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Welwitschia Hospital inaugurates state-of-the-art intensive care unit

Welwitschia Hospital inaugurates state-of-the-art intensive care unit

The Welwitschia Private Hospital inaugurated its state-of-the- art intensive care unit on Tuesday. The intensive care unit significantly raises the bar for the level and quality of medical care the harbour town can offer to both residents and visitors… To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib Times at any retail outlet in […]

Canned pilchards pulled from the shop shelves…

Canned pilchards pulled from the shop shelves…

Eileen van der Schyff Shoprite Namibia confirmed this week all branches countrywide removed from the shop shelves 400g canned pilchards with the codes ZST29 or ZSC29 after a possible canning deficiency was detected on some of these products. The brands affected were: Cape Point, Saldanha, West Point, Deep Catch, Shoprite Ritebrand, Checkers Housebrand, U-brand, Spar, […]

Coronavirus update

Morocco became the second African country after Egypt this week to detect the presence  of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition,  Latin America also reported its firs case in Brazil… To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib Times at any retail outlet in Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Available in Windhoek at selected […]

The Dolphin Schools taken over by South Africa’s Curro Group

The Dolphin Schools taken over by South Africa’s Curro  Group

The South African private schools company, Curro, is taking over the Dolphin Schools in Walvis Bay.  The acquisition of the Dolphin Schools would bring to two now Namibian schools which joined the Curro stable. The first school to be taken over was the Windhoek Gymnasium…. To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib […]

Namibia First African Country Eligible to export Beef to The United States

Namibia First African Country Eligible to export Beef to The United States

Following nearly two decades of on-going discussions between the two countries, the state-owned Meatco on 19 February 2020 sent its first consignment of 25 tonnes of beef via the port of Walvis Bay and it will reach the United States through the port of Philadelphia. Namibia is set to export 860 tonnes of various beef […]

Welwitschia Private Hospital inaugurates its state-of-the-art intensive care unit

Welwitschia Private Hospital inaugurates its state-of-the-art intensive care unit

The Welwitschia  Private Hospital raised the profile of Walvis Bay’s medical care sector further, with the inauguration this week of its state-of-the-art intensive care unit. The new facility has nine beds, three of which are in isolation rooms. The hospital now has capacity of 97 beds with 3 specialised operating theatres. The Welwitschia  Private Hospital […]

Kuiseb River flows

Kuiseb River flows

Eileen van der Schyff Good rains in the catchment area of the Kuiseb River caused the river to flow  this week. The station yesterday morning confirmed the river passed Gobabeb. The flow subsided considerably and the flow is expected to reach Klipneus soon. Hopes are high should good rains persist the river might again aim […]

BDO Cares: Clean Up Campaigne with Joel Parks

BDO Cares: Clean Up Campaigne with Joel Parks

On 21 February 76 BDO team members and ten Joel Parks team members set out to clean up the streets around Windhoek and Walvis Bay. In total , 156 bags  of litter were collected in an hour an a half. To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib Times at any retail outlet […]

WBMC awards drivers

WBMC awards drivers

Rudi Bowe Walvis Bay Motor club (WBMC) awarded their drivers at a ceremony last Saturday in the harbour town. At the event the chairman of the WBMC, Jan Everson said that the motor club is in a good and healthy financial state. The club will host the Walvis Bay rally on 14 March with the […]

First US-beef export

First  US-beef export

The Namibian Government, through Meatco, exported its first consignment of beef  to the United States of America. The export consignment was exported via the port of Walvis Bay. To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib Times at any retail outlet in Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Available in Windhoek at selected stores, at […]

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