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Alongside on Friday

Alongside on Friday

The luxury cruise liner Amadea calls at Walvis Bay on Friday. She departed Hamburg on 19 October this year for a cruise that covers the Canary Islands, Saint Helena, Walvis Bay, Lüderitz, all major South African port cities, Maputo in Mozambique, Madagascar, Reunion, Mauritius, Seychelles, Oman on the Gulf of Aden, Jordan in the Gulf […]

Menstruation has a negative impact on school

Menstruation has a negative impact on school

Sharlien Tjambari Last week Thursday, 1 November, the Swakopmund Lions Club in collaboration with the management of Platz am Meer-Safari Investment Namibia launched their project “Help for girls in need”. A project which aims at providing underprivileged young girls with sanitary products. According to Renate Witt of the Lions Club of Swakopmund, Platz am Meer […]

Armistice Day Celebrated

Armistice Day Celebrated

This coming Sunday, 11 November, marks approximately one hundred years since the guns fell silent in World War I (1914-1918). The Memorable Order of Tin Hats (M.O.T.H.) Escarpment Shellhole will be hosting a Remembrance Day Parade at the war monument in the J.C. Harries Park in Walvis Bay on Sunday, starting at 10:15 to celebrate […]

Collision in 6th Street

Collision in 6th Street

Eileen van der Schyff Keanu Wohler (22) is being charged with reckless and or negligent driving and driving with-out a driving licence after a vehicle driven by him slammed into a BMW in 6th Street early on Saturday morning. The BMW was driven by Mr Franco Burruso (48). Both Wohler and Borruso had to be […]

Passenger loses his life on the MR44 road

Passenger loses his life on the MR44 road

Eileen van der Schyff One of five passengers died when the driver of this Honda (pictured below) lost control of the vehicle and it rolled several times. The accident took place on the Mr44 behind the dunes. It is alleged that Kasavi Moses Linyonani (25), an employer of the Namibian Defense Force (NDF), was driving […]

First vehicle off the assembly one in W/Bay before Christmas

First vehicle off the assembly one in W/Bay before Christmas

Floris Steenkamp Trade Minister vents his frustrations over Customs red tape delaying the car assembly plant’s completion The first completely assembled Peugeot will be rolling off the production line at a vehicle assembly plant in Walvis Bay by year-end, vowed trade Minister Tjekero Tweya on Wednesday. That is despite official red tape hampering the process […]

Erongo Business and Tourism Expo begun

Erongo Business and Tourism Expo begun

Trade Minister Tjekero Tweya cuts the ribbon. Looking on is Nigerian Minister Lady Grace Kangiwa; the Mayor of Walvis Bay Alderman Immanuel Wilfried and one of the Expo’s organisers Mr Eddie Stevens.

Handwashing Vital to End Hepatitis E Outbreak

Handwashing Vital to  End Hepatitis E Outbreak

The Hepatitis E outbreak in Namibia is ongoing, and the weekly situation reports indicate that the Hepatitis E virus is still infecting new people weekly.  Handwashing is an important and low-cost intervention that will help to end the Hepatitis E outbreak. While the provision of piped water and sanitation facilities are needed, simple interventions such […]

PPRC and public jump in to restore police fleet

PPRC and public jump in to restore police fleet

Sharlien Tjambari Swakopmund’s Police Public Relations Committee (PPRC) is at the helm of getting Swakopmund’s fleet of police vehicles back on the road. In answering the recent call by Namibia’s Prosecutor, Martha Imalwa, that the public should assist the police wherever they can, the PPRC engaged businesses to donate tyres and other mechanical components to […]

Rapist commits suicide by hanging

Rapist commits suicide by hanging

Sharlien Tjambari Omatjete: A man who was on the run from the Police after raping his niece, committed suicide. Elia Tjipaha Muheua (30) committed suicide by hanging. His body was found hanging from a tree. He used a wire to hang himself. The suicide must have taken place either on Monday or Tuesday. Information received […]