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Stolen meat case dismissed – Henties Bay mayor opens up

Sharlien Tjambari Henties Bay mayor Herman Honeb says the past eighteen months was an emotional roller coaster for him and his family. It also affected his work life. Honeb opened up to namib times over his June 2017 arrest on a charge of having received and selling stolen meat, only for the case to be […]

Eighteen months to jail for dunken driving

Floris Steenkamp One too many. A Walvis Bay resident was slapped with an eighteen months jail sentence on 4 February this year, after being convicted for the fifth time for drunken driving. Elizabeth (Betsy) Cronjé’s (picture) only hope now is to wait for an early release on good behaviour.Cronjé was convicted a few months ago […]

35 Years behind bars for child molester

35 Years behind bars for child molester

Sharlien Tjambari Last week Friday, Erongo regional magistrate Geynor Poulton hit Dragan Vujicin (68) with 35-year imprisonment term after she found him guilty earlier this year on four counts of human trafficking and seven charges of rape. Vujicin was facing charges relating to the alleged abuse of four girls aged between seven and nine years. […]

Murdered for cellphone

Murdered for cellphone

Eileen van der Schyff A murder case was opened against Kunoita Shimwooshili (30), when Nakanyala Wilbard (41), died after complaining of a terrible headache after he reported that three men attacked him at a local bar in Kuisebmond and stole his cellphone. According to the spokesperson for the Namibian Police in the Erongo region, Shimwooshili […]

Flung from rolling vehicle

Flung from rolling vehicle

Eileen van der Schyff Two men suffered serious injuries after being flung from a vehicle which was swerving out of control before overturning. A case of reckless and negligent driving is now investigated against the driver identified as a certain Mateus Shiwenda (38). The accident occurred some 50 km from Uis on the D75 to […]

Shinime walks away with a Land Cruiser V8 S/Cab

Shinime walks away with a Land Cruiser V8 S/Cab

Sharlien Tjambari Emilia Shinime was the lucky winner of the Woermann Brock Pick Your Prize competition which kicked off last year in November. The draw took place at Steckel’s Toyota in Swakopmund this past Saturday. Shinime who walked away with a brand new Toyota Land Cruiser V8 Single Cab was part of the 10 finalists […]

Namport spreading the love at the Walvis Bay Correctional Facilities

Namport spreading the love at the Walvis Bay Correctional Facilities

The Bible says that it is more blessed to give than to receive, it is with this very notion and with this year’s theme of Being Grateful that some of the Namport ladies visited the female offenders in the Walvis Bay Correctional Facilities today. The love token that was handed over to the female convicts […]

Rescue drama at boat wreck

Rescue drama at boat wreck

Floris Steenkamp Full details have emerged now of the rescue drama at the wreck of the fishing vessel Zeila south of Henties Bay early on Saturday morning (arrow points to man standing on the wreck’s foredeck). Eyewitnesses said a local tour operator from Henties Bay, Mr Simon Mc-Gowan and a second person, who was not […]

Langstrand confusion

Floris Steenkamp The municipality of Walvis Bay suspended repair work to an existing road along the beach front at Langstrand Extension 2 on Wednesday, after residents threatened to approach the High Court of Namibia for an interdict to stop what they incorrectly assumed as “the construction of a beachfront road and parking areas along the […]

Bisey Uirab new CEO at Nm Airports Company

Bisey Uirab new CEO at Nm Airports Company

The announcement came yesterday that the Board of Directors of the Namibian Airports Company agreed to appointment Mr Bisey Uirab its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Uirab is the current serving CEO of the Namibia Ports Authority (Namport) for a second five year term. This term is due to expire very soon. “He’s just exchanging […]