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Fishing Bonanza

Fishing Bonanza

More than 1000 anglers are expected at the 31st Windhoek Draught Fishing Bonanza slated for 26 December at Henties Bay. Fish may only be caught by rod and reel from the shore and anglers must comply with the Ministry of Fisheries regulations. All fish that are weighing will become the property of the Penguin Angling […]

Senior NSA Nationals 2018

Senior NSA Nationals 2018

The Senior NAMIBIA SAILING ASSOCIATION NSA Nationals hosted by the Walvis Bay Yacht Club will be from 28-30 December at the Walvis Bay Yacht Club. The races will be done in the Hobie Cat 16 and Hobie 14 classes. The Racing Rules of sailing for 2017 – 2020 of the World Sailing Federation will apply. […]

The Jetty Mile

The Jetty Mile

The Jetty Mile is hosted by OTB Sport will be on Tuesday 27 December The race will start at 15h30 at Tiger Reef. Participants will swim past the Jetty and finish is in front of the event tent erected on Main Beach at The Mole. The swim route will be marked with buoys and participants […]

Murdered in Mauratania

Murdered in Mauratania

Letter from her late husband Talk about the bizarre incidents caused by late arrival of surface mail. In our edition 29 April 1980, a similar incident was reported in Namib Times. Mrs Baby Stevens of Walvis Bay received a letter from Mauritania, from her husband Willie. What would have been a very pleasant surprise actually […]

Scientific Society turns 50

Scientific Society turns 50

Sharlien Tjambari The Swakopmund Scientific Society celebrated its 50th anniversary on Friday, 2 November at the Swakopmund Museum. The Scientific Society was founded in 1951. The celebration is indeed a milestone for the Scientific Society Swakopmund that governs the Swakopmund Museum, the Sam Cohen Library and Archive, the historical buildings Otavi Railway Station and OMEG […]

Fuel goes up

Fuel goes up

Floris Steenkamp Motorists at the coast must brace for yet another fuel price increase. At midnight to-night, the price of petrol increases by 50 cents per litre and the price of diesel in-creases by 70 cents per litre. The Ministry of Mines and Energy confirmed this in a press statement yesterday, citing a shortage of […]

Alongside on Friday

Alongside on Friday

The luxury cruise liner Amadea calls at Walvis Bay on Friday. She departed Hamburg on 19 October this year for a cruise that covers the Canary Islands, Saint Helena, Walvis Bay, Lüderitz, all major South African port cities, Maputo in Mozambique, Madagascar, Reunion, Mauritius, Seychelles, Oman on the Gulf of Aden, Jordan in the Gulf […]

Armistice Day Celebrated

Armistice Day Celebrated

This coming Sunday, 11 November, marks approximately one hundred years since the guns fell silent in World War I (1914-1918). The Memorable Order of Tin Hats (M.O.T.H.) Escarpment Shellhole will be hosting a Remembrance Day Parade at the war monument in the J.C. Harries Park in Walvis Bay on Sunday, starting at 10:15 to celebrate […]

Fabupharm Beach Volleyball at Mole

The Fabupharm Swakop Masters 2018 beach volleyball event will be held at the Mole beach in Swakopmund on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 November. This will be the sixth and penultimate event in the Timeout Beach Series 2018. Two-a-side teams can enter in the men’s, women’s, social or mixed youth categories, while there will also […]

Sixteen-year-old makes history

Sixteen-year-old makes history

The Sixteen-year-old archer Quinn Reddig, made history when she won Namibia’s first ever Youth Olympic medal as she teamed up with USA archer Trenton Cowles in the mixed team event at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After shooting their individual qualification rounds at 60 meters, archers were paired together in mixed […]

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