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Mayor spreads christmas spirit

Mayor spreads christmas spirit

It was a very busy week for the Mayor of Walvis Bay, Alderman Immanuel Wilfried, spreading Christmas cheer and spirit as “it is the season for giving. On Monday the Mayor made a donation to shack fire victims of food to the value of approximately N$16 500 through the Mayoral Relief Fund and a good […]

Donation to police

Donation to police

Police personnel, manning road blocks and conducting patrols this festive season to ensure everyone abides to the laws and are safe on our roads, received a boost recently with donations to make life on the beat easier for them. This include bottled water and cool drink. The first donation was last week when Kuiseb Mineral […]

Believers Fellowship Church donates food packages to senior citizens

Believers Fellowship Church donates food packages to senior citizens

The Believers Fellowship Church of Swakopmund on Sunday donated food packages to the senior citizens of Welwitschia Phase 2 government housing units. This is the fourth consecutive year that the church is donating towards the senior citizens of Welwitschia Phase 2. According to Pastor Lilian Olabanji of Believers Fellowship Church, the church visits the senior […]

Giant gingerbread house signals Christmas season is upon us

Giant gingerbread house signals Christmas season is upon us

For the past few weeks visitors at Café Anton in Swakopmund can once again witness a giant gingerbread house standing inside. The house, which is decorated with a variety of sweets and Christmas biscuits, forms part of an age-old tradition. For more than 25 years the bakers of the café spend hours making it, which […]

High Court dismisses road tender application

The tender awarded to the joint venture Unik/Thohi to construct the multimillion N$ highway between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay was lawful and the company can continue its operations. Acting judge Collins Parker came to this conclusion in his judgement recently. Parker gave judgement after the joint venture Chico/Octagon, which also had applied for the tender […]

Swartbooi resigns, no apology for Nujoma

Swartbooi resigns, no apology for Nujoma

After much media hype surrounding Bernabus Swartbooi, (former) Deputy Minister of Land Reform, and his alleged request to resign by President Hage Geingob, an official media release was sent out by the President’s office yesterday confirming Swartbooi’s verbal resignation. This comes as a surprise as Swartbooi showed no sign of apologizing or resigning when he […]

Reeds in Swakop Rivier go up in flames again

Reeds in Swakop Rivier go up in flames again

Once again the greenery in the Swakop River went up in flames yesterday close to the train bridge leading over the river. The Swakopmund Fire Brigade was quickly at the scene and extinguished the fire. The fire started after workers of TransNamib, the national rail carrier, were busy doing maintenance work on the bridge using […]

Windhoek Draught pulls out of sponsoring Live Music Festival – tickets will be refunded – O&L

Windhoek Draught pulls out of sponsoring Live Music Festival – tickets will be refunded – O&L

Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group – on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 announced that its premium brand, Windhoek Draught has officially withdrawn its sponsorship towards the 2016 Windhoek Draught Live Music Festival at which international R&B artist, R. Kelly would have performed as main act. The Windhoek […]

Rhema to take coast by storm

Rhema to take coast by storm

Rhema will be taking the stage by storm along with various local artists on Sunday, at 15:00 at the Narraville Community Hall. The talented musician, who is on his first trip to Namibia, has a vision with his shows in the country. He wants to build relationships with the country’s music industry and wants this […]

Gewysigde regulasie verbied kabeljouvangste van Januarie tot Maart

Gewysigde regulasie verbied kabeljouvangste van Januarie tot Maart

“Die wa is definitief voor die perde ingespan met hierdie regulasie”. Selfs ‘n visseryebempte het gister erken die gewysigde regulasie wat die vang van kabeljou van 1 Januarie tot 31 Maart aanstaande jaar tussen Pelikaanpunt en Sandvishawe gaan verbied, nie effektief afgedwing sal kan word nie. Maar verbied is dit nou verbied. Die publiek het […]