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Hepatitis-E outbreak

Hepatitis-E outbreak

Eileen van der Schyff Five cases of Hepatitis-E were confirmed in Walvis Bay in the week before last week, classifying it by health standards as an outbreak. Although this is classified as an outbreak by health standards, spokesperson for the municipality of Walvis Bay Kevin Adams assures residents there is no reason for concern and […]

Part of new road open

Part of new road open

Eileen van der Schyff Motorists must take notice that a part of the newly constructed stretch of B2 road at the entrance of Swakopmund’s has been opened for traffic. There is a four-way intersection where the MR44 (road behind the dunes between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay), the B2 and the Swakopmund eastern by-pass connects. Motorists […]

More cooking oil needed

More cooking oil needed

Sharlien Tjambari A Swakopmund company utilises spent cooking oil to manufacture bio-fuel. The business’s production capacity grew to such a level now that the owners are appealing to the coast’s public to contact them in order to collect used cooking oil for their “thirsty” bio-fuel plant. Reusing cooking oil is a common practice, however, it […]

Stanley Norris takes charge as Arandis – CEO

Stanley Norris takes charge as Arandis – CEO

Sharlien Tjambari The Town Council of Arandis has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Stanley Norris as its new Chief Executive Officer. Norris resumed duty on 1 March 2019 and replaces Florida Husselmann who left office in August 2018. Mr. Norris holds a (BBA) Degree from Southern Business School, majoring in Management within the Public Sector, […]

Namport women honored on International Women’s Day

Namport women honored on International Women’s Day

Namport celebrated International Women’s Day in solidarity with the rest of the world, guided by the theme, “#BalanceforBetter”. NAMPORT’s own theme, “Let’s build a gender-balanced world”, was a progressive step in the right direction. Chief Executive Officer Mr. Bisey /Uirab encouraged the audience, “have trust and have faith”. His message involved trusting in oneself so […]

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 […]

CODAC Launches booklet

CODAC Launches booklet

Rudi Bowe The Coastal Drug Awareness Campaign (CODEC) launched a booklet at De Duine Secondary School, Walvis Bay in an amplified attempt to discourage the use of drugs and alcohol. CODAC Team had a brilliant year in 2018. This year they kicked off with the launch of the first Coastal Drug Awareness Campaign Booklet. This […]

Die Help Senior groep bederf Senior lidmate

Sharlien Tjambari Die Help Senior groep van die NG Kerk Gemeente in Swakopmund beplan ‘n uitstappie vir alle senior lidmate van hulle gemeente. Dit is sal n “Dolphin Cruise” uitstappie op Maandag, 18 Maart en ook op 19 Maart vanaf 08:00 tot ongeveer 14:00 wees. Hulle verskaf vervoer die Maandag oggend om 08:00 van die […]

Government to tackle health and social welfare issues of youth

The Namibia Statistics Agency, in partnership with the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare: Ministry of Health and Social Services, I-TECH, UNICEF, and the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, will conduct the “Namibia Welfare of Adolescent and Youth Survey” (NAMWAYS) in Namibia between 11 March to 20 May this year. Topics include […]

More arrests as Namibians engage in “cannabis debate”

More arrests as Namibians engage in “cannabis debate”

Staff Reporter Healing, dealing and concealing. As the debate around the use of cannabis and cannabis products as a natural remedy against various diseases and ailments continues, the Namibian Police too continues to clamp down on people making themselves guilty of cultivating, possessing and allegedly dealing in cannabis. “It is illegal in Namibia to cultivate, […]