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NIMT offers “struggle kids” a new lease on life

NIMT offers “struggle kids” a new lease on life

Thanks to the Namibian Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) about 240 struggle kids have opportunities to further their skills. They now have prospects of landing a job and to start a career. Currently there are 62 struggle kids enrolled at various NIMT campuses. “I decided that something must be done after I read an […]

Shark attack in Namibia now recognised by international body

Shark attack in Namibia now recognised by international body

Namibia has its first official shark attack incident entered into the database of the International Shark Attack File (ISAF).   Three years ago, Windhoek resident Jan Sieber was windsurfing at the Walvis Bay speed strip when he was bitten in the right foot by a shark. After a lengthy operation he made a full recovery. […]

Swaitex in full swing

The 2017 Swakopmund International Trade Expo (SWAITEX) commenced at the Dome in Swakopmund on Wednesday. With this year’s theme, “Embracing Innovation and Technology”, SWAITEX aims at providing businesses and the community with an opportunity to showcase their products and services.   Namibia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, opened […]

Remains of soldiers exhumed

Remains of soldiers exhumed

The remains of eight South African and four British sol-diers were exhumed at Walvis Bay’s Mulderene cemetery this week and are due for reburial in the Swakopmund municipal cemetery’s acre of the war-dead on 12 November this year. The death of these soldiers occurred during the Second World War in the Walvis Bay area and […]

Two die on road leading to Skeleton Coast Park

Two die on road leading to Skeleton Coast Park

Two people passed away on Tuesday morning after a vehicle accident on the salt road between Henties Bay and the gate leading to the Skeleton Coast Park. Two other occupants of the vehicle, including a two-year old boy were injured. According to the police report the accident occurred at about 9:30, 92 kilometers from Henties […]

Bail of N$1 500 for Plat am Meer rock lobster harvester

34-year old Johannes Alfeus who is accused of illegally harvesting ten rock lobster on Saturday at the new waterfront in Vineta (Platz am Meer) was granted bail of N$1 500 in the Swakopmund magistrates court on Monday. Magistrate Conchita Olivier remanded the matter to 23 October for plea. State prosecutor Paulus Shilongo did not oppose […]

Stolen items retrieved

Stolen items retrieved

Public can claim the items back. The Namibian Police calls upon the public to visit the Walvis Bay police station to identify a wide variety of items confiscated by the police from criminals. It is believed these items were stolen during burglaries and theft and can be claimed by the rightful owners. These items were confiscated […]

Johannes !Gawaxab to resign as Rössing chairman

The chairman of the Board of Directors of Rössing Uranium Limited (RUL), Mr Johannes !Gawaxab, has announced his intention to resign in order to focus on other business commitments. This was announced on Friday in a press release by RUL. In the press release !Gawaxab is being quoted as saying that “the expansion in activities […]

Man arrested for catching rock lobster at Waterfront in Swakopmund

Man arrested for catching rock lobster at Waterfront in Swakopmund

Safari Investments, the developer of the Platz am Meer shopping mall in Vineta, has issued a stern warning and reiterated that no fishing whatsoever is allowed on its premises. The warning was issued after a person was  allegedly caught red-handed with ten rock lobsters on Saturday evening. “Not only is the rock lobster season closed, […]

Security guard commits suicide with service pistol

Security guard commits suicide with service pistol

A security official turned his 9mm service pistol on himself yesterday morning between 09:00 and 10:25,  at house no. 3778 in Mondesa’s Oletweni location. Tjitjeja Hiiho (23) died of a self-inflicted single bullet wound the police confirmed. According to the spokesperson for Nampol in Erongo Region, Commissioner Erastus Ikuyu it is alleged the deceased yesterday […]