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South African dies after accident in dunes

A 56 year-old South African citizen passed away on Saturday in the dunes after the vehicle he was driving in overturned. The deceased was identified as Wilco Moll. According to Detective Inspector Erastus Iikuyu, Acting Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator for Erongo, Moll was driving in the dunes with a Toyota Land Cruiser in the vicinity […]

International Human Rights Day and Namibian Women’s Day celebrated on Friday

International Human Rights Day and Namibian Women’s Day celebrated on Friday

A strong message of mutual respect for each other was the focal point of the event. Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It coincides with the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. This year’s theme, “stand up for someone’s rights today!” […]

Increase in false insurance claims

The Namibian Police at Walvis Bay expressed concern this week over an increase of members of the public providing false statements to the police for fraudulent insurance claims. Police spokesperson Warrant Officer Ileni Shapumba called upon the public to refrain from this, as this puts further strain on police operations and the person risk prosecution […]

Anit-Corruption commemorated

Anit-Corruption commemorated

The Anti-Corruption Commission of Namibia commemorated International Anti-Corruption Day by painting powerful and unifying slogans on a public wall between the Nampol Headquarters and the Welwitchia Hospital in Walvis Bay on Friday. Corruption is a complex social, political and economic phenomenon that affects all countries. Corruption undermines democratic institutions, slows economic development and contributes to […]

Fishing industry urged to re-employ fired fishermen by 28 February 2017

Fishing industry urged to re-employ fired fishermen by 28 February 2017

As many as 30 000 direct dependents of fishermen, fired last year after a dragged out illegal strike, are suffering the consequences of unemployment now, says DTA leader McHenry Venaani. Venaani lead several hundred of the fishermen in an unemployment strike in Walvis Bay on Wednesday, after this political party was the only one to […]

Mayor Alderman Immanuel Wilfried re-elected

Mayor Alderman Immanuel Wilfried re-elected

Wilfried was re-elected and sworn in on Tuesday as Mayor of Walvis Bay for the 2017 term of office at the Council Chambers. Hilka Erastus remains alongside Wilfried as Deputy Mayor, and Tobias Nambala as Chairpersom of the Management Committee. Members of the Management Council include Paulus Kauhondamwa, Lilo Niilenge, Ndishashili Nghilumbwa and Saara Shailemo […]

Hake right holders come together

Hake right holders come together

Three Namibian hake right holders have come together in agreement to pool their respective quotas and create a entity namely NamHake Investments (Pty) Ltd to increase their negotiating power to secure a material stake in Seawork and to jointly pursue other strategic interests in the Namibian fishing industry. These right holders are Escalate Investments (Pty) […]

Nabta’s suspended President to face the music over false taxi fee increases at Walvis Bay

The President of the Namibia Bus and Taxi Association, Vespa Muunda, is due to appear before disciplinary committee of the Association in due course on suspicions he misused an official stamp on a letter in which drastically increased taxi tariffs were announced recently. The letter turned out to be a fake and the “drastically increased” […]

Now its official – NO TAXI FARES INCREASED

Namibia Bus and Taxi Association warns taxi operators in Walvis Bay to stop charging higher tariffs or intimidation and assault of passengers The Namibian Bus and Taxi Association confirmed in a statement that the fare increment in Walvis Bay was false and created chaos. It urges taxi drivers to stop the practise with immediate effect […]

namib times celebrates its crowning birthday

The twenty four months countdown to the namib times’ 60th anniversary has officially commenced yesterday, with the newspaper’s crowning birthday. Yesterday, 5 December 2016, namib times turned 58, following its foundation in 1958 by the late Paul Vincent. On 5 December 2018 the newspaper celebrates its 60th birthday with a commemorative edition planned for Wednesday […]