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Shacks must become “an extinct species”

Shacks must become “an extinct species”

Hundreds of residents of Kuisebmond gathered at the Kuisebmond stadium last Saturday, (31 October 2020) demanding improved living conditions. People chanted they want action. They no more believe the empty words of political promises. The five opposition parties that will contest against the ruling Swapo Party in the upcoming local authority elections said they are […]

Petition calling for investigation of past land deals at the Municipality of Walvis Bay

Petition calling for investigation of past land deals at the Municipality of Walvis Bay

PETITION – CORRUPTION AND POOR SERVICES DELIVERY WITHIN WALVIS MUNICIPALITY At the last Erongo Regional Council Ordinary meeting we refused to adopt the Walvis Bay municipality’s audited annual financial statements for the financial year ending 30 June 2018 due to an estimated N$24 million missing for the Massive Land Service Project. On the 5th of […]

Langstrand resident fear “spitefulness” behind this messy affair

Langstrand resident fear “spitefulness” behind this messy affair

A Langstrand resident was left in utter disappointment when he approached a person last weekend who was part of a group of people enjoying a day at the municipal tidal pools and adjacent braai-facilities. The group left the area in what can only be described as a “mess”. The person who was approached took issue […]

Gender Deputy Minister says enough is enough

Gender Deputy Minister says enough is enough

Rudi Bowe Namibia is facing serious challenges of gender-based violence, which mostly affect women and children, especially the girl child, and to some extent, our boys. The Deputy Minister of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare Bernadette Maria Jagger said at the launch of national humanitarian aid project in Walvis Bay by the Namibia […]

It’s Movember November time!

It’s Movember November time!

During the last 7-year reporting cycle, 2 125 prostate cancer diagnosis were recorded, and 10 477 Namibian men were diagnosed with a form of cancer (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer). On average 1 500 Namibian males are diagnosed with cancer annually, vs 1 615 women per annum. The age group 30 – 69 years remain the […]

Infinox Capital

Infinox Capital

INFINOX Capital, a leading CFD trading broker with international presence and market expertise is announcing its expansion into key economic African countries with one being Namibia. This follows its recent launch of operations in Nigeria, and the company’s intent to launch an African hub in South Africa in the coming months. Jay Mawji, Managing Director […]

Desperate times call for desperate measures

Desperate times call for desperate measures

Rudi Bowe Due to non-action desperate times call for desperate measures as the members of the National African Student Association (NASA) held peaceful demonstrations on 27 October 2020 across the country to highlight the financial plight of local students. According to NASA the mission of the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation (MoHETI) is […]

Peake brother lawn bowls national pairs champions

Peake brother lawn bowls national pairs champions

Rudi Bowe  The Namibian Bowls Association hosted the National pairs championships over the past weekend at the Namib Park and Rossmund Lawn Bowling Clubs in Walvis Bay and Swakopmund respectively. At the Namib Park Lawn Bowling Club, the brother Steven and Colin Peake beat Graham Snyman and Poena Olivier in a nail biting final. With […]

Swakopmund interchange-bridge now officially open

Swakopmund interchange-bridge now officially open

Staff Reporter The coast’s road transport infrastructure reached an historic milestone on Wednesday, with the official opening of the Swakopmund-Walvis Bay dual carriage way (MR44 behind the dune belt), the Swakopmund interchange bridge on the B2 highway as well as the newly constructed Swakopmund-Henties Bay road. The opening of the two roads and the interchange […]

Namibia needs to end the scourge of Gender-Based violence “very urgently”

Rudi Bowe A total of 5 961 cases of gender-based violence (GBV) cases were reported in Namibia between September 2019 and September 2020. A total of 3 119 suspects in these cases were arrested of which 2 595 accused face prosecution. A total of 712 suspects were prosecuted in criminal courts throughout the country. The […]