WE REGIONAL NEWS

17 December 2018 | Local News

In this week’s edition of Windhoek Express, we report on Simba, a Jack Russel that belongs to Morne and Liesie du Plessis that killed a zebra snake in their yard, and the special award the little dog received for his bravery.

WE also spoke to a gay couple that recently became foster parents and their journey so far, and to MasterChef judge and born Namibian David Higgs, who recently launched his collection of recipes and memories.

Inspector-general of the Namibian police force Sebastian Ndeitunga announced that the Namibian police force has launched its festive season operations that run until 15 January. In the meantime, it seems that the numerous road safety campaigns are working, with 344 fewer accidents that took place from 1 January to 2 December this year in comparison to the same period last year. While losing 492 lives is still a high price to pay, it is 201 less than in 2017. WE reports.

Windhoek’s mayor last week hosted a Christmas lunch for the city’s elderly residents at the Katutura multipurpose centre field. WE was there.

On the sporting front, WE reports on Namibian karateka Freddy Mwiya who brought home a gold medal for Kumite from the 9th Commonwealth Karate Championships that took place in South Africa recently, and how Namibian anglers made a clean sweep at the recently hosted Region V Light Tackle Boat Freshwater Angling competition at the Hardap dam. WE also reports on CP Bothma, winner of the fourth and final National Bass Angling Competition at the Von Bach Dam which also brought an end to the current season, and that entries are open for the 26th annual Quinton-Steele Botes athletics coaching and training camp taking place in January 2019.

What’s on this week:

Wednesday 19 December

• 21:00 Crucial Selekta spins the best Reggae and Dancehall tunes at the Boiler Room. Entrance is free.

Thursday 20 December

• 21:00 The velvet-voiced crooner Sean K graces the Boiler Room stage for an unforgettable night of good music.

Saturday 22 December

• 13:00 Match 62 in the Total CAF Champions League takes place at the Sam Nujoma stadium. Tickets: From N$50 and up via Webtickets.

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