• December 13th, 2019

POSTS BY Eveline de Klerk

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Seamen want govt job pledge in writing 

WALVIS BAY - Unionists representing unemployed seamen have welcomed government’s intervention to help secure them jobs within the fishing industry, but they are demanding the commitment to be put in writing. 

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Massive stink brewing over Fishrot

SWAKOPMUND - A massive demonstration against the ‘Fishrot Six’ and corruption that has tainted the sector leading to the loss of thousands of jobs is planned for 10 December in Walvis Bay. 

209 GBV-related deaths in four years

WALVIS BAY - The severity of domestic abuse, rape and passion killing was once again highlighted during the launch of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (GBV) in Walvis Bay on Friday. 

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Captains arraigned for illegal fishing granted bail

WALVIS BAY - Two vessel captains, of whom one is manning the Heinaste vessel that is currently embroiled in a legal battle over its ownership, appeared last week in the Walvis Bay Magistrate’s Court for allegedly fishing illegally in Namibian waters.

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Pastor in court for kidnapping child

WALVIS BAY - Walvis Bay-based pastor of the Holy Ghost Fire Ministry Marvin Damaseb, accused of kidnapping a minor girl two weeks ago, revealed some disturbing allegations around the kidnapping saga in court on Monday.

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Call for probe into fishing rights allocation

SWAKOPMUND - Some fishing rights applicants and industry players are concerned the process of evaluating over 5 000 applications may be compromised by the FishRot scandal, which has implicated two former cabinet ministers and their close associates. 

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LPM promises to change Namibia

WALVIS BAY – Landless People’s Movement (LPM) leader Bernadus Swartbooi has urged supporters to vote for change in this month’s general election, saying Namibians should not vote out of loyalty.

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Arandis introduces prepaid water metres

ARANDIS - The Arandis Town Council has launched a prepaid water meter project. The prepaid water system will also allow households with disconnected water to still have access to this basic human right.

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N$23m logistics hub for Arandis

ARANDIS - An ambitious logistics hub and truck port project that will capitalise on the increased cargo destined for the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) via the port of Walvis Bay was launched on Friday in Arandis.