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Man arrested for catching rock lobster at inside Woman Waterfront in Swakopmund rapes Erwin Leuschner

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Safari Investments, the developer of the Platz am Meer shopping mall in Vineta, has issued a stern warning and reiterated that no fishing whatsoever is allowed on its premises.

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The warning was issued after a person was allegedly caught red-handed with ten rock lobsters on Saturday

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Johannes !Gawaxab to resign as Rössing chairman The chairman of the Board of Directors of Rössing Uranium Limited (RUL), Mr Johannes !Gawaxab, has announced his intention to resign in order to focus on other business commitments. This was announced on Friday in a press release by RUL. In the press release !Gawaxab is being quoted as saying that "the expansion in activities of the private equity fund that I co-founded makes it increasingly difficult for me to dedicate sufficient time and effort to perform my duties as chairman of the Rössing Board." !Gawaxab joined the Rössing board in November 2015. He will remain chairman until a successor has been appointed. A smooth handover is important. "It has been a great privilege to chair Rössing over the past two years, during which time I have worked with some outstanding people across the business", he said. The other board members are: W. Duvenhage, F.L. Namene, S.C. Trott, T.J. Wilcox, F. Fredericks, H.P Louw, E.I. Shivolo, C.W.H. Nghaamwa, D.S. Kunji-Behari and D. Erasmus.

B2 thugs target visitors yet again

Floris Steenkamp

The Namibian Police yesterday made an urgent call upon businesses and other service providers at the coast, to make visiting businesspeople and tourists aware of a current trend by criminals to target parked vehicles at spots along the B2 coastal road between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. The thugs wait for their opportunities when the vehicle occupants walk off for sightseeing. Often the victims are too far away from the vehicles and in almost all instances one of the targeted vehicles' tyres would be slashed. In the latest incident shortly after mid-day yesterday, two South Africans fell victim to four men when they parked their vehicle in the vicinity of the paragliding area off Patrysberg. The pair parked their vehicle and walked a distance to take pictures. A small, black sedan vehicle with four men inside stopped next to their vehicle, smashed a window and stole various items including their passports, handbags etc. They were too far to do anything and helplessly looked on as the thugs then slashed the vehicle's left front tyre to prevent them from giving chase or reach a police station. In a similar incident last week Miss Namibia Suné January's vehicle's window was smashed and items stolen, as she and her family stopped their car near Langstrand to walk to the beach. "Hotels, guesthouses, car rental outlets, tour operators and other service providers need to inform our visitors of the criminals' tactic to target your vehicle when you venture too far away. Slashing tyres have also become the latest fashion, as this prevents the victim from following the thugs or reach a police station in time", said this police source.

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Security guard commits suicide with service pistol Sharlien Tjambari

A security official turned his 9mm service pistol on himself yesterday morning between 09:00 and 10:25, at house no. 3778 in Mondesa's Oletweni location. Tjitjeja Hiiho (23) died of a self-inflicted single bullet wound the police confirmed. According to the spokesperson for Nampol in Erongo Region, Commissioner Erastus Ikuyu it is alleged the deceased yesterday morning reported for duty as usual at Rubicon Security. Hiiho booked out a 9mm service pistol with five rounds, and asked his supervisor to drop him off at Woerman Brock Supermarket (Mondesa), so he could pick up his cell phone. The supervisor dropped him off as per his request and a few minutes thereafter he received a text message from Hiiho in Otjiherero stating: "I know we have been together, don't think too much just go and bury me." Upon receiving this message, the supervisor drove back to the Woerman Brock Supermarket where he dropped off Hiiho. When he could not find him, he drove to Hiiho's place of residence. He found Hiiho's family there. The family informed the supervisor that Hiiho shot himself. The spokesperson said the text message was sent from the deceased's cell phone number and was sent shortly before the suicide. A source close to the deceased revealed that Hiiho had threatened to commit suicide over the weekend, but he didn't say why he wanted to do so. Hiiho's mortal remains were transported to the police mortuary (pictured). The deceased's next of kin have been informed.

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24-year-old Catherine Kooper remains behind bars after she was arrested for allegedly entering into a sexual relationship with a 15-year old boy at Swakopmund. Kooper made a first appearance in the Swakopmund magistrates court yesterday on a charge of rape and bail was denied. The case was confirmed by the police yesterday. According to the Namibian Police's spokesperson in Erongo, Commissioner Erastus Ikuyu, the suspect started a sexual relationship with the 15-year old boy in August this year. It is alleged the suspect accommodated the victim at her place and they performed sexual acts on numerous occasions. The police further stated the victim dropped out of school due to this relationship which lasted until 5 October. Kooper was arrested on a charge of rape (combating of immoral practice Act, Act 21 of 1980) which was opened at the Mondesa police station. More details surrounding the case are not yet available.

Man arrested with rock lobster at Waterfront in Swakopmund evening. "Not only is the rock lobster season closed, the man was using a net to catch the lobsters", said Centre Manager Ilse Marais to namib times. The accused was due to appear on a charge of illegally harvesting marine animals in the Swakopmund magistrates court yesterday. At the time of going to press the suspect was yet to make a first appearance in court. According to Marais there have been various incidents in the past whereby fishermen used the enclave created by the break-water of the shopping to fish. "Fishing on this property is illegal. It is private property", she said. The people usually attempt to fish there late at night. According to her it was a security guard who caught three people on Saturday evening at about 23:00. Two people were caught fishing barbels and were giving a verbal warning. "We have given many warning in the past, but now we have decided to enforce zero tolerance", she continued. The third person was allegedly catching rock lobsters in the small bay using a net. He was in the possession of ten rock lobsters, some of them were undersized. "It is completely illegal", Marais continued. The Namibian rock lobster season opens on 1 November and runs until 30 April. Fishermen are allowed to catch seven rock lobsters per day which must have a minimum carapace length of 65 mm respectively.

