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Cgals Chamber Choir wins Gold

Cgals Chamber Choir wins Gold

Rudi Bowe The Cgals Chamber Choir of Namibia won gold and became the category winners in the VP3 Pop, Jazz and Spiritual category, and silver in the VP2 Adult Choirs category at the virtual 11th World Choir Games that started on 30 October and ended on 7 November in Antwerp and Ghent, Flanders, Belgium. The […]

Pupkewitz Megatech wins Corporate Bowles League

Pupkewitz Megatech wins Corporate Bowles League

  Rudi Bowe Pupkewitz Megatech is the Shield winners after they beat SUN Electrical Contractors in the final of the Sentrum Pharmacy Summer Bowls Corporate League, last Friday 12 November 2021 at Namib Park Club in Walvis Bay. Fouche’s end third and ARYSTEQ SPURS fourth in the Shield section. The Wooden Spoon in the Shield […]

Namibian National Rugby Jersey sold for N$200 000

Namibian National Rugby Jersey sold for N$200 000

Rudi Bowe The Namibian rugby jersey of local rugby player, Chad Plato that he wore at the 2019 Rugby World Cup was sold for N$200 000 at fundraising gala dinner held by the Board of Trustees of the Narraville Elderly Home on Friday, 12 November in Narraville Walvis Bay. The rugby jersey was bought by […]

Swakopmund residents aim to strengthen food security

Swakopmund residents aim to strengthen food security

Sharlien Tjambari The Community Skills Development Foundation (COSDEF) Agricultural Project was launched last week Friday, 5 November. The project aims to promote agriculture, strengthen food security, and stimulate economic growth in Swakopmund through the establishment of an agricultural training and production centre. The COSDEF Agricultural Project which is situated at the Community Skills Development Centre […]

A fresh breeze for the coast’s legal profession

The law firm Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc completed another chapter in its rich history recently with the official opening of its branch office in Walvis Bay. A function took place last Friday to mark this all-important milestone.\ Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc is situated on the corner of Theo-Ben Gurirab Street and […]

Covid-19 test station for Walvis Bay

Covid-19 test station for Walvis Bay

The landscape has changed for the fight against Covid-19 in Erongo. This is thanks to the joint efforts over many months of several corporates and institutions to establish a Covid-19 testing centre for the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) in Walvis Bay. The testing centre will assist significantly to speed up Covid-19 testing in Walvis […]

Swakopmund Municipality’s Project Shine launched

Swakopmund Municipality’s Project Shine launched

Sharlien Tjambari  The Swakopmund Municipality launched its Project Shine for the year 2021/2022 last week Friday, the project aims at promoting cleanliness, recycling, and contributing to the social upliftment within the Swakopmund community. Project Shine has been successfully managed since it was first launched in 2007 on World Environmental Day. To-day the project has been […]

Valedictory day at De Duine

Valedictory day at De Duine

Rudi Bowe  De Duine Secondary School in Narraville held their Valedictory day last Friday, 29 October at the school. The Dux learner of 2012, Bradwin Bock said, “it doesn’t matter where you come from. I know that you’ve had all the odds stacked against you, all the hardships you faced and went through, but yet […]

PAR 3 competition at WBGC

PAR 3 competition at WBGC

Braving Walvis Bay the somewhat ideal weather conditions more aligned for wind surfing than golf, 34 players participated on a great format of golf from different tee off positions. The winner of the day was Grant Mather with the first prize and the trophy on a best gross of 63. The best Nett was won […]

Commercial explosives produced at Walvis Bay

Commercial explosives  produced at Walvis Bay

Floris Steenkamp Namibia has taken yet another step forward towards self-reliance with the commissioning recently of an Ammonium Nitrate Emulsion Plant at Walvis Bay. The plant produces commercial explosives from ammonium nitrate, also known as ammonium nitrate emulsion. The mining- and construction industries are the biggest consumers of ammonium nitrate emulsion for blasting purposes. The […]