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Fisher calls it a day

1 week 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 the past 24 years. He started his career...

Böttcher joins corridor group

1 week 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 qualified transport engineer with experience in construction, economics, and European...

Soul soothing Salvador

2 weeks 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 Rhythm and Blue (R&B) category and his debut album “Everything”...

Celebrating women in the maritime industry

3 weeks 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, first lady Monica Geingos, encouraged women in attendance by giving...

Navigating the seven seas

3 weeks ago - 29 March 2018 | People

Since 1 March 2018, Tuwilika “Tully” Amukwa (40) is one of a few Namibian women with a Deck Officer Class 2 ticket in her possession.Tully hails from Etale in the Ohangwena region and completed her...

Against all odds

1 month - 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

1 month - 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 Uranium

1 month - 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

2 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

2 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

7 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...

Farewell oom Kosie

8 months ago - 27 July 2017 | People

Otis Finck Family members and people from all corners of Namibia paid their last respect to Willem Francois Pretorius better known as Kosie...

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Local beauty heading for Las...

10 months ago - 26 May 2017 | People

Jessica BotesNearly a year after receiving the title of Miss Namibia First Princess (2016), a young woman from Swakopmund, Andeline Wieland, will be representing Namibia...

Hafeni soars to new heights

11 months ago - 27 April 2017 | People

Well-known businessman and entrepreneur Hafeni Nghidipaya was recently chosen as one of two Namibian nominees for the Crans Montana Forum of new leaders of tomorrow...

Arandis in a state of...

1 year - 06 April 2017 | People

It was a weekend of mourning for the Arandis community after the sudden death of the communications officer of the town council, Mr Manfred (Kawii)...

Connie laid to rest

1 year - 23 March 2017 | People

The funeral of a well-known business personality Connie Waldeck Olivier (45) will take place today.A service will be held at the Community Church to bid...

Cycling for a good cause

1 year - 02 March 2017 | People

The philanthropist Danny Beukes cycled 300 km from Walvis Bay to Rock Lodge last week to raise money for a ten-month-old baby who was...

Pillar of education bids farewell...

1 year - 02 February 2017 | People

Otis Finck Opperman suffered from prostate cancer. He was hospitalised on a number of occasions during the past few months and passed away...

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