residents and vulnerable families at the coastal town of Walvis Bay. The funds will be extended as collateral and interest loans, which will be aimed […]

NBL CELEBRATES ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL DRINKIQ SESSION

NBL CELEBRATES ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL DRINKIQ SESSION

An additional 169 Namibians underwent the DRINKiQ Training Program by Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group – last week in the south of the country. Employees from NAMDEB’s Elizabeth Bay Mine in Lüderitz, as well as members of the Lüderitz community were empowered with facts about alcohol […]

Kudus and Walvis Bay go under to Unam and Wanderers in Premier League games

Kudus and Walvis Bay go under to Unam and Wanderers in Premier League games

Walvis Bay and Kudus both had a tough weekend behind them in the next round of the NRU Premier League in Windhoek over the weekend. Unam hosted Walvis Bay on its home turf at the Unam Stadium where it bagged a massive 68-24 win over Walvis Bay. With a strong pack of forwards Walvis Bay […]

Two days of water outage

Two days of water outage

The Walvis Bay Municipality Public Relations & Customer Service Division announced in a media statement yesterday that a water outage will take place on Tuesday, 16 May & Wednesday, 17 May. The affected suburbs include Meersig, Fairways, Lagoon and Central Town. Ironically, the outage is due to the construction of a reservoir which will in […]

Municipality calls for calm

The ongoing housing shortage in Walvis Bay took centre stage recently when shack dwellers attempted to illegally occupy public land in Kuisebmond, which led to a clash with police earlier this week. The municipality urged for these dwellers to remain calm, as they focus on solving the low income housing crisis. The municipality in a […]