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Kramesdorf and Riverside residents say camels are becoming a menace

Kramesdorf and Riverside residents say camels are becoming a menace

Residents of Swakopmund’s Riverside and Kramersdorf suburbs say a local tour operator’s camels are becoming an increasing menace. The animals step on gardens, eat away the local natural greenery, are walking the streets and their urine also leaves a stench. “The camels were nice to have in the beginning, but we understood they are numbering […]

First consignment of manganese for export via Lüderitz

First consignment  of manganese for export via Lüderitz

The historic first consignment of manganese, originating from mines in South Africa’s Northern Cape, arrived by train at Lüderitz last week, destined for exports to various overseas markets via the Namibian Ports Authority’s (Namport) port of Lüderitz. The national rail carrier TransNamib made an announcement in this regard last week. Totalling 520 tons, this consignment […]

Erongo yielded 9000 new voters

Erongo yielded 9000 new voters

Sharlien Tjambari The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says of the 20 772 voter registrations recorded in Erongo during the supplementary voters registration process that closed on 27 June, just under half were new registrations (first time registrations). The rest were for duplicate voters cards (8 528) and change of regional address (3 090). The […]

Passenger Albatros the first to dock at new terminal

Passenger Albatros the first to dock at new terminal

The passenger liner Albatros becomes the first passenger ship to dock at the new passenger liner terminal in the port of Walvis Bay on 18 October this year. The passenger liner terminal forms part of the container terminal on reclaimed land in port which will start operations on 24 August.  According to entries on the […]

Authorities don’t pay heed to residents complaining over wood harvesting

Authorities don’t pay heed to residents complaining over wood harvesting

Floris Steenkamp Dozens of people continued over the weekend to harvest and remove wood from the Swakop River and surroundings, knowing all too well the authorities will sit idle and not lift a finger to stop it. Residents in Kramersdorf contacted the newspaper over the weekend, following our front page article in Friday’s edition highlighting […]

Public asks questions as to how Fermar Seafoods could have obtained white mussel license

Public asks questions as to  how Fermar Seafoods could  have obtained white mussel license

Floris Steenkamp The coast’s angling fraternity expressed their appreciation this week for the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources’ prompt action to cancel the experimental license of Fermar Seafoods CC to harvest clams along the coast between Pelican Point and Paaltjies at Walvis Bay. The white mussel (Donna serra) is also classified as a clam […]

Anti-Corruption Commission requests tracing of two accused

Anti-Corruption Commission requests tracing of two accused

Anti-Corruption Commission requests trace accused in corrupt case file ACC ERO-18-002731FK and in corrupt case file ACC.HQO-14-001173 (CR NUMBER 687/06/2014) The Anti-Corruption Commission urgently requests the public to assist with the tracing of Mr Tomas Iipinge and Mr Brown Abraham, also known as Rasta. They are wanted in connection with corruption cases being investigated by […]

Man dies of Insecticide toxicity

Man dies of Insecticide toxicity

Eileen van der Schyff A 38-year-old man died after a roommate sprayed quickphos insecticide in the shack, they live in. The shack is shared by five people. When Kamungu Henock Nehongo returned home from work on the morning of Saturday 10 August, he found one friend had died and another was unconscious. The owner of […]

AIMS brings dangerous goods training to industry at the coast

AIMS brings dangerous goods training to industry at the coast

Walvis Bay Corridor Group Earlier this month, the African Institutional Management Services (AIMS) announced that it received accreditation from the Namibia Civil Aviation Authority on 24 May 2019. According to AIMS Marketing and Business Development Manager, Ms. Natasja Gawanas, this now makes them a certified Aviation Training Organisation (ATO). The Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) […]

Corridor Group congratulates Government

Corridor Group congratulates Government

The Walvis Bay Corridor Group extends its heartfelt congratulations to the Namibian Government, the Namibian Ports Authority and indeed the entire Namibian Nation for the foresight of investing in economic infrastructure that will greatly contribute to the economic upliftment of our country’s future generations. The Inauguration of Namport’s new container terminal at the Port of […]