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Sea Shepherd’s Ocean Warrior makes an announced call

Sea Shepherd’s Ocean Warrior makes an announced call

The marine environmental group Sea Shepherd’s seagoing vessel Ocean Warrior is underway to Walvis Bay for repairs and maintenance. The vessel is scheduled alongside on Thursday. In contrast to a situation recently where the vessel was spotted off Pelican Point and seemingly keeping radio silence in order not to be detected, she is announced on […]

Namport builds continental relations

Namport builds  continental relations

Floris Steenkamp Namport says the visit of African leaders to the port of Walvis Bay is a reflection of growing continental relationships between the port authority and landlocked African countries. The port of Walvis Bay is strategically located to serve as import and export hub for landlocked Southern African countries (countries with no direct access […]

China Harbour soon to load construction vessels as the container terminal project draws to a close

China Harbour soon to load construction vessels as the container terminal project draws to a close

The heavy lift vessel Xin Guang Hua is underway to Walvis Bay to load construction vessels Chinese Harbour & Engineering Company (CHEC) used locally the past few years to construct the container terminal on reclaimed land in the port of Walvis Bay. Xin Guang Hua is seen here carrying a deep sea rig component on […]

Premier Sports Trading: Going beyond sport for a better world

Premier Sports Trading: Going beyond sport for a better world

Eileen van der Schyff Premier Sports Trading (PST) donated basic needs to the value of N$1 000 and an amount of N$3 500 in cash to the Pap Mansion run by Barbra Kavita this past weekend. Apart from being an online licensed and registered betting company in Namibia, PST also tries to alleviate social issues […]

Arandis shooter in court

Arandis shooter in court

NIMT’s Eckhardt Mueller and Heimo Hellwig were gunned down by a colleague, Ernst Lichtenstrasser Lichtenstrasser says he is innocent. “Check the background”, he says Murder accused on a hunger strike and complains about cell conditions Sharlien Tjambari The Police has its murderer. A 57-year-old instructor of the Nami-bia Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) is […]

Hit-and-run: Walvis Bay resident free on bail

Hit-and-run: Walvis Bay resident free on bail

A well-known Walvis Bay resident has been arrested on multiple charges following a hit-and-run incident at Langstrand on Sunday night. Wilhelm Laubscher (pictured above) allegedly hit a teenager and a toddler who were both seriously injured. The teen suffered a broken leg and a broken pelvis when the luxury station wagon allegedly driven by Laubscher […]

The pigeon must have walked with it

The pigeon must have walked with it

Eileen van der Schyff A Swakopmund resident contacted the Namib Times with her own interesting mail story which makes it appear that the NamPost service/delivery woes are not restricted to Walvis Bay alone. “I collected an envelope on 6 May that arrived from friends of mine in Australia. It contained a Calendar”, the resident told […]

African Presidents show interest in fishing industry

African Presidents show interest in fishing industry

A Kenyan technical committee on fisheries visited Seaflower Pelagic Processing in Walvis Bay this week on orders of Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta. President Kenyatta was on a state visit to Namibia in March this year and was left highly impressed with Namibia’s fishing industry. Kenyatta undertook to send more Kenyans to Namibia to learn from […]

14th National Math congress

14th National Math congress

Sharlien Tjambari Monday, 6 May, marked the opening of the 14th National Mathematics Congress. The four-day congress was attended by over 250 mathematics teachers, advisory teachers, UNAM lecturers, mathematics educators from private institutions and officials from the Ministry of Education. The main objectives of the congress are to reflect on the achievement in Mathematics, to […]

Water and Ablution facilities remain huge challenge in DRC

Water and Ablution facilities remain huge challenge in DRC

Sharlien Tjambari Even with the Hepatitis E outbreak in the DRC, access to clean water remains a huge challenge as many taps at the water points are out of order. The Ministry of Health and Social Services encourages people to use running water when washing hands, but how can people do that in the DRC? […]