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Saak teen Jandré Dippenaar hervat

Saak teen Jandré Dippenaar hervat

The murder trial against Jandré Dippenaar, accused of having caused the deaths of six people in a horror car crash on the Henties Bay to Swakopmund road on 29 December 2014 is set to resume next Wednesday (12 July) in the Swakopmund regional court. Taking the witness stand will be German national Antonia Joschko, the […]

WBCG ELATED BY ONE STOP BORDER POST BILL PASS

WBCG ELATED BY ONE STOP BORDER POST BILL PASS

The Walvis Bay Corridor Group in a news statement on its website this week welcomed the passing of the One-Stop Border Posts Control Bill. Namibia has several trade corridors that link the port of Walvis Bay as import- and export hub to markets in neighbouring countries. However, smooth import and export trade can only take […]

Criminal nest

Criminal nest

Two houses in 6th street, situated next to one another behind Shoprite in Walvis Bay, has been left abandoned by their owners and have since been stripped and become a hide out. The houses are in terrible condition, as built in cupboards and appliances have been stolen and the places left in a mess of […]

Amazing, brilliant, fantastic: African Vocals return from second Germany tour

Amazing, brilliant, fantastic: African Vocals return from second Germany tour

The African Vocal in Swakopmund started out as a group of friends singing for fun. Now they have received international fame having recently returned from their second tour in Germany. The a cappella group spent a month in Europe – and are already planning their next trip. Amazing. Brilliant. Fantastic. These are just some of […]

Near stampede as thousands of angry parents compete for 73 Grade 1 places

Near stampede as thousands of angry parents compete for 73 Grade 1 places

Police reservists were dispatched to restore order at the Kuisebmond Community Hall yesterday morning, after chaos erupted and escalated into a near stampede as more than a thousand agitated parents tried to register their children for Grade 1 for 2018 at Tutaleni- and Nara primary school. The schools can only accommodate 38 and 35 Grade […]

Burundian national caught with four grams of cocaine

The police arrested a Burundian national over the weekend at a popular dance club in Swakopmund after he was allegedly found to be in possession of cocaine. Amini Sezerano (24) appeared in the town’s magistrates court yesterday and was granted bail of N$2 000. The arrest of the Burundian national with cocaine follows only days […]

Fuel prices to drop by 50 cents per litre

Fuel prices will drop by 50 cents a litre in Namibia at one-minute past midnight tomorrow, 5 July 2017. The pump prices at Walvis Bay will then be N$10,50 per litre for petrol and N$10,33 and N$10,38 respectively for 500ppm diesel and 50ppm diesel. The major reason for this favourable drop in the fuel price […]

Controversial sale of SWAPO Erf gets new twist

The farce surrounding the sale of a prime piece of municipal land in Swakopmund to the SWAPO Party, has a new twist. During the recent Town Council meeting it was decided that the standard clause in the sales contract, prohibiting the further sale of the property for a period of 30 years, to prevent speculation […]

Two major learning Institutes to be established at the coast soon

Two major learning Institutes to be established at the coast soon

The University of Namibia (UNAM) plans for the establishment of a Centre for Mining and Metallurgical Research and Training (CMMRT) and an Institute of Marine Engineering and Maritime Studies (MEMS) at the coast. The launch took place at The Dome in Swakopmund on Friday. These two milestone initiatives are spearheaded by the Founding President of […]

Second collision between trains and vehicles in Walvis Bay in a matter of days

Second collision between trains and vehicles in Walvis Bay in a matter of days

A delivery truck belonging to Wesbank Transport was involved in a collision with a train in the light industrial area yesterday. This is the second collision between vehicles and a train in Walvis Bay in a matter of days. On Friday a vehicle was hit by an oncoming train on the Hannah Mupetami railroad crossing. […]