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Traffic chief assures that tours by electric scooters are safe

Traffic chief assures that tours by electric scooters are safe

Sharlien Tjambari In about two weeks tourists in Swakopmund will be introduced to electric scooters, which according to the Municipal Traffic Chief Melvin Cloete are safe and do not need to be licenced or registered with the traffic department because they weigh about 49kg. “These scooters are almost like normal bicycles, we have had meetings […]

The Dome Swakopmund raised over N$36k in aid of CAN

The Dome Swakopmund raised over N$36k in aid of CAN

The Dome Swakopmund raised a cool N$36 115.85 in aid of the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) during this year’s Ladies Night held on September 28 inside The Dome’s Conference Centre. It was the second time that Namibia’s premier sporting and lifestyle facility hosted a fundraiser for CAN after its inception in 2017. All expectations […]

Bank Windhoek and Adonai Trust upskill Walvis Bay inmates

Bank Windhoek and Adonai Trust upskill Walvis Bay inmates

A total of 86 inmates from Walvis Bay’s Correctional Facility took part in a two-week Money Map training session hosted by Bank Windhoek and Adonai Trust in September. Comprising 38 male and 48 female offenders, the session was facilitated by Pastor Martin Ganseb from Alpha Course Prison Ministry. “The participants found the initiative financially educative. […]

The girl child matter

The girl child matter

Rudi Bowe The Pebble foundation is in place for everyone to contribute and give back to the society and to restore dignity and build confidence to a girl child by providing sanitary pads at Government schools in Namibia. The founder of the Pebble Foundation Bridget Dundee said to girls of Tutaleni High School and Duinesig […]

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 […]