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Skinned, beheaded seal dumped on beach

Skinned, beheaded seal dumped on beach

A most odd and at the same time sick discovery was made yesterday morning on the beach just north of the new Waterfront development “Platz am Meer” in Swakopmund. A local resident stumbled across a dead Cape Fur Seal which was wrapped in two plastic bags and was even tied up with a piece of […]

Biggest Investment of its kind for Narraville

Biggest Investment of its kind for Narraville

Ground work will soon kick-off to start phase 1 of the new stylish Pelikan Platz, a lifestyle complex which will be located next to the “Walvis Bay – Swakopmund” road’s off-ramp to Narraville. Pelikan Platz is a collection of 282 private ownership homes to be built in 9 phases. The first phase will be done […]

Parliament’s Mensa-Williams visits Möller widow

Parliament’s Mensa-Williams visits Möller widow

The Chairperson of the National Council, Mrs. Margareth Mensah-Williams, on Friday paid a courtesy visit to Mrs Carol-Anne Möller, widow of the Walvis Bay businessman Mr Hans Jörg Möller who was fatally shot during a home invasion and armed robbery in the couple’s harbour town home last week. Möller died some 36-hours after he was […]

Accidents at Kuisebmond Bridge

Accidents at Kuisebmond Bridge

On Saturday afternoon a head-on collision was reported, which resulted in both drivers sustaining serious injuries and had to be extricated from the wreckage by emergency and rescue personnel using hydraulic rescue tools. The accident occurred in Sam Nujoma Drive close to the Kuisebmond bridge in Walvis Bay, in front of Cymot. The driver of […]

Napwu challenged to bring proof of its claim Walvis Bay Town Council and Mayor are “engulfed” in corruption

The Namibia Public Workers Union (Napwu) has been called upon this week to come forward with more details to substantiate the union’s recent public claims that the Walvis Bay Town Council is “engulfed” in corruption and that Councillors were going as far as trying to solicit information from officials of the ACC on whistle-blowers with […]

Walvis Bay experiences a surge in violence and criminal activity – NCCI Walvis Bay

The NCCI Walvis Bay this week called upon the community, law enforcement agencies and community policing groups to shoulder its responsibilities to collectively combat crime and violence in the harbour town. The statement follows in the wake of the murder recently of Mr. Hans Jörg Mölller, a well-known local businessman who was gunned down during […]

Giant ship off Walvis Bay puzzles many a resident

Giant ship off Walvis Bay puzzles many a resident

Residents of Walvis Bay were puzzled this week over a gigantic ship South of Pelican Point on the outer-bound of the peninsula. The vessel was clearly supported by two workboats, increasing not only curiosity but also some concern as it was clear the vessel was close to shore and could have had trouble. The vessel […]

Rössing selling all its residential properties

After 40 years Rössing Uranium Limited (RUL) has now decided to sell all remaining residential properties in Swakopmund. This surprising development is outlined in a letter sent by Rössing to Town Council. Council approved the application at its most recent meeting and decided that part of the proceeds will go to Council. This decision will […]

N$100 000 fine for culprits who litters in public areas

“It is really painful to see someone dumping rubbish just opposite your house. The culprits enjoy doing this and are people from all walks of life” says Mr Jacques Koopman, a resident of the new NHE extension, near Tamariskia graveyard who is tired of rubbish facing his house. According to Koopman, the littering at the […]

Waterfront to partially open in September

Waterfront to partially open in September

The retail centre of the Swakopmund Waterfront Development, also known as “Platz am Meer”, will officially open on 22 September this year. This new amended date is outlined by the developer, Safari Investments, who has notified the Swakopmund Town Council accordingly. The developer does indicate though that there is a “slight chance” that the ‘break […]