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Sulphur eruption along central west coast

Sulphur eruption along central west coast

Eileen van der Schyff Residents at various locations along the central west coast experienced a rather smelly affair  this week with the latest sulphur  eruptions occurring over a large stretch of coastal waters. The smell has now subsided, but the low oxygen content of the water results in billions of crustaceans walking out of the […]

One fish too many?

One fish too many?

Floris Steenkamp Repeat offenders of angling regulations can expect some nasty repercussions in the future. Fisheries inspectors who lay charges against transgressing anglers can now supply the Namibian Police with information on previous convictions by the same angler or fishermen which could lead to stiffer sentences, even jail time. To read more: pick up your copy […]

SMEs urged to consider diversification as key business strategy

Regardless of a company’s  sector or size, diversified businesses achieve stronger financial results: Business Development Center  Namibia (BDC) study. In today’s economy, small and mid-sized enterprises (SME’s) that are well diversified have a far better chance of succeeding and prospering than un-diversified businesses., concludes a new study by the Business Development Center Namibia (BDC)… To […]

Help identify and reunite homeless man

Help identify and reunite homeless man

Sharlien Tjambari “Looking to identify and reunite a homeless man from Namibia”, was the message that came from Rene Jacobs, a social worker at the Valkenberg hospital in Cape Town. The man known as 58-year-old William Chanoua was found by police on the streets of the Western Cape. The man claims he is from Lüderitz. […]

Duinesig Combined School received a donation from Namport Social Investments Fund (NSIF)

Duinesig Combined School received a donation from Namport Social Investments Fund (NSIF)

The Namport Social Investment Fund (NSIF) on Friday, 14 February  officially handed over books to the value of N$50 000 to Duinesig Combined  School in Walvis Bay for their library. A variety  of books were delivered to entice  a wide audience of learners and cultivate reading in the school. There are various genres, from contemporary […]

New bank note for 30th Independence

The Bank of Namibia announced it is in the process of issuing a new Namibian Dollar note to commemorate Namibia’s upcoming 30th Independence celebrations  (21 March). The bank did not specify….. To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib Times at any retail outlet in Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Available in Windhoek at […]

Constitution Day celebrated….

Constitution Day celebrated….

Sharlien Tjambari Learners from different schools in Swakopmund gathered at Coastal High School on Friday [14 February] to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the adoption of the Namibian Constitution. The very important event was celebrated with Namibia’s Ombudsman, Advocate John Walters as the guest speaker. The celebration was themed:  “The Namibian Constitution… 30 years on […]

Coronavirus death rate stands at 1775 people

The death toll of the Coronal virus infection (COVID-19) stood at 1775 at the time of going to press with all but four deaths occurring in China. A total of 2048 new infections were recorded, now bringing the total number of people affected in more than 26 countries to 71 000. The African continent, which […]

Making an impact with volunteering

Making an impact with volunteering

Isaac Chikosi Have you ever wanted to go over and beyond with helping your community? Becoming a volunteer can be the perfect opportunity to give back to your community and making a positive impact. Whether you are taking a gap year or simply have time on our hands, offering your skills and services goes a […]

Sunday night accident

Sunday night accident

The weekend ended on a low town for these two motorists when their vehicles collided at around 20:00 on Sunday night in Nangolo Mbumba Drive. No injuries were reported but damage to the vehicles were extensive. To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib Times at any retail outlet in Walvis Bay and […]