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The 2019 Governor’s Cup

Rudi Bowe The Governor is planning to host the 5th edition of the Annual Governor’s Cup which will be held on the weekend of 2- 3 March in Henties Bay. This event is aimed at identifying Soccer and Netball players from all seven Constituencies within the region to participate as the Erongo Regional Teams that […]

Grant Noble and Azhar Dinath fail in bid for bail in High Court

Grant Noble and Azhar Dinath fail in bid for bail in High Court

The two Walvis Bay residents linked to the biggest cocaine bust in Namibia’s history, failed on Tuesday in their High Court attempt to be freed on bail. The Walvis Bay magistrate’s court refused Grant Noble (with beard) and Azhar Dinath bail on 11 September last year. The duo appealed against this ruling in the Windhoek […]

“Chinese uranium-monopoly”

“Chinese uranium-monopoly”

Mineworkers Union concerned – Sale of Rio Tinto would mean China owns 90% of all uranium mining activity in Namibia Sharlien Tjambari The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) expressed concern this week over the sale of Rio Tinto Rössing’s share in Rössing Uranium to China National Uranium Corporation (CNUC). Should the sale pass the last […]

High School Driehoek disaster – Walvis Bay schools united in grief

High School Driehoek disaster – Walvis Bay schools united in grief

The International School of Walvis Bay and Private High School Walvis Bay count among Namibian schools who this week united in grief following the deadly disaster in South Africa last Friday when a concrete slab of a walkway collapsed at the High School Driehoek in Vanderbijl Park, killing five children. The International School designed a […]

Final hour for the Namibian wild horse

Final hour for the Namibian wild horse

On the Garub plains of south-western Namibia, home to the Namib wild horses, horses play, gallop across the desert and seek out grazing as they have done for the last hundred years. But all is not as it seems. The population of Namibs is on the brink of extinction and the situation is once again […]

Walvis Bay officially welcomes Namibia Breweries to town

Walvis Bay officially welcomes Namibia Breweries to town

Namibia’s industry giants, Namibia Breweries, saw the official opening of its N$27 million, state of the art depot in Walvis Bay on Wednesday. All distribution activities were relocated from the old brewery at Swakopmund to the harbour town. The mayor of Walvis Bay, Alderman Immanuel Wilfried had the honour of officially opening the facility. In […]

Walvis Bay Port Users Association – the voice of an industry

Walvis Bay Port Users Association – the voice of an industry

Walvis Bay Corridor Group Established in 1994, with the idea to create a unified body to encourage and facilitate trade through the port, the Walvis Bay Port Users Association (WBPUA) has since become one of the major associations in logistics and supply chain. WBPUA forms the operational part of WBCG as it represents all entities […]

Chinese New Year also celebrated in Namibia

Chinese New Year also celebrated in Namibia

The Chinese New Year was celebrated on Tuesday (5 February). Chinese Namibians and expatriates also joined the celebrations and will continue with festivities into the weekend when it all ends with a colourful lantern festival. The New Year announced the beginning of the year of the pig. Celebrations include colourful street parades across the globe. […]

More learners at Flamingo Primary

More learners at Flamingo Primary

Rudi Bowe With the influx of people to the urban areas learner enrollment increases annually a need for adequate educational infrastructure is needed to create a conductive learning and teaching environment. Flamingo Primary School (FPS) felt the influx in 2016 as there was a shortage of classrooms at the school and forced the school to […]

Pro-Ed Akademie uitslae

Pro-Ed Akademie uitslae

Pro-Ed Akademie het gedurende die afgelope paar jaar gewoond geraak aan ongelooflike Graad 12-uitslae, en die Graad 12’s van 2018 het weereens nie teleurgestel nie. Gedurende die pas afgelope IEB (Onafhanklike Eksamenraad) Nasionale Senior Sertifikaat-eksamen (2018), het Pro-Ed se Graad 12’s (die Engelse en Afrikaanse stroom gesamentlik) die volgende prestasies behaal: · 100% Slaagsyfer (behaal […]