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Free diabetes testing today at Walvis Bay

Free diabetes testing today at Walvis Bay

Floris Steenkamp Today, 14 November, is World Diabetes Day. This day is observed every year on this date, as this marks the birthday of Frederick Banting, the man who co-discovered insulin in 1922 alongside Charles Best. The work in this field is also recognised of Dr. Nikolai Paulescu of Romania in the same year. A […]

Robbery charges for two who targeted tourists at the lagoon

Robbery charges for two who targeted tourists at the lagoon

Floris Steenkamp Two people arrested last Monday after targeting two tourists at a public toilet at the Walvis Bay lagoon were charged last week with robbery, alternatively possession of suspected stolen goods. Stefanus Angula and Tobias Iyambo (ages not indicated) were arrested less than three minutes after they robbed a tourist couple and then sped […]

Armistice Day

Armistice Day

Floris Steenkamp One hundred red, eco-friendly balloons were released into the air at the war memorial in the J.C. Harries Park at 11:00 on Sunday, to mark approximately 100 years since the end of World War I. The release of the balloons was during the annual Armistice Day Parade that takes place every year on […]

Farm murder rocks Erongo

Farm murder rocks Erongo

Eileen van der Schyff Nicolas Manganda from Rundu murdered his new employer with an axe while he was busy milking the goats, then forced the farmer’s wife into her murdered husband’s vehicle, sped off and overturned the vehicle and fled further on foot. Manganda was employed on the farm in the Otjimbingwe area since October […]

Minor drowns over the weekend

Minor drowns over the weekend

Isaac Chikosi Monica //Hoebes (14) drowned at Farm Otjua in the Karibib district on Saturday between 17:00 – 18:00. It is believed the young girl drowned in a swimming pool on the farm while on a Church Brass Band tour. The incident was confirmed by the Erongo Regional Investigating crimes coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Ikuyu. […]

9th Street renamed

9th Street renamed

Rudi Bowe The Council of the Municipality of Walvis Bay has renamed 9th Street in the harbour town to Johnson Fwafwa Mabakeng Street to honour the late Johnson Mabakeng a former Deputy Commissioner in the Namibian Correctional Service who died at the age of 45 in July 2006. The late Deputy Commissioner Johnson Fwafwa Mabakeng […]

APOLOGY

APOLOGY

To whom it may concern: On behalf of Skydive Namibia, Swakopmund Skydiving Club and Skydive4fun, we apologise to the people of Namibia for Francois Victors unacceptable statements made on Social Media. When it comes to corporate professionalism; racial, political and religious views must be set aside to give the client the best and safest experience […]

MVF Tatekulu Andimba Toivo ya Toivo

MVF Tatekulu Andimba Toivo ya Toivo

Namibia’s fisheries Minister, Bernhard Esau, re-emphasised the importance for the Namibian fishing industry to invest in vessels and land-based value adding facilities. The Minister said this yesterday at the quayside re-christening ceremony of the fishing trawler Katuka, owned and operated by Tunacor Fisheries. Katuka was re-christened yesterday the Tatekulu Andimba Toivo ya Toivo (1924-2017), the […]

Pets Paradise vier hul eerste verjaarsdag

Pets Paradise vier hul eerste verjaarsdag

Saterdag 27 Oktober het PETS PARADISE WALVISBAAI hulle eerste verjaarsdag viering gehad. Hulle het baie pret gehad en hulle gewaar-deerde kliënte het die dag saam met hulle geniet. By PETS PARADISE is ons trots om te sê: “MENSE VERTROU ONS EN TROETELDIERE IS LIEF VIR ONS”. Troeteldiere is deel van elke liefde-volle familie en elke […]

Another N$3 million for Cancer

Another N$3 million for Cancer

The Bank Windhoek Cancer Apple Project, which has impacted the lives of many Namibians, has yet again raised N$3 million in aid of the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN). This was revealed at the funds handover function held on Friday, 9 November 2018 at Safari Hotels in Windhoek. Established 18 years ago, with the aim […]