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African diplomatic leaders converge on Erongo - impressed with economy Sharlien Tjambari

The African Heads of Mission in Namibia on Friday concluded a two days courtesy visit to the Erongo Region, hosted by the Governor of Erongo Clr Cleopas Mutavikua. Ambassadors and High Commissioners of its various trade corridor. This can link African Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, economies with global markets. Libya, Congo Brazzaville, Angola and Nige- "This is important to know. From here we can ria took part in this fact finding visit to make connections with Central, Eastern and acquaint themselves with development and Western Africa. Our visit is for a good reason: economic activities in the Region. At the to get to know Erongo and for the leadership to feedback session the guests were not only left exchange ideas", he said. highly impressed with the various economic The Governor Clr Mutjavikua said during the drivers of the Region like the port of Walvis visit that the decolonisation of Africa is nearing Bay, the various mines, the fishing industry its end, and citizens of the continent are looking and the desalination plant, but they also for a meaningful change to their lives. hailed the innovation and hard work that It is therefore very necessary for Africans to makes these opportunities possible in a harsh work hard to manufacture and provide the an arid desert environment. goods we need locally and in doing so transThis was revealed by Mr Anastas Kaboba, the form our economies to be less dependent on Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of imports, but at the same time offer manuCongo and also the Head of the African factured goods for exports. Heads of Mission in Namibia. "We have to move away from business as usual "It is better for us Africans to get to know one and even go to the extent of adopting a guerrilla another better; to see what resources we entrepreneurial mind-set, where we as Africans have; what the geography of our countries are embark upon missions, making sure that we and how we can explain to others what Africa take the best in the world and implement the has to offer", said Kaboba. best in our respective economies. We must Namibia's neighbouring countries have ensure that we target specific areas of developaccess to international markets through the ment through corridors and ensure that our port of Walvis Bay and according to Kaboba people are benefiting from our natural resourit is important for countries in Southern ces that are in abundance and are being exAfrica to understand how trade flows can be ploited for the benefit of others", said Clr facilitated through the port of Walvis Bay and Mutjavikua.

The Governor added that Africa has been blessed with abundant natural resources and that it is the responsibility of Africans to ensure that these God-given natural resources are turned into prosperity for the continent. As an example, Clr Mutjavikua explained: "we have all the resources to ensure that electricity in Africa remains cheap, but our electricity tariffs remain high even though God gave us the necessary resources to ensure cheap electricity to each and every African household." The High Commissioner of South Africa, Mrs Myakayaka Manzini, said Africans share a lot with Namibians and vice versa. "The Erongo Region plays a very important role in terms of regional integration. We are also here to view the Husab Mine, one of the largest in the world. It will be very good to take this message to our country to promote economic development as one of our task is economic diplomacy and also

cultural diplomacy", she said. Ms Rofina Chikava, the Ambassador of Zimbabwe, said Zimbabwe is one of the African countries that has "a home in Erongo" by means of the dry-port in Walvis Bay. "Zimbabwe takes the dryport seriously. We feel that the dry-port in this region will increase the benefits for both countries by creating employment and we are going to look at what products are going to be shipped through the dry-port", she said. Botswana also owns and operates a dry port in the port of Walvis Bay. The delegation also visited the port of Walvis Bay and Cape Cross and paid visits to the Husab Mine and Arandis Town Council. Pictures herewith: Mr Anastas Kaboba, the Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Congo and also the Head of the African Heads of Mission during the courtesy visit to the Governor's office. The Governor's office was packed to capacity with guests.


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Truck jack-knifes close to Swakopmund turn-off A truck carrying a load of gravel jackknifed on the road between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay behind the dunes on Sunday. The incident occurred at the steep hill close to the Swakopmund turnoff. Information received by namib times indicate the truck was rolling

northwards and could not make it up the steep hill. This resulted in the truck rolling backwards, causing it to jack-knife.

Court Swakopmund Court Report Regional Court Fudheni Ankonga (39) appeared on a charge of using a vehicle without owner's consent. The matter was postponed to 1 December for legal aid. The accused have been warned. Daniel Gabriel (24), Junias Kandenge (28) and Josef Haikali (35) appeared on a charge of housebreaking with intent to rob and robbery. The matter was postponed to 13 October for fixing of trial date. Daniel Gabriel and Junias Kandenge remain in custody while Josef Haikali is on bail of N$5 000. Wilbard Malapi (46) appeared on a charge of theft. The matter was postponed to 13 October for legal aid. The accused remains in custody. Xing Liang Liu (31) and Xing Yan Zhang (36) appeared on charges of assault, discharge of a fire-arm and assault by threat. The accused were found guilty and sentenced to pay a fine of N$3000 each or 24-month imprisonment term. Siyabulela Areseb (26) appeared on a charge of rape. The matter was postponed to 3 November because the trial was partly- defence case. The accused remains in custody.

