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Desert Explorers to cough up for free use of land

The popular Swakopmund quadbike tour operator Desert Explorers will in future pay a rental amount for a large piece of land the company is utilising as a parking area for its customers. Town Council decided this during the recent meeting after it came to light that Desert Explorers is utilizing an area for this purpose […]

Shalom Park still for sale despite Kobi Alexander extradition to United States

Shalom Park still for sale despite Kobi Alexander extradition to United States

Kobi Alexander, a former CEO of a technologies firm Comverse, who for more than a decade has been fighting his extradition from Namibia to the United States to stand trial for stock option fraud, has volunteered to be extradited to face charges. Alexander has been handed to agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) […]

Thomas Florin can only apply for parole in 2024

Thomas Florin can only apply for parole in 2024

The Judiciary of Namibia pointed out this week that Thomas Adolf Florin would not be eligible to apply for parole at the National Release Board within the next 90 days as the media reported this week, including an article in this regard that appeared in the edition of namib times of Tuesday 23 August 2016. […]

Warning on ZERO TOLERANCE on roads this weekend

A zero tolerance policy will be implemented by traffic officials over the weekend whilst patrolling and making use of roadblocks, with a specific eye on drunk drivers, speeding, drivers talking on cellphones and drivers not wearing seatbelts. Extensive operation plans have been put together by national and regional traffic departments in anticipation of the expected […]

Fire at reeds cause of smoke plume

Fire at reeds cause of smoke plume

This smoke plume that formed on the eastern outskirts of Walvis Bay on Wednesday morning was caused by a fire in the reeds at the semi purified water ponds at the sewerage works. The municipal fire brigade monitored the fire and allowed it to die out by itself. The fire raged for the biggest part […]

“I said swak….not swart” Member of public vents his frustration over service at clinic – nurse misunderstood words as racist

A father of two shared his bad experience this week at the hands of staff at the Mondesa clinic in Tulinawa at Swakopmund. The incident ended on a sour note when his words were also misunderstood as racist. A nurse informed him he will “never” be helped there again. Fabian Steenkamp, a father of two […]

Mayor concerned over cleanliness of Walvis Bay

In a recent Council Meeting held the Walvis Bay Council Chambers, Mayor Immanuel Wilfried expressed his dissatisfaction with the general cleanliness of the harbour town. He explained not only is a clean town important from a health standpoint but it also conveys an image to visitors and investors. “Regarding the cleanliness of Walvis Bay, we […]

Unik Construction to fork out N$24 000 monthly to rent land for MR44 construction camp

Unik Construction to fork out N$24 000 monthly to rent land for MR44 construction camp

The company Unik Construction Engineering Namibia, which has been awarded the contract to upgrade the road between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay (MR44) behind the dunes to a freeway standard, will set up a construction camp close to the turn-off to the B2. The area measures 15 000 m². The application for the lease of a […]

Disgust over rubbish left near Vierkantklip

Disgust over rubbish left near Vierkantklip

A Swakopmund resident has voiced his concern after an utter mess was left behind on the beach at the so-called Badewanne close to Vierkantklip recently. According to the resident, who regularly visits the beach area, the heap of trash was left there after a party on 16 July. The black bags and carton boxes are […]

Countrywide airport upgrades leads to NAC becoming leading aviation player in SADC

Up to 70 % of Namibia’s transport infrastructure will meet and even exceed SADC-standards, according to Works and Transport Minister Alpheus !Naruseb. Minister !Naruseb last Friday during the inauguration of the new terminal building at the Walvis Bay International Airport said Namibia’s sole aim is a modern and reliable transport infrastructure to serve as foundation […]