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Cafe Anton celebrates half a century – and is still in the family

Cafe Anton celebrates half a century – and is still in the family

One of the oldest and most well-known establishments in Swakopmund, Café Anton, is more than 50 years old. The café, which is situated in a prime location in the centre of town overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, celebrated the grand anniversary on 7 May 2016. For the anniversary many guests from Swakopmund and all over the […]

Top Gear presenters visit Uis

Top Gear presenters visit Uis

Big excitement in a small settlement. Last week Friday a resident of Uis and owner of Brandberg Rest Camp, Basil Calitz, made new friends – but they are well-known all over the world. The three presenters of the famous television series Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May had stopped in Uis. “I […]

Rooibank’s clean air harnessed in the fight against HIV & TB

Rooibank’s clean air harnessed in the fight against HIV & TB

Construction of a health centre for the Topnaar community commenced about a month ago in the Utuseb settlement about 90km southeast of Walvis Bay. Topnaar Chief, Seth Kooitjie said at the groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday this health facility is an extension of the Walvis Bay hospital, as apart from a community clinic would be utilised […]

5mw solar plant constructed at mothballed Areva mine

5mw solar plant constructed at mothballed Areva mine

A new Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Power Project capable of feeding five Megawatts of electricity into the national grid is currently being constructed at the substation of the mothballed Trekkopje Uranium Project about 45 Kilometres northeast of Swakopmund. The official groundbreaking of the N$110 million investment took place in Swakopmund this week. The new development is […]

Chamber of Mines disappointed with Investors

Chamber of Mines disappointed with Investors

The Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Mines, Veston Malango, is disappointed with some investors, saying while Government is welcoming and supporting international companies to set up energy generation projects, some investors don’t deliver. “To date Governments has issued 31 licences for PV Solar Power Projects and only a handful came to fruition,” he […]

Build Together Kuisebmond verskil met uitlatings van Bay Construction se Naidoo

Build Together Kuisebmond verskil met uitlatings van Bay Construction se Naidoo

Inwoners van Build Together in Kuisebmond op Walvisbaai het ‘n brief aan namib times gerig waarin hulle reageer op ‘n berig in Dinsdag se utigawe van die koerant waarin die kontrakteur Bay Construction, wat hul huise afgehandel het, ‘n stelling gemaak het dat hulle [inwoners] tevrede was met die toestand van hul wonings toe dit […]

Boukontrakteur stel sy saak oor Build Together

Boukontrakteur stel sy saak oor Build Together

Bay Construction, die reddingskontrakteur wat daarvan beskuldig word van swak bouwerk en afronding by tientalle Build Together huise in Narraville en Kuisebmond op Walvisbaai, het by monde van een van sy direkteure mnr Elwin Naidoo alle beskuldigings as ongegrond afgemaak. Na aanleiding van klagtes en berigte in die verband in die namib times die afgelope […]

Developer at Beach Break set to make N$300m

Developer at Beach Break set to make N$300m

The last of the best – This is how the newest beachfront development in Swakopmund located at pebble beach is being marketed – and it comes with a hefty price: Apartments are going between N$2 and N$7.2 million, while the reserve price for six beachfront erven to be auctioned soon stands at N$3.5 million each. […]

Civil claim of millions looms against Jandé Dippenaar

Civil claim of millions looms against Jandé Dippenaar

The long expected start of the murder trial against Jandré Dippenaar, who stands accused of causing the horrific car accident in December 2014 close to Henties Bay claiming the lives of six people, will only commence in January 2017. The case was postpon-ed yesterday in the Re-gional Court of Swakopmund to grant the defence more […]

Anglers, businesses and sport code clean up fish-mess

Anglers, businesses and sport code clean up fish-mess

Anglers left the fish cleaning facility at the Walvis Bay lagoon in such a mess in recent weeks, residents of the lagoon suburb, a local business and the Rock & Surf Angling Association decided to intervene to clean the area.” “Visitors frequent the lagoon walkway daily. I am ashamed over this dirty facility, not to […]