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Ma van twee kindertjies vermis na aand uit op Walvisbaai

Ma van twee kindertjies vermis na aand uit op Walvisbaai

‘n Vrou in haar 20’s is sedert Vrydag, 10 Junie op Walvisbaai vermis. Sy het op dié dag vir die aand uitgegaan en is nooit weer gesien nie. Die vrou, Celine Bock, is glo nie van Walvisbaai nie, en het onlangs met haar twee kinders op die hawedorp aangekom en het by ‘n egpaar loseer. […]

Marine scientists work on food security

Marine scientists work on food security

Marine scientists from all over Namibia and abroad have gathered in Swakopmund this week to share their most recent findings and research regarding various aspects in the marine environment. During the official opening of this year’s Annual Research Meeting (ARM) on Tuesday the scientists were called on to take a proactive approach to contribute to […]

More fire fighters for Swakopmund

More fire fighters for Swakopmund

The Swakopmund Town Council has created four additional positions for fire fighters, in order to improve fire safety service delivery, especially to the residents of the DRC and Mondesa. The new appointment will cost Town Council N$ 1.4 million per year. The decision was taken by Town Council at its recent meeting. Swakopmund will soon […]

Swakopmund gets waste management policy

The Swakopmund Town Council intends to improve the quality of life for all residents and visitors by encouraging the avoidance, reduction, re-use and recycling of waste to eliminate any environmental impacts associated with waste generation and waste handling. It is for this reason that Town Council now approved a Waste Management Policy. The new Waste […]

Coastal resident loses car to car theft

Coastal resident loses car to car theft

Car thieves have found a new technique, now targeting second hand car sales shops. On Thursday a Toyota Land Cruiser, valued at N$260 000 was stolen from the No Limit Bakkies branch located in Windhoek. The owner, Marietjie Kruger, has now offered a reward of N$20 000. According to Kruger two men entered the shop […]

601 houses in Daures with electricity by September

601 houses in Daures with electricity by September

The Erongo RED Rural and Peri-Urban Electrification Project was launched on Wednesday, 08 June. The purpose of the event was to launch the electrification of 601 households in Okombahe, Omatjete, Otjohorongo, Tubusis and Anichab. This is part of Erongo RED’s drive to bring power to the people. According to Mr Robert Kahimise, the Chief Executive […]

Vehicle crashes into Adventure centre

Vehicle crashes into Adventure centre

A driver of a pick-up is expected to make a first appearance in the Walvis Bay magistrate’s court this week after he crashed his vehicle into the Walvis Bay Adventure Centre on Friday night. The driver virtually destroyed the offices of Quanta Coa Insurance. He allegedly ran away from the scene of the accident. Speed […]

Arandis, Karibib at the top, Usakos at standstill

Arandis, Karibib at the top, Usakos at standstill

Karibib and Arandis are the two flagship towns of the Erongo Region showing best practices. This view Governor Cleophas Mutjavikua stated in his recent State of the Region address, which was held in Swakopmund. While praising these two towns, Mutjavikua noted with concern that “work has come to a standstill in Usakos.” During his State […]

ACC nets three for massive fraud at Wesbank Transport

The Anti Corruption Commission of Namibia (ACC) confirmed the arrest this week of three Walvis Bay residents, after a nearly five years long investigation into a massive fraud scheme involving close to N$6 million at transporting company Wesbank Transport (Pty) Ltd. Gavilan Theodor Klazen (Operations Manager at Wesbank Transport) and colleague Carl David Marx (Administrative […]

Rain played havoc with mines

Rain played havoc with mines

The surprising rainfall along the central coast this week affected the mining operations of both the Husab and Rössing Uranium mine. Due to safety concerns the operations were stopped temporarily at Husab. While Husab recorded 36 mm of rain, it rained 22.2 mm at the Rössing mine site. According to Percy McCallum, Vice President: Human […]