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Gender-based violence epidemic in Erongo

Isaac Chikosi The number of gender-based violence incidents have this year almost doubled in the Erongo region compared to statistics of 2018. During 2018 a total of 184 gender-based violence related criminal cases were reported. This year the total stands at 287 cases, with three more months of the year to go. In August this […]

Boys’ play ends in tragedy

Boys’ play ends in tragedy

Drowned in the swimming pool of the Hotel de Duine in Henties Bay The small community of Henties Bay is horrified by the drowning on Saturday of a nine year old boy in the swimming pool of the town’s well-known Hotel de Duine.Ensley Esau Geingob and three of his friends sneaked into the hotel’s premises […]

Walvis Bay is the “twin-capital”

Walvis Bay is the “twin-capital”

Three sets of twins born in one week another to be born this week Eileen van der Schyff Three sets of twins were born in Walvis Bay last week. What makes it so much more exciting is the fact that another mother is also expecting the birth of her twins this week. The sets of […]

The 800g baby nicknamed “Brave”

The 800g baby nicknamed “Brave”

Eileen van der Schyff Born prematurely, George Kandume was given the nickname “Brave” by hospital staff of the Walvis Bay state hospital. And there is no other word to describe this very special baby George. He was born on 4 September, weighing only 800 grams. Due to the fact that the Windhoek state hospital is […]

Crash results in serious injuries

Crash results in serious injuries

Eileen van der Schyff A case of reckless and or negligent driving was opened against a 48-year-old man who crashed into another vehicle in Walvis Bay on Friday 27 September. Nestor Nuuyoma faces these serious charges after he collided into a Toyota Corola, seriously injuring the driver, Hamushihla Neumbo and his passenger Hilaria Aukonga. Nuuyoma […]

March against domestic violence

March against domestic violence

A large number of people turned out on Saturday for a march to sensitise the Namibian public on the issue of domestic violence. Erongo Region has seen a surge in cases reported of domestic violence, and more specifically gender-based violence as in many instances women are the victims. The march was a colourful event and […]

SWAITEX taking place in two weeks

The 7th Annual Swakopmund International Trade Expo (SWAITEX), which will be taking place between 9 and 12 October at The Dome Swakopmund, was launched in Windhoek recently. This year’s theme is “Promoting Intra-Regional Trade and Economic Integration”. SWAITEX aims through its expo to assist turning around the economic trajectory of Namibia for greater economic inclusion, […]

Huis Palms hou Loslit Dag

Huis Palms hou Loslit Dag

Die inwoners en persooneel van Huis Palms tehuis vir bejaardes het Vrydag hul Loslit gehous. Almal was al van vroeg af slaggereed om die tog om die blok aan te pak

The 2019 WBPHS Valedictory

The 2019 WBPHS Valedictory

  Contributed The Valedictory Service is about saying farewell. In our con-text you lift your Anchor at WBPHS and take it forward to let it down at another destination. You have spent five years or more here at WBPHS. Some of you have parents or grandparents who have been schooled here and we know that […]

De Duine’s Valedictory

De Duine’s Valedictory

De Duine Secondary School in Narraville held there Valedictorian day at the school. The principal of the school Mr J A van Wyk said “You may think that becoming a High School Valedictorian is about being smart and getting the top grades in your class”. All the 2019 Grade 12 learners said “ We, the […]

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