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Fire at Henties Bay

Fire at Henties Bay

A fire destroyed three shacks and a car that was parked close to the shacks in Omdel, Henties Bay on Tuesday (20 April 2021). Despite heavy winds, Henties Bay Fire and Rescue did an excellent job and managed to save a nearby house on the same property from the blaze. No injuries were reported.

Protea Hotel Pelican Bay launches take-away menu

Protea Hotel Pelican Bay launches take-away menu

The Protea Hotel by Marriot Walvis Bay Pelican Bay launched its take-away menu last Friday. Superb cuisine at very afford-able prices are now available from this take-away menu. Themes include a Seafood Boil, Cajun-style, an assortment of wraps, a meat basket (including samousa). A list of invited guests sampled the dishes during a most enjoyable […]

Olympic boxing champ now faces attempted murder charges….

Olympic boxing champ now faces attempted murder charges….

Olympic boxer Jonas Junias Jonas (27) remains in custody in Swakopmund, following his first court appearance on Monday in the town’s magistrate’s court on a charge of attempted murder and the assault of a police officer. Jonas was arrested in Swakopmund last Friday (16 April 2021), following an early morning assault on a person in […]

Rössing employees graduate at Stellenbosch Business School

Rössing  employees graduate at Stellenbosch Business School

Twenty-five Rössing employees recently graduated with certificates after a six-month management development programme offered by the University of Stellenbosch Business School. The programme was aimed at developing and sharpen employees’ leadership competencies and capabilities. It equips them with tools to effectively manage people and drive quick-thinking innovation.Rössing Uranium’ corporate communications manager, Daylight Ekandjo, explained the […]

Empty houses in Walvis Bay the reason why scenes like this has become regular

Empty houses in Walvis Bay the reason why scenes like this has become regular

A resident of the lagoon suburb was simply flabbergasted by this sight earlier this week of a man bathing himself on the fish cleaning station at the Walvis Bay lagoon. Several people who passed could only shake their heads in disbelief.“Clearly there is a lack of discipline among our residents. This is unacceptable and law […]

Automation at the Port of Walvis Bay on track

Automation at the Port of Walvis Bay on track

The Namibian Ports Authority is in the process of rolling out a General Cargo Terminal Operating System (GCTOS) at the Port of Walvis Bay. On Friday, 26 March 2021, Namport initiated external stakeholder engagements, informing clients and stakeholders alike about the exciting change from manual systems to semi-automation that has begun. The LogStar Terminal Operating […]

Coastal Maths Challenge done and dusted

Coastal Maths Challenge done and dusted

Close to 800 learners from 13 coastal schools participated in the first round of the Bank Windhoek Coastal Maths Challenge that took place at schools in Swakopmund and Walvis Bay recently. The event saw grade 8 to 10 learners from the Swakopmund Secondary and the Walvis Bay Secondary School clusters compete in a mathematics skills […]

Kudu Bokkies won first game

Kudu Bokkies won first game

Rudi Bowe The women’s team of Kudu Rugby Club ‘Kudu Bokkies’ won their first game in the 2021 Namibia Rugby Unions (NRU) women’s league last Saturday in Okahandja. The Kudu Bokkies beat a combined women’s team from the Okahandja Husky, s Rugby Club and Grootfontein Rugby Club 17 – 10.The match started with jerks and […]

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 […]