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“Softhearted” Russian tells of his sex escapades with underage girls

“Softhearted” Russian tells of his sex escapades with underage girls

Alexander Krylov testified during a bail hearing in the Walvis Bay magistrates court this week that the sexual encounters were consensual and he paid the girls N$100 each for sex, also that he had no idea that the girls were underaged as their bodies were ‘well developed’. Krylov, also known to his victims as Mr […]

Winds of up to 94 km/h batter Walvis Bay

Winds of up to 94 km/h batter Walvis Bay

Southwesterly winds as strong as 94 kilometers an hour batter the coastal towns since Tuesday. Fallen trees, walls that collapsed, wind damage to roof structures and dangerous sea conditions that created nightmares for many vessel owners are the result. On Tuesday, Namport had to dispatch a tug to the vessel anchorage area off the port […]

Former mayor of Walvis Bay in Zimbabwe as neighbouring country’s new future unfolds

Former mayor of Walvis Bay in Zimbabwe as neighbouring country’s new future unfolds

A former mayor of Walvis Bay, Mrs Balbina Pienaar, has been cast in the international news spotlight this week, as the media focuses its attention on neighbouring Zimbabwe where the Zimbabwean military on Tuesday took control of the country and ended President Robert Mugabe’s 37 years of rule. Mrs. Pienaar is the Namibian Ambassador to […]

Hard week for heavy vehicles

Hard week for heavy vehicles

Traffic was disrupted in 3rd street East yesterday morning when a trailer loaded with a container detached from a truck and ended up on its side in one of the double lanes. The truck was heading towards the port main entrance and as it was turning into 3rd street East, the trailer detached and fell […]

Kit surfers braved southerly wind

Kit surfers braved southerly wind

While the unprecedented, strong southerly wind experienced this week at the central coast was a headache for most residents, it was a blessing for a few adrenalin junkies. As windspeeds exceeded 20 knots and gusts up to 40 knots were measured in Swakopmund, a few kite surfers braved the unknown at the so-called Tiger Reef […]

Fishing Permit office open over weekends again

Fishing Permit office open over weekends again

The Swakopmund office of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources issuing recreational fishing permits will be open on weekends. The office was closed over weekends for several weeks and led to big frustrations.   This re-opening over weekends was confirmed to namib times by De Wet Siluka, the ministry’s Public Relations Officer. According to […]

Confusion at consultation on proposed increase of fishing permits

The consultation on the new levy structure for subsistence, recreational and sport fishing on Friday in Swakopmund was marred by confusion. About 50 stakeholders from various sectors attended the meeting, hosted by the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources. The meeting was advertised by the ministry with the aim of inviting all stakeholders for a […]

Hit and run suspects still at large

The Namibian Police are still searching for the three drivers connected to the death by hit and run of Walvis Bay resident John Robinson (38) at Langstrand on Saturday morning. A case of culpable homicide and failure to ascertain the extend of injuries or damages sustained and to render necessary assistance are being investigated after […]

Man dies in accident in port of Walvis Bay

A case of culpable homicide has been opened after the death of a Namport employee, Sackeus Amulungu (53), after an accident in the port of Walvis Bay on Wednesday morning. Amulungu was reportedly directing a truck and a reach-stacker (large forklift) simultaneously when he was hit by the forklift, causing him to fall. In the […]

Dr Nujoma cuts the ribbon at new recovery clinic

Dr Nujoma cuts the ribbon at new recovery clinic

Founding President Sam Shafiishuna Nujoma inaugurated the newly constructed St Raphael Health Recovery Clinic, which is owned by the well-known Gabriela Teleman of the St Gabriel Community Ambulance Trust. Teleman, who has been operating St Gabriel Community Ambulance Trust for the past 13 years at the coast, had her dream come true to open the […]

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