Disasters

Mass dolphin death

2 weeks ago - 10 March 2020 | Disasters

Swakopmund • [email protected] It is a disaster for the black dolphin population off Africa’s west coast: A total of 86 dolphins were found dead on the beach about 60km north of Lüderitz.“The scene was...

Brand saai verwoesting

4 weeks ago - 28 February 2020 | Disasters

Hentiesbaai • [email protected] ’n Gedeelte van ’n huis op Hentiesbaai is deur ’n brand verwoes.’n Motorhuis wat omskep is in ’n leefarea waarin Briggite Gertze gewoon het, het Donderdag (27 Februarie) op die kusdorp afgebrand....

Search for missing Resplendent crew member continues

1 month - 19 February 2020 | Disasters

The Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group of companies confirmed that the fishing vessel Fisher Bank docked at 06:30 this morning (19 February 2020) with all the crew on-board, except the captain of the Resplendent, Carlo...

Vuur verswelg huis op Swakopmund

2 months ago - 12 January 2020 | Disasters

Swakopmund Iréne-Mari van der Walt ’n Huis in Fischreiherstraat op Swakopmund het gister afgebrand.Mareli Grobler (43) en twee van haar kinders was by die huis toe die brand ontstaan het.Volgens ’n poliseverslag...

Toerbus brand uit

4 months ago - 09 November 2019 | Disasters

Swakopmund • [email protected] Vier en dertig toeriste se Namibiese besoek is kortgeknip ná hul “Rotel”-bus aan die brand geslaan het.Die bus het gister (Vrydag) op die C14 in die Kuiseb Canyon-omgewing aan...

Heavy rains wreak havoc

1 year - 06 April 2018 | Disasters

Swakopmund was on the receiving end of heavy showers on Monday.The unexpected 40 mm of consistent precipitation that lasted for almost two hours, caught many...

Flames destroy wholesaler

1 year - 06 April 2018 | Disasters

A fire decimated Swakopmund's Metro Cash & Carry as well as the Metro Liquor branch early on Monday morning, causing millions of dollars' worth of...

Help for shack fire victims

2 years ago - 05 January 2018 | Disasters

Otis Finck Municipal councillors distributed blankets and goods to victims of a shack fire in Kuisebmond recently. Eben Gawaxab, the founder of...

Support for shack fire victims

2 years ago - 10 November 2017 | Disasters

Otis FinckNampol and Helping Hands, a non-profit organisation, recently brought some relief for 43 families who were victims of shack fires. Various donations were...

Many victims left homeless

2 years ago - 26 May 2017 | Disasters

Adolf Kaure and Leandrea LouwNo injuries or deaths were reported during the shack fire which occurred in Mondesa extension number 8 last week.According to the...