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The 2019 WBPHS Valedictory

The 2019 WBPHS Valedictory

  Contributed The Valedictory Service is about saying farewell. In our con-text you lift your Anchor at WBPHS and take it forward to let it down at another destination. You have spent five years or more here at WBPHS. Some of you have parents or grandparents who have been schooled here and we know that […]

De Duine’s Valedictory

De Duine’s Valedictory

De Duine Secondary School in Narraville held there Valedictorian day at the school. The principal of the school Mr J A van Wyk said “You may think that becoming a High School Valedictorian is about being smart and getting the top grades in your class”. All the 2019 Grade 12 learners said “ We, the […]

Golf news from Rossmund

Golf news from Rossmund

Monthly Medal kindly sponsored by Novanam/Pescanova was held on Saturday 28 September. Weather conditions were a little on the cool side and overcast but actually ideal for golf as one can be seen from the excellent score posted by our Chairman – well played Marco. Sponsors representative Jose Rodriguez also joined us for the day […]

Zero Tolerance

Zero Tolerance

Namibia – Botswana – S.A joint law enforcement project Sharlien Tjambari  Various Government law enforcement agencies of Namibia, Botswana and South Africa launched the 10th Joint Law Enforcement Operation at Swakopmund this week. The law enforcement operation is carried out under the auspices of the Trans-Kalahari Corridor Management Committee (TKCMC) which oversees compliance with procedures […]

Major loss

Major loss

House burgled. Thugs then stole owner’s car and removed wheels and canopy Eileen van der Schyff  A Walvis Bay resident suffered a major loss this week when her house was burgled and the culprit or culprits then stole her vehicle to transport the stolen goods. To make matters worse, the vehicle was later discovered abandoned […]

Sinkholes: Municipality acts swiftly

Sinkholes: Municipality acts swiftly

Eileen van der Schyff The Municipality of Walvis Bay responded swiftly in the past few weeks to repair sinkholes that formed at several locations across Walvis Bay. Leaking sewer lines are the main reason for sink-holes to form. Namib Times reported on the issue of sink-holes forming in the harbour town in recent editions. Sinkholes, […]

NBC employees’ discontent with the national broadcaster’s Board

NBC employees’ discontent with the national broadcaster’s Board

Sharlien Tjambari Employees of the National Broadcasting Cooperation (NBC) at the Erongo Regional Office in Swakopmund participated in a nationwide peaceful demonstration on Tuesday, demanding permanent employment for contract workers and for better financial management at the national broadcaster. A petition was handed over to the NBC’s Erongo office manager, Celle Nkuvi. The petition is […]

A helping hand reaching far

A helping hand reaching far

The Namibian Ports Authority, through the Namport Social Investment Fund (NSIF) recently donated stationary and educational material to the Queen Sophia of Spain Primary School, situated 80 km from Otjiwarongo towards Otavi in the Otjozondjupa region. The donation valued at N$50,000.00 will be used by the 200 learners enrolled at the school. The Queen Sophia […]

Cyber bullying a rising terror in Namibia

Cyber bullying a rising terror in Namibia

Sharlien Tjambari Cyber bullying, best described as messages of threat, insults or derogatory comments sent by cell phone, makes up 44 % of all forms of bullying. This was said earlier this week by Miss Namibia 2019 Nadja Breytenbach who visited the Namib High School at Swakopmund to sensitise learners on bullying. What aggravates the […]

WAKO Region 5 Development Championships

WAKO Region 5 Development Championships

Rudi Bowe  The WAKO Region 5 Kickboxing Development Championships (hosted by the Namibian Kickboxing Federation (NKF)) as Desert Storm III, takes place held at the Jan Wilken Indoor Sport complex in Walvis Bay. The championships started today and concludes tomorrow. The championships is also part of National trials for fighters to participate in international kickboxing […]