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Swakopmund’s electricity demand to double by 2030 – Erongo RED

Due to the growth in population caused by urban migration and increase in industrial and mining activities, the electricity demand for Swakopmund will double by 2030, this was said by Erongo Red’s Acting Executive Manager of Networking Engineering Mr Rudolf Ouseb during the NCCI and Erongo Red’s breakfast meeting on Wednesday this week. According to […]

O&L employees staff empowered to know the dangers of alcohol abuse

The DRINKiQ Program by Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group – has kicked off the year to a good start with more than 300 people empowered with knowledge on facts about alcohol and the dangers of alcohol abuse. According to the O&L Group Manager: Corporate Communica-tions, Roux-che […]

Omaruru River drowning victim’s body recovered

The body of Ronald Tjipundi was recovered on Monday about halfway between Omaruru and Okombahe on a sandbank in the Omaruru River. The 19-year-old drowned in the raging river on 3 March. Deputy Commissioner Ottilie Kashuupulwa, regional crime investigations coordinator for Erongo, confirmed this to namib times. Tjipundi drowned on that fateful day at about […]

There is no better alternative to Regional Electricity Distributors

There is no better alternative than the current Regional Electricity Distributors (REDs). This was said by the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Electricity Constrol Board (ECB), Rojas Manyame, during yesterday’s technical conference by the Association of Electricity Distribution Undertakings (AEDU) in Namibia. While emphasizing the importance of the REDs, Manyame revealed that Namibia will […]

Kamwangu’s bail opposed

On 14 March Kamboi Kamwangu (26) made his second appear-ance in court in front of Magistrate Surita Savage on a case of murder read with the provisions of the domestic violence act, act 4 of 2003. Kamwangu’s bail was opposed by the Magistrate. Kamwangu was arrested on 20 January after he allegedly stabbed and stoned […]

Pirates eyes win over Die Basters to move to third position on the log

Pirates (Walvis Bay) took on Coastal Uranium (CU) of Swakopmund at the SFC (Swakopmund Football Club) on Saturday in a Namibian Social Football League match. Julius Ashipala opened the scoring figures in the 15th minute for CU. CU’s striker, Pandapa Shannika, added the second goal during the 25th minute. Half time the score was 2-0. […]

Mass houses demolished

Mass houses demolished

43 Houses constructed under the Mass Housing Development Program north of Swakopmund are currently being demolished and will be replaced with brick structures. The houses were constructed by the Delta Group using prefabricated material, but were found to be of inferior quality. The demolishing work is currently being conducted by a contractor called Afrina, who […]

Namibia seeks certification to enter Northern European markets with its hake

Namibian hake might very soon achieve greater value in northern European countries. This week the Namibian Hake Association is hosting a workshop to achieve certification on sustainable fishing with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). Once Namibian hake achieves certification of sustainable fishing with the Marine Stewardship Council, this species will receive higher consumer visibility and […]

Walvis Bay hosts NAMAs for the first time

Walvis Bay hosts NAMAs for the first time

It has been officially announced by Walvis Bay Council and MTC that the 7th Namibian Annual Music Awards will be proudly hosted in Walvis Bay on 28-29 April. In a press conference held yesterday, Walvis Bay Mayor, Alderman Immanuel Wilfried, expressed his excitement to have the 2nd biggest nationally televised event to take place in […]

Diecast car collectors want to establish a club

Diecast car collectors want to establish a club

If you are an avid collector of diecast cars, planes and trains and you happen to live at the coast, then this coming Saturday should be treated as a very important date. A number of enthusiasts, who among themselves have collections of model cars and planes of all scales numbering in the tens of thousands […]