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Ouma Magrita a mother of many

2 weeks ago - 06 May 2019 | People

Otis Finck - Swakopmund The secret to a long life is having respect for your elders.Ouma Magrita “Mamas” Haoses, who is turning 103 year old today, says she is a living testimony to this. ...

Getting to know Miss Walvis Bay

3 weeks ago - 29 April 2019 | People

Walvis Bay - Leandrea Louw Julia Kandjimbi (21), a final year fashion student at the College of the Arts, is the reigning Miss Walvis Bay. Born and raised in Windhoek, she attended Martti...

The gentleman netball coach

1 month - 15 April 2019 | People

WALVIS BAY - Adolf Kaure Adolf Kaure - Bobsey Kanku Musambani whose coaching has transformed netball at the coast since his introduction to the sport, was born in Omaruru on 26 March 1974. Musambani,...

Taking rhythmic gymnastics to new heights

2 months ago - 25 February 2019 | People

Leandrea Louw - Former gymnast, now coach and rhythmic gymnastics club owner Britt Adonis (34) aspires to be Namibia’s first gymnastics judge at the Olympics.Adonis started her education at the Swakopmund English School, now known...

Not a pie in the sky

3 months ago - 11 February 2019 | People

Otis Finck - Uwe and Henrietta “Hetta” Bachmann established Artisan Bread Bakery and Coffee shop in 2011. Uwe hails from Swakopmund and formerly worked in the fishing industry. He later joined the retail industry...

Topnaars mourn death of Chief Kootjie

3 months ago - 28 January 2019 | People

Topnaar chief and Nama traditional council chairperson Joel Seth Kooitjie (65) passed away in Walvis Bay on Thursday evening. According to a relative he died...

Local pianist aims higher

7 months ago - 15 October 2018 | People

Leandrea LouwKarl Philander (18), a learner at De Duine Secondary School, was invited to participate in the University of South Africa (Unisa) South African Music...

Woman walks 460 km along Swakop River

10 months ago - 20 July 2018 | People

After 28 days of walking along the Swakop River, covering 462 kilometres, the 49-year-old Nikola Fahrbach finally arrived at the river mouth at the end...

Local to become first female marine engineer

10 months ago - 20 July 2018 | People

Leandrea Louw Ashlynn Zoe Paulse (25), originally from Narraville, Walvis Bay, is in her final year studying marine engineering in Vigo, Spain. Upon her...

Local learner ready to tackle youth matters

11 months ago - 24 May 2018 | People

Leandrea Louw - Tuilika Andreas, a grade 12 learner at Duinesig Combined School inWalvis Bay, was among the lucky persons to be selected for the...

Theatre industry needs more support

11 months ago - 24 May 2018 | People

Swakopmund raised Vanessa Kamatoto is one of the Namibian Theatre actresses who is putting the Erongo region on the map.The 24-year-old, who is a fourth...

Remembering Father Herman

1 year - 18 May 2018 | People

Father Herman Klein-Hitpass (OMI) passed away on 24 April after a prolonged sickbed in Windhoek. Ambassador Wilfried I Emvula paid tribute to the man known...

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Not disabled, just different

1 year - 27 April 2018 | People

April is Autism Awareness Month. I recently attended an event where I found myself surrounded by children laughing, screaming and running around. The...

In search of the Tropic...

1 year - 27 April 2018 | People

Otis Finck - Johnny Bredenkamp is on a sightseeing tour with a difference in his Chevrolet Lumina SS bakkie. He modified the Holden...

Fisher calls it a day

1 year - 13 April 2018 | People

Leandrea Louw - Narraville Primary School (NPS) held a special farewell ceremony for their principal, Paul Fisher, who retired. Fisher has been the principal for...

Böttcher joins corridor group

1 year - 13 April 2018 | People

The Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) announced that Boris Böttcher joined the organisation as its new manager for projects and funding. Böttcher is a...

Soul soothing Salvador

1 year - 05 April 2018 | People

Otis FinckErongo caught up with double NAMA nominee Salvador Mouers (24) in Narraville. Salvador’s song “Lay It Down” earned him a nomination in the Best...

Celebrating women in the maritime...

1 year - 29 March 2018 | People

Leandrea Louw The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) celebrated women in the maritime industry along with International Women’s Day. The guest of honour and keynote speaker,...

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