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Uis abuzz with Fly-In 2016

Uis abuzz with Fly-In 2016

The small town of Uis in Damaraland was abuzz with the sound of aircraft engines on Friday and Saturday 27 and 28 May. The second Uis Fly-In was held this past week end where aviation lovers and enthusiasts gathered together in the shadow of the mighty Brandberg to partake in this fun filled event. The […]

Johnny Doeseb heads NCCI Walvis Bay

Johnny Doeseb heads NCCI Walvis Bay

New blood is flowing through the veins of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry Walvis Bay branch, following an election on Thursday of a new committee entirely made up of newcomers. The Chamber has been under heavy criticism in recent months for not delivering to standards and sidelining smaller business people from previously disadvantaged […]

President Geingob expected to make desalination plant sale announcement

President Geingob expected to make desalination plant sale announcement

The long-expected takeover of the desalination plant at Wlotzkasbaken, which is still solely owned by mining giant Areva, might finally be answered soon. “We expect President Hage Geingob to make an announcement regarding the sale of the facility to government soon,” said Hilifa Mbako, Managing Director of Areva, yesterday at a press conference. Namibia has […]

Land Minister Shaningwa warns against selling of low cost homes

Land Minister Shaningwa warns against selling of low cost homes

The Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia Shaningwa allocated 44 houses under the Mass Housing Development Program on Sunday to the residents of Swakopmund. Many of the beneficiaries of the houses in Swakopmund were residents of the Democratic Resettlement Community (DRC). The Minister warned people not to harbour plans to make a quick buck […]

Unavailability of flights reason for postponement of Ray Dylan concert

Unavailability of flights reason for postponement of Ray Dylan concert

The Ray Dylan concert will not take place on 3 June as advertised according to Kim Flanagan from J.J.’s Care centre. The concert has been postponed to 5 August. “Due to unavailability of flights for this Friday. Please note that all persons who have already purchased a ticket – these are still valid. 50% discount […]

Governor Mutjavikua reacts after two road accidents claimed seven over weekend

Governor Mutjavikua reacts after two road accidents claimed seven over weekend

The accident-prone B2 highway between Swakopmund and Usakos claimed a total of seven lives on Sunday in two separate accidents. Both incidents occurred between Usakos and Arandis and although they occurred a few hours apart, they were in the same stretch of road. In what can be described as one of the most horrific accidents […]

Toddler dies after being electrocuted at Swakopmund

In what can only be described as a horrible incident that occurred on 24 May in Swakopmund, a three-year-old girl died after she was electrocuted. According to information received the toddler, identified as T. Swaartbooi passed away after she allegedly touched live electrical wires of an electrical box in the suburb Olwetoveni in Mondesa in […]

Henties Bay is Kwêla’s “Town of the Year”

Henties Bay is Kwêla’s “Town of the Year”

For the first time in six years a Namibian town has won the “Dorp van die Jaar” competition hosted by the South African television programme “Kwêla” on the channel “KykNET.” Henties Bay is this year’s “Town of the Year”. “It’s super,” commented Gitta Paetzold from the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) in an interview with […]

Council gives community opportunity to voice concern in public meeting

Council gives community opportunity to voice concern in public meeting

At a public meeting held in Narraville by the Local Authority Council of the Municipality of Walvis Bay on Tuesday evening, 24 May, community members of Narraville were given the opportunity to give input on issues that council should focus on. The floor was opened by The Mayor of Walvis Bay, Alderman Immanuel Wilfried, with […]

President Geingob: More needs to be done

President Geingob: More needs to be done

President Hage Geingob has called on all Namibian’s to join the march towards a united, peaceful, integrated and prosperous Africa. This was the key note of his message on the occasion of the 53rd Anniversary of Africa Day, which was celebrated across the continent this Wednesday. In his message to the Namibian nation on the […]