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One Ocean Hub Namibia Workshop

One Ocean Hub Namibia Workshop

Rudi Bowe One Ocean Hub in conjunction with the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources hosted a workshop last Thursday 27 June at the Narraville Community Hall in Walvis Bay. The workshop was attended by about 100 members from various Government Ministries, NGO’s and the Business Industries in Namibia. The Deputy Director of One Ocean […]

GAME opens its doors

GAME opens its doors

Close to a thousand people queued from as early as 04:00 yesterday to be at the opening of Game Walvis Bay at the Dunes Mall. The first shoppers started to stream in seconds after Walvis Bay mayor Alderman Immanuel Wilfried cut the ribbon at the shop’s main entrance. (Picture: Floris Steenkamp)

New fire station for Tutaleni – Walvis Bay

New fire station for Tutaleni – Walvis Bay

Floris Steenkamp Walvis Bay mayor Alderman Immanuel Wilfried confirmed on Tuesday night that a satellite fire station is in the planning for Kuisebmond’s Tutaleni area. Tutaleni has the highest shack fire incidences and by moving the fire brigade’s services closer to the area would shorten the response period in the event of shack fires. Volunteers […]

Rossing goes to China

Rossing goes to China

Competition Commission gives green light for CNUL -RUL deal Strict rules ensure Chinese keep their hands off jobs and business Sharlien Tjambari The Namibian Competition Commission approved the acquisition of Rössing Uranium Limited (RUL) by China National Uranium Corporation (CNUC) with a list of strict conditions. One of the most important conditions is the Chinese […]

Earthquakes hit Omaruru

Earthquakes hit Omaruru

Communities in and around Omaruru live in fear after a magnitude 3.6 earthquake shook the area early on Wednesday morning. At least one building was seriously damaged by the quake, reported locals. A second quake followed only hours later. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km below the surface and was recorded by […]

Ear bitten off – more information start to emerge

Ear bitten off – more  information start to emerge

The bar brawl at popular hang-out spot at Swakopmund last weekend in which a young man’s ear was bitten off, may have criminal consequences for both the victim and his attacker. An argument after a female allegedly made unwanted advances to a man allegedly gave rise to the incident which polarised the coastal community over […]

Kuska 2019 – Meet the Royal Couple:

Kuska 2019 – Meet the Royal Couple:

Prince Holger I “The Rockende Reiter” and Princess Andrea II “Die Integrierte Importrierte” The royal couple for the 2019 Küska has been announced at the Royal Ball (Prinzenball) on 21 June and is Holger Kleyenstueber and Andrea Egner. The pair will be seen on Saturday morning during the street procession (Strassenumzug). Don’t miss out on […]

Namdock (Former EBH Namibia) kicks off new era with superb rig repair success

Namdock (Former EBH Namibia) kicks off new era with superb  rig repair success

The years 2018 and 2019 have been strategically momentous ones for EBH Namibia. From the previous position of having South African shareholding, the company has moved to become a wholly Namibian-owned company, with 100% of the shareholding jointly held by the EBH Consortium and the Namibian Ports Authority (Namport). At this juncture, the company has […]

US Dep. Assistant Sec. of State in Walvis Bay

US Dep. Assistant Sec. of State in Walvis Bay

Eileen van der Schyff The U.S. Department of State’s Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Matthew Harrington, visited Walvis Bay recently where he among others had the opportunity to see progress being made with construction of the new container terminal on reclaimed land in the port. Harrington’s visit to Walvis Bay formed part […]

ISWB 10th Anniversary

ISWB 10th Anniversary

Wednesday, 26 June marked the tenth birthday of the International School of Walvis Bay (ISWB). Each class was required to bake a cake for this momentous occasion. The class which baked the best tasting and best presented cake stood a chance to win prizes. The best-looking cake went to Year Eleven with their “books cake” […]