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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 […]

Coastal child care institutions need to ensure they comply with standards

Operating a daycare centre is literally not child’s play anymore. This comes after a woman who operated a day care centre was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court last week, after an 11-month-old boy drowned in the swimming pool at the day care centre in 2012. The woman, Catherine Agnes van […]

Rössing to continue operations despite poor uranium prices

Even though the international uranium price is at an all-time low the uranium mine Rössing has “no plans to stop producing.” This was said by Rössing Uranium Limited (RUL) Managing Director Werner Duvenhage to namib times. Rössing’s future is ensured due to the company currently benefitting from a strong sales contract portfolio. “Our sales contracts […]

North and South Clearing wins international award

North and South Clearing wins international award

North and South Clearing, owned and operated by Walvis Bay business couple, Mr. Boetie and Mrs. Adelaine Bruwer, stood proud in London in the United Kingdom recently. The business won the International Crown Award at the BID Quality Convention. The business has shown its total commitment to BID’s QC100 TQM Model and for this achievement […]

Architect Kerry McNamara dies

Architect Kerry McNamara dies

One of Namibia’s most renowned architects, Kerry McNamara, lost a battle against cancer on Monday night. He passed away in a Swakopmund hospital aged 76. He leaves behind his wife Shelagh, three sons Kevan, Rowan and Malachy and daughter Bevinn McNamara. The memorial service will be held later today at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church […]

EBHN changes its stance on Ryazanovka

EBHN changes its stance on Ryazanovka

Ship repair and marine industrial stakeholder Elgin Brown Hamer Namibia (EBHN) put into perspective this week reasons why it would conduct ship repair work to the Ryazanovka, the vessel that has been linked to a controversial application by a Chinese-owned company to the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources to capture live dolphins, orca whales, […]

Möller murder suspects say police manhandled them

One of the five suspects accused of murdering well known tourism businessman, Mr. Hans Jörg Möller in his home in Walvis Bay last year has been injured. David Tashiya [accused 2] says the circumstances under which they were transported between Windhoek and Walvis Bay for their court appearances was harsh, as they remained handcuffed throughout […]

Verkragting van vrou in haar winkel op Hentiesbaai ontvou as ‘n wolhaarstorie

Die aanval en verkragting verlede Dinsdag van ‘n vrou in haar winkel op Hentiesbaai blyk nou een groot wolhaarstorie te wees. ‘n Opname deur ‘n sekuriteitskamera, wat neerkyk op die winkeltjie waar die voorval sou plaasvind, is die deurslaggewende bewys dat die vrou die gebeure van verlede Dinsdag uit haar duim gesuig het. Sodoende kon […]

Husab produces its first Yellow Cake

Husab produces its first Yellow Cake

30 December 2016 marked the official start of the production of Uranium Oxide at the massive Husab Uranium Mine east of Swakopmund. “Swakop Uranium’s (SU) historical moment was realised Friday, 30 December 2016, at 21:56, when SU Drum No. 1: U3O8 was produced, filled with Uranium Oxide,” an internal communique reads. Speaking to namib times, […]

Students scramble for a place at Namcol to improve their grades

Students scramble for a place at Namcol to improve their grades

Registration for the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) have started yesterday, Monday, 16 January. It seems this year there could be logistical problems at the Coastal High School in Swakopmund, as there are so many ex-learners trying to register for 2017 to obtain higher Grade 12 symbols. On Monday, when the registration for Namcol […]