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Hero

Hero

Once in a while you get those rare occasions where you become a hero or heroine to someone. Johanna Theofelius (pictured) recently wasted no time when she spotted something out of the ordinary floating in the channel off the port of Walvis Bay.  Johanna is a crew member of the pilot boat Seagull. When she […]

TransNamib downs tools

TransNamib downs tools

Floris Steenkamp Workers at TransNamib in Walvis Bay were among the first of the national rail carrier’s countrywide work force to down tools yesterday, as a salary increase dispute continues. TransNamib’s national management were given a deadline of 21 September to consider workers’ grievances over salary increases. The deadline was not honoured by management and […]

“Trenchless” sewer instalation technology soon tested in Walvis Bay

“Trenchless” sewer instalation technology soon tested in Walvis Bay

The Walvis Bay municipality plans a pilot project at Narraville to install a new sewer line system using so-called trenchless sewer replacement technology. The technology allows for the installation of a sewer line underground without having to open the ground the conventional way by digging trenches. The technology entails a drilling system whereby a drilling […]

Hospital food shortage problem still ongoing

Hospital food shortage problem still ongoing

NFCPT donates N$ 35 000 Rudi Bowe The food shortage problem at the four state hospitals in the Erongo Region is still ongoing, the Governor of Erongo Clr. Cleophas Mutjavikua says. Adding, the continued support from the business community and individuals are of immense help, and people should not stop helping until the problem is […]

Massive motor vehicle carrier alongside

Massive motor vehicle carrier alongside

The roll-on roll-off (”ro-ro”) ship Glovis Stella is alongside in the port of today, to offload imported vehicles. The global second hand vehicle trade in Southern Africa, which mostly concentrates on neighboring Zambia and Zimbabwe, uses the port of Walvis Bay as point of import. From here vehicles are cleared and driven in convoy to […]

SME’s play pivotal role in indusrialisation of the country

SME’s play pivotal role in indusrialisation of the country

Sharlien Tjambari Considering the economic slowdown, which the country is facing, the Deputy Minister of Industry, Trade and SME Development (MITSMED), Lucia Iipumbu visited the Erongo region last week to familiarise herself with MITSMED projects in the region. Iipumbu has been conducting regional familiarisation visits to the ministry’s facilities to meet with key stakeholders responsible […]

KPS Secondary School PRIZE GIVING 2018

KPS Secondary School PRIZE GIVING 2018

This auspicious event in the calendar of the Karibib Private School was held on Thursday, 13 September 2018. It was an event worthy of publishing in a newspaper, as the organising committee pulled out all stops to make it something special. Weeks of collecting data, arranging it in a program, buying and wrapping gifts, printing, […]

Austrian national commits suicide by shooting in Swakop

Austrian national  commits suicide by shooting in Swakop

Sharlien Tjambari Last week Friday around 09:00 Ernst Haimo Tatschek (75), an Austrian national with permanent residence status in Namibia was found dead in his living room at Estorf Street 7 Swakopmund. This is the seventh suicide by shooting recorded in Swakopmund this year. It is suspected that, the deceased shot himself in the chest […]

General Safety Tips

General Safety Tips

Be aware of your surroundings and the people around you. Always inform relatives or friends of your destination / whereabouts. When you are in doubt about the safety of an area, call the Police or leave immediately. If someone or something makes you uneasy, avoid the person or leave, trust your instincts. Try not to […]

Sentrum Corporate League

Sentrum Corporate League

Rudi Bowe Gold nights, Great people and Good vibes were the key ingredients of the Sentrum Corporate Lawn Bowls Summer League hosted by the Namib Park Bowling Club in Walvis Bay. The 2018 Corporate Lawn Bowling Summer League which started in August and ended September this year has drawn competitors from 22 corporate teams in […]

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