Magistrate Court Johannes Haubab (21), Knowledge Van der Westhuizen (22) and Patrick Narib (20) appeared on a charge of theft. The case against the three accused was withdrawn because the court refused a further remand. Jan Van der Vyfer (33) appeared on charges of delivery or acceptance of stock during the night and possession of suspected stolen stock. The matter was postponed to 13 October for tracing of co-accused. The accused is on bail of N$2 000. Mauriza Anies (23) appeared on a charge of theft by false pretences. The case against the accused was withdrawn on request of the State as there are other suspects that are not yet arrested. Norbet Katjikurupa (32) appeared on a charge of possession of potentially dangerous dependence- producing drugs. The matter was postponed to 25 October because the docket was not at court. The accused is on bail of N$2 000. Sharon Geingos (32) appeared on a charge of possession of cocaine. The matter was postponed to 24 October for fixing of trial date. The accused is on bail of N$2 000. Simon Watilifa (27) appeared on a charge of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm. The matter was postponed to 12 October for other reason. The accu sed is on bail of N$2 000. Eliaser John (46) appeared on a charge of driving with an excessive blood- alcohol level. The matter was postponed to 22 January for lab results. The accused is on bail of N$4 000. Gabriel Johannes (31) appeared on a charge of receiving stolen property (common law). The matter was postponed to 23 April 2018 for plea and trial. The accused remains in custody. Fortune Mburuu (30) appeared on a charge of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm. The matter was postponed to 22 November for legal aid. The accused is on bail of N$2 000. A 17-year-old boy and Roger Narib (18) appeared on a charge of theft. The case against the accused was withdrawn of complainant. The complainant does not want to proceed with the matter and a social worker suggested that the matter be withdrawn because the accused completed his community service as instructed. Michael Mborero (30) appeared on a charge of theft. The matter was postponed to 28 March 2018 for plea and trial. The accused is on bail of N$1 500.

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Sewer blockages on private premises not responsibility of municipality Sharlien Tjambari

It is not the responsibility of the Swakopmund Municipality to unblock blocked drainpipes on private properties. The municipality can only attend to blockages on the local authority's part of the sewer system. This was confirmed by Ailie Gebhardt, the Marketing and Communications Officer of the Swakopmund Municipality. The enquiry comes in the wake of residents of Extension 9 opposite the Hanganeni Primary School in Mondesa. People have been complaining of flooding of their properties when the sewer system is blocked. The blocked sewer system results in sewerage water pushing back into the residential sewer systems, resulting in overflowing wash basins, bath tubs, showers and toilets. "This is a serious health hazard. We need to do something about this now", fumed one affected resident. Residents contacted namib times and complained that in most cases when they call the municipal sewerage standby team, the team does not respond positively. The reason thereof is probably due to the lack of communication or residents being misinformed. According to Gebhardt the Municipality attends to blockages from the erf connection down-stream (into the street). From the erf connection back to the main sewer on the erf, the owner is responsible to clear up blockages. Gebhardt says it is encountered in most instances the blockages are on the residential side of the system and not on the municipality's side. "A nonreturn valve system was installed to prevent sewage flowing back into the residential system once it enters the main system. One specific case mentioned was a blockage at a certain residence occurring frequently. The Mu-

nicipality helped out and unblocked the

system free-of-charge several times. "This

should have been for the cost of the erf owner or tenants – which will be the case in future or the owner must from now onwards call a plumber", Gebhardt continued. The municipality renders a public service and cannot be over-

burdened by individual blockages where the erf owner needs to take responsibility. The owner will be required to install a device on his side of the system to prevent future blockages. The same applies for all other property

owners where sewerage problems occur frequently. "It appears that the gravitational fall of the sewer line from the house to the erf boundary is not adequate. This will be inspected and if found not to be correct, the owner will

be infor-med and if possible, it shall be insisted upon to be corrected by the owner", she concluded. That would require constructing a new sewer line with the prescribed angle of gravity fall.


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Copper ship alongside

The cargo ship Interlink Audacity (pictured above) is alongside in the port of Walvis Bay to discharge 31 000 metric tons of copper concentrate. The concentrate is destined for the copper smelter of Namibia Custom Smelters at Tsumeb, where it would be processed from a copper ore state to anode grade copper. The copper is then re-exported via the port of Walvis Bay to the countries of origin.

TUE 10 October 2017 High Tide: 06:18 Low Tide: 12:09 High Tide: 18:37 Low Tide: -

THUR 12 October 2017 Low Tide: 01:53 High Tide: 08:27 Low Tide: 14:43 High Tide: 21:06

WED 11 October 2017 Low Tide: 00:43 High Tide: 07:13 Low Tide: 13:11 High Tide: 19:39

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Come and join our Suidooster celebrities at the Sérénité Sérénité is a non-profit initiative established by Windhoek based Dore Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd and Alistair Izobell Productions of Cape Town South Africa. Dore Pharmaceuticals and Alistair Izobell Productions have joined forces and created Sérénité, which will be launched at The Country Club Hotel on the 28th October 2017 at a gala dinner. They have invited some of the cast of the smash hit soap opera – SuidOoster on KYKNET Channel to join them, as well as South African Idol winner Sasha Lee Davids, singing sensation Nur Abrahams and impresario Alistair Izobell with a 5 piece band. The initiative aims to raise funds to support female students of Namibia who do not have the financial means and cannot afford to purchase sanitary towels. We are aware that poverty is a problem in our country and this affects many, particularly young school girls. The effect of young girls not being able to afford to purchase sanitary towels, is staying out of school during their menstrual cycle and missing an average of three school days a month, amongst other more serious repercussions of the challenges they face. To alleviate this problem Sérénité has started by identifying three schools to supply them with sanitary towels to be handed out to female students. We will be starting a dialogue with the schools to establish the number of young ladies at each school and will be visiting the schools on a quarterly basis and provide each female student in need with a supply of sanitary towels for the three month period, as well as educational reading material. The performers joining us at the launch are as passionate about the initiative as we are and will be assisting with the roll out of the project post the event. We aim to start raising funds at the launch of this hugely important event as to kick start the roll out of assistance to our young females in

