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Narraville Primêre Skool bring hulde aan J.A.N. Opperman

Narraville Primêre Skool bring hulde aan J.A.N. Opperman

‘n Bekende oud-onderwyser en skoolhoof van Narraville, mnr. J.A.N. Opperman (Meester Oppies) is Saterdag op die hawedorp op die rype ouderdom van 88 oorlede. Wyle Meester Oppies het diep spore in die onderwys getrap. Hy het sy onderwysloopbaan in die sestigerjare in Suid Afrika begin. Hierna is hy na Namibië en is reeds sedert die […]

Busy Bodies turns 10

Busy Bodies turns 10

On Friday, 27 January Busy Bodies Montessori Pre-Primary celebrated their tenth (10th) anniversary under the ownership of Sonja Loubser. During the celebration of the anniversary Sonja handed out certificates, as a token of appreciation to four of her staff members who have been with her since the beginning and who have been with her ten […]

Off-road driving into the park becomes a habit

Off-road driving into the park becomes a habit

The community should familiarise themselves with the rules and regulations of the national parks before causing harm to the beautiful land scape and the indigenous animals living in the parks, especially the small animals that can’t be seen from a far distance. These photos were taken by Sharlien Tjambari of Namib Times between Walvis Bay […]

Joschko-survivor to testify in July in Dippenaar trial

Joschko-survivor to testify in July in Dippenaar trial

The murder trial against Jandré Dippenaar (34) is set to continue in July this year with the survivor, Antonia Joschko, to testify next in the high-profile case. The case was postponed in the Regional Court of Swakopmund on Friday to give the defence time to prepare. Antonia Joschko is set to give testimony of what […]

Man drowns at Mole

Man drowns at Mole

The search for the body of David Thomas continues after the 28 year-old drowned in the Mole on Sunday afternoon. The initial search by the Sea Rescue Institute of Namibia (SRIN) and various other organisations lasted more than two hours. According to Adri Goosen of the Swakopmund Fire and Rescue Services the tragic incident occurred […]

Underwater painting auctioned – funds go to CHAIN

Underwater painting auctioned – funds go to CHAIN

Koos van Bezuidenhout was the successful bidder of the replica of Vincent van Gogh’s “Starry Night”, which was painted by well-known artist Jean-Pierre Theron in the National Marine Aquarium in May 2016 (namib times reported). This was now announced by Art Stop Namibia, where a silent auction for the piece was held in December. All […]

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources herewith warns the general public not to consume mussels originating from the Walvis Bay Aquaculture Production Area.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources herewith warns the general public not to consume mussels originating from the Walvis Bay Aquaculture Production Area.

Mussel samples from the Walvis Bay Aquaculture Production Area have been tested for biotioxins during the most recent official sampling and testing facilitated by the Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) as part of the National Shellfish Sanitation Programme. The latest test results from the mussel samples that were submitted for testing indicate the presence of Diarrhetic […]

Jandré Dippenaar to plead today

Jandré Dippenaar to plead today

The start of the murder trial against Jandré Dippenaar, who is accused of causing a horrific motor vehicle accident in December 2014 claiming the lives of six people, will commence today. The case was postponed yesterday in the Regional Court in Swakopmund. The reason for yet another postponement in the high profile case was due […]

Minor raped in Karibib

A young girl of 15 years old was according to reports raped in the Usab location of Karibib on Thursday evening. The suspect (22) was arrested and appeared in Karibib court yesterday. It is alleged that the victim went to the suspect’s residence in Usab location on Thursday evening around 20:00 to look for her […]

Long term domestic violence turns into a tragedy

Bianka Sharlene Waundja Vihanga (28) lost her life on Friday evening around 22:00 after she was allegedly assaulted with a stone and stabbed with a knife in the neck by her boyfriend during a fight and she died on the spot. Detective Chief Inspector Erastus Iikuyu who confirmed the incident, said the incident took place […]