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Senegalese tourist still missing at Brandberg

Senegalese tourist still missing at Brandberg

“We will not give up.” With these words Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu gave his assurance that the widespread search for the missing Senegalese tourist at the Brandberg mountain will continue – even though the person has now been missing for close to a week. Mark Mokosho was reported missing in the vicinity of Namibia’s highest […]

Swakopmund mostly “crime-free” this week – but don’t let your guard down

Crime prevention in Swakopmund is paying off. Since the beginning of this week Swakopmund has been “very quiet” in terms of crime related incidents. Usually petty crimes and house break-ins, robbery and theft are reported during this time of the year – but this year is different. The low crime rate so far is good […]

Police at Usakos arrest three drug dealers

N$40 000 worth of Mandrax and cannabis off the streets This week, on Wednesday morning around 04:00 three men were arrested in separate anti-drug operations at Usakos, with the police taking cannabis and Mandrax tablets worth around N$40 000 off the streets in that small Erongo community where drug abuse is becoming an increasing social […]

Drunk driver’s licence revoked for one year

A man’s driving licence was revoked for a period of one year, following his conviction last week in the Walvis Bay magistrates court on a charge of drunken driving. He was also slapped with a N$8000 fine, alternatively a period of one year imprisonment. Johannes Shitaleni, the man referred to above is one of 24 […]

South African injured in accident in the dunes

A tourist from South Africa escaped with minor injuries after he was involved in an accident in the dunes in the vicinity of Langstrand on Saturday afternoon. The 28-year-old was discharged from hospital the day after the incident. Although everyone is relieved that the tourist only came off with light injuries, a serious warning was […]

Police Public Relations Committee

Dear Swakopmund Resident, The Police Public Relations Committee was established in August 2016 and consists of members of the business community, municipality, social works, teachers, prisons as well as the police from both the Swakopmund and Mondesa station. It is important to take crime seriously in this day and age. One of the first considerations […]

Tourist goes missing on inhospitable Brandberg

Tourist goes missing on inhospitable Brandberg

The widespread aerial search for a missing Senegalese tourist, who is suspected to have climbed the Brandberg mountain alone, did not yield any results so far. At the time of going to print yesterday, there was no trace of 37-year-old Mark Mokosho who is now missing for more than three days. According to Deputy Commissioner […]

Elgin Brown & Hamer (EBH) awards top achievers

Elgin Brown & Hamer (EBH) awards top achievers

Elgin Brown & Hamer Namibia recently awarded their achievers for the year 2017. A total of 17 employers received awards for the hard work and dedication to the company. The three best achiever was also awarded with special awards. The Human recourses Manager Ms Beata Mutekasaid that “Tonight we are all winner. Everyone can make […]

Holiday Fair brings the Christmas spirit to Swakopmund

Holiday Fair brings the Christmas spirit to Swakopmund

The Swakopmund Holiday Fair, formerly known as the Christmas Market, hosted on the parking lot below Café Anton, took place last weekend. This market is the perfect occasion to give momentum to the Christmas spirit of the holiday town, said Deputy Mayor Clr. Maria Elago (photo) during the opening of the market on Friday. Clr. […]

Jandré Dippenaar could just have walked up to us and said: “I am sorry”

Jandré Dippenaar, who stands accused of having killed six people in a horrific motor vehicle collision on 29 December 2014, has not made any attempt to apologise to any of the victims’ family members, who have all been present in the Swakopmund Regional Court throughout the trial so far. “It’s almost three years since I […]