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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 […]

Tuck shop owners accused of selling alcohol illegally – also supplying cigarettes and drugs to children

The Namibian Police in Erongo issued a stern warning yesterday to tuckshop owners in the coastal towns selling alcohol to the public without a valid liquor license. Tuck shops are home-based shops usually selling basic commodities like cigarettes, cool drinks, sweets, basic food items and air time to the public. Tuck shop owners are increasingly […]

NASA’s Dr Japie here to tell us about space

NASA’s Dr Japie here to tell us about space

Dr Japie van Zyl, Solar System Exploration Director at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is going to be at the coast to discuss the wide range of possibilities and opportunities there are in space. Van Zyl, born and raised in Namibia, is the Director for Solar System Exploration at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Previously, he was […]

Three minors arrested for murder

Three minors are currently in holding on a charge of murder after they robbed and assaulted a man which led him to perish from his injuries. The incident took place in the early hours of 13 November at the Kuisebmond Soccer Stadium. The three attacked and robbed the man of his shoes, cell phone and […]

2016 World AIDS Day Commemorated in Swakopmund

2016 World AIDS Day Commemorated in Swakopmund

Thursday 1 December was the day of the Commemoration of World Aids Day under the theme “Hands Up For HIV Prevention” and this year the country wide commemoration took place in Swakopmund at Vineta Sports Stadium. This day is a day dedicated to the people living positively with the HIV/AIDS. The commemoration of the 2016 […]

Swakopmund over expenditure skyrockets

The over expenditure of the Swakopmund Municipality for the 2015/2016 financial year currently amounts to more than N$1.9 million. Additionally more than N$6.2 million, which was not budgeted for, was needed to pay for the bulk water supply. These figures were revealed during the recent Town Council meeting. One reason for the exorbitant amount for […]

E-RED’s Kahimise accepts CoW job

E-RED’s Kahimise accepts CoW job

The hunt is on for a new Chief Executive Officer of Erongo RED. This follows confirmation this week that the regional electricity distributing company’s current CEO Mr. Robert Kahimise has accepted the offer as the next chief executive of the City Of Windhoek (CoW). Mr Kahimse is Erongo RED’s second chief executive, after taking over […]

Three days of mourning for the late Fidel Castro

Three days of mourning for the late Fidel Castro

The Namibian Government will host a memorial service on Tuesday for the late Fidel Castro, leader of the Cuban Revolution and the former President of that country who died at the age of 90 on 25 November. Three days of mourning for the late Fidel Castro starts in Namibia today until Tuesday after the memorial […]