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Thieves target Miss Namibia

Swakopmund municipality’s Acting CEO Swartz arrested for drunken driving The Swakopmund municipality's Acting Chief Executive Officer, Marco Swartz, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of an intoxicating liquor on Wednesday evening. He made a first court appearance in the Swakopmund magistrates court yesterday morning. Details about what exactly led to the arrest remain sketchy at this time, as various senior officials were not available for comment. Leon Schiefer Wat Bitch julle almal so? Los die man! Atleast was hy op verlof en nie dronk in die werk. Jirre die ou het genoeg kak vir nou. Dis nie asof een van julle nie al 'n fout gemaak het nie... Clarice Sonblom Theys I'm so sorry to read about this ... Marco is a highly respectable individual and has made this mistake. These things happen to the best of us. Like Donna says ... a chauffeur service would be the solution to this. Keep your head high Marco ... your mis... Nancy Garoes I am sure the person who wrote this article needs to be fired too. We don't need such negativity in our town. Mr Swartz just know we behind you. Enjoy your leave your drink and your golf. Haters are behind for a reason. Bruce Boer I actually have a problem with this, what if the poor guy is found not guilty, can it than be seen as defamation of character also, his name is being dragged through mud and sh.t, but a court of law hasn't found him guilty yet! Namib Times should rather publish things like this after a guilty verdict really!! Peter John Louw Hold your head high Marco....most of us have been there...and some. Your track record at work over the years will be a hard act to follow Andre van Rensburg Once again The Namib Times does not bother to check the facts received from their informer before going to print. It seems as if journalistic ethics does not matter anymore. The Swakopmund Neighbourhood Watch had not been part of the so-called joint operation at all! Peter Odendaal disgraceful - he should immediately be suspended - a drunkard is not fit to run the top position of the town - where will the respect come from?? Heinrich Hafeni Hmmm and this is a Headline. He is a very good man with ethics I do believe he will overcome this hurdle in leadership. Antonette van der Westhuizen It is a known fact that people use the gravel road if they have had a drink at the golf club. Smart move to set up a second road block! Lesley Page Neighborhood watch should be patrolling to curb crime in living areas ........I do not mean DUI is good, but with the recent hard crime in Swakop drunk drivers is not the enemy Silas Bundje Even traffic officers, politicians, rich, poor, whites, blacks drink and drive. Don't drink and drive, it's like you telling somebody don't have sex. Impossible human behaviours as long as Namibia breweries keeps pumping alcohol in the society and government receives their profitable sin taxes. Herbie Blom Oh hell... some people make it sound like as if the world is coming to a end.. the man was caught.. so what hes a human.. you all should sweep your own stoep before hacking on others. The man is going to be fined and is going to have legal actions against him. But jerry thats a trap he rode into Susi Reimers Davel Dont drink and drive has been there for how many years...people just dont learn!!! You get caught, you must pay!!

Mam'selle Luiperth How many cars r speeding in mondesa at night? U have the nerve to call tht drunk & driving? U need to set those stupid road block during weekends in mondesa. U'll be suprised we r even afraid to sleep as the cars also drive through the walls. Sies for putting ths on social media & sies fr even arresting him in the first place. Prophet-Paul Khachab Something fishing going on here look like trap for him but is life Kumbulani Terence Sai Bottom line. dnt drink n drive. all you hypocrites that are trying to justify it are stupid. ..he knew he wasn't suppose to drive that night . totally ignorant. thats fair for police to arrest him like any other culprit no big deal. Job well done swakopmund traffic department. Michael Stabler If he not can complain he is not happy sowar. Job Nghinashindjwe Namibia Times do you really know what you're saying, 0.8mg? And the person was arrested? If you don't know shut up. Rowena Hoffmann Swakopmund needs a reliable taxi service, similiar to Dial-A-Cab in Windhoek. Sean Wolf He is a public figure and should be held accountable ! You do the crime, you do the time, irrespective of who you are ! No one is above the law. Edwyn Burns He who has never been guilty, can cast the first stone! Rosetta Bester Think it was a trap!!!!! Joas Tjipee Kauuova We all have our days... Heresvitha Prèttý Ashikuni Namib times you omitted a number there. O.8? Paulus Kanyetu He must lead by example Not drinking and driving like a graduate from RVTC. Oyla Hagen 0.80mg is deadly toxic and would handicap a person to be able driving his vehicle from rossmund to roadblock...blood tests should be more substantive evidence...just unvelievable... can't be accurate ... just an opinion. Juergen George Mater High Profile Case? Junior Traffic Officer or not...He Did His Duty...Job Well Done for catching a High Profile Trying to Avoid a Roadblock under the Influence...Nogals Bail? Is the New Law not " No Bail" to Drivers under the Influence? He Should be Fired from His Position His Acting CEO Position with Immediate Effect as We Swakopmunders DON'T NEED such People Trying to Run Our Town!!! Deon Namaseb I thought he was suppose to be in jail till Monday like all of us and only get bail via court? Eu Gene His reading was 0.8, while the allowed legal limit is 0.37, now i m blond Kissie Juelz Die man se Oktober fees het vroeg begin..nogals op verlof..geniet dit.. Sebastian Slinger Ek kani vestan hoekom almal so n grootding mak oor di storie.Hy is manet n mens n mense mak foute. Ek lag liewer net... nogals voorblad nuus. Tunino Haskell Ouch! Seems like he is being targeted by a certain group. Juanita van der Westhuizen Bliksem lekker these peeps in power who think they are untouchable I like. Don Trumph Ist 0.8 or 0.80 ? If it's 0.8 then it means the CEO(s) shouldn't drink at all.

