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Koos Venter killed in freak car accident

Koos Venter killed in freak car accident

Coastal residents reel in shock after the unexpected and tragic death in a car accident on Tuesday night of Mr Carl Frederick (Koos) Venter (57), the owner of Aluminium Werkstatt in Walvis Bay. Mr. Venter (pictured above with his wife Anna Maria) shortly after 20:00 on Tuesday drove with a light pick-up to the light […]

No salaries for NIMT workers

Sharlien Tjambari The Namibia Institute of Mining and Technology is not in a financial position to pay salaries for February 2019, a leaked memorandum indicates. This is a repeat situation after employees were also not paid in time at several occasions since November 2018. In what can only be described as gallant and genuinely committed […]

Swakop Uranium vows to sue person behind leaked recording

Swakop Uranium vows to sue person behind leaked recording

Recording implies Governor of Erongo suggested ways for mining company t sidestep Mine Workers Union in wage talks Sharlien Tjambari and Floris Steenkamp Swakop Uranium threatened with legal action this week against the person, or any persons, behind a leaked recording in which the Governor of Erongo, Clr. Cleophas Mutjavikua, allegedly advised the mining company […]

Disgrace

Disgrace

This police vehicle was spotted using a parking bay reserved for the disabled at the METLIFE Plaza in Walvis Bay. The member of the public who took the picture followed the police officer into a nearby supermarket and saw the person is not physically challenged and was doing ordinary grocery shopping.

…..a clean Langstrand

…..a clean Langstrand

Residents of Langstrand undertook a mass clean-up operation last Saturday, starting at the tidal pools at Rand Rifles up to the tidal pools at Erik’s Cove. Residents said this week they are planning a similar dune clean-up action as well as the long beach north of Langstrand towards Patrysberg.

Four men arrested for illegal hunting in the Namib-Naukluft Park

Eileen van der Schyff Four men were arrested for the alleged hunting and killing of five mountain Zebras in the Namib-Naukluft Park. The four men aged 36, 25, 19 and 17 appeared in the Walvis Bay Magistrate Court on Monday this week on charges of poaching of protected wildlife species, in this case Mountain Zebra. […]

Accident on the C 28 gravel road

Accident on the C 28 gravel road

Two South African men are recovering in the Cottage Hospital in Swakopmund after the driver lost control of the vehicle they were traveling in and it overturned. It is alleged that on Wednesday 27 February Edmund John Hendricks (64) and Chellan Daniel (58) were traveling on the C 28 gravel road from Windhoek to Swakopmund […]

Gender equality workshop for women in regional council a need

Sharlien Tjambari Wednesday marked the official opening of the three-day training workshop on Enhancing Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Namibia: Capacity Building of Women in Women in Regional Councils. The training aimed at analysing how intra-party democracy processes are gendered to promote women participation and representation in local councils; identifying how intra-party regulatory frame-works […]

Husab: “Accident in the wait”

Husab: “Accident in the wait”

Sharlien Tjambari Employees at Husab Mine downed tools this week over what they describe as a loss of trust in the drilling and blasting contractor. Workers argue their safety is at risk as a result of alleged malpractice by this contractor, Beifang Mining Services. Employees’ position at the time of going to press was that […]

25 Years of Employment at Malherbe Associates Inc.

25 Years of Employment at Malherbe Associates Inc.

Vivien Potgieter has been with Malherbe Associates since the start and says she is proud and feels blessed to be working for such a professional company. She has started working for them on 1 March 1994 and has seen them grow and go from strength to strength.