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Fatal accident at Vierkantklip

Fatal accident at Vierkantklip

Eileen van der Schyff The driver of a Quantum died on the spot-on Saturday morning when he lost control over the vehicle whilst overtaking. The Quantum hit an oncoming Isuzu pick-up on the driver side and then ploughed head-on into a Toyota Hilux double cab. The accident occurred at around 06:00. Both passengers of the […]

NO MORE: Gender based Violence and learner pregnancies in Namibia

NO MORE: Gender based Violence and learner pregnancies in Namibia

The launch of the Regional office will be taking place at the Multi- Purpose Centre Youth Centre, Walvis Bay, on 18 October at 14:00.   REGAIN TRUST in partnership with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung will be launching a regional office in the Erongo Region. The Launch of the regional office will coincide with a Public Dialogue with […]

9 200 tons of wheat and 33 000 tons of coal offloaded

9 200 tons of wheat and 33 000 tons of coal offloaded

The bulk carrier African Lily discharges 9 200 tons of wheat at the bulk terminal in the port of Walvis Bay today. Namibia relies on bulk wheat imports. The wheat is value added locally into several consumer food items. Apart from the wheat, the bulk carrier Paolo U is also expected alongside this week to […]

Pro-Ed Akademie Nuus

Pro-Ed Akademie Nuus

“Bou ‘n skoolsaal want dis die hart van die skool” was die reaksie van ander skole se skoolhoofde toe daar gevra is wat eerste gebou moet word, na die voltooiing van Pro-Ed se laerskool in 2015. Die saal was ‘n groot droom en ‘n duur droom daarby. In 2017 met die finansiële hulp van ouers […]

First ever Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) – Hats & Roses ladies’ breakfast in Swakopmund

First ever Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) – Hats & Roses ladies’ breakfast in Swakopmund

Eileen van der Schyff Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre was the perfect setting for this very successful breakfast event which was held by the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN). Tickets were sold out quickly and the tables and lighting looked fairy tale beautiful with soft pinks and whites whispering soft messages of hope to the […]

Swift justice served on bag snatcher

Swift justice served on bag snatcher

Eileen van der schyff A 28-year-old handbag snatcher was sent to jail by a Walvis Bay magistrate on Wednesday afternoon, just over twenty four hours after he grabbed a backpack out of a tourist’s hands in the harbour town’s central business district. Members of the Namibian Police and also members of the public assisted in […]

Fatal crash

Fatal crash

Staff Reporter Jandré Dippenaar caused car crash which killed 6 -accident expert testifies A vehicle accident reconstruction expert testified Jandré Dippenaar caused the fatal head-on collision near Henties Bay on 29 December 2014, in which six people lost their lives. South African vehicle accident expert Johan Joubert testified before magistrate Gaynor Paulton in the Swakopmund […]

Narrow escape in the Gaub Pass

Narrow escape in the Gaub Pass

Eileen van der Schyff The occupants of a Volkswagen Combi had a close shave with death early on Tuesday morning on the C14 gravel road in the Gaub pass, when the driver lost control of the vehicle, where after it overturned and came to a standstill only centimetres from a cliff’s edge. The combi’s trailer […]

Horror and heartbreak as baby drown in bucket of laundry water

Horror and heartbreak as baby drown in bucket of laundry water

Sharlien Tjambari  Parental neglect is believed to be the cause of the drowning of a 16-months-old baby in Mondesa at Swakopmund on Tuesday morning. The child was left alone with a second toddler of the same age. The child fell into a 25-litres bucket of laundry water and drowned.  The tragic incident happened in Mondesa’s […]

Credit card scandal

Credit card scandal

Floris Steenkamp Walvis Bay town Councillor Samson Nghilumbwa faces imminent suspension The net is closing around Walvis Bay’s embattled town Councillor and chairperson of the council’s management committee, Clr Samson Nghilumbwa. Nghilumbwa is accused of having misused a municipal credit card, wasting taxpayers’ money to the tune of N$83 000. Although the Anti-Corruption Commission is still investigating […]