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Legendary rally driver Lukas Hipondoka loses son in road accident

Legendary rally driver Lukas Hipondoka loses son in road accident

A 25-year-old man identified as Lucentio Lopes (pictured above), the son of legendary rally driver Lukas Hipondoka, died in hospital after he was involved in a tragic accident which involved four vehicles.   The accident took place on Friday evening on the road between Usakos and Arandis. The accident was confirmed by Nampol Detective Chief […]

Swapo regional denies Walvis Bay town council reshuffle

Swapo regional denies Walvis Bay town council reshuffle

Swapo regional denies reshuffle of Walvis Bay town council: The Swapo Party Regional Coordinator in Erongo, Philipus Heita has denied accusations that he proposed that the new councillors for the Walvis Bay Municipality be reshuffled. Contacted for comment on Thursday, Reinhold Shipwikineni, the Swapo branch coordinator for Okahenge at Walvis Bay told Nampa that Heita […]

Namibia loves Zip Zap Circus

Namibia loves Zip Zap Circus

Everyone loves Zip Zap Circus: wakopmund is best known as a holiday destination and every year it proofs its title to visitors and residents, with many events taking place and too many fun activities happening, you would not want to be at someplace else but Swakopmund. Over 100 people flocked to the Dome on Friday […]

Pilchard quota announcement only after 28 December

Pilchard quota announcement only after 28 December

The pelagic fishing industry’s hopes were dashed that a pilchard quota announcement would be made by day end yesterday. News were however, that Fisheries Minister Bernhardt Esau is currently out of the country and would only make an announcement after 28 December upon his return. A total allowable catch (TAC) of 25 000 tons of […]

More reason to be over the moon this Christmas

More reason to be over the moon this Christmas

Holiday makers and coastal residents who are fortunate enough to have open, clear night skies on Christmas Eve must make an added effort to view the full moon rising. This is the first time in approxi-mately 38 years that full moon coincides with Christmas Eve. The sun will totally illuminate the moon at approximately 23:11. […]

Thirteen year-old raped in coastal public toilet

Thirteen year-old raped in coastal public toilet

Teen dies after flung from car: thirteen-year-old girl endured horrifying moments at the Kuisebmond Beach in Walvis Bay shortly after midnight Monday, when she was raped at knifepoint at a public toilet only a short distance from where members of her family were enjoying themselves. The incident, coupled with a nineteen-year- old man that died […]

Stolen bottle of vodka leads to discovery

Stolen bottle of vodka leads to discovery

A Swakopmund resident made a first appearance in the Swakopmund magistrate’s court on Wednesday, following the discovery of a cannabis plantation in his back yard earlier this week. Nikolaj Michael Rossi (22) was charged for the crime of cultivation of narcotics. A police source said he doubted whether charges of dealing and or possession of […]

Fish & Chips at the food truck by the seaside

Fish & Chips at the food truck by the seaside

Swakopmund is one of the places in Namibia where you can find almost anything you are looking for, be it good services, clothing materials or food. Swakopmunders now have the pleasure of a food truck, described by the owner as the “first ever food truck in Namibia”. The food truck goes by the name of […]

Food packages for the elderly

Food packages for the elderly

Shalom Pentecostal Church of Namibia has a project going of the monthly provision of food packages to the elderly. More than 35 elders benefit from this project at this stage. “Sometimes we get sponsorship from Shoprite, Pick n Pay, Mr Price and Ackermans”, explains the Church Secretary, Mrs Belinda Karases. Karases says the food packages […]

Young Namibian scientists discover the secrets of sand

Young Namibian scientists discover the secrets of sand

Article By: Mekondjo Hitila and Kashona Theopolina Iita A group of Namibian students huddles around a slowly-beeping machine, at 2:36 in the morning, out on the gravel plains of Namib-Naukluft Park, slowly measuring soil respiration. What are they doing? As most Namibians are aware, environmental issues are a major limitation for the sustainable development of […]