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No classroom space for 1 200 Grade 1 learners

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

The inspector of education for the Walvis Bay ­circuit, Monica Gawises, says schools in the town are faced by a serious shortage of classroom space to accommodate Grade 1 learners in 2018. ...

WAKA, Ahoi!

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Leandrea LouwsubbedThe 7th annual Walfisch Karnevalsverein (WAKA) kicked off last week with the Prinzenball on Friday and the Wakika on Saturday. This year's theme is “Wir stellen alles auf”n Kopp” meaning “we turn everything upside...

Governor calls for heroes’ tribute

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Adolf KaureThe governor of the Erongo region, Cleophas Mutjavikua has called for heroes who fought the countries liberation to be remembered.Mutjavikua made the remarks as he spoke at the opening ceremony of the Swakopmund’s 125...

Cleaning up Walvis Bay

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Otis Finck The Solid Waste Section of the Walvis Bay municipality has started with additional cleaning programmes, which takes place every Friday. Two major cleaning operations involving community members are being planned. ...

Another residential extension planned for Walvis Bay

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Otis Finck The municipal council management committee (MC) put forward a recommendation for the need and desirability of the establishment of a township and its incorporation on Remainder Portion 196 of Walvis Bay...

Curbing Walvis Bay’s water woes

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Otis Finck Walvis Bay residents can anticipate several water disruptions or certain areas could experience low water pressure due the construction of a...

Catch the municipality on social media

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Otis Finck Members of the Walvis Bay municipal council Public Relations Section recently attended a workshop on the approved Government Communications Plan and...

Ms Universal Namibia crowned

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Leandrea Louw Swakopmund beauty, Adri Janse van Rensburg (28) was recently crowned as Miss Namibia Universal. She was crowned by the reigning Mrs Universal...

Letters

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Erongo School sport Robert from Swakop writes:We here at the coast can be very proud of the sporting achievements of our local school teams.Too often...

Afrikaans, my taal!

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Leandrea Louw Nog nooit het iemand so gou in my hart gekruip soos Riamekee Tjiraso, ‘n graad 7 leerling by !Nara Primêre Skool in...

Grumpy's fishing report

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Grumpy Gramowsky, Outdoor CentreSo the full moon had troubled our waters the past weekend and very few catches were reported. I can tell you that...

Project 29 kick off

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Leandrea Louw Subbed Leandrea LouwProject 29, a youth mentorship programme, kicked off last week.Over 90 pupils aged 14 to 16 from different schools received...

Columns

Cleaner with hopes to become...

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Leandrea Louw Erica Gauises (53) has been a cleaner at the !Nara Primary School for the past seven years and has always had the...

MYO holds quiz

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Adolf KaureMondesa youth opportunities (MYO) recently hosted a unique inter school general knowledge quiz for Swakopmund’s grade seven learners.The quiz was a first for MYO...

Uumati steers MTA

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

The Midwater Trawling Association (MTA) of Namibia held its AGM in Walvis Bay in July and elected office bearers to steer the association until July...

Safeguarding the Trans Kalahari Corridor

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

The Ministry of Works and Transport announced that the 4th Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC) joint operation hosted by Namibia and conducted at the Swakopmund border...

FISHCOR adds value to horse...

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Fisheries and Marine Resources minister Bernard Esau says the National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (FISHCOR) should be regarded as partner of the private sector in...

WBPHS netball team reign supreme...

3 months ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

Leandrea Louw The under 17 Walvis Bay Private High School (WBPHS) Netball Team was crowned the national champions of the Coca-Cola National School Netball League...

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