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Heldedaad by Jetty

Heldedaad by Jetty

‘n 24-Jarige man het Sondagnamiddag net-net ‘n besliste waterdood vrygespring nadat hy, in wat voorkom as ‘n selfmoordpoging, van die ysterkaai in Swakopmund afgespring het. Volgens ‘n bron het die voorval  tussen  16:00 en 17:00 plaasgevind. Die jong man is blyk- baar  deur  ‘n  werknemer van die restaurant op die kaai opgemerk, en nadat hy […]

International Social Workers Day

Annually, Social Workers emphasise their valuable efforts and contributions in society and ultimately receive recognition for their work. This year is no exception as we celebrate International Social Workers Day on 17 March. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Promoting the Dignity and Worth of Peoples’. An important aspect of Social Work is enhancing […]

Trucks, condition of traffic signs pose danger

The newspaper recently received complaints regarding several areas in Walvis Bay where a vehicle driver’s view is either obstructed by parked trucks, or the road  traffic signs are not clearly visible, posing danger to road users. Danny Beukes Die trokke is rerig n groot probleem… lyk nou al amper soos Nigeria. Danie Jacobs Hulle moet […]

Two men on trial for breaking into take-away

Ngoimue Veneruru and Shane Nawaseb, both 20 years old, appeared in the Walvis Bay magistrate’s court yesterday for breaking into a local take-away in Kuisebmond last year and stealing an unspecified amount of cash. The two suspects are facing a charge of housebreaking with the intent to steal, and theft respectively. They are accused of […]

Suspected pollution a natural

Visitors to the Walvis Bay Waterfront informed namib times yesterday about a substance, looking a lot like oil, which covered an area stretching from the harbour, past the Waterfront, and drifting in the direction of the lagoon. Some residents were of the opinion that the layer of sediment was caused by a dredger of the […]

Die “Water Cube” in Swakopmund lyk stukke beter

Nadat die publieke swembad in Swakopmund, ook bekend as die “Water Cube”, verlede maand deur die oorspronklike eienaars, Epic Holdings, oorgeneem is, en aanvanklik weer gebruikers van die swembad op hulle agterpote gehad het omdat dit steeds groen was, het hulle duidelik die stryd begin wen. Na ‘n vergadering vroeër is aangekondig dat die swembad […]

International Musician to hit the NAMAs 2015

International Musician to hit the NAMAs 2015

The formidable Nianell and her sister Riana Nel, who is also an international singer, will be performing at this year’s Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) which is scheduled for May. namib times has asked her when and why she started playing, via email. Nianell says at the age of six she already sounded like an […]

Brave “Lala” needs help for artificial leg

Brave “Lala” needs help for artificial leg

Meet Albertina “Lala” Nepembe, a true example of courage and devotion. She is an employee at Servest, a contracting company at Husab Mine, outside Swakopmund. Albertina’s left leg was amputated at a very early age, as a result of a vehicle accident, but this did not stop her in achieving her goals and dreams. She […]

Pohamba humbled by receiving the world’s most valuable individual award – the Mo Ibrahim prize – for African leadership

President Hifikepunye Pohamba said he is humbled by the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership, a prestigious award he received on Monday. “I have accepted the award on behalf of the Namibian people, as it is their commitment to peace and stability that has made the award of this prize to me possible,” Pohamba said […]

Waterfront controversy continues

Waterfront controversy continues

Safari Investment’s N$400 million Platz am Mer Waterfront Development Project in Swakopmund is once again the centre of attention, after it came to light that the Offices of the Permanent Secretary and the Ombudsman are also keeping a close eye on it. A letter from the Permanent Secretary’s office, dated 2 February 2015 to the […]