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Is your salt kosher or halaal?

With the Jewish New Year approaching at the end of the month (24-26 September) and the Muslim Eid-Ul-Adha (festival of sacrifice) on 4 October, certain Erongo based salt refineries are focusing their attention on preparing produce specific to the kosher and halaal markets.

“Exportation to…

N$9 million facelift for Walvis Bay Jet Mart

The 1 781 3 m³ refurbished Jet Mart shop now occupies a large variety of large and small household appliances, home decor, clothing and shoes for all ages, cellphones, credit facilities and assures consumers at the coast a shopping experience like never before.…

Ebola strategy for Erongo

On Friday the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) and Ministry of Health and Social Services (MHSS) called for an emergency strategic meeting with local ship chandlers and agents, Namport staff, immigration officials, doctors and medical staff members to devise measures to prepare for the possibility of the Ebola virus entering the Erongo region.…

Symposium on land matters gets underway

OMARURU: The Ministry of Lands and Resettlement orchestrated a symposium, regarding land matters in the Erongo Region where important issues, including resettlement criteria, vandalism on…

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Industry leaders say seismic tests scare off the fish

Captains of the Namibian fishing industry are concerned over the impact of oil exploration and mining activities at sea and say that the industry has suffered massive losses over the past few years as a result of sub-sea seismic tests..

The issue of seismic testing within the fishing grounds was raised at the annual fishing sector workshop held in Walvis Bay this week. Seismic testing…

Nghitila comes to inspect mines and quarries

Namibia's Environmental Commissioner says he is very proud of the coastal community for always standing their ground when it comes to the defense of the environment.

Commissioner Teofilus Nghitila and Rod Braby, Director of NACOMA

A team from the department of environmental affairs in the Ministry of Environment and…


LHU backs Mathematics Spring School

One hundred and twenty learners from Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Omaruru, Windhoek and Grootfontein registered for the 2014 Spring Maths School.

This was the fourth consecutive year that the Spring School for Grade 12 Higher and Extended Level and Grade 10 Additional Mathematics learners took place, with the…

US Embassy donates to Young Africa project

The Chargé d’Affairs of the U.S. Embassy Namibia, made a visit to Walvis Bay on Wednesday in celebration of the 10th year of the American Corner at the Public Library.

Mr John Kowalski discussed the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, previously known as the Young African Leaders…

Erongo students impress at National Debate

The Annual National Debate Championships competition was held at Mariental from 15 to 16 August this year.

The debate teams came from 12 regions of the country, among them were the Erongo Regional debate teams, Erongo A and Erongo B.

The team members were Malcolm McNab from Swakopmund Secondary School, Ester Shitana and Martha Shaduka from Coastal High School,…


Lewis sales person of the year awarded

Amos Feris was awarded the sales person of the year for the third year, as a result of his service at Lewis, providing quality customer service.

The ceremony was held on 23 August in Windhoek at the Safari Court Hotel, where all 32 Namibian branches from all around the country were presented and were awarded for their hard work.

Employees are monitored every year from April to April, thereafter their…

First house at mass housing project in Swakopmund completed

Contractors working on the mass housing project to the north of the Democratic Resettlement Community (DRC) in Swakomund are making steady progress, as hundreds of structures have started to appear on the northern horizon over the past three months.…

Gillian Brandt (spraypainter) Ouboet Goliath (foreman) Freddy Goliath (MD of Iris Construction) and Efraim Abraham (painter)

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Gebarste waterpyp laat strate onder water

'n Waterpyp het Dinsdagmiddag in Theo-Ben Gurirab, Swakopmund, gebars en hierdie straat in 'n rivier omskep.

Munisipaliteit werknemers het onverpoosd gewerk om die water onder beheer te kry. Hierdie is 'n algemene tendens, in veral die ouer dele van die dorp, aangesien die pype al oud is…


Klazen and Kavita may enter parliament after electoral college

Two Swapo candidates from the Erongo region, who were elected to take part in the party's electoral college over the past weekend, did exceptionally well and have a strong chance of entering parliament after the upcoming elections.

Former Walvis Bay mayor, Cllr Derek Klazen and Mrs Priscilla Kavita of the Swapo Party’s Women’s Council attended the electoral session and emerged very high…

Constituency office for Erongo officially opened

The Governor of Erongo Region officially opened the new Rural Constituency office at Walvis Bay on Wednesday.

The new Rural Constituency office was built at a cost of N$2.5 million and has been in use for the past three years.




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Is your salt kosher or halaal?

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Beach clean-up

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Stolen goods recovered

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No ordinary pothole

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First Namibian tarring machine

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First Guans Packaging tournament a success

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Kidnapping case continues

Started by Madelaine Skiewies Laubscher in New reports on Tuesday.

Destiny brings victory

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Snoek-seisoen is hier!

Die snoek-seisoen het amptelik afgeskop en vissermanne is in die sewende hemel want die snoek loop weer langs die kus.

Snoek-seisoen is hier

Renegade Fishing Adventures van Swakopmund het Vrydag die eerste vangs aan land gebring. 

Snoek-seisoen is hier

Kpt Adrian…

May the bells of Stella Maris chime again

The historical Stella Maris Catholic Church of Walvis Bay is in the process of restoring its tower, and hopefully enough funds will be available to cover reparation costs of the bells that once echoed through the harbour town.

This reporter…


'Spin-offs' in Arandis

Saterdag het alle paaie na Arandis gelei, waar ‘n pret-dag, gepaardgaande met ‘n “Spin-off” kompetisie, georkestreer deur Coastal Drifting & Spinning en Dupps Spinners van Windhoek, aangebied is.

Dit was die eerste keer in die dorp se geskiedenis dat so ‘n kompetisie daar aangebied is en die opkoms word as…

Desert Raceway makes its debut

Despite hot and windy conditions spectators flocked to the debut event of the Desert Raceway Dirt oval racing on Saturday.

Petrol heads were spoilt for choice with quad bikes, V8s and midget vehicles racing for their respective titles. 

Situated 7km outside Walvis Bay on the road to Dune 7 towards Rooibank, the brand new…

Sailing enthusiasts gear up for Bart’s Bash

The Walvis Bay Yacht Club and the rest of the Namibian sailing community are gearing up to participate in a global sailing event called Bart’s Bash on 21 September.

Named after the Olympic medallist and America’s Cup sailor Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson, the idea of the race is to break a Guinness record by having the…

Fleidl keeps top spot in Swakop Open NTTA rankings

The Namibia Table Tennis Association (NTTA) rankings had notable changes after the Swakop Open.

Swakopmund player Heiko Fleidl pictured remains in number one spot after winning the event in his hometown.

Fleidl got off to a rather slow start before gradually improving…


Malta releases debut album“Oa/khi”

Malta Maria Keister, the God-fearing Christian woman with an angelic voice, has recently released her new Gospel album “Oa-Khi” (come home) in Damara Nama after she received funding from the National Arts Council (NAC).

Malta was granted the financial aid by NAC last year…

Elderly welcome spring in style

The senior citizens from the Huis Palms Old Age Home in Walvis Bay were in for a treat when a popular catering company prepared a feast for them to welcome spring in style on Friday at Oceans Restaurant at the Waterfront.

According to the matron of Huis Palms, Andrea Wisniewski,…

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Local healthcare assistants graduate

This week sees the first graduates completing their final assessments of the healthcare assistant’s course in Swakopmund.

Healthcare is one of the growing careers in the world, accommodating the advancement of technology within the nursing field. There have been no nationally recognised courses here or in South…

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