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Desert Explorers welcomes new baby camel

3 days ago - 20 July 2018 | Local News

Jessica BotesEvery day is hump day for Desert Breeze, a baby camel born on Saturday at Desert Explorers in Swakopmund.He is part of a train of 36 camels living just outside town along the Swakop...

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3 days ago - 20 July 2018 | Local News

“How do they want to manage taxing us?” ask food vendors Latoya and Maria /Naris. “Today we sold four pieces of meat. And government feels we are obligated to give them a piece of that?”This...

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1 week ago - 13 July 2018 | Local News

Prospective students who were eagerly waiting for the Limkokwing University to open its doors in Okahandja, will have to wait a little longer. According to a social media post, the first local intake of students...

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2 weeks ago - 06 July 2018 | Local News

“It helps a lot that some pensioners’ debts have been written off by the municipality,” says one resident of Havana following City Council’s announcement about writing off N$191 million of irrecoverable debt. “Still, now other...

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3 weeks ago - 29 June 2018 | Local News

Otjinene in the Omaheke region is the latest beneficiary of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN), as 47 residents became proud homeowners a few weeks ago. This brings the number of houses constructed under...

Kauhondamwa appointed as senior headman

1 month - 15 June 2018 | Local News

Otis Finck The traditional community of Ompanda village council in the Okajoka constituency which consists of 29 villages, appointed Walvis Bay municipal councillor Paulus...

Namibians have huge hearts

1 month - 15 June 2018 | Local News

Otis Finck The annual Winter Knights project hosted by the Round Table Namibia took place last week Friday. The project raises funds for marginalised communities...

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1 month - 15 June 2018 | Local News

Of the 190 households in the Kalahari constituency of the Omaheke region, about 11% live in improvised housing or shacks. According to an assessment conducted...

Land set aside for Desert Rose

1 month - 08 June 2018 | Local News

The management committee (MC) of the Walvis Bay munici­pal council recommended that principle ­approval be granted and 418 hectares of land along the coastline be...

Council budgets N$130 million

1 month - 08 June 2018 | Local News

Adolf Kaure -The Swakopmund town council has set aside N$138 million for projects in the 2018/2019 financial year. Speaking at the latest monthly council...

Keeping the cold at bay

1 month - 08 June 2018 | Local News

Leandrea Louw - The Walvis Bay Round Table 36 donated 93 blankets, 21 bags of clothes, 50 ten kilogramme bags of maize meal, 300 packets...

German language day at the coast

1 month - 08 June 2018 | Local News

Leandrea Louw - Private School Swakopmund (PSS) will hosts the Day of the German Language, set to take place on 15 June. The Day of...

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Twaloloka residents want land

1 month - 08 June 2018 | Local News

Adolf Kaure - A group of eight residents of Twaloloka location in Walvis Bay met with the Erongo region’s governor, Cleophas Mutjavikua, and voiced their...

Union at loggerheads with Erongo...

1 month - 08 June 2018 | Local News

Otis Finck - Erongo RED employees in the bargaining group had a peaceful demonstration at the company’s head office in Walvis Bay to submit a...

Genocide descendants unhappy with monuments

1 month - 08 June 2018 | Local News

Adolf Kaure - Descendants of the survivors of the 1904 to 1908 genocide held a meeting and voiced their concerns on several issues.The group has...

Let’s keep it clean ...

1 month - 08 June 2018 | Local News

Otis Finck - Mayor Immanuel Wilfred has expressed optimism that a new culture of respecting the urban and natural environment has taken root among the...

Charity begins at home

1 month - 08 June 2018 | Local News

Otis Finck - More than N$240 000 was raised during the mayoral fundraising gala dinner in Walvis Bay on Saturday . Vice president Nangolo Mbumba...

Social entrepreneurs create application

1 month - 08 June 2018 | Local News

Adolf Kaure - A social media application called "MindSTed" was launched by social entrepreneurs Elton Kheimseb and Joachim Shilongo at Westside High School in Swakopmund.Speaking...

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