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Former solar student returns to Walvis Bay to teach solar technology

Former solar student returns to Walvis Bay to teach solar technology

Young Africa Namibia, a local NGO for the empowerment of young people, is reintroducing its vocational training course in solar technology in Walvis Bay. Trainer of the course is Jonathan Joseph, former solar technology student at Young Africa and Walvis Bay resident. Jonathan joined Young Africa at its other training centre in Otjiwarongo, where he […]

Deadline for tax returns extended by Receiver

Deadline for tax returns extended by Receiver

The ministry of finance announced on Wednesday an extension of the deadline for the submission of individual income tax returns for the 2015/2016 tax year. The deadline was first set for yesterday, 30 June 2016. Apart from individual tax returns, the deadlines were also extended for the payment of assessed tax by individuals. In a […]

Exclusive BeachBreak Auction starts today

Exclusive BeachBreak Auction starts today

The highly anticipated auction of various erven of the so-called BeachBreak development located at pebble beach will start this evening. Should all erven of the huge property be sold, the developer being the Spiranti and Lewies Family Trust, are set to make a humongous profit ranging in tens of millions of Namibian Dollars. The entire […]

“The Wreck” to reopen again today

“The Wreck” to reopen again today

Today is the big day: After being closed for 15 months, one of the most renowned Swakopmund Restaurants, “The Wreck” located at the Beach Lodge, will once again officially reopen on 1 July. “We are very excited,” said owner André van Rensburg to namib times yesterday. The news of the reopening first broke in March […]

Four guys rob, assault and kidnap 22 year-old

Four guys rob, assault and kidnap 22 year-old

Four guys driving a red Golf 4 on Sunday morning allegedly kidnapped and assaulted 22 year-old Jian Swartz after a night out in Walvis Bay. During the horrific ordeal they chased Jian through Walvis Bay’s streets and finally ended up heavily damaging a car. Jian’s friend, Augusto Cloete (18), who was also in the vehicle, […]

Walvis Bay mayor challenges Napwu to spill the beans or risk legal action

Walvis Bay mayor challenges Napwu to spill the beans or risk legal action

Walvis Bay mayor Immanuel Wilfred blasted allegations of corruption and tender irregularities against him made by the Namibia Public Workers Union (Napwu) recently – challenging the union to provide specific information to sub-stantiate their “shots in the dark.” Clr Wilfred added he reserves his rights and would respond to these irresponsible and defamatory allegations Napwu […]

Skinned, beheaded seal dumped on beach

Skinned, beheaded seal dumped on beach

A most odd and at the same time sick discovery was made yesterday morning on the beach just north of the new Waterfront development “Platz am Meer” in Swakopmund. A local resident stumbled across a dead Cape Fur Seal which was wrapped in two plastic bags and was even tied up with a piece of […]

Biggest Investment of its kind for Narraville

Biggest Investment of its kind for Narraville

Ground work will soon kick-off to start phase 1 of the new stylish Pelikan Platz, a lifestyle complex which will be located next to the “Walvis Bay – Swakopmund” road’s off-ramp to Narraville. Pelikan Platz is a collection of 282 private ownership homes to be built in 9 phases. The first phase will be done […]

Parliament’s Mensa-Williams visits Möller widow

Parliament’s Mensa-Williams visits Möller widow

The Chairperson of the National Council, Mrs. Margareth Mensah-Williams, on Friday paid a courtesy visit to Mrs Carol-Anne Möller, widow of the Walvis Bay businessman Mr Hans Jörg Möller who was fatally shot during a home invasion and armed robbery in the couple’s harbour town home last week. Möller died some 36-hours after he was […]

Accidents at Kuisebmond Bridge

Accidents at Kuisebmond Bridge

On Saturday afternoon a head-on collision was reported, which resulted in both drivers sustaining serious injuries and had to be extricated from the wreckage by emergency and rescue personnel using hydraulic rescue tools. The accident occurred in Sam Nujoma Drive close to the Kuisebmond bridge in Walvis Bay, in front of Cymot. The driver of […]