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Municipality of Walvis Bay’s “questionable” waterfront deal

Floris Steenkamp Original agreement changed at Deeds Office – land does not have to be returned to municipality after Afrikuumba Joint Venture expires in 50 years………………….. By the single strike of a pen, the municipality of Walvis Bay in 2018 lost 80 % of its ownership in two plots (4939 and 4941) in the lagoon […]

New record at West Coast MTB

New record at West Coast MTB

Rudi Bowe From sand dunes to riverbeds, there was no cruising for top finisher Ingram Cuff as he set a new men’s record at the second leg of the Hollard Gravel & Dirt MTB Marathon Series that were held on Saturday at Moonlight Resort outside Swakopmund. The West Coast Gravel & Dirt MTB powered by […]

Deep Yellow proceeds with DFS in Erongo…after highly successful PFS

Deep Yellow proceeds with DFS in Erongo…after highly successful PFS

Uranium developer and explorer Deep Yellow Limited says it is advancing directly to a Definitive Feasibility (DFS) Study at its Tumas Project in the Erongo region, after completing a highly successful Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS). The Tumas Project comprises of Tumas 1, Tumas 1 East, Tumas 2, Tumas 3, Tumas 3 East and Tubas deposits in […]

Langstrand woman in court for hit and run

Langstrand woman in court for hit and run

Charlet de Bruyn made a first appearance in the Walvis Bay magistrates court yesterday on a charge of among others culpable homicide. De Bruyn allegedly knocked over and killed a man on the B2 coastal road close to Walvis Bay’s entrance on Tuesday evening at around 20:50. Instead of stopping, de Bruyn sped off and […]

Cricket Namibia Partners with Fly-Westair

Cricket Namibia Partners with Fly-Westair

Cricket Namibia and FlyWestair announce partnership agreement on Wednesday, 27th January 2021 at Eros Airport. The partnership is a two-year barter agreement where FlyWestair will be the preferred airline partner for all Cricket Namibia’s local and international flights. In return FlyWestair compensates Cricket Namibia with free tickets between Windhoek and Johannesburg in support of our […]

Staff threatens to “occupy” Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre

Staff threatens to “occupy” Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre

Staff allegedly not paid salaries for the past eight months. Workers argue hotel should become home now. The Namibian Food and Allied Workers Union (NAFAU) together with the employees of the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre is threatening to occupy the Hotel by the end of this week, should management of the hotel fail to […]

Three residents commit suicide

Three residents commit suicide

Eileen van der Schyff The community of Walvis Bay is saddened by the suicide of three residents in a matter of only days. Mr Christo Steenkamp died on Wednesday night after he swallowed a poisonous substance at his home in 7th road. He was rushed to hospital but was declared dead upon arrival. In another […]

Swakopmund retains its clean image

Swakopmund retains its clean image

Sharlien Tjambari The 2nd National Clean Up campaign launched in April this year by the Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, took place last Saturday, 21 September. The residents of Swakopmund did their part. The main event was hosted at Rundu, in the Kavango East region. The main goal of the National Clean Up […]

Residents Build on unserviced land in Usakos

Sharlien Tjambari  Build Together houses in Usakos are standing on unserviced land which means no sewage lines are in place. Most of the people at the Build Area have water and electricity in their homes but what do you do with water if you don’t have ablution facilities? A young lady who opted to remain […]

Construction of marina starts off yacht club

Construction of marina  starts off yacht club

The final preparations are now made to commence with the construction of a yacht marina and a breakwater to protect it. The location is southwest of the container terminal on reclaimed land in the port of Walvis Bay off the Walvis Bay yacht club. The small rocky and gravel outcrop is already visible which will […]

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