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Government Calls on Namibians to Assist in Fight against Poachers – Reward Doubled

Government Calls on Namibians to Assist in Fight against Poachers – Reward Doubled

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism, together with the Protected Resources Unit of the Namibian Police, has increased the offer for a reward of N$30 000 to N$60 000, to any member of the public that will provide information that will lead to the arrest of poachers of wildlife, and more specific, Rhinos and Elephants in […]

President Hage Geingob’s State of the Nation Address at the First Parliamentary Session of the 6th National Assembly

President Hage Geingob’s  State of the Nation Address at the First Parliamentary Session of the 6th National Assembly

I would like to commence my address, by extending my warmest congratulations to you, Honorable Katjavivi, on your election as Speaker of our sixth Parliament. Let me also use this opportunity to thank our foremost diplomat and former Speaker, Dr. Theo Ben Gurirab, who has acquitted himself exceptionally well in all the roles assigned to […]

Africa’s CEO of the Year 2014 on 25 years of Independence

Reporter:    Liesl Losper The namib times, asked the CEO of the Walvis Corridor Group (WBCG), Johny Smith, who was identified as Africa’s CEO of the Year 2014, from over 115000 nominations from 43 African states to share his thoughts on Namibia’s 25 years of Independence. He has been instrumental the past eight years in […]

Qualified Namibians substituted with foreign labourers

Reporter: Marshallino Beukes Furious and very frustrated mineworkers contacted the newspaper and expressed their dissatisfaction, concerning the fact that foreigners get preference when applying for jobs, at the expense of qualified Namibian workers. This is an ongoing scenario at most of the mines, countrywide, and Namibian employees are at the edge of taking matters in […]

Hage Geingob Announces New Cabinet

                President-elect Hage Geingob announced the names of persons appointed in his new cabinet at a media briefing here on Thursday. The list of positions to be filled included ministers and their deputies. The ministers and their deputies will be sworn in on Friday, 20 March 2015, together […]

ACC zooms in on Walvis Bay Municipality – Senior official/s also under investigation…

  Marshallino Beukes An Anti-Corruption investigation, regarding the lease of Farm 38 by the Walvis Bay Municipality to Erongo Quarry & Civil Works is ongoing, after alleged irregularities surfaced. The lease contract for the 300 hectares of land was signed during September 2012 for approximately N$66 000 plus N$9 900 (VAT) per month. Information indicates that Erongo […]

Children allegedly exposed to deplorable conditions

Children allegedly exposed to deplorable conditions

The namib timesreceived a complaint from a source regarding terrible living conditions of individuals living right next to a children’s home in Walvis Bay, allegedly exposing the children to danger and health issues. The newspaper visited the site after receiving the complaint. The complainant, who does not want to be named, alleged “this is government […]

Plane Crash Latest

Plane Crash Latest

Members of the media present live coverage on a field during a search and rescue operation near to the crash site of an Airbus A320, in Seyne-les-Alpes, French Alps. Top Left:  A sign reading’Crash landing path’ stands at the LSC Westerwald flight club in Montabaur, where the Germanwings co-pilot had been a member. Top Rigt:  […]

17-year-old accused of raping of raping younger boys

Rumours recently surfaced regarding a high school learner in Walvis Bay allegedly touching younger boys indecently and the police stated yesterday that the learner (17) had indeed been arrested on Tuesday. According to a trusted source, a minor witnessed how the accused touched younger boys at school. The accused allegedly assisted with rugby practise for […]

The Whistler of the World celebrates 90 Years

The Whistler of the World celebrates 90 Years

The world-renowned Italian musician-composer, Alessandro Alessandroni, master of many instruments, and prolific creator of music, celebrated his 90th birthday among friends in Swakopmund the past week. The namib times had the privilege to be invited to the delightful gathering, which turned out to be a vibrant get –together, graced by music of many local artists, […]