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Woman walks 460 km along Swakop River

3 days 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 of May.She started her journey at Midgard Country Estate in...

Local to become first female marine engineer

3 days 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 return to Namibia after her studies she will be the...

Local learner ready to tackle youth matters

1 month - 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 Pan-African Youth Leadership Program. She was one of three Namibians...

Theatre industry needs more support

1 month - 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 year Media Studies student at the University of Namibia, told...

Remembering Father Herman

2 months ago - 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 to many as Father Herman. “A humble, sophisticated, intelligent leader...

Fighting for what's right

2 months ago - 11 May 2018 | People

Eusebio Omar van Reenen (21) recently made history when he was chosen as the student association president at the State University of New York at...

Not disabled, just different

2 months ago - 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 of Capricorn ...

2 months ago - 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

3 months ago - 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

3 months ago - 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

3 months ago - 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 industry

3 months ago - 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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Against all odds

4 months ago - 09 March 2018 | People

Leandrea Louw Sheri Brynard, a motivational speaker and the only person in the world with Down’s syndrome who holds a teaching diploma, visited Swakopmund as...

Drugs are not cool

4 months ago - 23 February 2018 | People

“I earned between N$30 000 and N$50 000 per weekend as a drug dealer and on a quiet day, I made between N$5 000 to...

First female GM for Rössing...

4 months ago - 23 February 2018 | People

Leandrea Louw Liezl Davies is the first female professional to hold the position of General Manager: Operations, in the more than 41 years of...

March for the missing ...

5 months ago - 16 February 2018 | People

Otis Finck face="Times" > An adventurer who is on a solo running mission across four southern African countries to raise funds for a...

Wambüseun chills on Valentine's Day

5 months ago - 09 February 2018 | People

Well-known Swakopmund rapper Lownan Nangombe – better known as Wambüseun to his fans – plans on having a laid back Valentine's Day in the company...

Footsteps to Inspire

10 months ago - 24 August 2017 | People

Leandrea Louw Claire McFarlane, a South African born Australian, will be running more than 3 000 kilometres across the beaches of 184 countries, to...

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