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Namibia maintains perfect starts

Namibia maintains perfect starts

The Namibia under 20 Rugby team continued to set the pace following day two of the World Rugby U/20 2018 Trophy in Bucharest. Namibia laid down another marker with a 84- 10 defeat of Hong Kong and put themselves within 80 minutes of the final with only Samoa in their way and got the 55-26 […]

Archery, Hockey and Gymnastics to Youth Olympic Games

The Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC) announced that Archery, Hockey and Gymnastics are the only three codes that will represent Namibia from 6 to 18 October at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This year will be the fourth time that the Youth Olympic Games will be held and a country is […]

Erongo fourth in U/17 Cup

Erongo Region finished fourth at the 2018 Skorpion Zinc Under 17 Cup after they were beaten 0-1 by the Otjozondjupa Region at the at Omulunga Stadium in Grootfontein. Karas Region was crowned winners of the 2018 Skorpion Zinc under 17 Cup at Grootfontein after seeing off Omaheke 3-1 in the penalty shoot-out. Mekere Nganjone was […]

Gastronomic evening at Flamingo Villas

Gastronomic evening at Flamingo Villas

Forced to apologise

Forced to apologise

Woman paraded through  Walvis Bay state hospital and forced to apologise for sharing her ordeal with namib times. Eileen van der Schyff   The woman, who alleges she has been receiving treatment for a septic operation wound without being administered an anaesthetic at the Walvis Bay state hospital, was paraded through the hospital this week […]

Theft of forklift – one arrested

Theft of forklift – one arrested

The Namibian Police this week arrested a 26-year old Walvis Bay resident in connection with the theft of a forklift early on Sunday morning. Edwin Pearson (picture) on Wednesday made a first appearance in the Walvis Bay magistrates court in connection with the incident and was released on bail of N$6000. Pearson returns to court […]

Charred remains of newborn found in dunes – a week of horror for Namibian children

Charred remains of newborn found in dunes – a week of horror for Namibian children

Eileen van der Schyff The charred remains of a newborn baby was found in the dunes a mere 250 meters from the nearest homes in Narraville on Tuesday. This shocking discovery was on the same day as an equally horrifying discovery in Windhoek of a nine year old girl who was murdered, her body burnt […]

Earth tremors felt at Usakos

Earth tremors felt at Usakos

Two earth tremors between 18:00 and 19:00 on Monday have Usakos residents pondering whether it could have something to do with the series of earthquakes around the globe in recent days. Are these tremors as a result of the earth’s ever changing geological arrangement as a result of earth quakes? Several Usakos residents confirmed the […]

Transport needed for rescued penguins to be released

Transport needed for rescued penguins to be released

Eileen van der Schyff The four newly rescued penguins that were found two weeks ago between Sandwich Harbour and Walvis Bay are ready to be released into the wild. The four penguins were cleaned from oil, and fed and were recuperating at the residence of Mr Boorman and Dr. Dantu, who run a halfway house […]

Council Acts swiftly to Report of Unfinished House

Council Acts swiftly to Report of Unfinished House

The Swakopmund municipality has reacted swiftly to complaints about the unfinished house in Tamariskia. In a report, the building inspector Larry Mwikanda said, “Indeed the uncompleted house is being used by some hobos as a shelter”. A letter has been sent from the department instructing the owners to tidy up and secure the premises. Although […]