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Ministry of Finance and State Hospital – Toilets Out of Order

Ministry of Finance and State Hospital – Toilets Out of Order

Eileen van der Schyff Several members of the public contacted the Namib Times this week concerning broken toilets at the Receiver of Revenue and the Walvis Bay State hospital. The toilets are not dirty, but they are out of order said one man who explained to the Namib Times what he experienced when he was […]

Owner of impounded dog unhappy with animal control unit

Owner of impounded dog unhappy with animal control unit

Sharlien Tjambari They say a dog is a man’s best friend and you cannot easily separate the two. A lady living in Matutura at Swakopmund, who identified herself as Monique, is very upset because officials from the Swakopmund Municipality’s Animal Control Unit went to fetch her dog and took it to SPCA without her permission. […]

Opinion: World Oceans Day

Opinion:  World Oceans Day

How the Commonwealth Blue Charter is a beacon of hope for the future of ocean governance To mark World Oceans Day on 8 June, Commonwealth Head of Oceans and Natural Resources Dr Nicholas Hardman-Mountford shares how his organisation’s Blue Charter is a beacon of hope for the future of ocean governance. In the depths of […]

Food Donation to Windhoek

Food Donation to Windhoek

African Deli (Pty) Ltd donated another 13800 packets (4.5Ton) of food to Walvis Bay Round Table 36 as part of the #Winterknights campaign that was distributed to Windhoek to the value of N$172 500. We are grateful that we could help those in need in the Windhoek region.  Tablers are hard at work getting the […]

Kate Leeming visits Swakopmund Schools

Kate Leeming visits Swakopmund Schools

Isaac Chikosi A professional tennis player, rider and educator Australian Kate Leeming stopped over in Swakopmund to inspire and motivate students. Her mission is aimed at breaking the cycle in Education. According to her blog, “Breaking the Cycle: Education aims to inspire students to lead their schools, communities, countries, and the world in making positive […]

Team Up 2 Clean Up

Team Up 2 Clean Up

The International School of Walvis Bay (ISWB) rose to the occasion of World Ocean Day by conducting a clean-up around the block on Friday 7 June. Year 9, 10 and 11 students took to the streets and cleaned the streets around the school of rubbish. Year 7 and 8 students cleared J.C. Harris Park of […]

Swakopmund Municipality dedicated to keeping Swakopmund clean

Swakopmund Municipality dedicated to keeping Swakopmund clean

Sharlien Tjambari To keep Swakopmund and its surroundings clean, community based organisations and different churches have joined the Swakopmund Municipality to make Project Shine a success. Project shine which is an initiative by the Swakopmund Municipality is aimed at keeping the town and the main roads clean. This year marks the 12th year of Project […]

The end of Walvis Bay’s notorious salt trucks

The end of Walvis Bay’s notorious salt trucks

20km pipeline to pump salt to port of Walvis Bay Construction of pipeline planned for January 2020 This wil be the world’s first salt transporting pipeline Floris Steenkamp A consulting engineer has been tasked by Walvis Bay Salt Refiners to design a system to pump salt by pipeline from the salt works to the port […]

Muslim community at the coast celebrates Eid Fitr to mark end of Ramadan

Muslim community at the coast celebrates Eid Fitr to mark end of Ramadan

Muslims residing at the coast celebrated Eid Fitr on Wednesday, a festival that marks the end of the month of Ramadan. This day is the first and only day of the Ramadan during which Muslims don’t fast from sunrise to sunset.

Desalination has become a matter of “do or die”

Desalination has become a matter of “do or die”

Sharlien Tjambari Desalination is not a luxury anymore. It has become a matter of do and die. This was the message on Wednesday by the Governor of Erongo, Clr Mutjavikua, during his State of the Nation Address (SORA). As the term refers, SORA is a platform each year by which the Governors of all of […]