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There is no better alternative to Regional Electricity Distributors

There is no better alternative than the current Regional Electricity Distributors (REDs). This was said by the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Electricity Constrol Board (ECB), Rojas Manyame, during yesterday’s technical conference by the Association of Electricity Distribution Undertakings (AEDU) in Namibia. While emphasizing the importance of the REDs, Manyame revealed that Namibia will […]

Kamwangu’s bail opposed

On 14 March Kamboi Kamwangu (26) made his second appear-ance in court in front of Magistrate Surita Savage on a case of murder read with the provisions of the domestic violence act, act 4 of 2003. Kamwangu’s bail was opposed by the Magistrate. Kamwangu was arrested on 20 January after he allegedly stabbed and stoned […]

Mass houses demolished

Mass houses demolished

43 Houses constructed under the Mass Housing Development Program north of Swakopmund are currently being demolished and will be replaced with brick structures. The houses were constructed by the Delta Group using prefabricated material, but were found to be of inferior quality. The demolishing work is currently being conducted by a contractor called Afrina, who […]

Namibia seeks certification to enter Northern European markets with its hake

Namibian hake might very soon achieve greater value in northern European countries. This week the Namibian Hake Association is hosting a workshop to achieve certification on sustainable fishing with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). Once Namibian hake achieves certification of sustainable fishing with the Marine Stewardship Council, this species will receive higher consumer visibility and […]

Walvis Bay hosts NAMAs for the first time

Walvis Bay hosts NAMAs for the first time

It has been officially announced by Walvis Bay Council and MTC that the 7th Namibian Annual Music Awards will be proudly hosted in Walvis Bay on 28-29 April. In a press conference held yesterday, Walvis Bay Mayor, Alderman Immanuel Wilfried, expressed his excitement to have the 2nd biggest nationally televised event to take place in […]

Diecast car collectors want to establish a club

Diecast car collectors want to establish a club

If you are an avid collector of diecast cars, planes and trains and you happen to live at the coast, then this coming Saturday should be treated as a very important date. A number of enthusiasts, who among themselves have collections of model cars and planes of all scales numbering in the tens of thousands […]

Swakop Dam is the place to hang out over weekends

Swakop Dam is the place to hang out over weekends

Since the sand mining pits in the Swakop River in the vicinity of the smallholding Richthofen were filled with water, the new big “lake” has become a popular spot for daytrips. Over the past weekend many Swakopmund residents set up camp next to the lake for the day and enjoyed a swim in the warm […]

Speed and failure to adhere to road sign cause of this accident

Speed and failure to adhere to road sign cause of this accident

Lunch hour traffic was obstructed on Friday in Walvis Bay’s 6th street, after two vehicles were involved in a collision on the 12th Road juncture. A combination of speed and a driver failing to adhere to the stop sign where 12th Road connects with 6th Street resulted in this accident. The one vehicle, a taxi, […]

Computer virus responsible for crash of WB municipal computer system

Computer virus responsible for crash of WB municipal computer system

The municipality of Walvis Bay confirmed this week a computer virus was responsible for the crash of the local authority’s computer network. The crash not only resulted in administrative headaches for both ratepayers and municipal staff, but the municipality is also experiencing a financial setback in that rates and taxes accounts will only be posted […]

Rossmund homeowner defies municipality of Swakopmund’s decision he transgressed building rules of the “so-called Golf Estate” “

In hindsight, had I known then what I know now, I would never have invested a single cent at Rössmund.” This was said this week by one of the residents of this upper class suburb after the Swakopmund Town Council recently took a bold decision in the ongoing so called Rössmund Golf Estate saga to […]