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Olivier-truck driver faces charge of culpable homicide

Olivier-truck driver faces charge of culpable homicide

The Walvis Bay police confirmed yesterday that the driver of the truck that caused the fatal accident in March in which Walvis Bay businesswoman Mrs Connie Olivier was killed, is investigated for culpable homicide. The docket will be submitted to the Prosecutor-General to consider the merits whether he would be criminally charged, it was explained. […]

Earthquake similar to the East African rift system

The Ministry of Mines and Energy analysed data of the earthquake that struck Botswana on 4 April and has issued an explanation. The earthquake, which had a magnitude of 6.5 on the Richter scale, was felt in many parts of Southern Africa, including by many residents of the coastal areas of Namibia. According to the […]

Another fatal collision involving a truck on B2

One person died on Thursday evening (6 April) during yet another accident involving a truck on the B2 coastal road. The accident occurred at Vierkantklip between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. The accident almost to the hour occurred three weeks after well-known Walvis Bay businesswoman Connie Olivier was killed when her vehicle slammed into a truck […]

Former U.S. president George W. Bush lands at Walvis Bay

Former U.S. president George W. Bush lands at Walvis Bay

A jet carrying former U.S. president George W Bush and his wife Mrs Laura Bush touched down at the Walvis Bay International Airport yesterday. The Bush-couple is on a visit to Namibia and Botswana this week. A small fleet of several helicopters were waiting for the Bush couple and a few travel companions at the […]

Massive diesel spill

Massive diesel spill

A massive underground diesel spill has been discovered at TransNamib’s locomotive refuelling depot in Walvis Bay. It is accepted diesel could have been spilled and seeping undetected into the ground at the railway yard for the past half a century. A report saw by namib times confirmed this. Disturbingly, the spill seeped into most of […]

Man dies after assault and stabbing in Mondes

Vernon Maletzky (22) passed away on Tuesday in Windhoek after being assaulted and stabbed on Saturday afternoon by a group of men in Mondesa. It is alleged that Maletzky confronted a group of men in Mondesa near USave Shop, demanding back his cell phone they allegedly stole from him. It is further alleged that during […]

Swakopmund turns125 in August

Swakopmund turns125 in August

Swakopmund will turn 125 years old on 4 August 2017 – a special event to celebrate this occasion is planned from 4 until 6 August. Town Council at its recent meeting decided that a local organising committee be established to make the celebration a success. “This year Swakopmund is celebrating its 125th birthday and that […]

Traditional healers say foreigners and fly-by-nights give them a bad name

A prominent traditional healer at Walvis Bay urged the Ministry of Health and Social Services this week to speed up the law-making process for Namibia to have a Traditional Health Practitioners Act, as this would be the only way to put practical guidelines in place to manage the conduct of traditional healers. Immanuel Katambo says […]

ACC arrests Chinese national in Walvis Bay for bribery

ACC arrests Chinese national in Walvis Bay for bribery

A 32-year old Chinese national who works as a site agent for Jiangsu Zhengtai Construction, the company constructing the Dunes Mall at Walvis Bay, was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission of Namibia (ACC) on Wednesday for accepting a bribe. The man, Allen Yue, approached the owners of Security Supplies Services and demanded a cash sum […]

Police exempted from paying landing fees at Swakopmund

Starting this month (1 April 2017) the Ministry of Safety and Security is exempted from paying landing fees at the Swakopmund Aerodrome. The Swakopmund Town Council decided this at the recent meeting after and approved the request by the Inspector General of the Namibian Police, Sebastian Ndeitunga. Ndeitunga sent a letter to the municipality in […]