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WBCG Engages International Transport Sector in Munich

WBCG Engages International Transport Sector in Munich

In its mandate to increase awareness of the Walvis Bay Corridors and the port of Walvis Bay, the Walvis Bay Corridor Group and Namport recently exhibited at the recent Transport Logistic 2017, held in Munich, Germany. Transport Logistic is an International Exhibition for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management and the world’s biggest trade […]

Husab mine road claims first fatality

Husab mine road claims first fatality

The police in Erongo is investigating an employee of a contractor working at the Husab Uranium Mine for culpable homicide. The suspect was driving a vehicle, belonging to Chinese Nuclear Engineering Company (CNEC), to the mine on Friday afternoon when the car overturned resulting in one fatality. It is the first fatality reported on the […]

Huis Palms inbrekers pleit skuldig

Huis Palms inbrekers pleit skuldig

‘n Voormalige werknemer van die Huis Palms tehuis vir bejaardes op Walvisbaai, Edwina Lubbe (35) en haar lewensmaat, Joseph Levy (29), het Maandag in die landdroshof op die hawedorp skuldig gepleit op ‘n klag van diefstal na ‘n inbraak by dié ouetehuis se privaat wooneenhede aan die einde van 2015. Daar was ‘n tweede inbraak […]

Three airline staff members denied bail in luggage theft case

The small fraternity of people working for the various service providers at the Walvis Bay Airport were shocked to learn this week of the arrest of three of their colleagues after high value items were stolen from the luggage of an airline passenger on Saturday (13 April 2017). Two of the arrested are employees of […]

Fire rips through Mondesa – 11 shacks and 3 houses

Fire rips through Mondesa – 11 shacks and 3 houses

A total of eleven shacks and three houses were destroyed by a devastating fire on Wednesday afternoon in Swakopmund’s Mondesa suburb (extension 8). No injuries were reported, but the affected home owners lost everything. According to deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, police regional crime investigations coordinator for Erongo, the cause of the fire is yet to […]

250 delegates attend this year’s National Mathematics Congress

250 delegates attend this year’s National Mathematics Congress

The 12th National Mathematics Congress commenced on Tuesday (16 May) at the school hall of the Namib High School at Swakopmund. Close to 250 delegates from all regions in Namibia attended the event which is part of the Ministry of Education’s annual professional development program for mathematics teachers. The congress concluded yesterday [18 May]. Once […]

DBN unveils new repositioned brand

DBN unveils new repositioned brand

Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) CEO Martin Inkumbi has announced the Bank’s new positioning, “Expect more.” He says the new positioning statement reflects both the Bank’s transformation, as well as its ambition for the future. In terms of the transformation, Inkumbi says the Bank has grown substantially since its inception, and evolved. In terms of […]

Police seeks help in tracing family members after discovering body of 81 year old

The police in Erongo region is appealing to the public to assist in tracing family members of Swakopmund resident Herbert Wolfgang Ralph Fritz (81). He was found dead in his residence at Marlene Court number 23, industrial area on Wednesday. Fritz was a German speaking Namibian. His body was already partially decomposed when he was […]

Drama as inflatable boat capsizes at the Mole

Drama as inflatable boat capsizes at the Mole

An inflatable boat with a crew of five capsized in the Mole in Swakopmund on Friday afternoon. All persons managed to swim to shore where they were attended to by various emergency rescue services. The inflatable boat “Nanna” capsized after a rogue wave submerged the boat as it was entering the Mole upon return from […]

Konrad Woermann dies

Konrad Woermann dies

Retired Namibian business pioneer Konrad Woermann, who managed the chain of supermarkets Woermann, Brock & Co. from 1960 until 1998, passed away on Friday at his home in Swakopmund. Woermann, who celebrated his 86th birthday on 29 April, leaves behind his wife Gabi, two sons, two daughters and various grandchildren. Konrad Woermann was born on […]