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Countrywide airport upgrades leads to NAC becoming leading aviation player in SADC

Up to 70 % of Namibia’s transport infrastructure will meet and even exceed SADC-standards, according to Works and Transport Minister Alpheus !Naruseb. Minister !Naruseb last Friday during the inauguration of the new terminal building at the Walvis Bay International Airport said Namibia’s sole aim is a modern and reliable transport infrastructure to serve as foundation […]

Informal housing hampers DRC development

Informal housing hampers DRC development

The installation of services in DRC in Swakopmund and its surrounding areas is being hampered due to the presence of informal settlers that have erected their homes in the area over the past few years. To be able to commence with the development, Town Council has now decided on various initiatives to ensure the process […]

New record set at archery competition

New record set at archery competition

On 23rd July, Berg-Op Academy hosted a NASP Archery competition and had 69 participants from 9 different schools/ organisations. The school/organisations that took part were: Berg-Op Academy, Community Hope School, Windhoek Gymnasium, St. Paul’s , Elnatan, Walvis Bay Private High School, Carpe Diem Homeschool, St. George’s and SKW Archery. Rassie van Zyl from Windhoek Gymnasium […]

Voormalige Huis Palms werknemer en haar vriend sit glo agter inbrake

Voormalige Huis Palms werknemer en haar vriend sit glo agter inbrake

‘n Voormalige werknemer van die Huis Palms tehuis vir bejaardes op Walvisbaai, Edwina (Winnie) Lubbe, en haar vriend, Joseph (Joe) Levy het Vrydag vlugtig in die landdroshof op Walvisbaai op ‘n klag van huisbraak verskyn. Dit is nadat die polisie die twee kon verbind met een van die reeks inbrake wat gedurende Januarie vanjaar by […]

Walvis Bay the preferred trade route for Zambia

Walvis Bay the preferred trade route for Zambia

With about 14 million inhabitants, Zambia was named one of the world’s fastest economically reformed countries offering countless commercial opportunities. Zambia emanates extensive trade prospects to both domestic and international markets. With export categories covering copper, ash, vase metals, tobacco, sugar, wheat, soybean and maize, this country is continuously establishing itself into a fiscal centre […]

Tourist lauds honesty of Sheet Street workers

Tourist lauds honesty of Sheet Street workers

Sheet Street Swakopmund have the most honest and loyal employees of them all says foreign visitor called Pam who lost her iPad in Sheet Street about a week ago. According to the Store Manager who identified herself as Lucy, two ladies came into Sheet Street on the morning of the incident and after they left […]

Corruption and favouritism enemies of peace, stability and development

Corruption and favouritism enemies of peace, stability and development

President Hage Geingob inaugurated the Walvis Bay International Airport’s N$100 million terminal on Friday, 22 July, commending all stakeholders for the impressive piece of infrastructure; and using the opportunity to caution the “Mr. and Mrs. 10%” accepting bribes referring to them as “enemies of peace, stability and development”. The President also cautioned against dishing out […]

Train drags sedan about 80 metres

Train drags sedan about 80 metres

A female driver of a sedan vehicle sustained less serious injuries on Friday morning after a train hit her car in Swakopmund and dragged it about 80 metres on before coming to a standstill. The incident occurred just after 07:00 at the railway station in Mandume Ya Ndemufayo Street. “There was very thick fog, so […]

Two trucks collide head-on in Swakopmund

Two trucks collide head-on in Swakopmund

Four people were injured on Saturday evening after they were involved in a head-on collision between two trucks on the temporary detour road close to the Riteway Service Station in Swakopmund. According to initial reports, the driver of a smaller truck lost control while entering Swakopmund, smashing head-on into a stationary truck which had broken […]

Walvis Bay’s Stevens moves and shakes South African Rugby

Walvis Bay’s Stevens moves and shakes South African Rugby

Damian Stevens, a 21 year old Namibian scrumhalf, who represented Namibia in England at the most recent Rugby World Cup, will be seen running out for the Sharks’ under-21 side as well as the senior side. This comes after he moves from Western Province to the Sharks ahead of the Nashua Currie Cup season. Stevens […]