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Police continues search for mother of abandoned newborn baby

Police continues search for mother of abandoned newborn baby

The Namibian Police in Erongo is calling on the public at large for assistance in tracing the mother of a newborn baby girl, which was dumped in the bushes next to the railway line in Narraville. The crying baby was discovered by mere chance on Friday morning by a member of the public. The baby […]

Three Chinese injured during freak accident at Sandwich Harbour

Three Chinese nationals sustained serious and minor injuries respectively after they were involved in a freak accident on Saturday afternoon in the dunes south of Walvis Bay. The tourists were sitting in a stationary vehicle which rolled down a dune. The incident was confirmed by deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, police regional crime investigations coordinator for […]

New hake trawler constructed for Tunacor

One of the leading fish producers in Walvis Bay Tunacor Fisheries Ltd has a brand new hake trawler constructed at a shipyard in Vigo, Spain. The vessel will be christened MVF Oshiveli. The project will be formally announced on Wednesday during a ceremony in Walvis Bay where the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Mr […]

Oud skoolhoof Hendrik Bam sterf

Oud skoolhoof Hendrik Bam sterf

Boodskappe van medelye stroom in na die familie van ‘n oud-skoolhoof van Walvisbaai, mnr Hendrik Bam wat Sondag na ‘n kort siekbed in Suid-Afrika oorlede is. Hy het ten tye van sy dood saam met sy gesin in die De Rust-omgewing naby Oudtshoorn gewoon. Wyle mnr Bam was die laaste skoolhoof van die Hoogenhout Laerskool […]

WBCG Engages International Transport Sector in Munich

WBCG Engages International Transport Sector in Munich

In its mandate to increase awareness of the Walvis Bay Corridors and the port of Walvis Bay, the Walvis Bay Corridor Group and Namport recently exhibited at the recent Transport Logistic 2017, held in Munich, Germany. Transport Logistic is an International Exhibition for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management and the world’s biggest trade […]

Husab mine road claims first fatality

Husab mine road claims first fatality

The police in Erongo is investigating an employee of a contractor working at the Husab Uranium Mine for culpable homicide. The suspect was driving a vehicle, belonging to Chinese Nuclear Engineering Company (CNEC), to the mine on Friday afternoon when the car overturned resulting in one fatality. It is the first fatality reported on the […]

Huis Palms inbrekers pleit skuldig

Huis Palms inbrekers pleit skuldig

‘n Voormalige werknemer van die Huis Palms tehuis vir bejaardes op Walvisbaai, Edwina Lubbe (35) en haar lewensmaat, Joseph Levy (29), het Maandag in die landdroshof op die hawedorp skuldig gepleit op ‘n klag van diefstal na ‘n inbraak by dié ouetehuis se privaat wooneenhede aan die einde van 2015. Daar was ‘n tweede inbraak […]

Three airline staff members denied bail in luggage theft case

The small fraternity of people working for the various service providers at the Walvis Bay Airport were shocked to learn this week of the arrest of three of their colleagues after high value items were stolen from the luggage of an airline passenger on Saturday (13 April 2017). Two of the arrested are employees of […]

Fire rips through Mondesa – 11 shacks and 3 houses

Fire rips through Mondesa – 11 shacks and 3 houses

A total of eleven shacks and three houses were destroyed by a devastating fire on Wednesday afternoon in Swakopmund’s Mondesa suburb (extension 8). No injuries were reported, but the affected home owners lost everything. According to deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, police regional crime investigations coordinator for Erongo, the cause of the fire is yet to […]

250 delegates attend this year’s National Mathematics Congress

250 delegates attend this year’s National Mathematics Congress

The 12th National Mathematics Congress commenced on Tuesday (16 May) at the school hall of the Namib High School at Swakopmund. Close to 250 delegates from all regions in Namibia attended the event which is part of the Ministry of Education’s annual professional development program for mathematics teachers. The congress concluded yesterday [18 May]. Once […]

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