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Weekend of wind

Weekend of wind

Extremely cold weather in South Africa’s western regions, that also brought cold and rain to Southwestern Namibia over the weekend, meant a cold, windy and sandy long weekend for residents and visitors alike in the central coastal region. On the picture: an angler finds his way back home in windy conditions on the B2 coastal […]

Walvis Bay Golf Club Chairman’s Report 2018

The President, Joao Sardinha, Honorary Life Members, Committee Members, Members of the Walvis Bay Golf Club (WBGC), and visitors were welcome to the 101st ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Walvis Bay Golf Club by the Chairman. The past year has been one with various challenges both in the club and on the course, but I […]

Stage set for 2018 Bank Windhoek NVF Cup

Stage set for 2018 Bank Windhoek NVF Cup

The first round of the Bank Windhoek, Namibia Volleyball Federation’s (NVF) Cup took place in Rundu over the weekend. A total of 20 teams, consisting of twelve male and eight female teams, fought hard to book a spot in the second and final round scheduled to take place in Swakopmund on Saturday, 29 to Sunday, […]

Supatronix is the Champs

Supatronix is the Champs

                  Going into the final round Supatronix and FCS were tied at the top with 183 points each, and in second and third, Radio Electronic and BitStream had 167, with Terra Nova lying third with 160. When the points were tallied after the final round on Friday […]

Coastal swimmer breaks swim record in Germany

Coastal swimmer breaks swim record in Germany

Namibian swimmer from Swakopmund Phillip Seidler participated in the 18thNeuruppin Open Water 10km swim in Germany with 126 participants from two continents, four states and more than 30 cities from all over Germany on 11 August 2018. The Neuruppiner open water swimming race offers a special challenge each year for extreme and long-distance swimmers from […]

Namibia u20’s ready for Romania

Namibia u20’s ready for Romania

The Namibian under 20 National Rugby Team arrived in Bucharest and are ready to compete in the eleventh annual World Rugby Trophy that started today with the finals being played on 9 September in Bucharest Romania. Namibia with host nation Romania, along with six other national sides will participate in the tournament. Other than the […]

Junior Pairs 2018

Junior Pairs 2018

This past weekend once again saw Windhoek Bowling Club host their annual Junior Pairs tournament. Eligible bowlers are those who are affiliated to the Namibia Bowling Association and who have played the sport for less than five years. Age is not a factor, so a person in their sixties can be classified a junior. There […]

Cymot Mixed Betterball Stableford

Cymot Mixed Betterball Stableford

Saturday 18 August saw some excellent golfing weather – with a little bit of east wind making temperatures a whole lot better – there was a fair field of golfers to support the sponsors Cymot with a Mixed Betterball Stableford competition (Oh my does that multiplier increase the stress levels). Partnerships were well balanced and […]

School bus stolen

School bus stolen

The school minibus of Arandis Primary School was stolen from it’s storage shed on Tuesday. The Toyota Quantum (N12867S) was parked in the storage shed last Friday at 11:35 when it was used the last time. The school discovered with shock and dismay on Tuesday that an unknown person or group stole the vehicle. The […]

Long Beach eyesore

Long Beach eyesore

Residents of Langstrand say they simply had enough of the eyesore, the partly-completed Ocean Keys multi-story development. What should have now been a twelve story apartment complex with commercial space at the ground level is an eyesore that decays in the harsh coastal weather. The corrugated iron fence around the building site fell over in […]