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Cleaner engines – saving on fuel costs!

Cleaner engines – saving on fuel costs!

In the face of ever-rising fuel costs, there is a new green product on the Namibian market that promises to help the fishing, mining and transport industries save money in the long run. XBEE, as it is known in Europe, is a natural additive for organic fuels based on a cocktail of enzyme technologies. Enzyme-based […]

Walvis Bay resident murdered in his children’s home during visit

Walvis Bay resident murdered in his children’s home during visit

Floris Steenkamp A 94-year-old Walvis Bay resident was murdered in his children’s house at Okahandja on Wednesday. Mr Simon Ihulu, also known by the nickname “2Bob”, went to visit his children when he was murdered by intruders during a burglary. The late Mr Ihulu’s son-in-law yesterday confirmed the incident and explained he and his wife […]

Gambling jackpot leads to stabbing and shooting

Gambling jackpot leads to stabbing and shooting

Isaac Chikosi Gambling is dangerous in more than one way. A man was shot several times in Henties Bay over the weekend during an argument over gambling jackpot winnings. Twenty-two-year old Petrus Fillipus (22) ended up being evacuated to Windhoek for medical treatment after he was shot three times in a Hen-ties Bay bar/casino by […]

Supplementary Voters Registration commenced

Supplementary Voters Registration commenced

The countrywide supplementary voters registration process by the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has commenced yesterday. All prospective voters who are not in possession of a voters card are urged to register. The registration process ends on 27 July so hurry up. If you have the voters card as depicted in the pictures on page […]

Hanse – Himarwa found guilty of corruption

Hanse – Himarwa found guilty of corruption

Namibia’s Education Minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa was found guilty of corruption in the Windhoek High Court before Judge Christie Liebenberg yesterday. Hanse-Himarwa was accused of irregularities with regard to the allocation of low cost houses at Mariental in Southern Namibia in 2014. A date for sentencing was not yet available at the time of going to […]

Two arrested for live Pangolin

Two arrested for live Pangolin

Two suspects were caught in possession of a live pangolin at Omaruru on Thursday (2 July). Romeo Kaonde (25) and George Tshikoyeni (19) were arrested after the pangolin, worth N$50 000, was found in their possession. The Police made the arrest of the two about 21 km from Omaruru on the main road towards Karibib […]

Minister demands explanations

Minister demands explanations

Only 20% of  national projects completed Rudi Bowe The National Planning Commission (NPC) is carrying out an analysis to determine why so many national development projects are either delayed or not even out of the starting blocks yet. All regions are now required to provide a list and also reasons for projects, in order to […]

Erongo RED opens customer care office in Omaruru

Erongo RED opens customer care office in Omaruru

Erongo RED inaugurated its Omaruru Customer Care Office last Thursday. This office now brings customer care closer to inhabitants of not only the Omaruru-area but also Karibib, Usakos, Uis, Okombahe, Otjimbingwe and Omatjete, the Chief Executive of the regional electricity distributor Fessor Mbango said at the opening. According to Mbango Erongo RED invested over N$30 […]

Tackle noise pollution at Churches

Tackle noise pollution at Churches

Rudi Bowe The Police at Walvis Bay recently met with church leaders over the problem of excessive noise during church services. The meeting was called after a recent article in the media which highlighted police concerns over noisy church services particularly in Kuisebmond. Many residents are frustrated as these services go on well into the […]

Neumayer Civil Contractors reacts to bus accident

Neumayer Civil Contractors reacts to bus accident

Neumayer Civil Contractors issued a statement over the weekend, expressing regret over a bus accident in Walvis Bay on Thursday morning in which more than thirty workers of the company and service providers were injured. The accident took place on the road to the salt pans where Neumayer Civil Contractors constructs a salt wash plant […]