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Posts by Eveline de Klerk:
WALVIS BAY - “My father was very abusive. One day he beat my mother so bad that I thought she would die. I ran to a nearby house for help, but the uncle I found told me to go back home as everything would be fine.” WALVIS BAY - Three first time offenders who stole N$24 800 worth of goods from a South African tourist this month at Walvis Bay, had a rude awakening when they each got ten months imprisonment. WALVIS BAY - Very often the burden of teenage pregnancy rests on the girl/child with little or no involvement from the person who impregnated her. WALVIS BAY - Workers at Best Cheer Stone Products, a marble stone processing factory situated outside Walvis Bay, are concerned over the hazardous and high-risk working environment at the factory that is allegedly putting their lives at risk on a daily basis. WALVIS BAY - The Ministry of Mines and Energy and the Namibian Police at Walvis Bay will conduct a formal investigation into the death of an employee of Husab Uranium mine who died on Monday afternoon in an accident at the mine. WALVIS BAY - The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare wants gender mainstreaming to be extended to the agricultural sector so that more women benefit from agricultural programmes, projects and initiatives. WALVIS BAY - Civil servants who are unpatriotic and derelict in their duties are the worst enemies of development in Namibia as they derail efforts to woo investors through unnecessary bureaucracy that delays investment opportunities. WALVIS BAY - The manhunt for the suspected Swakopmund killer, who is linked to the brutal killing of well-known coastal artist Lindie Prinsloo, 39, on Friday is ongoing. SWAKOPMUND - Namibian artists at the coast have vowed to clamp down on music piracy as they are losing out on their only source of income through this illegal practice. SWAKOPMUND - Murder suspect, Ivan Pitt (29), wanted by the police in connection with the brutal murder of his girlfriend Lindie Prinsloo was found dead on Monday morning. SWAKOPMUND - Tracing men who are in arrears for child maintenance and holding them accountable still remains a challenge for many heartbroken coastal mothers who feel the justice system is too lenient on these fathers who impregnate women and then vanish. SWAKOPMUND - The Oceana Group, of which Etosha Fishing and Erongo Marine Enterprise are a part, has invested N$2.9 million into a fish packaging plant to prevent job losses in a sector that has not been spared from the ravages of a shrinking economy. SWAKOPMUND - The Governor of Erongo Region, Cleophas Mutjavikua says Namibia has become a nation that acts only when tragedy strikes, in terms of gender-based violence (GBV) instead of spotting the dangers and avoid them from happening. SWAKOPMUND - “I am still dreaming to be resettled because I know I have enough knowledge to contribute to our country’s food security.” WALVIS BAY - Tunacor Fisheries has renamed one of its vessels, MV Katutka, after anti-apartheid stalwart Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo at an emotional ceremony held here on Monday. WALVIS BAY - Walvis Bay businessman Louis Nasilowski who was arrested on Friday afternoon for being in possession of the illegal stimulant amphetamine, which he allegedly sold over the counter at his video shop, was rushed to Windhoek on Saturday after he fell ill while in police custody. WALVIS BAY - Murder suspect Nicolaus Kazana Mangundu Hausiku, who is accused of murdering former rugby player and member of the Namibian Defence Force, Hendrik Petrus Coetzee on Saturday afternoon, was denied bail in Karibib yesterday. WALVIS BAY - The Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) wants the provision of housing, severance payments and working hours, including of security guards, to be revisited. WALVIS BAY - Two minors have been killed in ravaging shack fires that left at least 14 people homeless in Swakopmund and Henties Bay over the weekend. WALVIS BAY - The Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) wants provisions for housing, severance payments, and the working hours of security guards to be changed.