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Health care workers in grave danger

Health care workers in grave danger

A total of 1 350 health workers have contracted the novel Coronavirus since the pandemic was first recorded in Namibia in mid-March 2020. Sadly, six of these health workers died of Covid-19, the often fatal form of a Coronavirus infection. These statistics were revealed by Namibia’s health minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, on Wednesday during a […]

Namibia ready for Covid-vaccine

Namibia ready for Covid-vaccine

Twenty percent of Namibians will receive the Covid-19 vaccine in the foreseeable future. That represents approximately 500 000 people. However, to achieve a herd immunity for the nation, as many as 60 % to 80 % of people need to be vaccinated. Namibia’s health minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, on Wednesday announced the first delivery of […]

Bagging plant a first for Walvis Bay

Bagging plant a first for Walvis Bay

As the first of its kind in Namibia and a historic milestone for the port of Walvis Bay, Manica Group Namibia has recently invested in an advanced mobile hopper and bagging system. The bagging plant arrived in Walvis Bay at the end of 2020 and is currently stationed in the port awaiting the arrival of […]

Mutjavikua laid to rest at Grootfontein

Mutjavikua laid to rest at Grootfontein

The former Governor of Erongo Cleophas Mutjavikua was laid to rest this past weekend at Grootfontein. Mutjavikua passed away of Covid-19 complications on 3 January this year. A memorial service was held for the former Governor in Swakopmund on Friday afternoon. At the memorial service the current serving Governor of Erongo, Cllr Neville Andre Itope […]

The late Mr Hans Botha

The late Mr Hans Botha

A former resident of Walvis Bay and well-known business entrepreneur, Mr Hans Botha, passed away in Windhoek on Sunday at the age of 78. The late Mr Botha is locally known as the founder of Rent-a-Plant and was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Africa Personnel Services (APS). Mr Botha’s son-in-law, Mr Robert […]

Missing man

Missing man

Police are searching for Daniel Sisoyo (34), a Namibian male, who went missing on Saturday, 9 January. Sisoyo was last seen at Farm Kanjemundje in the Okombahe district wearing a red jersey, a pair of brown, long trousers and sandals. Anyone who might have information regarding the whereabouts of this missing person can contact Detective […]

Namibia’s Covid-19 situation worsens

Namibia’s Covid-19 situation worsens

Namibia’s health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Wednesday warned Namibia’s Covid-19 situation has worsened in leaps and bounds. Where the country’s Covid-19 infection rate stood at 4,7 % in the period 22 October to 22 November, it skyrocketed to 24% on average in a matter of one week between 28 December 2020 and 3 January. […]

Karibib man crushed under front-end loader

Karibib man crushed under front-end loader

The 57-year-old Mr Alfeus Heingo was crushed under a front-end loader at Karibib on Monday, after the heavy earthmoving machine rolled down an embankment. Heingo died on the spot. According to the Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator for Erongo, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Ikuuyu, the driver of the earthmoving machine lost control of it, causing the deadly […]

Handed himself over to Police after fatal stabbing

Handed himself over to Police after fatal stabbing

A 20-year-old man handed himself over to the Walvis Bay police following the fatal stabbing of a homeless man on Sunday night. Elijah Mouers, also a vagrant, allegedly stabbed Brendon Samuel Losper during an argument at a vacant home they share with other homeless people. Losper was seriously injured and ran back into the house […]

Committed suicide after argument

Committed suicide after argument

Kuisebmond in Walvis Bay has been rocked by three suicides in a matter of days. In the latest incident, Robert Hamukonda (34), ended his life by hanging next to two mini soccer fields on the premises of the Kuisebmond soccer stadium on Tuesday of this week. Hamukonda left his home late Tuesday night, after an […]

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