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Council gives community opportunity to voice concern in public meeting

Council gives community opportunity to voice concern in public meeting

At a public meeting held in Narraville by the Local Authority Council of the Municipality of Walvis Bay on Tuesday evening, 24 May, community members of Narraville were given the opportunity to give input on issues that council should focus on. The floor was opened by The Mayor of Walvis Bay, Alderman Immanuel Wilfried, with […]

President Geingob: More needs to be done

President Geingob: More needs to be done

President Hage Geingob has called on all Namibian’s to join the march towards a united, peaceful, integrated and prosperous Africa. This was the key note of his message on the occasion of the 53rd Anniversary of Africa Day, which was celebrated across the continent this Wednesday. In his message to the Namibian nation on the […]

Swakopmund Council to provide 30 000 erven

The Town Council of Swakopmund has set itself the ambitious goal of providing 30 000 erven within the next ten years. This target forms part of the strategic action plan, which was decided upon after the Management of Council held a workshop to formulate Council’s priorities in February this year. The provision of land to […]

Water got more expensive – again

The municipality of Swakopmund has increased the basic charges for water starting 1 May 2016 for both the town as well as the smallholdings. The price increase of 10% was announced at the recent Town Council meeting. According to the Agenda of the meeting, the municipality of Swakopmund received a letter from the national water […]

Kuiseb Fishing Enterprise and Gendev launch JV-company – Hodago Fishing

Kuiseb Fishing Enterprise and Gendev launch JV-company – Hodago Fishing

The official launch of the Kuiseb Fishing Enterprises and Gendev joint venture, Hodago Fishing (Pty) Ltd, was celebrated in style on Friday, 20 May. Both companies are pioneers of value adding to horse mackerel, a fish species that was traditionally marketed as an alternative source of protein in Central and West Africa and regarded as […]

Huis Palms inbraak – nasionale speurhoof maak vuur onder Walvisbaai speurtak

Die Namibiese Polisie op Walvisbaai het ‘n amptelike navraag van die Polisie Hoofkwartier in Windhoek ontvang, oor vordering wat daar gemaak word met die ondersoek na ‘n reeks inbrake by die Huis Palms tehuis vir bejaardes op Walvisbaai. Daar is spesifiek uitgevra oor die inbraak by die bejaarde mnr Hans de Jager se woonstel, waar […]

Namibians called upon to be ambassadors for Namibia – locally and abroad

Namibians called upon to be ambassadors for Namibia – locally and abroad

The Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Tomas Nambahu, has called on Namibian’s to be ambassadors for their country and market it abroad. He was speaking during the official launch of the Swakopmund Tourism Growth Strategy in Swakopmund. At the same event he called on all Namibian’s to create a welcoming environment. “From the person […]

Missing stop sign cause of collision in Walvis Bay

Missing stop sign cause of collision in Walvis Bay

The extreme danger missing road signs pose to motorists have been demonstrated on Friday night, when two cars collided on the corner of Theo-Ben Gurirab Avenue and 7th Road supposedly after one vehicle drove over an intersection where a stop sign was missing. The accident occurred shortly before 21:00. One person was injured. Namib times […]

Cafe Anton celebrates half a century – and is still in the family

Cafe Anton celebrates half a century – and is still in the family

One of the oldest and most well-known establishments in Swakopmund, Café Anton, is more than 50 years old. The café, which is situated in a prime location in the centre of town overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, celebrated the grand anniversary on 7 May 2016. For the anniversary many guests from Swakopmund and all over the […]

Top Gear presenters visit Uis

Top Gear presenters visit Uis

Big excitement in a small settlement. Last week Friday a resident of Uis and owner of Brandberg Rest Camp, Basil Calitz, made new friends – but they are well-known all over the world. The three presenters of the famous television series Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May had stopped in Uis. “I […]