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Dunes Mall will not deprive the cbd of shops

Dunes Mall will not deprive the cbd of shops

With the exception of Woolworths and Spur, all of the transnational retailers setting up shop in the new Dunes Mall in Walvis Bay will continue their existing business operations in the central business district (cbd) of the harbour town. This lays to rest concerns that large swaths of commercial floor space will lay vacant in […]

The world’s largest seismic ship calls at Walvis Bay

The world’s largest seismic ship calls at Walvis Bay

The largest seismic vessel in the world, Ramform Atlas, arrives off Walvis Bay today and will be alongside at berths 7 and 8 on Monday. Ramform Atlas is not only the largest seismic vessel in the world, but also has a very unique, delta-shaped hull. The hull design makes her the most efficient seismic vessel […]

Night out ends in this

Night out ends in this

A group of young men’s night out ended on a low note at around 06:00 on Saturday when the driver overturned the vehicle in Paul Vincent Street in the lagoon area. They tried to get the vehicle back on its wheels in an attempt to get away from the scene, but the vehicle was unmovable. […]

G4S patrolman assists alleged drunken driver to leave the scene

G4S patrolman assists alleged drunken driver to leave the scene

An armed response officer of G4S Securicor allegedly assisted a suspected drunk driver to make his escape from a vehicle accident scene in Walvis Bay’s Sam Nujoma Avenue on Saturday morning. A white BMW slammed into two lamp posts at around 04:30 on Saturday, on the intersection of Sam Nujoma Avenue and 8th Road. Residents […]

African Vocals donate over N$30 000 to charity organisations

African Vocals donate over N$30 000 to charity organisations

The African Vocals, acappella group, donated a total of N$33 500 to two charity organisations in Swakopmund recently. The handover of the cheques took place at Mondesa Youth Opportunities. The group hosted concerts during a country tours in Germany and spent 30 days doing what they love: singing. African Vocals donated a total of N$20 […]

Road contractor UNIK may now accommodate road building workers at construction site

The Swakopmund town council has decided to rescind an earlier decision it took to deny UNIK Construction Engineering Namibia the right to house workers at its construction camp. UNIK is a partly-Chinese road construction consortium, constructing the new dual carriage way east of the dune belt between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. Its construction camp is […]

Swakopmund’s first-goat Paulina has two lambs

Swakopmund’s first-goat Paulina has two lambs

Swakopmund Mayor Paulina Nashilundo pays courtesy visit to her namesake.   Swakopmund Mayor Paulina Nashilundo on Friday paid a courtesy visit to her namesake, a she-goat which was donated by Councillor Uahimisa Kaapehi at last year’s Mayoral Development Fund Fundraising gala dinner. And there was so much reason for this courtesy visit: Paulina the goat […]

Four stocktheft suspects arrested

Four stocktheft suspects arrested

The four outstanding suspects of the five stocktheft suspects who allegedly stole 14 donkeys between Friday and Saturday from the grazing field at Omutiuanduko village in the Omatjete Resettlement area, was arrested at Tsawises Pos, Khorixas area, yesterday morning. The four suspects ran away before being apprehended on Saturday, while one suspect was already arrested, […]

US-pilot offers four-day specialist helicopter flight training

US-pilot offers four-day specialist helicopter flight training

Ten helicopter pilots from Namibia took part in a specialist helicopter flight training course in Swakopmund this week. The course was presented by chief pilot Simon Jones from Los Angeles, California, a helicopter pilot specialising in the flight of Robinson helicopters. The course was organized by NAMAGRI Aviation Services, who is the leading distributor of […]

Walvis Bay mayor has message of hope amidst town’s economic hardship

Walvis Bay mayor has message of hope amidst town’s economic hardship

During an ordinary council meeting Tuesday night, the Mayor of Walvis Bay, Clr. Alderman Immanuel Wilfried had a message of hope to the local economy, which is currently severely pressed by the economic downturn which virtually spares no business, public institution or household. Job losses is the biggest headache. According to Wilfried a more positive […]