• June 19th, 2019
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POSTS BY Eveline de Klerk

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Coast divided over Nimt double murders

SWAKOPMUND – Two sets of petitions are in circulation, one by those believing in the innocence of Ernst Lichtenstrasser, the only accused in the Namibian Institute of Mining and Technology (Nimt) double murders, and those who believe he must pay for the cold-blooded killings.

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Two survive bizarre accident 

WALVIS BAY - Two drivers survived a bizarre accident yesterday morning when two trucks – one a lighter Kia pick-up - vehicle collided on the bridge between Usakos and Karibib.

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Rössing to close in 2020 if sale collapses

SWAKOPMUND – Rio Tinto will accelerate the closure of its Rössing Uranium mine to June 2020 if the N$1.5 billion sale of the mine to China National Uranium Corporation (CNUC) is not approved by the Namibia Competition Commission (NaCC).   The mine has about 1000 employees and a lifespan stretching to 2025. 

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Coast says no to marijuana legalisation

WALVIS BAY – A handful of residents from Walvis Bay and Swakopmund yesterday took to the streets to voice their opinion against any plans to legalise marijuana in the country. 

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Hydroponic gardening suitable for the coast

SWAKOPMUND - Desert and coastal agricultural researcher at the University of Namibia (Unam)’s Henties Bay campus Allan Mupambwa says that hydroponic could play a key role both in large scale gardening as well as urban gardening at the coast.

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Blue ocean economy uncoordinated: Minister

SWAKOPMUND - The concept of sustainable utilisation of marine resources remains key, but the optimal exploitation of the blue ocean economy needs collective collaboration between Namibian and international stakeholders in exploring this untapped gem.

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Vessel owner to fork out for oil spill

WALVIS BAY - A tanker vessel will have be pay up for last weekend’s oil spill that occurred in the port of Walvis Bay.   It will also have to fork out for the clean-up of another oil spill that was detected at Longbeach Extension 1, north of Walvis Bay that was traced back to their vessel.