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Kaapehi demands inclusivity in German-Namibian talks

Kaapehi demands inclusivity in German-Namibian talks

Swakopmund Councillor Uahimisa Kaapehi has called on the German and Namibian Government to “go home and halt the ongoing pretentious engagements.” He made these remarks during the official visit in Swakopmund by Ruprech Polenz, Special Envoy for the German-Namibian talks on genocide negotiations, on Wednesday this week. About 20 members of the Ovaherero community met […]

Link between jewellery theft and Karibib robbery

Link between jewellery theft and Karibib robbery

The police has not made any arrests, nor recovered any of the stolen jewellery which was robbed on Monday night at the Swakopmund jeweller Indigo Blue. Three suspects got away with jewellery valued at more than N$500 000 after smashing the display window during the thunderstorm. “We are urgently requesting the public for assistance in […]

Mechanic killed instantly as truck slips off hydraulic jack

A 56 year-old employee of Coastal Auto Repairs in Swakopmund died on Friday morning when a truck on which he worked slipped off a hydraulic jack and crushed him. A second person sustained serious injuries during the freak accident. The incident was confirmed by Detective Inspector Erastus Iikuyu, Acting Regional Crime Investigations Co-ordinator for Erongo. […]

Week old abandoned baby discovered alive in desert near Nonidas

A member of the Swakopmund public discovered a crying week-old baby in the Nonidas area on Saturday morning. The infant is believed to have been abandoned and a hunt is now on to locate the baby’s mother. The public is urged to come forward with any possible information that can lead to the location of […]

Kahimise still “considering” offer of CoW top job

Kahimise still “considering” offer of CoW top job

Erongo Red CEO, Robert Kahimise, was not yet prepared to let the cat out of the bag, following news that he was offered the job as CEO of City of Windhoek (CoW). Staff members and other stakeholders of Erongo Red were left with divided opinions after a certain remark Kahimise made during the Erongo Red […]

Help pours in for coast’s recently born triplets

Help pours in for coast’s recently born triplets

On 28 October this year, namib times reported about triplets born at Swakopmund State Hospital, the mother of the babies asked this paper to help her find assistance so she can raise her babies without having any difficulties, especially with daily necessities such as clothes, toiletries and nappies. Today the babies of Meme Taimi Ekandjo […]

A young lady was bumped by a car in DRC and died at hospital

A case of culpable homicide, reckless and negligent driving and driving without a driver’s license was opened at Mondesa Charge Office after a driver of a vehicle bumped a young lady. The incident took place on Friday, 18 November in the DRC informal settlement of Swakopmund. It is alleged that on Friday around 11:00, a […]

A 17 year old was stabbed in Swakopmund and a 44 year old man commited suicide a few hours before his court appearance in Usakos

On Saturday, 19 November at around 23:00 a seventeen year old boy who was identified as Desmond Garibasen Rinaldo Awarab was stabbed on the left side of his chest with a sharp object at Hero Bar in Mondesa. According to Chief Inspector Erastus Iikuyu of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in Erongo region, the victim […]

Bekende sielkundige voor hof op klag van verkragting

‘n Bekende sielkundige van Swakopmund is gisteroggend op N$10 000 borgtog vrygelaat, na ‘n eerste hofverskyning op ‘n klag van verkragting. Dr Pieter van der Westhuizen, vergesel deur sy regsverteenwoordiger, het homself gisteroggend aan die polisie op Swakopmund oorgegee. Hy is aangekla en is daarna deur lede van die polisie na die landdroshof vergesel, waar […]

Don’t waste time – Minister urges contractors for prototype mass houses

Don’t waste time – Minister urges contractors for prototype mass houses

At a recent groundbreaking ceremony, handing over erven to contractors to construct prototype mass housing units, Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sophia Shaningwa, urged to contractors to keep on track and not waste time. “I have no doubt that the process that has been set in motion will accelerate housing delivery and assist to […]