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Bail for alleged ivory traffickers

Bail for alleged ivory traffickers

Dirk Vermeulen (50), Edgar Clarke (47) and Michael (Mike Lusse) (60), were each granted bail of N$30 000 in the Walvis Bay magistrate’s court on Friday after a nearly two days bail application hearing. The trio was arrested by the Namibian Police’s unit for protective resources in Walvis Bay respectively on 31 August (Vermeulen and […]

CNNC Rössing new MD

CNNC Rössing new MD

An individual with extensive experience in Namibia’s mining industry, Mr. Johan Coetzee, has been appointed the managing director of CNNC Rössing Uranium. Coetzee has been appointed in the place of Mr Richard Storrie who took up another position in the Rio Tinto Group. Coetzee has an exemplary reputation as leader and prior to his appointment […]

Nampol-Erongo took part in National Clean-up Day

Nampol-Erongo took part in National Clean-up Day

Hundreds of police officers of the Namibian Police stationed across the Erongo Region took part in this year’s National Clean-Up Day. National Clean-Up Day is an initiative that was called for by Namibia’s Head of State Dr Hage Geingob, to get Namibians from all walks of life together once a year to clean up their […]

“Hope” se huisie se vensters weer skoon

“Hope” se huisie se vensters weer skoon

Die ou stoomlokomotief, Hope, se huisie se vensters is weer silwer-skoon. Die Boet Bothma Voortrekkerkommando op Walvisbaai het verlede Dinsdag die inisiatief aan die dag gelê om dié geboutjie se vensters te gaan was. Hope word al sedert die sestigerjare voor die hawedorp se stasie uitgestal. ‘n Geboutjie is mettertyd om die ou stoomlokomotief opgerig, […]

Namibians against Gender Based Violence Assembly Day

Namibians against Gender Based Violence Assembly Day

Namibians against gender-based violence, Reverend Nel from VGK Congregation Swakopmund in association with the Lindie Prinsloo Foundation Trust, an organisation that aims to address Gender Based Violence, Ruach Elohim foundation, Curves Swakopmund and two police officers from Nampol’s Public Relations Unit in Mondesa organised and attended the Assembly Day on Saturday at the Amphi-theater in […]

Two minors lured off the streets

Two minors lured off the streets

Isaac Chikosi Two minors were reportedly lured off the streets where they were playing by a 25-year-old man earlier this month at Harambee location, Karibib. According to police reports, “he offered them a sleep over at his house and had sexual intercourse with them under coercive circumstances.” According to deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, the parents […]

Police officer shoots ex-girlfriend

Police officer shoots ex-girlfriend

Eileen van der Schyff A member of the Namibian police, while on duty, shot and injured his ex-girlfriend in the chest and arms in Kuisebmond on Thursday 19 September. The 31-year-old police officer shot his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend once in the chest and twice in her arms with his service pistol. According to police reports the […]

Mondesa hawker’s market groomed for great success

Mondesa hawker’s market groomed for great success

Sharlien Tjambari The increase in street vending as a means for Namibians to create jobs for themselves urged the municipality of Swakopmund to create a pilot hawker’s market in the town’s Mandume ya Ndemufayo Street (Mondesa). The vendor’s market will no undergo trial and error with the aim of establishing a permanent market. According to […]

OK furniture in Swakopmund is getting an upgrade

Your number one furniture, appliance and home entertainment retailer in Swakopmund is bringing you a brand-new look. Visit OK Furniture at Shop No. 4, Shoprite Building, Sam Nujoma Drive, Swakopmund on 27 September for grand re-opening deals you can’t miss. Residents can look forward to the lowest prices guaranteed on lounge or dining-room suites, base […]

Arandis town council avails 221 plots for housing

Arandis town council avails 221 plots for housing

Sharlien Tjambari The town of Arandis is developing at a slow pace but proof of development is there. Arandis Town Council recently availed a total of 221 erven to various contractors to build houses and properties for the residents of Arandis at Extension 5 and 7. According to the Communications Officer of Arandis Town Council […]