Home » Archives by category » latest news,

Namibia’s special offer at COP26

At the onset of COP26 next week in Glasgow, Scotland, Namibia can be assured that it will be properly represented and that its delegation will be equipped with a fairly complete set of plans for the energy future of the country. President Hage Geingob leads the delegation and his right-hand man is the Minister of […]

NO missing millions

NO missing millions

Auditors however, detected “massive discrepancies” in the way the mass housing project was administered – various officials can be in hot water as a result – Audit Report The much awaited forensic audit report, by auditing firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers on the Walvis Bay Municipality’s mass urban land servicing project, has been described by insiders this week […]

Why fuel prices increased so hefty……….?

Why fuel prices increased so  hefty……….?

Although all international factors played out positive for cheaper fuel globally, the opposite was the reality for Namibia and that resulted in a 60 cents per liter increase in petrol prices on Wednesday and 30 cents per liter for diesel. On international markets the demand for oil dropped, as the world economy continues to slow […]

Gun Amnesty for the duration of September

Gun Amnesty for the duration of September

No questions or arrest if you hand in any illegal firearm or ammunition…………. If you have an unregistered or stolen firearm or ammunition in your possession, this month of September is to hand it in at your nearest police station. You won’t have to do any explaining and you would also not be criminally charged. […]

COSDEF hosts breakfast for its stakeholders

COSDEF hosts breakfast for its stakeholders

Sharlien Tjambari The Community Skills Development Foundation (COSDEF) had a breakfast meeting with its stakeholders recently. The purpose of the meeting was to share information, which pro-vides a better understanding about current and envisaged activities of COSDEF. During his keynote address, the former Secretary-General of the Namibian Employer’s Federation (NEF), Mr Tim Parkhouse said there […]

Container collapses under sheer weight of rosewood

Container collapses under sheer weight of rosewood

1 500 containers have to be re-packed in Walvis Bay before the wood can be exported Some 160 freight containers, loaded with rosewood (Mukulu) and other hard wood from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), are stuck in the Port of Walvis Bay. An inspection found the containers were not correctly packed and secured and […]

Giant squid washes ashore at Lüderitz

Giant squid washes ashore at Lüderitz

Eileen van der Schyff The remains of a giant squid washed ashore at Große Bucht near Lüderitz on Tuesday. Pictures taken of this squid by J. Kemper was soon circulating wide, also in Walvis Bay and Swakopmund where people marveled at this very rare and giant sea creature. Measurements taken indicate the squid’s mantle length […]

JP Brand transform classrooms into sleeping quarters

JP Brand transform classrooms into sleeping quarters

As part of their corporate social responsibility, Ohorongo Cement through its Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT) and a German Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Support Ulm e.V is busy renovating three old classrooms into sleeping quarters for the grade 7 boys at JP Brand Primary School to ensure better sleeping conditions for the learners. According to Professor […]

Give help when and where it is needed

Give help when and where it is needed

Rudi Bowe  The Rotary Club of Walvis Bay, two families and two businesses from Walvis Bay recently lend a helping hand to the Walvis Bay state hospital, with a donation of Covid-19 relief products to the value of N$49 500-00. The family Adams donated two wheelchairs, whilst the Rotary Club of Walvis Bay donated a […]

HAN challenges business community at coast to support Chelsi

Sharlien Tjambari  The Hospitality Association of Namibian (HAN) is challenging the business community from the coastal towns to come on board and support Miss Namibia 2021, Chelsi Shikongo on her road to the International Pageant, Miss Universe come this December. Miss Universe is one of the most recognised and prestigious international beauty pageants and is […]

Page 1 of 3123