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Rubbish and shacks springing up among newly-built low cost houses a big concern

Rubbish and shacks springing up among newly-built low cost houses a big concern

Eileen van der Schyff Residents of Kuisebmond and also greater Walvis Bay expressed concerns over the weekend over rubbish pollution and the general tidiness of the suburb. Complaints varied from specifically wind-borne rubbish pollution, people using open areas to defecate and the latest negative trend of shacks springing up in the areas where new low […]

Drugs and more drugs

Drugs and more drugs

Isaac Chikosi The three most common drugs in Namibia are crack, mandrax and marijuana. Although much has been done to curb the use and dealing of drugs, this remains a significant problem. Allegedly, a 46-year-old woman was found in possession of 1 gram of suspected cocaine powder valued at N$500 during Police action over the […]

Bounce back after the holiday season!

Bounce back after the holiday season!

The holiday season is over; and as we head back to work and start the new school year, we need to re look our budgets; given that pay day is still weeks away. The festive month-long holiday with family and friends was great but now consumers need to plan for the year ahead. January is […]

Swakopmund car guards need to register for 2019

Swakopmund car guards need to register for 2019

Sharlien Tjambari All car guards who registered at the Swakopmund municipality in 2018 are requested to report at the municipality’s training room tomorrow, Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 09:00. The meeting will be used as a platform to disseminate information and requirements for car guards to register for 2019. The registration process itself will commence […]

“Love Boat” here in April

“Love Boat” here in April

With tomorrow set for a record day for the port of Wavis Bay, when a total of three passenger liners will be alongside simultaneously, the rally of passenger ships visiting during January 2019 also shifted up a notch. A total of five passenger liners were originally scheduled t call during January. However, the number now […]

Just enough is smarter then more

Just enough is smarter then more

Jerome Mutumba, Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) Head of Marketing and Corporate Communication says that as the economy begins to improve entrepreneurs will find greater confidence to establish SMEs, and existing SMEs will seek finance to grow. However, he says, confidence should walk hand in hand with responsible borrowing. Responsible borrowing, Mutumba says, takes into […]

Parent’s hearts eased

Parent’s hearts eased

Sjarlien Tjambari Much needed relief for the parents at Swakopmund Primary School came on Friday in the form of 130 backpacks full of stationary for school’s needy learners. Two non-profit organisations, Liefde Wen Namibia and the Namibian Youth Missions made this most welcomed donation. The two organisations raised around N$40 000-00 for this project in […]

Conservationists concerned over cob spawning migration

Conservationists concerned over cob spawning migration

Urges anglers not to injure the fish whilst removing hooks or releasing the fish back into the water…. Floris Steenkamp Anglers and conservationists discovered an alarming number of dead cob on the beaches south of Walvis Bay. That is since the annual cob spawning migration reached this area. There is only one explanation for the […]

Empty shop shelves as FMD ban picks up momentum

Empty shop shelves as FMD ban picks up momentum

Consumers at the coast must get used to empty shop shelves when it comes to products like milk, bacon, cheese, polonies, canned beef, luncheon rolls, processed products like pre-prepared frozen pizzas and certain frozen foods. Also included are all products produced from game meat and pork. An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in South Africa […]

Municipality says it is addressing the house fly problem

Municipality says it is addressing the house fly problem

The municipality of Walvis Bay this week admitted the fly problem the harbour town experiences is as a result of the rehabilitation of the sewerage water treatment plant. Some areas at the water treatment plant were identified where excessive fly breeding occurs and is now treated with chemicals (poison) and is monitored on a daily […]

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