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Police on high alert after attack on elderly person in Henties Bay

The Namibian Police in Erongo is on high alert, following yet another savage attack on an elderly person.The elderly person was attacked in her home in Henties Bay on Monday. One elderly lady was killed in a home invasion in Swakopmund’s Kramersdorf suburb on 20 April and only a few weeks prior to that two […]

Coastal residents urged to be more vigilant against crime

Coastal residents urged to be more vigilant against crime

The attack earlier this week on two elderly women in their home in Swakopmund, by three masked intruders, is a wake-up call for coastal residents to revisit their protocols for personal safety. Criminals continue their sprees in all the coastal towns. There were several armed robberies at businesses. Burglaries at homes and businesses are frequent […]

Staff overhaul planned for Walvis Bay municipality

The management committee of the Walvis Bay Town Council is deliberating options to increase efficiency and the level of service delivery of employees of the municipality of Walvis Bay. At the most recent monthly council meeting, Cllr Buddy Bramwell of the Joint Walvis Bay Residents Association (JWRA) tabled a motion, calling for an extensive overhaul […]

Temporary rail crossing at 14th Road opened 18:00 yesterday

Temporary rail crossing at 14th Road opened 18:00 yesterday

A temporary railway crossing opened at 14th Road in Walvis Bay yesterday. The temporary crossing will now enable DM Rail to close the Rikumbi Kandanga railway crossing as well as the Hanna Mupetami railway crossing (18th Road crossing) to upgrade the railway line. Traffic flow between Walvis Bay town and the western industrial area and […]

Off you go …….

Off you go …….

Must be removed from waterfront company The Walvis Bay town council wants two former mayors and two suspended senior municipal officials removed from the board of directors as well as the shareholders committee of Walvis Bay Waterfront Properties (Pty) ltd. Walvis Bay Waterfront Properties is a joint venture company between Afrikuumba Construction (80 % shareholding) […]

Basterkapteinsverkiesing vind plaas op 24 April

Basterkapteinsverkiesing vind plaas op 24 April

Rudi Bowe Namibië se Rehoboth bastergemeenskap gaan op 24 April na die stembus vir die verkiesing van ‘n nuwe Basterkaptein. Lede van die bastergemeenskap wat op Walvisbaai en Swakopmund woon kan nog vannaand en môreaand registreer om aan die verkiesing deel te neem. Die bastervolk het ‘n ryk tradisie en kultuur wat oor die 150 […]

Illegal rubbish dump

Illegal rubbish dump

Eileen van der Schyff Walvis Bay residents are increasingly concerned over an illegal dumping area that is growing by the day on an open space between the Walvis Bay Golf Club and Meersig. Some residents use the area to dump garden refuse, but it is now a dumping place for household waste and building rubble.“How […]

All drones must be registered at NCAA

All drones must be registered at NCAA

Contributed Regardless of whether a drone takes off from a Windhoek backyard to catch the last glimpses of Namibia’s spectacular sunsets or if it is being used to take high-definition images of a construction site, flying any drone in the country means it is subject to the laws of Namibian airspace. In fact, the Namibia […]

Dog-owners’ attitudes has to change…

Dog-owners’ attitudes has to change…

A resident of Walvis Bay frequenting the Walvis Bay lagoon says she is increasingly concerned and frustrated with dog-owners who don’t clean up after their dogs. Many dog-owners prefer to turn a blind eye when their dogs relieve themselves, much to the disgust of others. The resident wrote the following letter:“If you walk your dog […]

Eine Gemeinsame Stimme: „Forum Deutschsprachiger Namibier“

Im Juli und im August 2019 fanden unabhängig voneinander öffentliche Veranstaltungen in Swakopmund sowie in Windhoek statt mit dem Ziel, die Gründung deutschsprachiger Interessengruppen zu erwägen. Beide Initiativen genossen groβes Interesse. In Windhoek wurde durch eine Initiative der Namibisch-deut-schen Stiftung (NaDS) ein ‚Len-kungsausschuss’ nominiert, der sich mit der Bildung einer Vereinigung sowie deren Ziel-setzungen und […]

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