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Against cannabis

Against cannabis

Sharlien Tjambari A group of church leaders from several church denominations spearheaded an anti-cannabis march in Swakopmund on Wednesday. Like those in support of the legalisation of cannabis, this march formed part actions taken nationally to protest against the legalisation of cannabis. The church leaders were supported by people from various sectors of the coastal […]

Competition Commission won’t lose sleep over sale of Rössing to the Chinese

Competition Commission won’t lose sleep over sale of Rössing to the Chinese

Isaac Chikosi China’s acquisition of the majority stake in Rössing Uranium Limited (RUL) will not lessen or prevent competition in the uranium market. This was said yesterday by the Director of Mergers and Acquisitions of the Namibia Competition Commission, Johannes Ashipala, during a stakeholders meeting in Swakopmund where the public could have a say into […]

Found dead in his home

Found dead in his home

Sharlien Tjambari Swakopmund resident who took the day off on sick leave on Tuesday was found dead in his Vineta home on Wednesday morning. An autopsy will now determine what caused 50 year old Mario du Plessis’s death in his flat in Vineta’s Omeg Street where he lived alone. According to the Namibian Police in […]

Remains behind bars after housebreaking arrest

Remains behind bars after housebreaking arrest

Isaac Chikosi Former Brave Warriors goalkeeper Denzel Bruwer (42) will have to spend the next month in a police cell, waiting out the time for his next appearance in the Swakopmund magistrate’s court on a charge of housebreaking. Bruwer will be applying for bail during his next court appearance on 24 June. Police investigators are […]

Contributes to fighting drought

Contributes to fighting drought

In response to the Namibian government’s state of emergency declaration on the current drought affecting the country, Bank Windhoek, as a responsible corporate citizen has implemented various measures to minimise the effects of this unfortunate disaster. From a customer perspective, an internal committee has been established to look at both commercial and communal farmers exposures […]

People need more training on fire safety

People need more training on fire safety

Sharlien Tjambari Teachers, learners and institutional workers from various schools in Swakopmund gathered at the Fire Brigade Department on Wednesday afternoon to join the workshop which was aimed at raising awareness about fire safety and what measures to be taken during a fire emergency. Robeam Ujaha an Environmental Health Practitioner at the Swakopmund Municipality said […]

Moonlight Resort – Oasis in the Desert

Moonlight Resort – Oasis in the Desert

Sharlien Tjambari The days of worrying about where to go for an outing are now over because Moonlight Resort near Swakopmund has re-opened with new ownership and affordable prices. The sunny resort is breath-taking. The resort re-opened last year. For the past 3-4 years, the resort was closed and the new owner Pienaar Schalk Van […]

Erongo Marine Supports The Kunene Child Through Sida Di/goan Project

Erongo Marine Supports The Kunene Child Through Sida Di/goan Project

Erongo Marine Enterprises (EME) contributed N$323 000 towards Operation Sida Di/Goan, a project initiated by Kunene Governor Marius Sheya in 2018 and officially commissioned by President Hage Geingob at Kamanjab on Thursday. Translated from Khoekhoegowab meaning “Our Children, Our Responsibility”, Operation Sida Di/Goan was born out of the desire to transform the educational landscape of […]

Usakos exhibition in Shanghai will uplift the community

Usakos exhibition in Shanghai will uplift the community

Sharlien Tjambari The travelling exhibition “Usakos – Photographs beyond Ruins: the old location albums, 1920s-1960s” is currently on show in China. The Chief Executive Officer of Usakos Ivin Lombardt said the exhibition will contribute to the upliftment of the community. The vice-president of East China Normal University in Shanghai, Dr Li Zhibin, officially opened the […]

Marine School for the coast

Marine School for the coast

Sharlien Tjambari Namibia is a step closer to the formation of a school for marine engineering and marine studies at the coast. A delegation of the Japan-based Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation is currently in Swakopmund and is meeting with a high level delegation of the University of […]

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