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Confusion at consultation on proposed increase of fishing permits

The consultation on the new levy structure for subsistence, recreational and sport fishing on Friday in Swakopmund was marred by confusion. About 50 stakeholders from various sectors attended the meeting, hosted by the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources. The meeting was advertised by the ministry with the aim of inviting all stakeholders for a […]

Hit and run suspects still at large

The Namibian Police are still searching for the three drivers connected to the death by hit and run of Walvis Bay resident John Robinson (38) at Langstrand on Saturday morning. A case of culpable homicide and failure to ascertain the extend of injuries or damages sustained and to render necessary assistance are being investigated after […]

Man dies in accident in port of Walvis Bay

A case of culpable homicide has been opened after the death of a Namport employee, Sackeus Amulungu (53), after an accident in the port of Walvis Bay on Wednesday morning. Amulungu was reportedly directing a truck and a reach-stacker (large forklift) simultaneously when he was hit by the forklift, causing him to fall. In the […]

Dr Nujoma cuts the ribbon at new recovery clinic

Dr Nujoma cuts the ribbon at new recovery clinic

Founding President Sam Shafiishuna Nujoma inaugurated the newly constructed St Raphael Health Recovery Clinic, which is owned by the well-known Gabriela Teleman of the St Gabriel Community Ambulance Trust. Teleman, who has been operating St Gabriel Community Ambulance Trust for the past 13 years at the coast, had her dream come true to open the […]

Environmental committee introduces “bag for life” to the community of Swakopmund

Environmental committee introduces “bag for life” to the community of Swakopmund

This past Saturday the newly established environmental committee, approved by the Swakopmund Municipal Council, hosted an awareness campaign at Vineta Woermann Brock and at the Shoprite Shopping centre. The campaign is aimed at introducing a new shopping bag called “the bag for life”.   The Environmental Committee consists of representatives from various organisations including the […]

Swakopmund’s first high-rise building at the Mole

Swakopmund’s first high-rise building at the Mole

The new development on the old municipal swimming pool erf at the Mole received generally positive reviews when it was presented to the public on Friday at the Swakopmund municipality. “Sur la Plage” will include the first high-rise building to be constructed in the coastal town.   The development “Sur la Plage” will consist of […]

Namibian Darts select best players

Namibian Darts select best players

The Namibian Darts Federation on Saturday selected the best players at its trials held at Walvis Bay. The player will represent Namibia at the Region Five Championships in Gaborone, Botswana at the end of August 2018. Sixty of the best darts players from only six of the fourteen regions in the country fought it out […]

Coming events for coastal towns

WALVIS BAY * Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday: Book Exchange at the Mission to Seafarers. All Welcome. * Every Tuesday: Blood clinic (NAMBTS) at Welwitschia Hospital next to indoor pool. * 11 Nov: Santa Shoebox Project drop off at Municipality Social Club, Jan Wilken Stadium from 09:00 to 15:00. * 12 Nov: Moth Remembrance Day […]

Two matriculants in deadly accident hours after writing final examinations

Four young Swakopmund residents were involved in a deadly car accident on the C14 gravel road in the vicinity of the Gaub Pass on Tuesday evening. The accident claimed the life of 18-year-old Saskia de Beer. Two of the occupants who survived the accident were Grade 12 learners of the Swakopmund Private School. They only […]

Sulphur spill in Walvis Bay

Sulphur spill in Walvis Bay

A truck carrying break bulk sulphur powder spilled some of its content close to the main gate of the port of Walvis Bay on Tuesday morning, setting into action a swift environmental clean-up operation. All the relevant emergency services assisted, which include the Walvis Bay traffic department to cordon off traffic from the contaminated area […]