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Jerry Muadinohamba bids Namport Board farewell

Jerry Muadinohamba bids Namport Board farewell

Namport announced this week its Board Chairman Jerry Muadinohamba’s two terms expired and he subsequently bid the ports authority farewell. Namport released the following statement: “The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Mr Jeremiah Lucas Muadinohamba chaired his last statutory Board meeting on 27 September having served as the Board Chairperson […]

Veteran politician Hidipo Hamutenya dies at age 77 after short illness

Veteran politician Hidipo Hamutenya dies at age 77 after short illness

Veteran Namibian politician, Hidipo Hamutenya, passed away in a Windhoek medical facility early yesterday morning after falling ill in Namibia’s north some weeks ago. He was 77 years old. Hamutenya was a well known political and public figure in Walvis Bay, where he spearheaded the Walvis Bay Export Processing Zone concept in his tenure as […]

DTA says it will follow through unemployment march if Labour Court bid fails for fired fishermen

The official opposition, DTA of Namibia, this week said the party is determined to see through a plan for a nationwide march against unemployment, should fishermen fail in their attempt in the Labour Court next week to get their jobs back from fishing companies that dismissed them last year during a strike. Hundreds of fishermen […]

Public to take protest to Russian vessel on Sunday

Dozens of members of the public are expected to join protest group Anti-Plunder Action on Sunday on a number of small vessels at the Walvis Bay waterfront and yacht club, to sail to the Russian vessel Ryazanovka to hand over a petition to the vessel’s master. The vessel is marred in controversy after it emerged […]

Security cameras for Swakopmund

Swakopmund might very soon get security cameras in various public spaces to enhance the safety and security of residents as well as visitors. A pilot project in this regard will soon be initiated by the Police Public Relations Committee (PPRC), said the committee’s chairperson Anett Kötting to namib times. Although the project is still in […]

Omulondo residents says Rent-a-drum does not collect refuse

Omulondo residents says Rent-a-drum does not collect refuse

Residents of Swakopmund, Mondesa’s Omulondo suburb are not happy with the services provided by Swakopmund Rent-a-drum. Rent-a-drum truck allegedly does not collect refuse from the yellow bins as they should and no reasonable excuse was given to the residents and now their bins are overflowing with recycling materials and they do not know what to […]

More reasons to distrust presence of Ryazanovka

More reasons to distrust presence of Ryazanovka

There is now more than ever reason for grave concerns over the presence of a Russian fishing vessel, Ryazanovka, at anchorage off Walvis Bay, after it transpired this week the vessel allegedly has whale capturing gear on board and is awaiting the final green light from the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources to capture […]

Rape and abduction of two minors shock small Erongo town of Uis

A 34 year-old man is facing charges of rape as well as a count of kidnapping (alternatively abduction) after allegedly sexually molesting one minor and attempting to rape another minor in Uis on Friday evening. Luckily members of the public were able to prevent a second rape. According to Acting Regional Crime Investigations Co-ordinator for […]

18-year old arrested after stab-death of Swakopmund man

The police has arrested an 18 year-old suspect who is accused of murdering 30 year-old Abednego Kazondandona in the early hours on Sunday morning. According to Acting Regional Crime Investigations Co-ordinator for Erongo, Erastus Iikuyu, the incident occurred outside Shinedima Bar in Mondesa. According to initial investigations the victim was found unconscious at 00:30 by […]

Mass Houses soon to be allocated

The houses constructed under the Mass Housing Development Programme (MHDP) in Swakopmund are in the final stages and will soon be allocated to the beneficiaries. In total there are 6 663 applicants eligible for social houses constructed under the MHDP in Swakopmund, it was revealed during the recent Town Council meeting. The Swakopmund Town Council […]