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Be Prepared this Easter

Be Prepared this Easter

Planning is crucial to prevent vehicle accidents Walvis Bay’s Deputy Mayor this week called upon all coastal residents to be in time to prepare for the coming Easter weekend, to prevent the incidences of motor vehicle accidents. At the Ordinary Monthly Council meeting on Tuesday night, Councillor Penelope Martin-Louw pointed out despite safety campaigns and […]

Debris still not collected after fire incident

Debris still not collected after fire incident

Sharlien Tjambari Earlier this week a total number of six shacks burned down in Olet-weni, Mondesa after a fire started on Erf 3059 and spread to 3085 and 3058, the victims suffered a great loss. An eye sore to the victims is that the debris still lying there. The Swakopmund Fire Brigade confirmed the incident […]

Contraband Cigarettes Dealers nabbed

Contraband Cigarettes Dealers nabbed

Isaac Chikosi Despite the substandard quality, illegal trade of tobacco in Namibia results in the loss of revenue. To curb this illicit trade, cigarettes valued at N$8 000 were allegedly confiscated from a house in Mondesa, Swakopmund earlier this week. Charged with contravening section 41 & 90 of Customs and Excise Act, Act no. 20 […]

Chamber of Mines Golden Jubilee

Chamber of Mines Golden Jubilee

The Chamber of Mines of Namibia celebrates its golden jubilee this year, marking 50 years of excellence and dedicated service to Namibia’s mining industry. The Chamber of Mines was incepted in 1969. The 8th Namibian Mining Expo and Conference, slated for 8th and 9th May 2019 at the Windhoek Show Grounds, will hallmark the 50th […]

Suicide by hanging

Suicide by hanging

Eileen van der Schyff Twenty-seven-year-old Kalipiwe Aron was found dead in his garage in Kuisebmond,Walvis Bay on Monday, 1 April 2019. He died from suicide by hanging. Kalipiwe, according to family members, had financial problems. The deceased allegedly prepared for work early on Mon-day morning, but was later discovered.

Teen Accused for Attempted Murder

Teen Accused for Attempted Murder

Isaac Chikosi A 35-year- old man was allegedly assaulted on Tuesday and was admitted at Omaruru State Hospital in Omaruru. Police reports reveal that at about 00:50 on Tuesday this week, Elvis Hansen (19) allegedly stabbed Gideon Immanuel (35) in the neck and upper body in the Hakahana area, Omaruru. Furthermore, Hansen allegedly hit the […]

Subject: Reported Xenophobic Attacks In The Republic Of South Africa

Following the recent media reports of criminal/xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals in the Republic of South Africa, the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation would like to inform the Namibian nation as follows: The reported criminal/xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals took place in the informal settlement of Springfield, Durban in the province of Kwazulu Natal. […]

PWC hands over whistles to NamPol’s ‘Keepmesafe’ school awareness campaign

PWC hands over whistles to NamPol’s ‘Keepmesafe’ school awareness campaign

Eileen van der Schyff Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) through their Omuhoko Trust partnered with NamPol and donated 500 whistles to the Namibian Police Force’s ‘Keepmesafe’ awareness campaign on Friday, 29 March. The driving force behind PwC’s partnering decision was after Country Senior Partner, Ms Nangula Uaandja expressed her concern towards the escalating reports of kidnapping […]

Twaloloka residents unhappy

Twaloloka residents unhappy

Rudi Bowe The Walvis Bay municipality availed four bucket mobile toilets to minimise the risks of Hepatitis E, following an outbreak at the town a few weeks ago. Residents of the Twaloloka informal settlement in Kuisebmond Walvis Bay are unhappy with the mobile toilets as they are of the opinion the toilets will increase the […]

Namport Social Investment fund hands Pre-Delivery Facility to the Ministry of Health

Namport Social Investment fund hands Pre-Delivery Facility to the Ministry of Health

Eileen van der Schyff Namport, under its social fund (NSIF), responded to the plea of expectant mothers in and around the Usakos district and commissioned the construction of a N$1.1 million Pre-Delivery Facility which was officially handed over to the Ministry of Health on 15 March 2019. The next day, the same fund also handed […]