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Seafo annual meeting brings drastic decisions

Seafo annual meeting brings drastic decisions

The South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (SEAFO) held its annual meeting on 30 October until 3 November 2015. The meeting was based on the best available scientific information. The commission adopted the recommendations made by the Scientific Committee to set TAC’s for Patagonian tooth fish and deep-sea red crab. The Commission adopted a conservation measure […]

Strategic leadership training for NDF

Strategic leadership training for NDF

Thirty-nine senior members of the Namibian Defence Force under-went strategic leadership training in Walvis Bay last week. Sponsored by the British High Commission in Windhoek, the Defence Aca-demy of the United Kingdom and Cranfield University delivered a Strategic Leadership Programme to 39 senior members of the Namibian Defence Force, representing the Army, Navy and Air […]

Urban property not sellable to foreigners if LA-amendment Act becomes law

Urban property not sellable to foreigners if LA-amendment Act becomes law

Coastal local authorities are yet to voice their opinions publi-cly on the proposed amendment of the Local Authorities Act of 1992, which would among others see the Minister of Urban and Rural Development picking local authority Chief Executives Officers in future and also prohibiting foreigners from any future form of land ownership in Namibia. The […]

Walvis Bay in mourning as three residents killed in crash – 2 injured

Walvis Bay in mourning as three residents killed in crash – 2 injured

Several families in Walvis Bay were unexpectedly plunged into a state of mourning, following the death of three of the town’s residents in a car accident between Kamanjab and Outjo over the weekend. Two more residents were seriously injured in the same accident. It was learnt yesterday the five persons were travelling to attend a […]

Teaching methods blamed for poor Gr 10 and 12 results

Teaching methods blamed for poor Gr 10 and 12 results

Teachers and schools were urged on Friday to change their teaching methods to uplift the performance of Grade 10 and 12’s. This came from the Erongo Regional Director of Education, Mr John /Awaseb who expressed concern over the poor results these grades achieved during last year’s external exams. Mr /Awaseb made these remarks at the […]

Swakopmund racist row – second arrest

Swakopmund racist row – second arrest

At the time of going to press yesterday afternoon the Namibian police was yet to confirm a second arrest in a high profile Swakopmund racist incident, that made international news headlines. The incident involves Hendrik Burger (37) an employee of First Response Services in Swakopmund who, in the holiday town ear-lier this month alle-gedly called […]

Traffic safety in your hands

Traffic safety in your hands

A high number of visitors are once again expected to visit the coastal town of Walvis Bay, Long Beach, Dolphin Park and Dune 7. Our duty as Law Enforcements Officers is to ensure that the traffic flow is monitored, that all motorists act within the parameters of the law of this country. This will only […]

Your holiday should not harm the environment

Your holiday should not harm the environment

That time of the year has come when everybody pack up and head to the coast of Namibia and NACOMA asks everyone to adhere to the rules and regulations regarding the environment. Everyone comes to the coast because it is a place of extraordinary and breathtaking splendour, a place where the hot desert meets the […]

Interesting ships visiting Walvis Bay

Interesting ships visiting Walvis Bay

If you frequent the beach areas at Long Beach and Dolphin Park this festive holiday or travelling the B2 coastal road, inevitably your eyes will wander to the many vessels at anchorage off the port of Walvis Bay. Moreover, the kids might ask what these ships are doing here, what is the purpose or what […]

When Santa rode by bike

When Santa rode by bike

The 2015 Live-to-Ride Toy Run, a joint project by the Walvis Bay Chapter of Live-to-Ride and the Rotary Club of Walvis Bay, took place on 6 December and thanks to this tradition a lot of toys were accumulated that has to bring Christmas joy to under-privileged children. Bikers see the annual toy run as one […]