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Lost Chinese tourist found alive and well

The Chinese tourist that went missing at the Ameib guest farm fifteen kilometers north west of Usakos on Sunday morning was found alive and well at 08:30 yesterday morning. That brings to an end a 22-hours ordeal for 59-year old Yin Cecilia Liang. Her fellow tourists and locals were frantically searching for her when she […]

Arandis constituency SME’S get much needed assistance

Arandis constituency SME’S get much needed assistance

The Arandis Constituency had a handing over ceremony of equipment to beneficiaries of its Constituency on 7 June. Fourteen beneficiaries from Arandis received equipment to the value of N$39 554.19, whilst fifteen beneficiaries from Henties Bay received equipment to the value of N$47 500.00. The equipment range from deep freezer, freezers, stoves, overlockers, sewing machines, […]

Stray bullet hits sleeping woman

A 32-year-old woman was transferred to the Katutura State Hospital on Sunday, 4 June, after she was struck by a stray bullet. The bullet was fired from a bar and passed through her shack. The incident was in the early hours of the morning. The victim and her boyfriend were asleep in their ghetto behind […]

Swakopmund municipality launches HIV/AIDS, Health and Wellness Management Policy

Swakopmund municipality launches HIV/AIDS, Health and Wellness Management Policy

The Swakopmund municipality has launched an HIV/AIDS, Health and Wellness Management policy for local authorities in Namibia. The purpose of the policy is to comply and better coordinate the response on HIV/AIDS in line with national and international instruments. “Workplace wellness is an organised program to assist and support employees in establishing healthier lifestyles. The […]

Winter storm hits central coast – no damages

Winter storm hits central coast – no damages

The winter storm that played havoc in many parts of the Western Cape this week hit the Namibian coast yesterday. By mid-day yesterday the rough seas had peaked, but contrary to initial expectations no damages were reported. Many Swakopmund residents waited patiently at some developed areas which usually take a pounding during stormy seas, including […]

Receiver of Revenue to host tax education day on 15 June

The Ministry of Finance’s Department of Inland Revenue in Erongo is hosting a series of taxpayer education days across the region on 15 June, as part of its mission to promoting tax compliance among Namibians and to enhance taxpayers’ knowledge of the different taxes administered by the Receiver of Revenue. Similar taxpayers education days have […]

Rossmund hit by spate of burglaries

Several home owners at Rossmund expressed their deep concerns this week over a spate of burglaries in recent weeks which they say are leaving residents and their property at risk. This week alone three burglaries occurred, all in the same manner as what has become a trend in recent weeks at the coast. The burglars […]

Donations streaming in to assist shack fire victims

Donations streaming in to assist shack fire victims

Local businessman, Paulus Ndume of Ndume Trading Enterprises CC, recently donated N$50 000 toward the Mayoral Relief Fund in aid of assisting members of the community who have lost their homes and property at the hands of shack fires. During the donation ceremony, Mayor Immanuel Wilfred highlighted his growing concern about shack fires after recently […]

DRC residents not happy with Council feedback on development

DRC residents not happy with Council feedback on development

The Swakopmund Town Council organised a series of public meetings this week to inform the residents on the strategic plan and some of the projects Council has embarked upon. The public meeting on Tuesday focused on residents of the DRC informal settlement. According to the Mayor of Swakopmund, Clr Pauline Nashilundo, the meetings are conducted […]

Inferno aftermath: Injured truck driver passes away

Inferno aftermath: Injured truck driver passes away

The Namibian truck driver, Lisias Amukushu (54), who sustained serious burn injuries all over his body when three trucks burnt at Usakos on Friday (2 June), passed away on Tuesday this week. This was revealed by deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, police regional crime investigations coordinator for Erongo. According to Iikuyu Amukushu succumbed to his injuries […]