What was supposed to be a special day-trip for Suné January, Miss Namibia 2017, visiting the coast turned sour for her on Monday when she fell victim to a smash-and-grab incident. January travelled to Walvis Bay along with her grandmother, younger sister and cousins on Monday for the day. Whilst in the harbour town, they also drove through to Dune 7. Upon their return to Swakopmund, they stopped north of Langstrand. Tertius Meyer Put a fake vechicle as bait each day at dune 7 and between swakop and walvis and catch all these scum!! Mundjindi Mundjindi This is NOT the police's fault!!! Its her and her mothers fault for leaving valuables in the car without tinted windows... What did they expect? BTW.. this type of crime happens everyday, this is NOT news!! Tuulikie Ndapewa Aupindi So sad I propose though that the municipality of walvis bay consider assigning security guards at dune 7 as the holiday is approaching more life's and possessions are at stake here. I m sad about what happen to miss Namibia and her family maybe police patrol will help reduce this type of crine Johann Viljoen Namib Times, as a point of interest: What you're describing was a theft from a motor vehicle with forcible entry. A break-in into a car. Smash-and-grab is when you stop at a traffic sign and a piece of scum smashes the car window, grabs your belongings and runs off. We've had break-ins for a really long time, but as far as I know Namibian thieves are too cowardly for the other type. Touch wood... Willie Steyn Sit n duursame handsak met luislang in en wag daar naby en lag leka Nee Nee moenie nou net pik die slang die misdadiger dan gaan hy dood dan word jy van moord aan gekla.Ek se weer onder geen omstandighede moet nie n slang in die motor sit nie asb ... Neilo Van Wyk First Miss SA now Miss Namibia. No one is safe it seems so maybe best to stay under the radar. NOT!!! Shine brighter Sune and stay positive despite this setback as evil cannot outshine good. Pick yourself up and dust yourself off (from the glass pieces) and represent this beautiful country and ALL its amazing people. We believe in You!! Louis Hurter Weak police force, half of them are arrogand and think that they are the law, other half are so fat they will die if they chase after a criminal. Ingo Irle October / November thieving Christmas time....every year the same...steel to take to home land for Christmas surprise at home... Julene Thompson Thank you for building a police station and not using it Lynette Keyser um ok, sorry but why are we still leaving our belongings in the car, ALL Namibians know that our country is not safe!!! Dirk J Greeff Dis v***n sleg man, jammer dat ek so praat maar ek is gatvol vir die stront wat hier gebeur. Sy moet ons land verteenwoordig en haar eie Namibiërs val haar aan en besteel haar, sies man komaan Namibië Goverment doen iets omtrent dit. Dis n klap in julle gesigte man. Of gaan julle dit maar net los dat dit maar net oor waai. Tracey Blommie Orlam Glad you're okay sune. I personally think having a branded car, With that miss Namibia Logo ,is just dangerous. any one can see where you are if they target you Petrina Abrahams Shitalangaho I am sorry for what transpired, but we need to stop creating opportunities for crimes to occur. Let keep valuables out of sight when leAving our vehicles unattended. Lock them up in the boot. Nick Jansen van Rensburg Since 1989 i visited Namibia on my annual holidays to run away from this rotten crime South Africa but needless to say Namibia became exactly the same, Because.......Judge for yourself!!!!!!!

Swakopmund one step closer to regulate the use of shopping bags: The Swakopmund Town Council has paved the way to develop a bylaw to regulate the use of plastic shopping bags. Also, to charge a levy for the use of plastic shopping bags and for the funds to be channelled to a unique environmental fund. The fund was also approved. According to the agenda, the recently approved environmental fund is in lieu of developing a related bylaw to legislate the use of plastic bags. Om-zaah Abner This is another daylight robbery.. this levy is straight to us consumers.. Y must we buy and still pay for carrying bags if not free plastic...? This swakop municipality is making more than enough money so instead of developing that so called environment. Cornel De Villiers This will still not keep the mess out of streets etc, penalties must be allocated to the responsible people that is causing the mess, you do not see any difference in south africa since they started paying for plastic bags, it is even worse now. Robin Tyson Excellent - bring your own bags in future. Been done in South Africa for many years now. David Botha The solution is simple. BAN PLASTIC BAGS! Chriszette de Beer Walvis Bay???? Dieter Neumann Hope Tsumeb will follow??? Benedictus Ndumba Botswana style.


