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Semi-purified water restored by tomorrow

Consumers of semi-purified effluent water in Walvis Bay hope that supply would normalise at the latest by tomorrow (20 March) after the municipality completed the cleaning of the purified effluent reservoirs and commissioning of a new effluent pump station which forms part of the current upgrade project of the sewer treatment plant. The old pump […]

So many reasons to celebrate at Buco Walvis Bay

So many reasons to celebrate  at Buco Walvis Bay

Namibians celebrate the country’s 29th Independence Celebrations this week. For Buco Walvis Bay there is even more to celebrate just than our country’s achievements since 1990. Buco Walvis Bay celebrates its track record of yet another year of great achievements with its social responsibility programs and a spirit of thankfulness. Without wonderful customer support, all […]

Retrenchments at EBHN

50 workers to lose jobs after “next round of restructuring” Press Statement Walvis Bay’s slowing local economy has been hit with yet another setback, the retrenchment of 50 more employees at ship repair and marine industrial service provider Elgin Brown Hamer Namibia (EBHN). The company issued a press statement in this regard on Tuesday. In […]

Renewable energy main ingredient of Energy Policy

Renewable energy main ingredient of Energy Policy

Sharlien Tjambari The Ministry of Mines and Energy has finalised the National Renewable Energy Policy for Namibia. Renewable power generation as the country’s main electrical power generation source takes central position (Picture: Wind farm at Lüderitz). At the official opening of a two-day Conference of the Association of Electrical Distribution Undertakings (AEDU/AEMU) at Swakopmund this […]

Road projects progress

Road projects progress

Money the determining factor for more phases Sharlien Tjambari Despite challenges, like cost and the fact that water is not readily available at all points for road construction, the massive roads infrastructure projects at the coast and greater Erongo remains on track and is for the good of the country’s future. The Minister of Works […]

Cats trapped, neutered and returned as part of cat management on fish factory premises

Cats trapped, neutered and returned as part of cat management on fish factory premises

Floris Steenkamp When you enter any fish processing facility in Walvis Bay, be sure that everyone and everything on that particular premises is subjected to some or other system or cycle of management. Whether you are an employee, a visitor, a feral cat living on the premises or whether it is an asset like a […]

Municipality goes public over Hepatitis-E outbreak in WalvisBay

The Municipality of Walvis Bay would like to notify residents of the outbreak of Hepatitis E in the Walvis Bay District. In November 2017, the Ministry of Health and Social Services declared a Hepatitis E outbreak in Windhoek and since then cases have been reported in other regions. In the Erongo region, the outbreak has […]

Poachers leave vehicle behind in police chase

Poachers leave vehicle behind in police chase

Isaac Chikosi A group of poachers know it is only a matter of time before the Police knocks on the door, after they abandoned a register vehicle earlier this week in the process of fleeing from the law during a poaching incident. In fact, the Police call upon these suspects to hand themselves over at […]

International Explosives Conference opens in Swakopmund

International Explosives Conference opens in Swakopmund

Isaac Chikosi The Governor of the Erongo region, Clr Cleophas Mutjavikua, welcomed participants of several countries to the 19th International Conference of Chief Inspectors of Explosives and the 25th Explosives Propellants and Pyrotechnics working group at Strand Hotel in Swakopmund yesterday. The opening was the first of a week-long conference attended by Chief Inspectors of […]

Night out ends in tragedy

Night out ends in tragedy

Early morning accident claims life of popular young man Isaac Chikosi A 27-year old man died in a car crash in Swakopmund early on Sunday, leading to the arrest for manslaughter of a close friend who drove the vehicle. Nehl Germishuys died when the vehicle driven by 26-year old Jacues Stadler overturned and hit a […]