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Key conference on acid and sulphuric acid for mining held at Swakopmund

Key conference on acid and sulphuric acid for mining held at Swakopmund

Contributed Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid Conference hosted by the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) was held in Swakopmund on Monday 11th March 2019. The two day international event received unrivalled industry support and exceptional participation with over 95 representatives and industry leaders from various countries around the world such as Namibia, Zambia, […]

St.Patrick’s Day celebrated

St.Patrick’s Day celebrated

The Dome at Swakopmund and Erik’s Cove at Langstrand celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in a traditional way on Saturday. Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March of every year, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland.

FirstRand donates generously towards causes in Erongo

FirstRand donates generously towards causes in Erongo

The Corporate Social Investment Manager of FNB’s umbrella body FirstRand, Revonia Kahivere visited academic institutions from Usakos to Swakopmund for an official handover of over N$300 000. Anistemi College and Training Centre in Usakos were proud beneficiaries of N$100 000, donated by FirstRand Namibia. In her speech at the handover ceremony, Kahivere said, “Vocational Training […]

Road projects progress

Road projects progress

Money the determining factor for more phases Sharlien Tjambari Despite challenges, like cost and the fact that water is not readily available at all points for road construction, the massive roads infrastructure projects at the coast and greater Erongo remains on track and is for the good of the country’s future. The Minister of Works […]

Municipality goes public over Hepatitis-E outbreak in WalvisBay

The Municipality of Walvis Bay would like to notify residents of the outbreak of Hepatitis E in the Walvis Bay District. In November 2017, the Ministry of Health and Social Services declared a Hepatitis E outbreak in Windhoek and since then cases have been reported in other regions. In the Erongo region, the outbreak has […]

Poachers leave vehicle behind in police chase

Poachers leave vehicle behind in police chase

Isaac Chikosi A group of poachers know it is only a matter of time before the Police knocks on the door, after they abandoned a register vehicle earlier this week in the process of fleeing from the law during a poaching incident. In fact, the Police call upon these suspects to hand themselves over at […]

Part of new road open

Part of new road open

Eileen van der Schyff Motorists must take notice that a part of the newly constructed stretch of B2 road at the entrance of Swakopmund’s has been opened for traffic. There is a four-way intersection where the MR44 (road behind the dunes between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay), the B2 and the Swakopmund eastern by-pass connects. Motorists […]

Namport women honored on International Women’s Day

Namport women honored on International Women’s Day

Namport celebrated International Women’s Day in solidarity with the rest of the world, guided by the theme, “#BalanceforBetter”. NAMPORT’s own theme, “Let’s build a gender-balanced world”, was a progressive step in the right direction. Chief Executive Officer Mr. Bisey /Uirab encouraged the audience, “have trust and have faith”. His message involved trusting in oneself so […]

Namibia joins World Speech Day

Isaac Chikosi World Speech Day founded by Simon Gibson is a day to celebrate speeches and speech making through live events across the world. This year 100 countries will participate, and Namibia will join the ranks for the first time. Organised by Brandt von West Namibia’s World Speech Ambassador, the event will take place in […]

CODAC Launches booklet

CODAC Launches booklet

Rudi Bowe The Coastal Drug Awareness Campaign (CODEC) launched a booklet at De Duine Secondary School, Walvis Bay in an amplified attempt to discourage the use of drugs and alcohol. CODAC Team had a brilliant year in 2018. This year they kicked off with the launch of the first Coastal Drug Awareness Campaign Booklet. This […]

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