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House For Sale Swakopmund Ocean View 2 Houses on a 982m² First House: 4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 Garages, Kitchen, Lounge, Dining Room, In and Outside BBQ plus Second House: 1 x Double Storey 3 Bedrooms, Open-Plan Kitchen, Lounge, in-side BBQ, Big Garage and much more... Price reduced for more details please call 081 786 0089 House to Rent Ocean View Swakopmund 4 bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Living room, Open-plan Kitchen, Dining room, Interior Braai, entrance hall, 3 garages, courtyard with outside Braai, Please phone for details 081 786 0089

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No solution for residents of Masilo street Sharlien Tjambari

For many years residents of Swakopmund's Masilo Street located in Mondesa have pleaded with the municipality to set up a speed hump in their street, as the road has a reputation for being frequented by reckless drivers. Help won't be coming anytime soon, as it seems Council does not have funds to construct a speed hump. The residents living along the road have been pleading with the Swakopmund Municipality, as they feel their lives are in danger. Most reckless driving incidences take place during the early morning hours. Coincidentally these accidents happen when shebeens and bars close. In some instances, reckless drivers have crashed through boundary walls of homes in this street. Namib times enquired from the municipality on the way forward a month ago. Feedback was received recently. According to the Marketing and Communications Officer of the municipality, Ailie Gebhardt, an investigation at Masilo Street and the surrounding area was recently carried out by municipal officials. “A speed hump should be erected in Masilo street. This will be a long-term plan as funds are not available right now. The street has a gravel surface

and first needs to be tarred or interlocked, in order to erect the speed bump. We cannot com-pare or compromise the safety of lives against the maintenance of the street”, said Gebhart. Gebhardt added the barrier kerbs should be erected at the intersection, but the owner of one of the plots should move his boundary wall backwards first, in line with the prescribed building line. She also said that Council can arrange for a chevron board to be erected immediately in front of house no. 1771 in Mondesa. That particular spot is very critical. Gebhardt advised that should an accident/ incident occur, the residents in the surrounding area are encouraged to note down the registration number of the offender and report it to the Municipal Traffic Section or immediately call or text to the following standby numbers: 081 122 4677 or 79.


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Kuisebmond Secondary School Prize Giving Ceremony 2017 - Best Performers More pics on page 11

Grade 10 - 1. Nuugulu Aina, 2. Kandiba Hendrina, 3. Shikole Ailly Grade 8 - 1. Andreas Nathaneal, 2. Shilongo Simaneka, 3. Gurirab Conrad

Grade 9 - 1. Nuugulu Elizaberth, 2. Shikongo Euinice, 3. Shikenga Saara

Grade 11 - 1. Shipanga Hiskia, 2. Shaanika Taimi, 3. Salomo Denis


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Kuisebmond Secondary School Prize Giving Ceremony 2017 - Best Performers Continued from page 10

DUX Learners Junior Dux Learner: - Nuugulu Elizaberth Sinior Dux Learner: - Shipanga Hiskia

· · · · · · · · · · · Grade 12 - 1. Festus Simi, 2. Booysen Baudessaeau, 3. Salze Helmory

Guest Speaker's Awards -[award Sponsered By The Guest Speaker] Tuamena Nambinga

MRS LIZY JOUBERT SPOT-ON CATERERS EDEN NURSERY RENT-A-PLANT WALVIS BAY MUNICIPALITY EBH MULTI-SAVE SUPERMARKET NARRAVILLE GENERAL DEALERS OK GROCER MPACT WBPHS PTA

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MR HERBERT VAN NIEKERK G4S MR RIAAN VIVIERS (MOVING OF STANDS) WALVIS BAY TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT RADIO ELECTRONICS MR HERMAN STADLER MR LUCIAN BAMPTON ALL THE GRADE 11 PARENTS FOR THEIR CHARITABLE AND SELFLESS SUPPORT.


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N O T I C E S MUNICIPALITY OF WALVIS BAY An equal opportunity Employer The Municipal Council of Walvis Bay offers the following opportunity to Namibian Citizens DEPARTMENT OF WATER WASTE & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

OPERATOR: SOLID WASTE (PATTERSON GRADE LEVEL B2) Purpose of the Job: To safely and efficiently operate a range of equipment and vehicles involved in the collection and transportation of refuse to the disposal site. Key Performance Areas: ·Solid Waste Removal · Maintenance and care of assigned equipment and vehicle · Staff supervision and administration Qualifications and Experience · Grade 8 plus 3 years' experience in operating the equipment required in solid waste. OR · Grade 10 (minimum 23 points) plus 2 years' experience, preferably solid waste removal AND · Driving license code C1 without endorsements (age of driving license: 3 Years) · Public Driving Permit (PDP) Closing date: Friday, 20 October 2017 Remuneration The remuneration package will be market related, inclusive of competitive service benefits. Applicants are advised to apply by forwarding a cover letter, a comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications and any other relevant documents to: The Manager: Human Resources Private Bag 5017 Walvis Bay Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the entrance of the main building (front desk of the Security Officer) or via Courier Services to Municipality of Walvis Bay, Nangolo Mbumba Drive, Civic Centre, Walvis Bay. Further information is obtainable from the Assistant HR Practitioner, Mr Absalom N Iiyambo at telephone number 0642013231. E-mail and fax applications are not acceptable. NOTICE NO: MWB-0018/2017


