• August 19th, 2019
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POSTS BY Eveline de Klerk

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Erongo to set up a regional labour forum

SWAKOPMUND – Stakeholders, employees and employers assisted by the Ministry of Labour , Industrial Relations and Employment Creation are in the process of setting up an Erongo labour and employment

Erongo farmers deny access to ECN officials

SWAKOPMUND – Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) officials conducting the recent supplementary registrations in the Erongo Region were reportedly denied access to some farms to perform their work.

Mother arrested for killing her own baby

SWAKOPMUND – A baby boy died on Monday evening at the hands of his mother, shortly after he was born in Swakopmund. This comes a week after the discovery of the corpse of a new-born baby at a dumpsite in Walvis Bay.

20 772 in Erongo registered for elections

SWAKOPMUND – A total of 20 772 people registered in Erongo for the supplementary registration process that ended on July 29 in order to vote during the upcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections slated for November.


Vote for change, says Venaani

WALVIS BAY – Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) president McHenry Venaani says Namibians should vote to see a change in the country as the ruling party, Swapo, has failed to provide basic services such as toilets and housing despite being in power for 30 years.

Woman tries killing son to spite father

WALVIS BAY – A 28-year old woman who allegedly tried to kill her biological son and made a video of the act is expected to appear in the Swakopmund Magistrate’s Court today for attempted murder and common

New-born baby found at Walvis dumpsite

WALVIS BAY – The Namibian police in Erongo are investigating a case of murder and concealment of birth following the discovery of the corpse of a new-born baby boy at the Walvis Bay dumping site on Wednesday


Swakopmund to construct nearly 1600 houses

SWAKOPMUND - The Swakopmund municipality, in an effort to remedy the housing shortage at the coastal resort town, has unveiled a housing initiative that will see the construction of 1590 low-cost as well as debt-financed houses at the town. 


CHEC, Namport give N$2 million towards drought

SWAKOPMUND - The Namibia Ports Authority (Namport) and the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) last week on Friday donated N$1 million each towards the Namibian government’s massive drought relief assistance initiative for the drought affected.


No electricity tariff increase for Erongo

WALVIS BAY – Residents of Erongo can breathe a collective sigh of relief as there won’t be any electricity price increase until July next year when the tariffs will come up for review.  Farmers in the region will also see