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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 […]

Namibia to Host International Tournament

Namibia to Host International Tournament

Namibia cricket received a boost on Tuesday with the news that it will host an international qualifying tournament in April next year, following International Cricket Council (ICC) board and committee meetings in Singapore last week. The ICC meetings approved a new qualification pathway to the 2023 Cricket World Cup and have created four new 50-over […]

Swakopmund Psychiatrist to be tried on rape charges

Swakopmund Psychiatrist to be tried on rape charges

Dr Pieter van der Westhuizen, the Swakopmund-based psychiatrist who allegedly drugged and raped a woman in his practice in 2015, will stand trial in the Windhoek High Court in June next year. His trial is due to start on 17 June. Van der Westhuizen faces three charges of rape, one of indecent assault and a […]

Nineteen vessels expected

Nineteen vessels expected

The port of Walvis Bay is set for busy few days ahead, with a total of nineteen vessels calling as from today up to Monday. Today: the container vessels Safmarine Chachai and MSC Adele. Also the general cargo vessel Foresight, the tanker Sanmar Songbird and the fishing vessel Mediva Star. Saturday: the fishing vessel Geysir, […]

Christmas comes early for kindergarten children

Christmas comes early for kindergarten children

Sharlien Tjambari Children from various kindergartens and day care centres in Swakopmund gathered at the Multi-purpose centre on Tuesday this week to have their early Christmas party celebration with the Office of the Mayor. Annually, the Office of the Mayor hosts Christmas Parties for the children in Swakopmund, from one kindergarten to the next to […]

Witness wanted urgently

Witness wanted urgently

The Namibian Police at Walvis Bay is urgently looking for a witness, Mr Epafras Nghilifavali Haifidi residing at house number 377, Silver street, Mondesa. He is requested to urgently make contact with Detective Warrant Officer Johan Henry Geiseb of the Serious Crime Sub Division at 081 262 9842 or 064 219049. He is a witness […]