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Fishrot vessel “Heinaste” sold to Tunacor Group

Fishrot vessel “Heinaste” sold to Tunacor Group

The midwater trawl vessel “Heinaste”, which was arrested late in 2019 by Namibia’s Attorney-General, following the #Fishrot scandal, has been sold to Tunacor Group for approximately N$275 million. The money will remain deposited into a State protected fund, pending the outcome of the criminal trial faced by the #Fishrot accused. In the last months of […]

Arandis shooter to defend his case with State legal aid

Arandis shooter to defend his case with State legal aid

The alleged Arandis double murderer, Ernst Lichtenstrasser (59), has to fork out N$350 as payment to secure State legal aid for his double murder trial. Lichtenstrasser is accused of having gunned down the Director of the Namibia Institute for Mining and Technology (NIMT), Eckhart Mueller (72), and his Deputy Director, Heimo Hellwig (60), at the […]

Lady hopes to vote after discovering an error made by the ECN on her card

Lady hopes to vote after discovering an error made by the ECN on her card

A Walvis Bay resident says she was turned away at a voter’s registration point in Walvis Bay during the Electoral Commission of Namibia’s supplementary registration process, after she spotted the new voter’s card the Commission issued to her contained the wrong gender. The lady obtained a new voter’s card, but upon emerging from the registration […]

Recent deadly accidents raise the alarm bells

Recent deadly accidents raise the alarm bells

Three recent vehicle accidents, that caused the death of a total of eleven people last weekend, raise the alarm bells. With the festive season fast approaching, during which tens of thousands of people will travel Namibia’s roads to reach their traditional homes and other holiday destinations, renewed calls are made for Namibian drivers to exercise […]

Mass home-ownership comes to Karibib

A total of 240 houses in Karibib belonging to QKR Namibia Navachab Gold Mine will be sold to employees, the mining company said this week. The Mine’s board of directors approved the sale. The remaining time of life span of the mine is ten years and should mining activities cease the town’s houses would be […]

Pupkewitz Megabuild Graduate Program 2021

Are you a young and vibrant graduating student ready to start the next chapter of your life? History of the Program Pupkewitz Megabuild believes in developing talent and enabling people to reach their best potential possible. Various training and development initiatives are implemented within the company to develop the organisation to be competitive in the […]

The Santa Shoebox Project 2020

The Santa Shoebox Project 2020

Eileen van der Schyff The Santa Shoebox Project annually collects and distributes personalised gifts of essential items and treats for underprivileged children throughout South Africa and Namibia. The generosity of the public throughout South Africa and Namibia has up to date reached 957 297 children over a timespan of fourteen years.  This year marked the […]

Minenhle Moyo Trustco NTA Junior Master

Minenhle Moyo Trustco NTA Junior Master

Rudi Bowe Minenhle Moyo from Swakopmund is the 2020 Trustco NTA Junior Master champion after she thrashed Ottilie Hinda 8-0 in the under 10 final at the prestigious Trustco NTA Junior Masters Tennis Tournament held over the past weekend at the Central Tennis Club, DTS and Nampol Tennis Club in Windhoek. Minenhle Moyo, Natalia Ouses, […]

Here’s your chance to “mend the fence” with the tax man

Here’s your chance to “mend the fence” with the tax man

Inland Revenue prepared to write off as many as 95% of interest The Ministry of Finance’s Department of Inland Revenue announced a tax relief programme to assist Namibians to get their personal tax affairs in order and also benefit from a massive interest write-off. The tax relief programme starts on 1 February 2021. Every Namibian […]

Land deals must be investigated –

Land deals must be investigated –

Cllr Knowledge Ipinge steps up his search for the municipality’s “missing millions” With less than three weeks to go before the Regional Councils and Local Authorities Elections take place on 25 November, the heat is turned up under the municipality of Walvis Bay to suspend, investigate and bring to the book municipal staff members linked […]