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Multiple arrests for stock theft, illegal hunting

Multiple arrests for stock theft, illegal hunting

The police in the Erongo Region arrested a number of suspects over the course of the past week for being in possession of suspected stolen stock or for hunting without a valid permit. This was revealed by Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, regional crime investigations coordinator for the Namibian Police in Erongo. According to Iikuyu, four […]

Regional Commander callson road users to be vigilant

Regional Commander callson road users to be vigilant

Erongo Regional Commander, Commissioner Andreas Nelumbu, has called on road users to be extra cautious during the Easter Weekend. He also sternly warned criminals intending to come to the coast: “We will not tolerate any criminal activities,” he told namib times. Adding: “We will deal with you accordingly.” Nelumbu also called n road users to […]

Swakopmund municipality to monitor air pollution

The Swakopmund municipality monitors air pollution caused by industries and business in town closely of late, doing so by enforcing Ordinance 11 of 1976 (Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Ordinance). Council in its most recent meeting confirmed it would in future closely monitor air pollution levels caused the various industries. The item was discussed at the council […]

Well-known photographer Tony Figueira dies

One of Namibia’s most celebrated photographers, Tony Figueira, passed away during the early hours of yesterday. He leaves behind his wife Gabi. Figueira, who was born in Angola, owned the design studio Studio 77. Figueira studied journalism at Rhodes University in South Africa. He worked for several radio stations including the Voice of America, and […]

Press Statement from the Rossmund Rebels

Press Statement from the Rossmund Rebels

On 4 November 2016, a Swakopmund magistrate ruled that the Rossmund Golf Estate Home Owners Association (RGEHOA) has to approach the High Court of Namibia in order to rectify Notarial Bonds of Imposition that was registered against title deeds of properties at Rossmund using a non-existent section 21 Company registration number. Should they be successful […]

Kandjoze recognizes challenges in mining sector, lauds Green Building in Swakopmund

Looking back at the past financial year the Ministry of Mines and Energy was faced with various challenges in the Erongo region. Despite, there were some positive developments. This was said by Minister Obeth Kandjoze when he presented his budget speech for the financial year 2017/18 in the National Assembly recently. While Kandjoze reviewed the […]

Taking A Bow

Taking A Bow

When a vessel such as an oil product tanker needs to be repaired, the time taken by the shipyard to complete the project is critical, as every day that it is out of commission could potentially result in substantial lost revenue. Walvis Bay based Elgin Brown & Hamer Namibia (EBHN), the preferred ship repairer on […]

Change of the Guard at Nampol Erongo

Change of the Guard at Nampol Erongo

Deputy Commissioner Ottilie Kashuupulwa, who served as the regional crime investigations coordinator for Erongo, has been transferred to the Oshana region as the new head of police administration. Her position has been filled by Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, who was promoted to that rank on 1 April. The changes in the Namibian police system came […]

Recycling project expands to Swakopmund landfill

Since August 2015 an average of 45.7 tons of rubbish is sorted on a monthly basis at the Swakopmund Recycling Sorting Plant by Rent-A-Drum – that is almost half the amount of material that is recycled on a monthly basis in Windhoek. This statistic was revealed in the Agenda of the recent Town Council meeting. […]

WBPHS “Legends Evening”a huge success

WBPHS “Legends Evening”a huge success

As part of the Walvis Bay Private High School (WBPHS) 4th annual FNB Desert Sport Festival, which concluded on Saturday, an evening of fine wine and dining with rugby giants Bakkies Botha, Schalk Burger Sr, Danie Gerber, Braam van Straaten, former couch Pieter de Villiers and Namibia’s own Jacques Burger was hosted at the Tom […]