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Voters denied right to register

6 days ago - 18 August 2019 | Local News

Swakopmund • Adolf KaureThe Electoral Commission of Namibia's (ECN) Erongo regional coordinator, Kashidinge Nghipuilepo, says they were denied access to farms to register workers. They approached ten farms in order to register their workers for...

Giving hope to the destitute

6 days ago - 18 August 2019 | Local News

Walvis Bay • Leandrea Louw The Promiseland Trust established in Walvis Bay in 2009 feeds more than 2 500 children across the town daily. Founded by Tobie and Magda Nel, it initially started...

Addressing the housing backlog

1 week ago - 11 August 2019 | Local News

Swakopmund – Adolf KaureThe municipality of Swakopmund and Power-Oyeno Namibia hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on the 40/40 housing initiative at Matutura Extension 6.As the shortage of housing continues to be one of the most burning...

Role of women in the maritime sector recognised ...

1 week ago - 11 August 2019 | Local News

Walvis Bay - Otis Finck The organisation Women in the Maritime Sector in Eastern and Southern Africa (WOMESA) hosted a beach clean-up campaign at Independence beach on the outskirts...

Narraville shack dwellers on a roll

2 weeks ago - 04 August 2019 | Local News

Narraville • Otis Finck Ohorongo Cement stayed true to a promise and provided the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia group in Narraville with a container to store cement and other building...

Empowering the youth

3 weeks ago - 28 July 2019 | Local News

Swakopmund - Leandrea Louw Johnathan Harries (16) is the brainchild behind the establishment of the Swakopmund Youth Organisation (SYO). The voluntary welfare organisation has been...

Visserman trek grote uit

1 month - 21 July 2019 | Local News

Iréne-Mari van der Walt Clint Barnard is in die wolke nadat hy onlangs op 'n yskoue en bewolkte dag 'n reusesteenbras in die geweste van...

Residents tackle waste pollution

1 month - 21 July 2019 | Local News

Henties Bay - Iréne-Mari van der Walt Scientists have warned that humans have about 12 years left to curb global warming and the harmful effects...

Warmth for learners in winter

1 month - 14 July 2019 | Local News

Swakopmund - Otis Finck Metropolitan staff members handed over a donation of blankets, hoody tops, hand gloves and beanies to learners of the...

Lions donate to shack fire victims

1 month - 07 July 2019 | Local News

Swakopmund • Adolf Kaure The Swakopmund Lions Club recently donated groceries valued at N$2 000 to several families who were left homeless after a fire...

Rotary Swakopmund inducts new president

1 month - 07 July 2019 | Local News

Swakopmund • Adolf Kaure Phillip Oosthuysen was recently inducted as president of the Rotary Club Swakopmund at a ceremony hosted at the Hotel Deutsches...

New satellite fire station planned for Tutaleni

1 month - 30 June 2019 | Local News

Walvis Bay • Otis Finck The municipality of Walvis Bay is planning a new fire station in the Tutaleni suburb where most...

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Drought relief for households

1 month - 30 June 2019 | Local News

Swakopmund - Adolf KaureErongo regional council chairperson Hafeni Ndemula revealed the status of emergency drought relief efforts in the Erongo region.Ndemula said that the emergency...

Old age home inhabitants cheered...

1 month - 30 June 2019 | Local News

Walvis Bay D'Expert Health Care donated towels­ and face cloths to the residents of the Kuisebmond Old Age Home in Walvis Bay. The...

Interest amnesty extended

1 month - 30 June 2019 | Local News

Walvis Bay The municipal council of Walvis Bay has resolved to extend the amnesty interest period from 31 May to 31 August. A...

Swakopmund is town of the...

2 months ago - 23 June 2019 | Local News

The coastal “popular holiday destination” town of Swakopmund became Namibia's second reci­pient of the coveted kykNET Kwêla Town of the Year competition title.Henties Bay won...

Banks boost mayoral relief fund

2 months ago - 23 June 2019 | Local News

Arandis - Adolf KaureStandard Bank Namibia and Bank Windhoek both donated N$10 000 towards the mayoral relief fund at an occasion hosted at the chambers...

Protecting the ocean

2 months ago - 16 June 2019 | Local News

Walvis Bay - Otis Finck World Oceans Day is commemorated on 8 June to raise awareness of the ocean, its importance and how...

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