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29th Independence celebrations

29th Independence celebrations

Namibians in their thousands are expected at the Independence stadium in Windhoek on Thursday, 21 March 2019 for the country’s 29th Independence celebrations. Namibia’s Head of State President Hage Geingob will deliver an independence message at the celebrations. Heads of State and or delegations from various African countries and also abroad, members of the diplomatic […]

Many questions after Walvis Bay resident crashes car at high speed into port gates

Many questions after Walvis Bay resident crashes car at high speed into port gates

Died on impact Possible suicide A Walvis Bay resident was killed on impact in Walvis Bay early on Saturday morning when he drove his car at high speed into the port of Walvis Bay’s south gate. He was driving down 5th Road towards the port gate and there are many questions in the aftermath of […]

Green fingers for Walvis Bay schools

Green fingers for Walvis Bay schools

The Municipality of Walvis Bay through its Environmental Fund has donated N$ 70 000 to all government schools across Walvis Bay for the development of school gardening projects. The fund was established to award grants for projects which aim to enhance the quality of life of Walvis Bay residents through proper management of the environment […]

Signs of progress

Signs of progress

The semi-submersible drilling unit SKD Jaya is seen alongside at berth number eight in the port of Walvis Bay before the weekend. Substantive repairs and maintenance work is carried out on the rig, conducted by ship repair giant Elgin Brown Hamer Namibian (EBHN). On the top picture Namport’s ship to shore cranes on the new […]

Namibia joins World Speech Day

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 […]

Namibia hosts first ever ARMFA AGM in Swakopmund

Namibia hosts first ever ARMFA AGM in Swakopmund

Sharlien Tjambari The Road Fund Administration (RFA), is hosting the 17th Africa Road Maintenance Fund Association (ARMFA) Annual General Assembly and Annual General Meeting in Swakopmund under the theme: “Sustainable Road Infrastructure: Impact on Regional Integration and Free Trade Africa”. The AGM commenced on 10 March and will run until 16 March this week. Road […]

Semi-purified water restored by tomorrow

Consumers of semi-purified effluent water in Walvis Bay hope that supply would normalise at the latest by tomorrow (20 March) after the municipality completed the cleaning of the purified effluent reservoirs and commissioning of a new effluent pump station which forms part of the current upgrade project of the sewer treatment plant. The old pump […]

So many reasons to celebrate at Buco Walvis Bay

So many reasons to celebrate  at Buco Walvis Bay

Namibians celebrate the country’s 29th Independence Celebrations this week. For Buco Walvis Bay there is even more to celebrate just than our country’s achievements since 1990. Buco Walvis Bay celebrates its track record of yet another year of great achievements with its social responsibility programs and a spirit of thankfulness. Without wonderful customer support, all […]

Retrenchments at EBHN

50 workers to lose jobs after “next round of restructuring” Press Statement Walvis Bay’s slowing local economy has been hit with yet another setback, the retrenchment of 50 more employees at ship repair and marine industrial service provider Elgin Brown Hamer Namibia (EBHN). The company issued a press statement in this regard on Tuesday. In […]

Renewable energy main ingredient of Energy Policy

Renewable energy main ingredient of Energy Policy

Sharlien Tjambari The Ministry of Mines and Energy has finalised the National Renewable Energy Policy for Namibia. Renewable power generation as the country’s main electrical power generation source takes central position (Picture: Wind farm at Lüderitz). At the official opening of a two-day Conference of the Association of Electrical Distribution Undertakings (AEDU/AEMU) at Swakopmund this […]

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