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Waterfront to partially open in September

Waterfront to partially open in September

The retail centre of the Swakopmund Waterfront Development, also known as “Platz am Meer”, will officially open on 22 September this year. This new amended date is outlined by the developer, Safari Investments, who has notified the Swakopmund Town Council accordingly. The developer does indicate though that there is a “slight chance” that the ‘break […]

Early morning accident

Early morning accident

On Tuesday morning a taxi was hit from behind by a bakkie, resulting in the taxi driving through the wall of a house on the corner of Sam Nujoma Ave and Harry van Reenen street in Narraville. The taxi drove straight through the wall and almost through the livingroom wall. The bakkie, filled with school […]

Accident on main road caused by U-Turn

Accident on main road caused by U-Turn

A careless U-Turn in the main road of Swakopmund was the alleged reason for a VW Amarok Bakkie smashing into a Jeep Wrangler. The accident occurred on Wednesday just after 14:00 in Sam Nujoma Avenue across from Cymot. According to an eyewitness on the scene, he saw both vehicles driving in an easternly direction. The […]

No bail for alleged shooter in Hans Möller murder

No bail for alleged shooter in Hans Möller murder

The man accused of having pulled the trigger that killed well-known coastal businessman Mr Hans Jörg Möller in an armed robbery in his home in Walvis Bay over the weekend made a first appearance in the town’s magistrate’s court yesterday. The man was identified as Panduleni Gottlieb and was arrested in Northern Namibia only hours […]

NDF-member injured as other driver skips yield sign at circle

NDF-member injured as other driver skips yield sign at circle

A Namibian Defence Force pick-up was flipped onto its side when the driver of a red Ford Ranger reportedly failed to adhere to the yield sign at the traffic roundabout at the entrance of Walvis Bay yesterday afternoon. The NDF pick-up was travelling within the Diaz circle when the Ford Ranger, driving from the direction […]

Wurstbude partly on private land, partly on public land

Wurstbude partly on private land, partly on public land

The popular Swakopmund Restaurant Wurstbude in the suburb Vineta is situated on Vrede Rede Avenue and infringes on a part of a public open space. This error in town planning came to light during the most recent Town Council meeting. Instead of deciding how to rectify the unfortunate situation Town Council sent the item back […]

Swakop Uranium awards first tender to Namibian female

Swakop Uranium awards first tender to Namibian female

Swakopmund, 20 June 2016 – Swakop Uranium awarded a civil works contract to a fully empowered Namibian and female owned company, OMK Civils. OMK Civils, wholly owned by Mrs Yvonne Samson-Johannes, will be responsible for the fencing of the Husab Mine, which is a significant tender. Mr Zheng Keping, Swakop Uranium CEO says: “It is […]

Accident in Swakopmund

Accident in Swakopmund

On Friday evening an accident was reported in Mandume Ya Ndemufayo Street, Swakopmund, involving two vehicles. A sedan vehicle rear-ended a station wagon-like vehicle resulting in the one driver leaving the scene with Municipal Traffic and the other driver apparently left the scene of the accident before the arrival of emergency services. The cause of […]

MFV Omake welcomed to Tunacor

MFV Omake welcomed to Tunacor

Tunacor Group extends their fleet with the new MFV Omake, a N$70 million investment which brings their fleet to a number of 10 vessels. The new vessel was warmly welcomed to the Tunacor Group in an official christening ceremony on Friday, 17 June, attended by Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhard Esau, and Tunacor […]

Executive jets in Walvis Bay

Executive jets in Walvis Bay

The Falcon-900 of BRF seen at the Walvis Bay International Airport on Tuesday. A total of five executive jets were parked on the airport’s apron at one time on Tuesday, following another executive visit to the coast by a business delegation associated with the Husab Mine.