• October 17th, 2019

POSTS BY Tuulikki Abraham

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Seaflower Whitefish embarks on N$57 million re-engineering drive

Lüderitz – Seaflower Whitefish Factory on Friday launched it re-engineering project at Lüderitz, valued at N$57 million. The project is part of the commitment by National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor),  Seaflower Whitefish Factory’s state-owned parent company, to its strategic plan ending in 2021. 

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Local officials elected to Refela leadership

LÜDERITZ - The Refela chapter recently established in //Kharas Region elected Lüderitz mayor Hilaria Mukapuli as its regional commissioner, while Keetmanshoop  councillor Hilia Titus was elected vice-commissioner and   Aroab village councillor Annelien Vilander got the nod as its treasurer. 

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Scholtz reflects on development in Aus

AUS - !Nami#nus Constituency Councillor Jan Scholtz listed several projects that have been implemented and have come to fruition for the benefit of members of his constituency comprising Aus and Lüderitz.

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All systems go for 12th Luderitz Crayfish Festival

LÜDERITZ - Lüderitz Mayor and Chairperson of Crayfish Festival Board of Trustees, Hilaria Mukapuli, told New Era that the 12th Lüderitz Crayfish Festival will take place from the 25 April, 2019 until 30 May, 2019, at the Lüderitz Waterfront Harbour Square. The theme for this year’s festival is “Our Ocean Our Heritage”.

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Survival of wild horses put under microscope

LÜDERITZ - The chairperson of //Kharas Regional Council and !Nami#nus Constituency Council Jan Scholtz heaped praise on the Ministry of Environment and Tourism for over the years developing guidelines and action plans to ensure it preserves and cares for the country’s wild horses that generate revenue through tourism.

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Youngsters on top in annual Harders Cup

LÜDERITZ - Youngsters Football Club clinched the 2019 Harders Cup edition by seeing off fellow Buchters Atlanta Bucks by 2 goals to 1 in a closely contested final at Lüderitz Sport Complex on Sunday. 

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Background and past do not matter

LÜDERITZ – Twenty-four-year-old Sister Kashala is registered as a Candidate Quantity Surveyor with the Namibian Council for Architects and Quantity Surveyors and is on track with getting her PQS (Professional Registered Quantity Surveyor) expecting to complete her in training by the end of next February.

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NCCI Lüderitz branch elects new exco

Lüderitz – The Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) Lüderitz branch on Saturday re-elected Manu Namukomba as its chairperson, deputised by Inocencio Verde, during the annual general meeting (AGM) that took place at the Nest Hotel. 

Luderitz without water since Monday

LÜDERITZ - Lüderitz residents have been without water since Monday evening due to the fact the town has been experiencing power outages on the main line powering NamWater boreholes and boosters which led to the water level in the Lüderitz Reservoir reduced to a paltry 21 percent.

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Football teams receive playing gear for Harders Cup

LUDERITZ – The eight football clubs at this year’s edition of the annual Harders Cup became chief recipients of brand new playing gear ahead of the much anticipated southern August gathering that will see the overall winner walk away with a whopping N$100, 000.  

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Angra can unseat St. Boniface

LÜDERITZ - “I want us to keep in mind that with hard work we can achieve anything we can. Even knock St. Boniface, says Angra Pequena Senior Secondary School Head Girl, Mary Amutenya.

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Luderitz’ school garden expanded

LÜDERITZ - Martin Lyhme from Germany and Michel Weijers from Netherlands has expanded the vegetable and fruit garden at Helene van Rhijn Primary School in Lüderitz last week. 

Over N$2 million pledged for Luderitz Crayfish Festival

LUDERITZ - The 12th edition of the Annual Lüderitz Crayfish Festival was launched at the Lüderitz Nest Hotel on Friday night. The event raised just over N$2 million through pledges by the business sector and some individuals at the launch. 

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Artists can become entrepreneurs - Kaputu

LÜDERITZ- The National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Snobia Kaputu, is confident Namibian visual artists if provided with conducive platforms to create and showcase their art, can become progressive artists and great art entrepreneurs.

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Bird flu in penguins brought under control

LÜDERITZ - The swab samples collected last week on penguins at Halifax Island in Lüderitz and tested by the Central Veterinary Laboratory tested positive of Avian Influenza H5N8 though the situation is under control, says the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources.

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Nangolos’ Valentine’s

Lüderitz -For Johanna Ileka-Nangolo and David Nangolo Valentine’s Day means a day to remember love, to share memories and to create new memories.