• December 2nd, 2020

POSTS BY Eveline de Klerk

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New councillors vow to fix Walvis

WALVIS BAY – The newly elected Walvis Bay mayor, Trevino Forbes, says the new leadership was aware of its responsibility, including fixing “poor management” of the town’s affairs in a very short period. 

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‘Our child was thrown away like nothing’

WALVIS BAY – The slain woman from Swakopmund whose lifeless and naked body was discovered last week Wednesday close to Vierkantklip was allegedly spotted in Mondesa in the company of an unknown man hours before her gruesome death. 

IPC earns Swakop mayoral chain

SWAKOPMUND - Change has come in a big way for the residents of Swakopmund who for the first time in decades will not be served by a Swapo mayor at least for the next 12 months. 

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Tunacor set to employ 600 Seaflower workers

WALVIS BAY – The interim board chairperson of the Fishcor, Mihe Gaomab II has said they are in the process of negotiating with the public enterprises minister Leon Jooste and his fisheries counterpart, Albert Kawana for a quota allocation to Tunacor Fisheries.

IPC to push for a better Walvis

Newly elected Walvis Bay Urban councillor Deriou Benson has promised local residents a better life after snatching the bitterly contested constituency from Knowledge Ipinge who served for a mere 11 months as councillor following a by-election victory in January this year. 

Emergency response centre to tackle road carnage

WALVIS BAY – Road safety and emergency response at the coast reached yet another milestone last week after the construction of the first phase of the long overdue Arandis Emergency Response and Traffic Management Centre kicked off on Friday.

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Neonatal care unit for Swakopmund

Swakopmund – Mothers who give birth to premature infants and babies that are at risk of dying in the Erongo region will no longer need to be transferred to Windhoek for specialised neonatal care as the government has invested N$26.6 million in a state-of-the-art neonatal unit and a mother shelter at Swakopmund.

Suspects detained for tombstone theft

WALVIS BAY – The police at Walvis Bay have arrested two employees of a local tombstone company on Friday evening when they were found in possession of three tombstones they had removed from graves at the Kuisebmond cemetery.

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Possible serial rapist strikes again

The Walvis Bay police are searching for a man believed to be a serial rapist after a 28-year-old woman was raped in Kuisebmond early Saturday morning. This is the fourth woman that has been raped since October at the town.