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Container island nears completion

Container island nears completion

The Namibian ports authority (Namport) hosts a public information session at the Mission to Seafarers at Walvis Bay next Wednesday to update interested parties on progress with regard to the construction of the container terminal on reclaimed land in the port of Walvis Bay. The container terminal island is constructed by Chinese construction giant China […]

Elderly Swakopmund man on charge of culpable homicide after killing pedestrian and injuring two others in accident

69 Year-old Swakopmund resident allegedly with his vehicle knocked over two pedestrians and a cyclist on Tuesday evening whilst travelling from DRC towards Mondesa. All three victims were critically injured, but one of the injured, a young woman, passed away shortly after arrival at hospital. The driver has been charged with culpable homicide, drunken driving […]

Two killed in crash near B2 – Spitzkoppe turn-off

Two people were killed instantly in a side impact collision between two vehicles, a sedan and a hatch-back, near the turn-off to Henties Bay on the B2 near the Spitzkoppe yesterday morning. The impact of the crash caused both occupants of the sedan to be flung from the vehicle. They were killed. The only occupant […]

Namibia welcomes country’s first ship building project

Namibia welcomes country’s first ship building project

The Tunacor Group Limited announced on Wednesday a N$160 million fishing vessel the company has ordered from a Spanish shipbuilder that will receive its final fittings and trimmings in Namibia, in order to bring a portion of the project to Namibia to create local jobs and local income generating capacity. This project is to become […]

Mother of abandoned baby apprehended

The mother of the newborn baby girl, who was dumped in the bushes next to the railway line in Narraville on Friday morning, has been identified and arrested on Wednesday afternoon in Swakopmund after a member of the public tipped off police. The suspect (23) is believed to be a resident of Mariental in the […]

Municipal truck stolen and abandoned

Municipal truck stolen and abandoned

A municipal truck was stolen on Saturday morning at approximately 05:00, the incident was reported to the police shortly after. The truck was then found abandoned at Afrodite Beach hours later. The suspect(s) are believed to have stolen the truck and fled with the truck, mowing down part of the pole fencing along 18th street […]

Police continues search for mother of abandoned newborn baby

Police continues search for mother of abandoned newborn baby

The Namibian Police in Erongo is calling on the public at large for assistance in tracing the mother of a newborn baby girl, which was dumped in the bushes next to the railway line in Narraville. The crying baby was discovered by mere chance on Friday morning by a member of the public. The baby […]

Three Chinese injured during freak accident at Sandwich Harbour

Three Chinese nationals sustained serious and minor injuries respectively after they were involved in a freak accident on Saturday afternoon in the dunes south of Walvis Bay. The tourists were sitting in a stationary vehicle which rolled down a dune. The incident was confirmed by deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, police regional crime investigations coordinator for […]

New hake trawler constructed for Tunacor

One of the leading fish producers in Walvis Bay Tunacor Fisheries Ltd has a brand new hake trawler constructed at a shipyard in Vigo, Spain. The vessel will be christened MVF Oshiveli. The project will be formally announced on Wednesday during a ceremony in Walvis Bay where the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Mr […]

Oud skoolhoof Hendrik Bam sterf

Oud skoolhoof Hendrik Bam sterf

Boodskappe van medelye stroom in na die familie van ‘n oud-skoolhoof van Walvisbaai, mnr Hendrik Bam wat Sondag na ‘n kort siekbed in Suid-Afrika oorlede is. Hy het ten tye van sy dood saam met sy gesin in die De Rust-omgewing naby Oudtshoorn gewoon. Wyle mnr Bam was die laaste skoolhoof van die Hoogenhout Laerskool […]

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