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IPC-President Panduleni Ithula visits fire-ravaged Twaloloka

IPC-President Panduleni Ithula visits fire-ravaged Twaloloka

The leader of the Independent Patriots for Change (IPC), Dr Panduleni Itula, paid a visit to Walvis Bay yesterday, to assess first hand the devastation where a fire destroyed 27 shacks in Kuisebmond’s Twaloloka quarter. This same quarter was ravaged by a fire on 27 July last year, when approximately 200 shacks were destroyed and […]

Mega-cold store for Walvis Bay to facilitate mass fish exports

Mega-cold store for Walvis Bay to facilitate mass fish exports

A cold storage facility, with a capacity of 12 500 tons, will be constructed at Walvis Bay at a total price tag of N$400 million. Construction is scheduled to commence during March this year and would take eighteen months to complete. The completion of this project will considerably enhance Walvis Bay’s cold chain capacity, mainly […]

Foreign nationals who overstayed their welcome have till 28 February to leave Namibia without fear for prosecution

Foreign nationals who overstayed their welcome have till 28 February to leave Namibia without fear for prosecution

Sharlien Tjambari Foreign nationals who have exceeded the period stipulated in their last permit due to Covid-19 lockdown or overstayed for any reason but are willing to return to their country of origin have until 28 February this year to do so to avoid arrest or prosecution for contravening the Immigration Control Act. According to […]

Walvis Bay Corridor Group proves a strict quarantine regime can curb spread of the Coronavirus

Walvis Bay Corridor Group proves a strict quarantine regime can curb spread of the Coronavirus

A strict quarantine regime kept by the Walvis Bay Corridor Group, with progressive buy-in from the road freight sector, has assisted health officials to curb the spread of the Coronavirus at Walvis Bay to below 10 %. That is according to the esteemed South African transport publication, freightnews.co.za Walvis Bay is the hub for import- […]

Close to one million Namibians live in informal settlements

Close to one million Namibians live in informal settlements

Rudi Bowe IPC-President Panduleni Ithula says N$12 billion needed to liberate people from the ghettos The President of the Independent Patriots for Change (IPC), Dr Panduleni Ithula, says an average of N$12 billion is needed to clean up Namibia’s informal settlements. Adding it is unacceptable for close to one million Namibians to live in this […]

Schools ready to resume

Schools ready to resume

Rudi Bowe With the majority of schools in the Erongo Region having the green light in terms of their readiness to resume face-to-face teaching next week there are however some schools in the Erongo region with a water shortage problem. The Director of Education in the Erongo region Erenfriede Stephanus briefed the media after a […]

Laerskool Walvisbaai appoints new School Director

Laerskool Walvisbaai appoints new School Director

We would like to introduce the new position of School Director at Laerskool Walvisbaai. We are so delighted to announce the appointment of our School Director, Mr Charl Marthinus Theron. He is a former teacher of Maurits Devenish Private School in Ongwediva. Prior to this, he was teaching at JA Nel SSS (Keetmanshoop) and at […]

Seabird deaths in Namibia’s demersal longline industry reduced by whopping 98%

Seabird deaths in Namibia’s demersal longline industry reduced by whopping 98%

The Namibian Albatross Task Force is celebrating a major conservation success story after a decade of work with the country’s fishing industry and fisheries managers. A new paper published this week in the journal Bio-logical Conservation shows that seabird deaths in the Namibian demersal longline fishery have been reduced by 98% thanks to effective government […]

Health care workers in grave danger

Health care workers in grave danger

A total of 1 350 health workers have contracted the novel Coronavirus since the pandemic was first recorded in Namibia in mid-March 2020. Sadly, six of these health workers died of Covid-19, the often fatal form of a Coronavirus infection. These statistics were revealed by Namibia’s health minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, on Wednesday during a […]

Namibia ready for Covid-vaccine

Namibia ready for Covid-vaccine

Twenty percent of Namibians will receive the Covid-19 vaccine in the foreseeable future. That represents approximately 500 000 people. However, to achieve a herd immunity for the nation, as many as 60 % to 80 % of people need to be vaccinated. Namibia’s health minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, on Wednesday announced the first delivery of […]

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