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Namibia hosts first ever T20 Internationals

Cricket Namibia will be hosting a 4-match T20 Internationals series against Botswana Cricket Association that will take place in Windhoek. This is very exciting as it will be the first-ever T20 Internationals played on Namibian soil. The T20I fixtures are scheduled to take place on 19 August-23 August 2019 at the Trustco United Sports Ground. […]

Two join the 50 club

Two join the 50 club

The Walvis Bay parkrun enthusiasts last weekend celebrated with Walvis Bay Mayor Immanuel Wilfried and James Abbott for running their 50th parkrun. Walvis Bay parkrun event statistics Number of events: 72 Number of runners: 1,499 Number of runs: 9,552 Number of first finis-hers: 41 Number of clubs: 26 Number of PBs: 2,119 Average number of […]

Records video of child’s assault and sent it to father…

Records video of child’s assault and sent it to father…

Eileen van der Schyff A 28-year-old woman of Henties Bay recorded herself assaulting her eighteen months old son and suffocating him, only to send the recording to the child’s father in retaliation for him [the father] ending their love relationship earlier. This shocking incident of child abuse occurred at Henties Bay on 6 August and […]

Cape Cross stone Back on home soil

Cape Cross stone Back on home soil

Eileen van der Schyff The 15th century Cape Cross is back on Namibian soil after an ab-sence of very close to 125 years. The Cross, planted at Cape Cross by the Portuguese explorer Diego Cao in 1486, was removed by the German colonial Government on orders of the German Emperor, William II, on 25 January […]

Kramesdorf and Riverside residents say camels are becoming a menace

Kramesdorf and Riverside residents say camels are becoming a menace

Residents of Swakopmund’s Riverside and Kramersdorf suburbs say a local tour operator’s camels are becoming an increasing menace. The animals step on gardens, eat away the local natural greenery, are walking the streets and their urine also leaves a stench. “The camels were nice to have in the beginning, but we understood they are numbering […]

First consignment of manganese for export via Lüderitz

First consignment  of manganese for export via Lüderitz

The historic first consignment of manganese, originating from mines in South Africa’s Northern Cape, arrived by train at Lüderitz last week, destined for exports to various overseas markets via the Namibian Ports Authority’s (Namport) port of Lüderitz. The national rail carrier TransNamib made an announcement in this regard last week. Totalling 520 tons, this consignment […]

Erongo yielded 9000 new voters

Erongo yielded 9000 new voters

Sharlien Tjambari The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says of the 20 772 voter registrations recorded in Erongo during the supplementary voters registration process that closed on 27 June, just under half were new registrations (first time registrations). The rest were for duplicate voters cards (8 528) and change of regional address (3 090). The […]

Passenger Albatros the first to dock at new terminal

Passenger Albatros the first to dock at new terminal

The passenger liner Albatros becomes the first passenger ship to dock at the new passenger liner terminal in the port of Walvis Bay on 18 October this year. The passenger liner terminal forms part of the container terminal on reclaimed land in port which will start operations on 24 August.  According to entries on the […]

Authorities don’t pay heed to residents complaining over wood harvesting

Authorities don’t pay heed to residents complaining over wood harvesting

Floris Steenkamp Dozens of people continued over the weekend to harvest and remove wood from the Swakop River and surroundings, knowing all too well the authorities will sit idle and not lift a finger to stop it. Residents in Kramersdorf contacted the newspaper over the weekend, following our front page article in Friday’s edition highlighting […]

Public asks questions as to how Fermar Seafoods could have obtained white mussel license

Public asks questions as to  how Fermar Seafoods could  have obtained white mussel license

Floris Steenkamp The coast’s angling fraternity expressed their appreciation this week for the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources’ prompt action to cancel the experimental license of Fermar Seafoods CC to harvest clams along the coast between Pelican Point and Paaltjies at Walvis Bay. The white mussel (Donna serra) is also classified as a clam […]