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Mrs Anneliese Rust turns 100 today…

Mrs Anneliese Rust turns 100 today…

Mrs Anneliese Rust of Swakopmund is celebrating her 100th birthday today. Family from as far afield as South Africa will be celebrating this milestone with her today. Mrs Rust was born on 1 April 1921 in Germany. She married Mr. Konrad Rust, a Namibian. In the early 1950’s the couple returned to Namibia and settled […]

Walvis Bay residents owe municipality a staggering N$416m

Walvis Bay residents owe municipality a staggering N$416m

The Walvis Bay municipality is one of a handful local authorities in Namibia with a clean bill at NamWater. That is despite the fact that municipal revenues dropping by 24 % as a result of the Covid-19 economic decline, and residents and businesses owing the local authority a staggering N$416 million in accounts in arrears. […]

Easter weekend influx of visitors

Easter weekend influx of visitors

Please observe  Covid-19 safety measures. Don’t put lives at risk “We are not out of the woods yet. We must all do our part to defeat Covid-19 and return our country to normal”. This was the message yesterday of the Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, at the announcement of the new […]

Multiple ownership in fishing companies would be coming to an end

Multiple ownership in the Namibian fishing industry’s days are number, according to the minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Dr Albert Kawana. In this regard, stated Dr. Kawana on Tuesday in a televised broadcast, a comprehensive study would be embarked upon to assess how many individuals and fishing companies are owning shares in more than […]

Hospital staff raises questions after group of Chinese nationals seemingly got Covid vaccines

Hospital staff raises questions after group of Chinese nationals seemingly got Covid vaccines

A group of Chinese nationals were spotted at the Walvis Bay state hospital on Monday, presumably receiving their Covid-19 vaccines. Some of the vehicles in which these individuals arrived at the hospital bore registration numbers of several towns outside the Erongo- and Khomas Regions. “Hospital staff alerted the newspaper. “What we as state hospital staff […]

There are now 78 horse mackerel right holders

Twelve horse mackerel right holders’ right were renewed by the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources. In addition, 66 new rights were also granted. The announcement of the rights were made on Tuesday by the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Dr Albert Kawana. The list of the renewed rights is as follows: Emeritus Fishing […]

More than 1 000 Namibians haven been vaccinated

More than 1 000 Namibians haven been vaccinated

More than one thousand people in the Khomas- and Erongo Regions have been vaccinated for Covid-19 to date. This was announced yesterday by Namibia’s health minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula. Khomas and Erongo were the epicentres in the Covid-19 outbreak, hence a decision to first introduce the vaccine in these two regions. Dr Shangula described the […]

33 hake rights renewed and 84 new rights added

33 hake rights renewed and 84 new rights added

A total of 33 hake rights have been renewed by the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources. The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Dr Albert Kawana, announced the list on Tuesday. In addition, a further 84 new right hake right holders were also announced. The following hake rights were renewed: Ompagona Fishing Company (Pty) […]

Ten more mullet right holders introduced…

Ten more mullet right holders introduced…

A total of five existing mullet rights were renewed and ten new rights were announced by the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources. The Ministry made the list public on Tuesday. The rights that were renewed were for: Kashoona Fishing (Mullecuda Fishing cc); Jalulu Investment (L. Seplani); William Fishing CC (W. Smeda); Penny Lane Fishing […]

TransNamib vervoer 1,6m ton vrag in 2018/19 boekjaar

TransNamib vervoer 1,6m ton vrag in 2018/19 boekjaar

Namibië se nasionale spoorkarweier, TransNamib, het in die 2018/2019 boekjaar ‘n kort-kop 1,6 miljoen ton vrag karwei. Dit is 8,53 % beter as in die 2017/18 boekjaar. Ongeveer 27 % hiervan was die karweiding van boumateriale (sement, sand, boustene); 20 % was grootmaat vloeibare stowwe (soos swawel-suur); grootmaat brandstof het ook 20 % daar-van uitgemaak […]