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Operation Kalahari yields results

Operation Kalahari yields results

During the 7th phase of Operation Kalahari Desert, members of the Namibian Police at Swakopmund, the Namibian Defence Force, Namibia Correctional Services and Nampol Reservists conducted foot patrols in Mondesa and Swakopmund. The patrols confiscated a number of knives from people. The operation was conducted on Saturday, 15 February. The police also recovered a stolen […]

Where does this body of water come from?

Where does this body of water come from?

Eileen van der Schyff Residents of Fairways in Walvis Bay are wondering what all this water is doing on an undeveloped piece of land flanked by Tecomaria Street and Nangolo Mbumba Drive. “It is unclear as to how the water got there. It looks like someone has been digging or trying to contain the water […]

Renowned news photographer John Liebenberg died age 62

Renowned news photographer John Liebenberg died age 62

The celebrated journalist and photographer, John Liebenberg, died in South Africa over the weekend at the age of 62. Liebenberg recovered from surgery when fatal complications stepped in. Liebenberg was a war photographer in the 1980’s, having joined The Namibian newspaper during that time. Closer to home Liebenberg will be remembered for his arrest twice […]

Build it plus winner of Nissan NP 200

Build it plus winner of Nissan NP 200

Walvis Bay resident Mr Paulus Phillipus is the proud wonder of this brand new Nissan NP 200 he won in Build It’s national win a car competition. If you spent N$500 and more in cash at any Build It branch countrywide you were entered in the competition. To read more: pick up your copy of […]

Agence Française de Développement (AFD) signs an MoU with the Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) and the Grand Post Maritime de Dunkerque (GPMD) for the implementation of a EUR 650k technical cooperation project

Namibia Ports Authority (Namport), Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque (GPMD) and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) today signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of a technical cooperation initiative on the occasion of a high level French business delegation visiting Namibia. The project grant, funded by AFD for a maximum total amount of […]

PowerCom constructs Network tower at Walvis Bay

PowerCom constructs Network tower at Walvis Bay

Rudi Bowe PowerCom Pty Ltd recently had their ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a new network tower at Walvis Bay’s Extension 17. The construction of the network tower is the first of 19 tower developments in the coming months, all working towards fulfilling PowerCom’s mandate of growing infrastructure across the country and with the […]

XCCS Namibia scoops awards

XCCS Namibia scoops awards

Rudi Bowe XCCS Namibia recently scooped the most awards at the driver’s recognition awards ceremony hosted by Vivo Energy Namibia at the Protea Marriott Hotel in Walvis Bay. Vivo energy, the distributor and marketer of Shell branded fuels and lubricants in Namibia rewarded high performing truck drivers for the year 2019. The three hauliers contracted […]

China sees its deadliest day

China sees its deadliest day

Coronavirus kills 242 in one day – 60 000 infected China has seen its deadliest and most challenging day on Wednesday in its fight to get the Coronavirus infection (the virus now officially identified as COVID-19) under control. A total of 242 people died of COVID-19 on Wednesday and a staggering 14 840 new cases […]

Not guilty verdicts: It is NOT an offence to have two additional light on your vehicleicle

Not guilty verdicts: It is NOT an offence to have two additional light on your vehicleicle

Be careful though – these lights need to be fitted correctly Two vehicle owners were acquitted in the Keetmanshoop magistrate’s court on Monday on charges they had unauthorized lamps fitted on their vehicles. To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib Times at any retail outlet in Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Available in […]

Motorcycle accident keeps ivory-accused Edgar Clark from court

A recent motorcycle accident prevented illegal ivory trade suspect Edgar Clark from attending his next court appearance in Walvis Bay last Thursday. A warrant of arrest was subsequently issued for Clark which is stayed until he, and his two co-accused Michael Lusse (60) and Dirk Vermeulen (51), return to court on 12 March…. To read […]