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SWAKOPMUND * Bridge: The Swakopmund Bridge club meets every Monday evening at 19:00 at Lions Old Age Home. Contact: Ed Barbour 064-405 604. “The Swakopmund Rotary Club: Meets every Tuesday evening from 18:00 in the conference room of the Hotel Deutsches Haus. Contact 081 645 0888. * Swakopmund Toastmasters: Meet every first and third Monday of the month at the Europa Hof Hotel, Bismarck Str 39, Swakopmund, Namibia from 19:00 - 20:30. * 6 Oct: Männergesangverein joined by 16 Singers from Germany at 19h00 Haus der Jugend. * 14 Oct: Luncheon for all the disabled in the Erongo Region, to be held at Haus Der Jugend from 09:00, organised by The Organisation for Caring for People with Disabilities. For more information please contact Almut 081 299 1902 or Carol-Ann 081 209 8169. * 14 Oct: Jazz Choir Vivid Voices from Germany with contributors Mascato Youth Choir, African Vocals 7.30pm, Evang.Lutheran Church, Otavi Str, Swakopmund. Entrance: Donations. * 14 Oct: El Macareno: Tablao Flamenco. NPS Kulturaula, 19h00 (doors open at 18h15). * 20 Oct: ANDRA New CD launch at The Dome in Swakopmund at 19h30. Contact 404723 and 204820. * 28 Oct: St. Stefanus Roman Catholic Church presents Langarm Dance with Rolling Waves at Swakopmund Town Hall at 20:00. * 29 Oct: Sunday Market at the Green Center, 5 Libertina Amathila Ave from 9am–1pm. Entrance opposite A La Mer Guesthouse. Arts, Crafts, Food, Drinks, great atmosphere and much more! Contact Bea 081 69 29 072. * 4 Nov: The Desert Painters – A Year full of Life – Exhibition Opening, 17:00pm, Woermannhaus-Gallery. Introduction by Nicky Marais. Presented by Arts Association Swakopmund.

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SALE IN EXECUTION In the Magistrate's Court for the District of Swakopmund held at Swakopmund. Case No: 130/17 In the matter between: Municipal Council of Swakopmund Plaintiff and Yolande Charline Beukes 1st Defendant J E Beukes 2nd Defendant In pursuance of a Judgement in the Magistrate’s Court of Swakopmund and writ of execution dated 08/06/17, the goods listed hereunder will be sold in execution to the highest bidder at Coastal Auction, No.19 Hidipo Hamuntenya S t re e t , S w a k o p mund on 11 November 2017 at 10:00 namely: 1 x 2 Piece Lounge Suite 1 x Sleeper Couch 3 x White Plastic Garden Chairs 1 x DSTV 1 x Defy Stove 1 x Small Dining Table 1 x Telefunken TV 2 x Office Chairs Conditions of Sale: “Voetstoots” - Cash to the highest bidder. Dated at Swakopmund on 6 October 2017. Attorneys for Judgment Creditor KINGHORN ASSOCIATES 2 - 6 Haus Altona Tobias Hainyeko Street Tel: 064-405051 Fax: 064-402159 Swakopmund Ref: HV/sb/MUN 100/2034-COLL

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WALVIS BAY * Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday: Book Exchange at the Mission to Seafarers. All Welcome. * Every Tuesday: Blood clinic (NAMBTS) at Welwitschia Hospital next to indoor pool. * 11 Oct: MOTH meeting at Escarpment Shellhole 19h00. * 22 Oct: Moth Parade at Shellhole Remembrance of Battle of El Alamein 11h00. * 25 - 28 Oct: 11th Namport Erongo Business & Tourism Expo. * 31 Oct: Mission to Seafarers Walvis Bay’s Annual General Meeting at 18:00 at The Mission to Seafarers, No.1 Rikumbi Kandanga Road, Walvis Bay. * 7 Nov: Interkerklike Gebedskring biduur by My Fathers House om 09:00. * 8 Nov: MOTH meeting at Escarpment Shellhole 19h00. * 11 Nov: Santa Shoebox Project drop off at Municipality Social Club, Jan Wilken Stadium from 09:00 to 15:00. * 12 Nov: Moth Remembrance Day Parade at Harries Park Memorial. * 26 Nov: Lagoon Park Family Christmas Market from 9am - 2pm! ***************

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PROPERTY TIMES TO RENT: Kuisebmond, Amatist Cresent Street Koeldrank Fontein Side Spacious 3 bedroom house to rent main bedroom have a shower and toilet N$ 2 650.00 p/m Open plan kitchen / sitting room 3 bathrooms tandem garage for 3 cars - only 1 parking space available. It can be rented out as a family home / or per room N$ 2 500.00 p/m for the 2 rooms each. Water included. Pre paid electricity. Contact Paula: 081 454 9753 Available 1 November N$ 2 500.00 p/m 1 Outside room for rent 1 bedroom & small sitting or kitchen. Bathroom sharing with 1 other tenant (no hot water for now) Available 1 November Contact Paula: 081 454 9753 To Rent : Mondesa One bedroom apartment to let in Swakopmund with open plan kitchen with open space next to it shower and toilet, water and electricity included N$3500.00 per month Please call 081 370 6700 CFS PROPERTIES CC SWAKOPMUND TO LET HOUSE Waterfront. Double storey, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchen, lounge/dining, indoor braai, guest toilet,, double garage, alarm, separate entertainment area. N$13,500.00 Irene 081 353 5551 064 412320 irene@cfsnamibia.co m HOUSE TO RENT: N$ 8 800.00 p/m Freestanding 3x bedroom house 5th Road East Meersig Walvis Bay. 2x bathrooms. All bedrooms fitted with walk in wardrobes. Open plan kitchen to dining and sitting room with indoor fireplace / BBQ. Double garage with remote doors and extra room with toilet, shower and basin. Alarm installed. Burglar bars on windows. Pre paid metres. Available 1 November Call owner: 081 244 1291 to view or for more info

SWAKOPMUND RENTALS Long Beach – N$8,000 3 bed, 2 bath duplex with double garage Hage Heights – N$12,000 Spacious 4 bed, 4 bath house with double garage and garden. Vogelstrand – N$6,900 Furnished 2 bed, 1 bath duplex with single garage. Kramersdorf – N$9,000 3 bed, 2 bath simplex with double garage and alarm Safari Village – N$6,900 2 bed, 2 bath simplex with single garage

