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DRC residents will soon have water and electricity

DRC residents will soon have water and electricity

The story of sharing four taps and walking long distances to fetch water will soon be a story of the past for the legal plot owners of DRC informal settlement in Swakopmund after the council have decided to bring services closer to the people of DRC who are legal plot owners. According to the Marketing […]

Mother fears for her baby’s life as intruder violently grabs baby from its cot

Armed intruder terrorised a lone mother and her two babies in their home in Swakopmund: An extremely violent burglar broke into a house in Ocean View early yesterday morning, threatening the female victim and abusing her baby. He allegedly took one of her twin babies out of its cot and slammed him against the wall. […]

Two trucks lose their loads at Swakopmund

Two trucks lose their loads at Swakopmund

Two huge granite blocks fell from a truck on Wednesday evening at the traffic circle on the eastern outskirts of Swakopmund. Earlier at the same day the load of a truck transporting two litre Coca Cola bottles shifted. The first incident occurred late in the afternoon after a truck, which was travelling to the Coca […]

Man kidnapped and robbed

A man was kidnapped on Friday by 3 assailants armed with knifes, who allegedly drove him to an area in Kuisebmond where they assaulted him. They reportedly continued to rob him of a gold chain with 2 medals and a crucifix, a gold bracelet and 2 iphones. The victim had no way of contacting anyone […]

Paparazzi’s fire caused big damage

Paparazzi’s fire caused big damage

The fire that broke out at Paparazzi’s Gambling house on Tuesday morning caused big damage to the inside of the building to an approximate value of N$2 million. The fire department concluded their investigation and ruled out foul play, as the fire is believed to have started due to an electrical short circuit. The fire […]

“Fisheries strong and vibrant”

“Fisheries strong and vibrant”

Most of Namibia’s important fish stocks are showing signs of recovery. There are, however, some stocks which appear to be in a very precarious situation and for which urgent management interventions are needed to prevent them from total collapse. This was the keynote of the speech of the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhard […]

Guesthouse robbery aftermath: Elderly couple still in shock, four suspects released

The owners of the Chala-Kigi Guesthouse in the Swakopmund suburb Kramersdorf are still reeling in shock after four armed suspects stormed the property on Thursday evening, beating the elderly couple and robbing them and some guests of their personal belongings. Suspects apprehended shortly after the incident were released as there were no concrete evidence against […]

Don’t lose hard earned money to fraudsters

Don’t lose hard earned money to fraudsters

FNB Namibia has recently once again become aware of phishing scams being perpetrated by fraudsters and would like to warn employees, as well as the general public about this type of scam that seems to rear its head on a regular basis. FNB IT Risk Manager Holger Bossow: “Times are tough and everyone is trying […]

Budget crunch a “blessing in disguise”

The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), Bernhard Esau, recently called on his staff to work smart, minimise wastage and still fulfil its mandate – despite the impending budget cuts. While the current budget for 2016/2017 was cut by 10%, the budget for 2017/2018 will be further reduced by 42.3%. Esau addressed his staff […]

Minister Esau confident there are pilchards

Even though the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhard Esau, took a “calculated risk” when he granted a quota of 14 000 metric tons for sardines, he remains positive that there indeed exists significant numbers of sardines, which might just have migrated from its traditional fishing area. Esau made these remarks yesterday after he […]

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