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Possible Avian Flu at the coast

Possible Avian Flu at the coast

Piquet Jacobs  Local birdwatchers and environmentalists are concerned of the possibility of Avian (Bird) Influenza (Flu) Type A virus, among Pelagic birds along the Namibian coastline, as several reports of sick and dying birds, mainly that of the Cape Cormorant and Tern, started pouring in over the last two weeks. The virus occurs naturally among […]

Dove Air Technology for surveillance and saving lives

Dove Air Technology for surveillance and saving lives

Rudi Bowe Dove Air is long distance Drones with advanced technology incorporated in the Drones for monitoring surveillance that can assist with the combat against illegal unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and the pouching of the Namibian wild life as well as to carrying essential services to remote areas. Dove Air was founded by Francisco […]

Five arrested for possession of Crack and Cannabis

Five arrested for possession of Crack and Cannabis

Piquet Jacobs  Five men, of which two are foreign nationals, were arrested in separate incidences for the possession of and dealing in drugs, following Nampol police searches on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. On Tuesday evening, 18 January, a 36-year-old man was arrested and charged with Dealing in Cannabis and Possession of Crack Cocaine during […]

Swakopmund Town Council announces completion of upgraded streets

Swakopmund Town Council announces completion of upgraded streets

Eileen van der Schyff The Swakopmund Town Council prioritised the upgrading of streets around schools late last year, and are pleased to announce the completion of the upgrading of Kwikstertjie Street, Suikerbekke Street and Mossie Lane around Atlantic High School in their Planning/Development/Construction and Maintenance of the Road Project. Problem areas were determined and an […]

Accident leaves one seriously injured

Accident leaves one seriously injured

Eileen van der Schyff One passenger was seriously injured while the four other occupants of a hatchback sustained only minor injuries when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to veer off the road and overturn on Friday afternoon, 15 January. The accident occurred on the B2 route approximately 45 km towards Arandis […]

Residents witness man struggling in Mole rough seas

Residents witness man struggling in Mole rough seas

Eileen van der Schyff Eye witnesses at the Mole in Swakopmund told the Namib Times they watched in horror as a young man swam out into the sea and struggled to get back to shore as the massive waves and strong currents sucked him back out to sea on Wednesday this week. “It took the […]

Venaani wants answers

Venaani wants answers

Piquet Jacobs  During a visit to the National Fuel Oil Storage Facility on Monday this week, Member of Parliament and Leader of the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM), McHenry Venaani, highlighted concerns of the security and profit-ability of the star-of-the-art facility. The facility consists of a tanker jetty, multiple product pipelines and a terminal consisting of […]

Bulk Carrier loads 55 000 MT of bulk salt

Bulk Carrier loads 55 000 MT of bulk salt

Eileen van der Schyff The Namibian Ports Authority reported on Monday this week, Bulk Carrier, African Avocet loaded about 55 000 MT of bulk salt, a top volume-based Namibian export commodity. Salt can be shipped as bulk or bagged, and is loaded evenly in the ship’s hull to maintain the vessel’s stability under the heavy […]

The Dolphin Schools

Since its establishment in March 2003, The Dolphins Schools has had its aim excellent academic standards, to provide children with quality education in a warm, caring environment. The school strives to educate not only future leaders and innovators, but also responsible, active citizens of society. In 2022, a twelfth group of Grade 12 students will […]

Riverside Private School visits SPCA as part of orientation program

Riverside Private School visits SPCA as part of orientation program

Sharlien Tjambari The grade 8 class of Riverside Private School visited the Tierschutzverein Swakopmund (SPCA) to help with the cleaning of the kennels and help with the beautification of their garden as part of their orientation program on Wednesday this week. The Principal of Riverside Private School, Mr Ernest Olivier said, “we want to orientate […]

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