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Gesin ly groot skade toe motorhuis brand

Gesin ly groot skade toe motorhuis brand

‘n Huisgesin in Meersig op Walvisbaai het op 30 Desember groot skade gely, toe ‘n tandem motorhuis op die perseel waar hulle ‘n buitewoonstel huur in ‘n brand verwoes is. Die oorsaak van die brand is nog onbekend. Die gesin se splinternuwe motor [wat nie verseker was nie] asook ander huisraad waarmee hulle ‘n inkomste […]

Pensioner commits suicide with revolver

A 67 year-old male committed suicide on Monday morning in Walvis Bay. According to detective inspector Erastus Iikuyu, regional crime investigations coordinator for Erongo, Bernardt H. Stauder shot himself with a revolver in the mouth and died on the spot in the yard of his house. He was residing at No 19 Conradie Street in […]

Company that wants to export live sea creatures throws in the towel

The company that applied for a license from the Namibian authorities to capture live dolphins, seals, whales, penguins and other marine creatures confirmed yesterday it is pulling up roots in Namibia. The company will no more pursue the Namibian Government’s approval for the export of captured, live marine mammals from Namibian waters. The company, Beijing […]

Sanette’s N$100 000 treasure!

Sanette’s N$100 000 treasure!

The organisers of the annual Treasure Hunt, held on the beach close to the National Marine Aquarium in Swakopmund, could not have asked for better weather last Saturday. Many residents, especially learners and parents of the Pro Ed Akademie, took part in the event, which has become a coastal highlight during the festive season. The […]

Mayor spreads christmas spirit

Mayor spreads christmas spirit

It was a very busy week for the Mayor of Walvis Bay, Alderman Immanuel Wilfried, spreading Christmas cheer and spirit as “it is the season for giving. On Monday the Mayor made a donation to shack fire victims of food to the value of approximately N$16 500 through the Mayoral Relief Fund and a good […]

Donation to police

Donation to police

Police personnel, manning road blocks and conducting patrols this festive season to ensure everyone abides to the laws and are safe on our roads, received a boost recently with donations to make life on the beat easier for them. This include bottled water and cool drink. The first donation was last week when Kuiseb Mineral […]

Believers Fellowship Church donates food packages to senior citizens

Believers Fellowship Church donates food packages to senior citizens

The Believers Fellowship Church of Swakopmund on Sunday donated food packages to the senior citizens of Welwitschia Phase 2 government housing units. This is the fourth consecutive year that the church is donating towards the senior citizens of Welwitschia Phase 2. According to Pastor Lilian Olabanji of Believers Fellowship Church, the church visits the senior […]

Giant gingerbread house signals Christmas season is upon us

Giant gingerbread house signals Christmas season is upon us

For the past few weeks visitors at Café Anton in Swakopmund can once again witness a giant gingerbread house standing inside. The house, which is decorated with a variety of sweets and Christmas biscuits, forms part of an age-old tradition. For more than 25 years the bakers of the café spend hours making it, which […]

High Court dismisses road tender application

The tender awarded to the joint venture Unik/Thohi to construct the multimillion N$ highway between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay was lawful and the company can continue its operations. Acting judge Collins Parker came to this conclusion in his judgement recently. Parker gave judgement after the joint venture Chico/Octagon, which also had applied for the tender […]

Swartbooi resigns, no apology for Nujoma

Swartbooi resigns, no apology for Nujoma

After much media hype surrounding Bernabus Swartbooi, (former) Deputy Minister of Land Reform, and his alleged request to resign by President Hage Geingob, an official media release was sent out by the President’s office yesterday confirming Swartbooi’s verbal resignation. This comes as a surprise as Swartbooi showed no sign of apologizing or resigning when he […]