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Another state hospital horror unfolding at Swakop state hospital

Another state hospital horror unfolding at Swakop state hospital

Eileen van der Schyff At the time of going to press yesterday afternoon a woman remained hospitalised at the Swakopmund state hospital, waiting for days already for a medical-induced still birth to take place of her child that died in her womb early on Monday morning. To make the matter even more horrifying is the […]

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 Street Renaming Committee for Walvis Bay

Fifteen Walvis Bay residents were elected to serve on the harbour town’s Suburb- and Street Naming Committee. These residents, along with town councillors and the two regional councillors for Walvis Bay, will be deciding on the names of both existing and future suburbs and streets. Council approved the proposal of these fifteen residents at its […]

Jerome Mouton and Alf Kathindi on Namport Board of Directors

The Ministry of Public Enterprises announced Namport’s new Board of Directors this week. Two new appointments that are of particular interest is that of Mr Jerome Mouton, a former senior official at Namport who was closely involved with the commercial development of Namport for many years as well as Mr Alfeus Kathindi who for many […]

Governor urges truck operators to use new double way behind the dunes

Governor Andre also made use of the opportunity to urged heavy trucks operators to divert to use the newly completed MR44 road behind the dunes, 7 in order to further decongest the B2 coastal road.The dual carriage way is almost complete, with an estimated seven kilometers to be constructed to the connecting point on the […]

Street name for First Lady

Street name for First Lady

The Municipality of Swakopmund honoured Namibia’s First Lady Mrs. Monica Geingos with a street name yesterday.The street is in Mondesa’s Extention 10, behind Mondesa Clinic, intersecting with Waterberg street, leading to the Tamariskia residential area.

Food parcels for the disadvantaged

Food parcels for the disadvantaged

Rudi Bowe The Walvis Bay Urban Constituency Office recently donated 20 food parcels that consist of maize meal, macaroni, rice, sugar, two juices, coffee, oil, soya mince, frozen chicken and tomato sauce to De Duine Secondary School. The Walvis Bay Urban Constituency Councillor Deriou Benson said at the handover of the food parcels that Seaside […]

All new Agility Orthopaedic Centre in Walvis Bay

All new Agility Orthopaedic Centre in Walvis Bay

Agility Orthopaedic Centre had their official opening at the Multi-Disciplinary Centre in Walvis Bay yesterday morning. The centre offers functional rehabilitation treatment protocols as well as equipment for musculoskeletal conditions.The centre is equipped with professional doctors, physio-therapists, orthopaedic surgeons and biokiniticists. Agility promotes effective recovery, flexibility and mobility to patients.Read more about it in next […]

GIZ donates goods worth N$6 million

GIZ donates goods worth N$6 million

Rudi Bowe Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) donated goods worth N$6 million, which includes three fully furnished mobile containers clinics. Covid-19 hygiene material such as isolation tent, masks, disinfectants and other protective gear and a vehicle to the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) last Thursday at Walvis Bay. WBCG has been at the forefront […]

Mrs Anneliese Rust turns 100 today…

Mrs Anneliese Rust turns 100 today…

Mrs Anneliese Rust of Swakopmund is celebrating her 100th birthday today. Family from as far afield as South Africa will be celebrating this milestone with her today. Mrs Rust was born on 1 April 1921 in Germany. She married Mr. Konrad Rust, a Namibian. In the early 1950’s the couple returned to Namibia and settled […]

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