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FNB Swakopmund gives Christmas presents to Ann’s angels

FNB Swakopmund gives Christmas presents to Ann’s angels

The First National Bank’s Swakopmund area office donated Christmas presents to children in the DRC informal settlement under its kindness program: Random Act of Kindness, to surprise the children at a soup kitchen in DRC. Sharlien Tjambari On Wednesday this week eight staff members from the Swakopmund FNB Branch consisting of Samuel Franz (Sales Area […]

Pick n Pay Swakopmund shows off their new look

Pick n Pay Swakopmund shows off their new look

Sharlien Tjambari Pick n Pay Swakopmund had the official re-launch of their ‘New Look’ store in middle November. The store was renovated and now has a modern, friendly environment and employees are com-mitted to serve customers with passion. Pick n Pay is a member of the O&L Group, Norbert Wurm, the Managing Director of Pick n […]

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

This little girl playing in the sand on the beach represents in every aspect the spirit of a joyful festive season. She is carefree, at ease, at peace, she loves unconditionally, she breaths fresh air and enjoys the noise of breaking waves. She loves ice cream and cool drink.  Let us all live out this […]

Eighteen-year-old dies in shack fire

Eighteen-year-old dies in shack fire

Sharlien Tjambari The eighteen year old girl who sustained 80 % burn wounds in a shack fire at Otjimbingwe shortly after midnight on Friday sadly has died. Memory “Anana” Garises died hours after being admitted to the Katutura Hospital in Windhoek in a very serious condition.  According to police reports, Garises was rescued by her […]

Robbers target elderly couple in holiday flat

Robbers target elderly couple in holiday flat

Isaac Chikosi An elderly couple from Windhoek enjoying their holiday at the coast are still at loss of words after they were robbed at gunpoint on Thursday. The couple stays in a holiday flat and whilst the elderly Mr. Samuel Jacobus van Garden was going outside to smoke, three armed overpowered him and forced him […]

The wild horses of the Namib face extinction

The wild horses of the Namib face extinction

The last five years have been harsh for the wild horses of the Namib, with severe drought and predation by a pack of spotted hyenas, which moved into the area in 2013. Numbers have plummeted dramatically from around 300 to a mere 80 horses. The lives of the remaining horses are still in immediate danger. […]

Automotive sector a key drive to industrialisation

Automotive sector a key drive to industrialisation

Floris Steenkamp The recent commissioning of a vehicle assembly plant of Peugeot Opel Assembly Namibia (POAN) at Walvis Bay must be a re-assurance to the international community that Namibia remains committed to become the premier destination in Africa for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). That assurance was given at the opening of the plant last Wednesday […]

Training sessions for inmates

Training sessions for inmates

Eileen van der Schyff Money Map training sessions was hosted by Bank Windhoek and Adonai Trust for over 250 inmates across the country. They have all successfully completed the training sessions.Eighty-six inmates from Walvis Bay started with the sessions. The sessions were then completed by inmates in Elizabeth Nepembe Divundu and Keetmanshoop and concluded in […]

Police warning public about random police patrols

Police warning public about random police patrols

Sharlien Tjambari This year, police have set up both mobile and permanent roadblocks in all towns including Swakopmund, Walvis Bay and Karibib to deter crime and prevent accidents on the roads, this was mentioned by Erongo Regional Commander Commissioner Andreas Nelumbu during festive season briefing on Friday. According to Nelumbu, the police will conduct random […]

Mayor of Walvis Bay Christmas Message

Mayor of Walvis Bay Christmas Message

Good evening Walvis Bay residents and visitors. I am presented with the wonderful opportunity to welcome all of you. Tonight, we gather here to celebrate the day of unity. Usually at this time of the year, we are normally compelled to take stock of our achievements and challenges in order to plan for the next […]