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Bird Flu Outbreak

Bird Flu Outbreak

Hundreds of penguins dead on Halifax Island – Lüderitz Agriculture Ministry warns if the virus spreads beyond Eileen van der Schyff Avian flu, better known as bird flu, has been identified as the killer of masses of penguins on Halifax Island near Lüderitz. A mass mortality on Halifax Island can wipe out as much as […]

Drop in cases reported

The number of criminal cases reported to the Namibian Police in December at Walvis Bay (excluding Narraville, Kuisebmond and Dolphin bay station) dropped with 35 % compared to December 2017. In December 2017 a total of 178 cases were reported at the Walvis Bay police station and in December 2018 this dropped to 116 cases, […]

No fish … no moving

No fish … no moving

Floris Steenkamp Early morning outings to the Walvis Bay lagoon never fail to deliver special moments. Whether it is the beautiful scenery, to marvel at the various species of birds and occasionally comical moments when man and animal cross ways. On Wednesday Mr Potch Alchin wanted to take a boat out of the water on […]

United States DEA provides drug enforcement training to Nampol

Windhoek – The U.S. Embassy Regional Security Office and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently offered a workshop to the Namibian Police Force-Drug Enforcement Division which included a regional overview and a discussion of drug trafficking trends. The DEA also provided drug testing kits to the Drug Enforcement Division. The workshop was attended by 28 […]

Early Childhood Development begins here and now

Early Childhood Development begins here and now

Isaac Chikosi Early Childhood Development has been a topic of much discussion over the years. How-ever, a little more scrutiny is necessary at a localised scale. When considering early childhood development in Swakopmund, the state of our Day Care Centres is a great starting point. According to the Ministry of Gender and Child Welfare, there […]

Mahindra launches at the coast today

Mahindra launches at the coast today

Thanks to a joint venture by two established names in the Namibian vehicle trade, Spes Bona Motors and Crossroads Car Sales, this fastest growing auto brand in Namibia is launched on our doorstep in Swakopmund today. In an interview yesterday Mr. Pieter Senekal (Spes Bona Group of Companies) and Mr Basie Oosthuizen (Crossroads Car Sales) […]

Toddlers don’t tolerate littering! We care for our environment!

Toddlers don’t tolerate littering! We care for our environment!

Learning Right Kiddies Centre We at Learning Right Kiddies Centre in Swakopmund held our annual beach clean-up on Saturday, 26 January 2019. A total number of 64 pre-primary children playfully gathered litter along the popular stretch of the beach between Vineta and the Mole, assisted by their parents and teachers. The annual beach clean-up is […]

Vanderful/Seeds of Hope across Africa

Vanderful/Seeds of Hope across Africa

Combining their passion for surfing and drama, Vikki Farrell and Francesco Gigli, whom both have been teaching at The Walvis Bay International school for the past two years, plan to do an epic journey up the west coast of Africa implementing workshops based on surfing and drama for school children as they go. They firmly […]

G4S Winners are

G4S Winners are

G4S held a competition from 18 November 2018 to 19 January 2019 where a lucky winner can win a 4-channel DVR Camera Kit with installation to the value of N$3 000. The winners of the competition were Michael Kriel from Swakopmund and Sam Linus from Narraville Walvis Bay. Johan Louw the Branch Manager of Swakopmund […]

Bisey Uirab to bid Namport farewell

Bisey Uirab to bid Namport farewell

The Chief Executive Officer of Namport, Mr Bisey Uirab’s contract is expiring with the ports authority in the matter of the next few months and will not be renewed. Mr Uirab bids farewell and leaves an exemplary legacy of ten years at the helm of Namport. The Board of Directors of Namport issued a statement […]