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Join hands against murder

Join hands against murder

Solidarity. This is what Clinton Lang, organiser of the upcoming silent protest at the Swakopmund magistrates court, wishes to see. “We are fed up with the rising crime wave. We want to show solidarity,” he told namib times this week. The silent protest will start on Tuesday (26 September) at 09:00 at the Amphitheatre and […]

Less salt trucks on Walvis Bay’s streets

The number of hauls of bulk salt from the salt works to the port of Walvis Bay’s bulk salt terminal is to reduce by one thousand trips per month with immediate effect, Walvis Bay Salt Refiners announced this week. This is thanks to an overhauled fleet of side tipping trucks, that can each carry a […]

New technology crucial to cut uranium production cost

To improve the operating costs of uranium mines in the future, the industry is looking at new technologies such as Nano-filtration as well as enhancing the use of acid in uranium oxide production.   Giving a background of how the uranium sector wants to meet the future through improved efficiencies was Mr. Werner Duvenhage, the […]

Three accidents in less than 24 hours

Three accidents in less than 24 hours

In less than twenty-four hours between Tuesday and Wednesday morning of this week, three accidents involving pick-up trucks were reported in the coast region. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in any of these incidents. In the most recent incident, a pick-up truck seemingly veered off the road and overturned on the MR44 route (behind […]

Whole day needed to bury 20-ton whale

Whole day needed to bury 20-ton whale

The Henties Bay municipality acted very swiftly and has buried the dead humpback whale which stranded on Monday at Solitude, about one kilometer south of the town. The whale weighed close to 20 tons – it took the entire day to bury the carcass of this marine mammal. According to Simon Elwen of the Namibian […]

Police delivers Erongo drug dealers another hard blow

Police delivers Erongo drug dealers another hard blow

The police in the Erongo region has given the drug trade yet another painful blow with a total of five suspects arrested for the possession of various drugs, including mandrax, cannabis and cocaine valued at more than N$30 000. This success was recently revealed by Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, police regional crime investigations coordinator for […]

Smash and grabbers caught red-handed

Smash and grabbers caught red-handed

The police have issued a stern warning to taxi drivers assisting criminals. Specifically supporting criminals who target tourists on the B2 coastal road between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund as well as at Dune 7. This comes after three suspects were arrested red-handed after targeting a stationery tourist vehicle on the B2. Tourists and visitors unfamiliar […]

Person savagely beaten and left in the desert “to die”

A man, suspected to be in his early 40s, was savagely beaten and “left to die” in the desert in the vicinity of Henties Bay road. The unidentified man was found yesterday morning by members of the police who are still stumped about what exactly transpired. Reliable sources revealed to namib times yesterday that an […]

Grown humpback whale beached at Solitude

Grown humpback whale beached at Solitude

A grown humpback whale was stranded on some rocks at Solitude south of Henties Bay between Sunday evening and Monday morning. The cause of death of this marine mammal has not yet been determined. Members of Namibia Dolphin Project were called to the scene yesterday where they examined the carcass. Whale strandings reported along the […]

Dog savagely beaten on head to be killed and slaughtered

Dog savagely beaten on head to be killed and slaughtered

A DRC resident is devastated after one of her dogs was recently stolen by an unknown perpetrator which savagely tried to kill the animal to eat it. The dog, known to its owner as Teddybear, was beaten with a pipe on the head numerous times – the culprit was caught red-handed but ran away. “There […]

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