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Omulondo residents says Rent-a-drum does not collect refuse

Omulondo residents says Rent-a-drum does not collect refuse

Residents of Swakopmund, Mondesa’s Omulondo suburb are not happy with the services provided by Swakopmund Rent-a-drum. Rent-a-drum truck allegedly does not collect refuse from the yellow bins as they should and no reasonable excuse was given to the residents and now their bins are overflowing with recycling materials and they do not know what to […]

More reasons to distrust presence of Ryazanovka

More reasons to distrust presence of Ryazanovka

There is now more than ever reason for grave concerns over the presence of a Russian fishing vessel, Ryazanovka, at anchorage off Walvis Bay, after it transpired this week the vessel allegedly has whale capturing gear on board and is awaiting the final green light from the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources to capture […]

Rape and abduction of two minors shock small Erongo town of Uis

A 34 year-old man is facing charges of rape as well as a count of kidnapping (alternatively abduction) after allegedly sexually molesting one minor and attempting to rape another minor in Uis on Friday evening. Luckily members of the public were able to prevent a second rape. According to Acting Regional Crime Investigations Co-ordinator for […]

18-year old arrested after stab-death of Swakopmund man

The police has arrested an 18 year-old suspect who is accused of murdering 30 year-old Abednego Kazondandona in the early hours on Sunday morning. According to Acting Regional Crime Investigations Co-ordinator for Erongo, Erastus Iikuyu, the incident occurred outside Shinedima Bar in Mondesa. According to initial investigations the victim was found unconscious at 00:30 by […]

Mass Houses soon to be allocated

The houses constructed under the Mass Housing Development Programme (MHDP) in Swakopmund are in the final stages and will soon be allocated to the beneficiaries. In total there are 6 663 applicants eligible for social houses constructed under the MHDP in Swakopmund, it was revealed during the recent Town Council meeting. The Swakopmund Town Council […]

Swakopmund ready to host first high rise buildings at the coast

Swakopmund ready to host first high rise buildings at the coast

When it comes to the appearance and urban design of Swakopmund, the opinion of the residents doesn’t matter. This was the general feeling at the recent Town Council meeting when the drastic and surprising decision was taken, to give way for the development of high rise buildings in the coastal town. The height restriction for […]

Husab-manne vang bende wildstropers

Husab-manne vang bende wildstropers

‘n Bestuurder verbonde aan die Husab-myn het vandeesweek vertel hoe hy en sy span onlangs hand bygesit het in die inhegtenisname van vier vermeende wilddiewe wat danksy hul flink optrede met zebra-karkasse in hul besit betrap is. Dit was net na middernag op 26 September vanjaar toe mnr Alfred Aoxumub, verbonde aan Husab se sekuriteitsbeheer, […]

Russian vessel only here to capture live seals – don’t trust that says enviromental group NEWS

Russian vessel only here to capture live seals – don’t trust that says enviromental group NEWS

The Namibian Environmental Wildlife Society said in a statement over the weekend despite the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources stating it only received an application for the capture and export of live seals from Namibia for aquariums in Asia, it does not trust the position. (See related article on page 6 of protests planned […]

Elderly moves to obtain bricks for safe boundary wall

Elderly moves to obtain bricks for safe boundary wall

Senior citizens at Welwitschia Phase 2 Government Housing units for independent lower income older persons of the Ministry of Health and Social Services in Swakopmund are urgently in dire need of a proper boundary wall and some safety fencing to prevent burglaries that take place on a regular basis there and have bought bricks. The […]

Notebook with murder details found where mom murdered her toddler at Mile 108

Notebook with murder details found where mom murdered her toddler at Mile 108

A notebook detailing the brutal murder of a two year old toddler by the mom Zenobia Seas (32) will in all likelihood form a leading piece of evidence in court. Seas is accused of the murder of her daughter Ava Owoses on Monday afternoon and attempting to burn herself and the child in her car […]