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Visitors From Afar

Visitors From Afar

Media students and academics from various international and local universities paid the namib times a visit   AnneSophie Hokkanen (University of Helsinki), Jaana Hujanen, Professor (University of Helsinki), Sharon Zaaruka (University of Namibia), Maria Kandjungu (University of Namibia), Dr Dietrick Kaijanangoma (University of Dar es Salaam), Ari Heinonen, Professor (University of Tampere), Jovita Shete (University of Namibia), […]

The ‘forever’ container terminal – A Quarter of the work done, says NamPort

The ‘forever’ container terminal – A Quarter of the work done, says NamPort

Reporter: Leandrea Louw NamPort held a public information sharing session as required by the approved Environmental Management Plan for the new container terminal-on-reclaimed-land project, on Tuesday evening in Walvis Bay. Members of the public were introduced to PS HSE Consultants, the appointed environmental team under the Environmental Management Plan, and an independent contractor. A brief […]

Geingob drops housing bombshell on Minister – Minister must answer by end of June

Geingob drops housing bombshell on Minister –  Minister must answer by end of June

            Picture: President Hage Geingob   Reporter: Marshallino Beukes In an official letter, dated 24 April, President Hage Geingob demands from the Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sophia Shaningwa, as well as Local Authorities to start playing a more constructive role in the provision of serviced land. He also […]

Jan Japan crackdown continues

Jan Japan crackdown continues

Reporter: Mavourlene Gaes Another suspect, also an employee of Jan Japan Motors CC, will appear in court today in connection with the theft of 14 Jan Japan motor vehicles. He was at work yesterday, going about his daily routine apparently unfazed,  and unsuspecting of what was awaiting him, when the police, led by Nampol Detective […]

Government Calls on Namibians to Assist in Fight against Poachers – Reward Doubled

Government Calls on Namibians to Assist in Fight against Poachers – Reward Doubled

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism, together with the Protected Resources Unit of the Namibian Police, has increased the offer for a reward of N$30 000 to N$60 000, to any member of the public that will provide information that will lead to the arrest of poachers of wildlife, and more specific, Rhinos and Elephants in […]

Plane Crash Latest

Plane Crash Latest

Members of the media present live coverage on a field during a search and rescue operation near to the crash site of an Airbus A320, in Seyne-les-Alpes, French Alps. Top Left:  A sign reading’Crash landing path’ stands at the LSC Westerwald flight club in Montabaur, where the Germanwings co-pilot had been a member. Top Rigt:  […]

Heldedaad by Jetty

Heldedaad by Jetty

‘n 24-Jarige man het Sondagnamiddag net-net ‘n besliste waterdood vrygespring nadat hy, in wat voorkom as ‘n selfmoordpoging, van die ysterkaai in Swakopmund afgespring het. Volgens ‘n bron het die voorval  tussen  16:00 en 17:00 plaasgevind. Die jong man is blyk- baar  deur  ‘n  werknemer van die restaurant op die kaai opgemerk, en nadat hy […]

Waterfront controversy continues

Waterfront controversy continues

Safari Investment’s N$400 million Platz am Mer Waterfront Development Project in Swakopmund is once again the centre of attention, after it came to light that the Offices of the Permanent Secretary and the Ombudsman are also keeping a close eye on it. A letter from the Permanent Secretary’s office, dated 2 February 2015 to the […]

Green Light for huge Retail Investment in Walvis Bay! Construction of eagerly awaited mall to start immediately

Green Light for huge Retail Investment in Walvis Bay! Construction of eagerly awaited mall to start immediately

Bernabé Blaauw The entrance to the harbour town will be changed forever when construction on the N$480 million Dunes Mall, to be developed on the Diaz traffic circle, starts next week. After numerous complaints of residents over the years that major retail developers are ignoring Walvis Bay, this will soon be a thing of the […]