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Construction of new C.H.A.I.N. offices and classrooms finally commences

Construction of new C.H.A.I.N. offices and classrooms finally commences

For 20 handicapped children in Swakopmund the long wait is finally over: The organization C.H.A.I.N. (Children with Handicaps Action in Namibia) commenced with the construction of their new home this week. The ground-breaking ceremony took place on Tuesday. “We have really been waiting for a very long time for this day and are overly happy […]

Verskeie strate sonder stoptekens

Verskeie strate sonder stoptekens

‘n Lid van die publiek was onlangs geskok om te sien hoeveel kruisings op Walvisbaai sonder stoptekens is. “Dit is ‘n sluimerende gevaar”, het hy benadruk. Die kruisings is intussen aan die plaaslike verkeersowerheid uitgewys en daar sou dadelik aandag aan die saak geskenk word.

Knowledge donates N$1 million to support community

Knowledge donates N$1 million to support community

An announcement was made by the Knowledge Foundation yesterday morning, of an N$1 million pledge by Knowledge Katti through the foundation in the form of a revolving Fund to assist residents and vulnerable families at the coastal town of Walvis Bay. The funds will be extended as collateral and interest loans, which will be aimed […]

NBL CELEBRATES ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL DRINKIQ SESSION

NBL CELEBRATES ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL DRINKIQ SESSION

An additional 169 Namibians underwent the DRINKiQ Training Program by Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group – last week in the south of the country. Employees from NAMDEB’s Elizabeth Bay Mine in Lüderitz, as well as members of the Lüderitz community were empowered with facts about alcohol […]

Two days of water outage

Two days of water outage

The Walvis Bay Municipality Public Relations & Customer Service Division announced in a media statement yesterday that a water outage will take place on Tuesday, 16 May & Wednesday, 17 May. The affected suburbs include Meersig, Fairways, Lagoon and Central Town. Ironically, the outage is due to the construction of a reservoir which will in […]

Municipality calls for calm

The ongoing housing shortage in Walvis Bay took centre stage recently when shack dwellers attempted to illegally occupy public land in Kuisebmond, which led to a clash with police earlier this week. The municipality urged for these dwellers to remain calm, as they focus on solving the low income housing crisis. The municipality in a […]

Cause for Swakop’s fly plague still under investigation

The source of the current fly plague of troubling residents of Swakopmund, especially in the northern suburbs of Mile 4 and Ocean View, could not yet be determined with certainty. The municipality is still investigating the cause and is trying to find asolution to the problem. Speaking to the namib times newspaper yesterday, Raubium Ujaha, […]

Wyle Mnr Jack Jordan

Die versekeraar Old Mutual en ‘n gesinslid van wyle mnr Jack Jordan het skerp gereageer op ‘n berig in Dinsdag se uitgawe van namib times wat lui dat persoonlike dokumente wat hy [mnr Jordan] in sy kantoor bewaar het, daarop dui dat hy sy selfmoord vooraf beplan het. Mnr Jordan is Saterdag in die omgewing […]

Remnants of ancient railway resurface on beach in the Swakop rivermouth

Remnants of ancient railway resurface on beach in the Swakop rivermouth

For the past few weeks Swakopmund residents can only guess about the remnants of an old railway line on the beach at the Swakop river mouth, in the vicinity of the old concrete pillars. The tracks as well as some wooden sleepers surface during low tide and is a source of big curiosity, especially among […]

Car overturns near Karibib-Omaruru bridge

Car overturns near Karibib-Omaruru bridge

A driver escaped unscathed after he lost control of his vehicle on Tuesday afternoon near the bridge east of Karibib that leads to the C33 (Omaruru road).The vehicle overturned.