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First 20 houses under Arandis Roofing Project handed over to owners

First 20 houses under Arandis Roofing Project handed over to owners

The Arandis Town Council in collaboration with Rössing Uranium Mine handed over the first 20 houses to their owners; the houses were completed under the Arandis Roofing Project. The handover took place this week on Tuesday in Arandis. Over the next three years the two partners will be replacing the asbestos roofs of close to […]

Hope for a wild horse foal

Hope for a wild horse foal

A foal was born to mare Meredith and stallion Igloo. This may not sound like a huge event, but for the wild horses of the Namib Desert it’s a symbol of hope. After a five-year drought and continual depredation by a pack of hyenas, the Namib horse population has been through a tough time. Not one […]

Dis-chem Gives Back

Dis-chem Gives Back

The team from Walvis Bay Dis-Chem Dunes Mall in conjunction with the Dis-Chem Foundations Million Comforts drive set out to donate free pads to girls from various disadvantaged schools in Walvis Bay Monday, 17 September 2018. The school’s were Tutaleni Primary School, Kuisebmund Secondary and Duinesig Combined School. The initiative, which forms a part of […]

CMA CGM Shipping Line Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

CMA CGM Shipping Line Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

Exactly 40 years ago on 13 September 1978, Jacques Saadé launched the first maritime service between Marseilles and Beirut with a single ship and 4 employees. This was the birth of a most remarkable human and entrepreneurial adventure. Over the past 40 years CMA CGM SHIPPING LINE has become a recognized world leader present in […]

Cancer association raises awareness

Cancer association raises awareness

The Cancer Association of Namibia held a national cancer walk Saturday to raise awareness and funds. This was the third fundraiser for children fighting cancer in Namibia for this year. September is Children’s Awareness Month. The walk which began at Super Spar Swakopmund saw many new participants, including many young individuals walk past the Strand […]

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allan’s super yacht Octopus to Walvis Bay

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allan’s super yacht Octopus to Walvis Bay

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allan’s super yacht, Octopus, returns to Walvis Bay on 27 September. Allan was ranked as recently as last month the world’s 46th richest person and apart from Octopus also owns several other super yachts. Allan is said to have a deep affection for Africa’s wildlife and nature and every year spends time […]

Kaspersky Lab boosts cyber security awareness across Namibian schools

Kaspersky Lab boosts cyber security awareness across Namibian schools

Windhoek, 17 September: Kaspersky Lab, a global cyber security company, in partnership with Active Education, is bringing cyber security education in Namibian schools through a series of interactive activations. Aimed at driving top of mind awareness around online safety, the Safe Kids Roadshow 1, starting on 10 September in Windhoek, will move through Walvis Bay […]

Intercession Power House Ministries donates to fire victims

Intercession Power House Ministries donates to fire victims

Eileen van der Schyff Pastor Nangolo, under the leadership of Pastor Emmanuel Mutipula from Intercession Power House Ministries donated food and clothes to the value of N$5000 to the victims of the Tutaleni community on Sunday, 16 September. The handover was done by Pastor Nangolo of the Intercession Power House Ministries, the former Deputy Mayor […]

International Coastal Clean-up Day

International Coastal Clean-up Day

On Friday, 14 September, Sunshine Corner Montessori was joined by Swakopmund Montessori Academy and Karin Schulte, for International Coastal Clean-up Day. Children, teachers and parents picked up litter between Platz Am Meer and the circle on Strand Street, filling several bags with plastics, papers and unwanted rubbish and teaching our little ones a valuable lesson […]

Erongo RED sticks to its guns

Erongo RED sticks to its guns

Floris Steenkamp Regional electricity distributor Erongo RED sticks to its guns on the abolishment of the subsidy of prepaid electricity tariffs on 30 Amps circuit breakers. Prepaid consumers on 30 Amps circuit breakers were used to receive 61,8 units for N$100 but now only receives 42,6 units/N$100. Consumers in the 30 Amps circuit breaker bracket […]

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