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The bold succeed – A moving beautiful kidz and Anusa story

The bold succeed – A moving beautiful kidz and Anusa story

In 2002, Brian and Pam Kinghorn, a couple from South Africa, witnessed the scourge of HIV/AIDS, how it was disrupting the lives of Namibian families in Katutura and decided to make a difference. Gender In-equality and lack of income made the situation even direr. The Kinghorn couple attended HIV/AIDS and psycho-social courses focused on vulnerable […]

Fish Eagle Rally

Fish Eagle Rally

Rudi Bowe  About 293 bikers from Namibia and South Africa participated in the 19th edition of the Fish Eagle Rally hosted by Play Boy Bikers Club in Walvis Bay.  The Motor Bike Clubs from South Africa that participated in this year’s three-day rally included CMA, Divide and Conquer, Nyalas, Raptors, Hygna and Immortal Sisterhood. The […]

Maria Wilken dies after short illness

Maria Wilken dies after short illness

The death occurred in Pretoria on Thursday of Mrs Maria Wilken, the spouse of the long serving town clerk of Walvis Bay, the late Mr Jan Wilken. Mrs Wilken relocated to South Africa shortly after Mr Wilken’s death in 2009. Mrs Wilken would have turned 90 on 25 October.  According to relatives Mrs Wilken suffered […]

Consumer Rights

Consumer Rights

CRAN ENFORCES CONSUMER RIGHTS IN RESPECT OF TELECOM NAMIBIA CUSTOMER SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENTS. The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) is mandated to ensure that consumers are protected from exploitation and abuse in respect of price, quality, variety of services and user equipment supplied. In light of the above a consumer complaint was lodged in 2016 […]

Hope for the Community

Hope for the Community

Rudi Bowe The Blessed Hope Full Gospel Church (BHFGC) from Steenberg in Cape Town, South Africa is in Walvis Bay to bring Hope to the community of the Harbour town. The Pastor and some of his congregation members were on a Hope Mission tour in Walvis Bay, where they saw the need to renovate the […]

Scandal

Scandal

Floris Steenkamp Swapo Clr. Samson Nghilumbwa, the chairperson of the management committee of the Walvis Bay town council, is probed for an alleged irregular spending of N$83 000 on a credit card the municipality entrusted to him. The ACC confirmed probing the matter and Nghiumbwa allegedly already started to pay back the money. The Anti-Corruption […]

Waste cubical on fire

Waste cubical on fire

A waste cubical filled mostly with carton boxes caught fire at the Metropolitan Plaza in Walvis Bay’s cbd on Monday at around 18:45. Thanks to swift action by members of the public and subsequent fast response by the Walvis Bay municipal fire brigade, the situation was bought under control and the fire extinguished.

To watch over the watchdog

To watch over the watchdog

Sharlien Tjambari So who will be watching over the watch dog? The answer is the National Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum (NACIF), which will be launched in Windhoek tomorrow. The coast had an appetiser this week of NACIF with the unveiling of the Forum’s logo at Swakopmund. The Forum is a non-governmental organisation which strives to […]

Countdown to the Erongo Business and Tourism Expo 2018

Country’s 3rd largest Expo and this year a wider range of Exhibitors and products The Erongo Business and Tourism Expo 2018 will maintain its position as the country’s 3rd largest exposition, in terms of exhibitors and visitor numbers. The event has been organised for 12 years in a row now by the events management division […]

Sewage overflowing remains a problem in Swakopmund

Sewage overflowing remains a problem in Swakopmund

Sharlien Tjambari Sewage pipe blockages and over flooding remains a huge problem and challenge in Swakopmund especially in suburbs such as Jabulani and Mondesa. This past weekend houses on Rakotoka Street in Jabulani were flooded with stinky sewage water. The Van Neel family residing on house number 673 contacted the namib times and informed the […]