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Swift justice served on bag snatcher

Swift justice served on bag snatcher

Eileen van der Schyff A 28-year-old handbag snatcher was sent to jail by a Walvis Bay magistrate on Wednesday afternoon, just over twenty-four hours after he grabbed a backpack out of a tourist’s hands in the harbour town’s central business district. Members of the Namibian Police and members of the public assisted in arresting the […]

Eric’s Cove first birthday celebration

Eric’s Cove first birthday celebration

Erik’s Cove at Langstrand celebrated their first anniversary in style on Saturday 28 September. Frank and Cora prepared a lovely oxtail pot while Two Hats took care of the entertainment. Distell also introduced their new flavoured  Vodka’s at the event. Not even the cold weather  could keep guests away and great fun was had by […]

Gastronomic evening at Flamingo Villas

Gastronomic evening at Flamingo Villas

Crude oil refinery for Walvis Bay out of the blocks by March 2018

Thompson Kagan Africa Holdings (TKAH), an energy group that specialises in the acquisition and global movement of crude oil and gas, announced this week its intention to establish Namibia’s first oil refinery in Walvis Bay. The project is expected to begin as early as 2018 with its first phase at a price tag of N$3,5 […]

Call for a panel to solve housing need welcomed

Great enthusiasm exists for the establishment of a solution-orientated, hands-on panel of experts to address Namibia’s ongoing housing dilemma. This is after a suggestion to this effect was made at the Invest in Namibia international investors Conference in Windhoek earlier this week by the founder of the Namibia Property Group and current managing director, David […]

Locker vom Hocker: Von gierigen Pleitegeiern und genügsameren Geistern

Liebe Küstenleser! Geld regiert die Welt, sagt der Volksmund. Ich sage: Gier regiert die Welt. Da gibt es zum Beispiel einen US-amerikanischen Rapper mit dem bescheiden klingenden, doch täuschenden Künstlernamen 50 Cent, der so sehr in Saus und Braus gelebt hat, dass er nun pleite ist und sein acht US-millionenschweres Anwesen in Connecticut mit über […]

Anglers, businesses and sport code clean up fish-mess

Anglers, businesses and sport code clean up fish-mess

Anglers left the fish cleaning facility at the Walvis Bay lagoon in such a mess in recent weeks, residents of the lagoon suburb, a local business and the Rock & Surf Angling Association decided to intervene to clean the area.” “Visitors frequent the lagoon walkway daily. I am ashamed over this dirty facility, not to […]

Town clocks confusing residents and visitors

Residents complained that atleast four town clocks in Walvis Bay are not set at the correct time and argue that it is not only confusing but also sets a bad example for Walvis Bay. “The clocks in the vicinity of Shoprite Walvis Bay, the Walvis Bay police station, Cymot and Walvis Bay Primary School’s time […]

That is better

That is better

After complaints surfaced about the speed bumps in Kovambo Nujoma in Walvis Bay not being visible at night, the Walvis Bay Municipality swiftly responded and started repainting both speed bumps yesterday morning.

This is a rip-off

I just had the worst experience every in a cell phone shop in Walvis Bay. I will not mention any names, as I belief this is a general practise now among cell phone shop owners. I took on international tourist there to purchase a sim card. The standard micro sim was still too big. The […]

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