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29th Independence celebrations

29th Independence celebrations

Namibians in their thousands are expected at the Independence stadium in Windhoek on Thursday, 21 March 2019 for the country’s 29th Independence celebrations. Namibia’s Head of State President Hage Geingob will deliver an independence message at the celebrations. Heads of State and or delegations from various African countries and also abroad, members of the diplomatic […]

Found dead in her home…….

Found dead in her home…….

The body of Mrs. Hilda (Tula) Lyners was found in her home in Mermaid Street Narraville in Walvis Bay on Saturday afternoon. It is believed Mrs. Lyners passed on hours earlier from a medical condition which is yet to be confirmed. Mrs. Lyners’ husband died some months ago and she lived alone.

Many questions after Walvis Bay resident crashes car at high speed into port gates

Many questions after Walvis Bay resident crashes car at high speed into port gates

Died on impact Possible suicide A Walvis Bay resident was killed on impact in Walvis Bay early on Saturday morning when he drove his car at high speed into the port of Walvis Bay’s south gate. He was driving down 5th Road towards the port gate and there are many questions in the aftermath of […]

Green fingers for Walvis Bay schools

Green fingers for Walvis Bay schools

The Municipality of Walvis Bay through its Environmental Fund has donated N$ 70 000 to all government schools across Walvis Bay for the development of school gardening projects. The fund was established to award grants for projects which aim to enhance the quality of life of Walvis Bay residents through proper management of the environment […]

Signs of progress

Signs of progress

The semi-submersible drilling unit SKD Jaya is seen alongside at berth number eight in the port of Walvis Bay before the weekend. Substantive repairs and maintenance work is carried out on the rig, conducted by ship repair giant Elgin Brown Hamer Namibian (EBHN). On the top picture Namport’s ship to shore cranes on the new […]

Key conference on acid and sulphuric acid for mining held at Swakopmund

Key conference on acid and sulphuric acid for mining held at Swakopmund

Contributed Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid Conference hosted by the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) was held in Swakopmund on Monday 11th March 2019. The two day international event received unrivalled industry support and exceptional participation with over 95 representatives and industry leaders from various countries around the world such as Namibia, Zambia, […]

Namibia joins World Speech Day

Namibia joins World Speech Day

Isaac Chikosi World Speech Day founded by Simon Gibson is a day to celebrate speeches and speech making through live events across the world. This year 100 countries will participate, and Namibia will join the ranks for the first time. Organised by Brandt von West Namibia’s World Speech Ambassador, the event will take place in […]

St.Patrick’s Day celebrated

St.Patrick’s Day celebrated

The Dome at Swakopmund and Erik’s Cove at Langstrand celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in a traditional way on Saturday. Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March of every year, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland.

FirstRand donates generously towards causes in Erongo

FirstRand donates generously towards causes in Erongo

The Corporate Social Investment Manager of FNB’s umbrella body FirstRand, Revonia Kahivere visited academic institutions from Usakos to Swakopmund for an official handover of over N$300 000. Anistemi College and Training Centre in Usakos were proud beneficiaries of N$100 000, donated by FirstRand Namibia. In her speech at the handover ceremony, Kahivere said, “Vocational Training […]

Namibia hosts first ever ARMFA AGM in Swakopmund

Namibia hosts first ever ARMFA AGM in Swakopmund

Sharlien Tjambari The Road Fund Administration (RFA), is hosting the 17th Africa Road Maintenance Fund Association (ARMFA) Annual General Assembly and Annual General Meeting in Swakopmund under the theme: “Sustainable Road Infrastructure: Impact on Regional Integration and Free Trade Africa”. The AGM commenced on 10 March and will run until 16 March this week. Road […]

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