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Carnage as flight of flamingoes hits high voltage power line

Carnage as flight of flamingoes hits high voltage power line

A reader of namib times alerted the newspaper to this scene of carnage yesterday where a flight of flamingoes hit one of Nampower’s high voltage overhead power lines east of Walvis Bay. The birds are attracted to the area by large pools of semi purified effluent that formed near the power lines. Some thirty carcasses […]

Restaurant Boat arrives at Walvis Bay

Restaurant Boat arrives at Walvis Bay

Restaurant Boat arrives at Walvis Bay Walvis Bay’s first floating restaurant, Cynthia, arrived here at 08:00 yesterday after a five days passage from Saint Helena Bay on South Africa’s west coast where the vessel was custom-built. The vessel was spotted off Pelican Point by marine tour operators and is expected to moor at the Walvis […]

Young drivers encouraged to be responsible on roads

The DTA stresses the fact that as a driver, you are responsible for the lives of your passengers and those that depend on those passengers to survive and eat. One reckless act from a driver can leave children orphaned and push families into poverty if they lose their main or sole breadwinner. Stating that we […]

Anti Plunder Action Group Gathers momentum and protest against live export of Marine Creatures

Anti Plunder Action Group Gathers momentum and protest against live export of Marine Creatures

A petition on which Namibians express their discontent with a Chinese company applying for permission from the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine resources to capture and export to Asia live dolphins, penguins, seals as well as killer whales has surpassed the 6500 signature threshold. The recently formed Anti Plunder Action Group (APAG) confirmed this figure […]

One dead after weekend gangfight at Usakos

One dead after weekend gangfight at Usakos

The police in the Erongo Region is investigating a murder case in Usakos after a gang fight in the Onghulumbashe location on Saturday evening ended up with at least three people being stabbed with sharp objects. A 19 year-old male was arrested after allegedly killing Junias Shipopyeni Anyemba (25) and injuring his friend. The incident […]

Jerry Muadinohamba bids Namport Board farewell

Jerry Muadinohamba bids Namport Board farewell

Namport announced this week its Board Chairman Jerry Muadinohamba’s two terms expired and he subsequently bid the ports authority farewell. Namport released the following statement: “The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Mr Jeremiah Lucas Muadinohamba chaired his last statutory Board meeting on 27 September having served as the Board Chairperson […]

The FNB Summer Corporate Bowls League hosted at the Rössmund Bowling Club

The FNB Summer Corporate Bowls League hosted at the Rössmund Bowling Club

Came to an end on Saturday. 18 teams participated in the corporate league battling each other over 5 weeks. Winners of the corporate league was Rotary Engineering, runners-up was Rössing 1. Rössmund Bowling Club would like to thank FNB for their generous sponsorship of N$15 000 and support over the years as well as every […]

Veteran politician Hidipo Hamutenya dies at age 77 after short illness

Veteran politician Hidipo Hamutenya dies at age 77 after short illness

Veteran Namibian politician, Hidipo Hamutenya, passed away in a Windhoek medical facility early yesterday morning after falling ill in Namibia’s north some weeks ago. He was 77 years old. Hamutenya was a well known political and public figure in Walvis Bay, where he spearheaded the Walvis Bay Export Processing Zone concept in his tenure as […]

DTA says it will follow through unemployment march if Labour Court bid fails for fired fishermen

The official opposition, DTA of Namibia, this week said the party is determined to see through a plan for a nationwide march against unemployment, should fishermen fail in their attempt in the Labour Court next week to get their jobs back from fishing companies that dismissed them last year during a strike. Hundreds of fishermen […]

Public to take protest to Russian vessel on Sunday

Dozens of members of the public are expected to join protest group Anti-Plunder Action on Sunday on a number of small vessels at the Walvis Bay waterfront and yacht club, to sail to the Russian vessel Ryazanovka to hand over a petition to the vessel’s master. The vessel is marred in controversy after it emerged […]