Christine 081 128 2402 TO RENT: Wvb Modern 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, open plan kitchen, lounge, Dishwasher, blinds, G4S N$ 200.00 water incl. Pre paid electricity. 1 garage, space for 2nd car outside. Courtyard at back. NO ANIMALS STRICTLY SELECTION Hannahs Cottages Sam Nujoma Avenue 216 N$ 6 000.00 p/m Deposit N$ 6 000.00 Available 1 October 2017 Contact Frank Carter: 081 124 2151

TO LET INDUSTRIAL N$ 22 000 – Excl VAT Large office space to rent N$ 7100 –Incl VAT 95m² office space First Floor, Imm avail N$ 9900 – Incl VAT 155m² Office space on 2nd Floor, Imm Avail Lucille +264 81 169 6216 +264 64 464 033 www.ramos.na

TO LET Walvis Bay Brand new 79m² two bedroom flat including motorised lockup garage. N$ 5 350 pm. Contact: Deidre 081 448 7333 BIG 3 BEDROOM FLAT TO RENT ·Swk central ·Fully furnished ·Big lounge/kitchen ·Indoor braai ·Double garage tandem ·No smokers or pets ·One year or more rental contract ·N$9,000 p/m Contact Rudz 081 404 6454 or Thea 081 271 9255

TO LET Swakopmund CBD N$ 8800 – 2 bed, 1 bath, kitchen, lounge and kitchen with tandem garage, avail imm HAGE HEIGHTS – N$ 13 500 - 4 bed, 2 bath, kitchen, lounge, dining room, 3 garages, 20th Sept 17 Vineta N$ 17500 – 3bed, 2bath, kitchen, lounge with double garage, Imm avail, W&E excl N$ 13 700 – 3 bed, 2 bath, kitchen, lounge, dining with indoor bbq, tandem garage & bachelor flat, imm avail N$ 13 000 - 3 bed house with 2 bath, kitchen, lounge/dining, with a 1bed and bachelor flat with 3 garages, avail 1st of Nov 17 Waterfront N$ 12 000 – 3bed, 2 bath, open-plan kitchen/lounge/ Dining, double garage, imm avail Lucille +264 81 169 6216 +264 64 464 033 TO RENT: 2 bedroom flat - Walvis Bay. Furnished or unfurnished. Very good location. Neat and sunny two bedrooms, with lots of cupboards, open plan kitchen with stove, sitting room / dining room, DSTV - Extra View available. Indoor braai, remote garage and gate. Pre paid electricity. Excl water. no water deposit. Sorry no children and pets. N$ 5 500.00 p/m Furnished N$ 6 000.00 p/m Plus deposit Immediately available. Cell: 081 250 4694 064 203 342 TO RENT: Kabeljou, Walvis Bay Bachelor flat available immediately. Open plan kitchen and sitting room. Secure parking with remote entrance. Free wifi. N$ 3 400.00 p/m W/E incl. Contact: 081 286 7210 081 205 9653 To Rent : Tamariskia Two bedroom flat with bic to let offering lounge, open plan kitchen with bic and two third of the garage. Only water included for N$6200.00 Deposit payable. Available 1st November 2017 Contact: 0811598755

TO LET Swakopmund N$ 9 500 – VAT incl Office space on 1st floor CBD, with Reception and 2x offices Commercial -CBD N$ 12 000 VAT incl –Comm/Showroom, 109m², Imm Avail N$ 10 500 VAT Incl – Office Space, 109m², Imm Avail OCEAN VIEW N$ 11 000 - Double storey, 3 bed, 3 bath, guest toilet, Open-Plan kitchen, lounge & dining with Indoor BBQ, Complex (No Pets) Swakopmund – Central N$ 5200 – 1-bedroom flat with garage, imm avail ****** Lucille +264 81 169 6216 +264 64 464 033 www.ramos.na

TO LET Walvis Bay Brand new 89m² two bedroom flat including motorised lockup garage. N$ 5 800 pm. Contact: Deidre 081 448 7333 TO RENT: One bedroom flat available in Meersig, with built in cupboard, kitchen with build in stove. Parking space available. N$ 3 300.00 p/m Pre paid electricity. Water incl. Contact: 081 148 6202 081 228 3460 TO RENT: 2 bedroom flat to rent in town in Walvis Bay. BICs and stove, open plan kitchen and lounge area for N$ 5 000 p.m. (W&E excluded). Available immediately. Contact 081 445 7375 House to Rent Ocean View Swakopmund 4 bedroom 2 Bathrooms Livingroom Open-plan Kitchen Diningroom Interior Braai, entrance hall, 3 garage, courtyard with outside Braai, Please phone for details 081 786 0089

SWAKOP WAREHOUSES TO LET N$ 12 500- 175m² Warehouse with 60m² office space Imm avail N$ 14 000 – 153m² Warehouse with office space, avail 1st of Sept 17 Lucille +264 81 169 6216 +264 64 464 033 www.ramos.na

TO LET Long beach N$ 12 000 – 4 Bed, 3 bath and double garage, Imm avail N$ 15 000 – 4 bed house, 4 baths, kitchen/lounge, dining room, Indoor BBQ and 3 garages N$ 4950 – Bachelor flat with garage, W&E excluded, imm avail WANTED: ALL TYPES OF PROPERTIES TO LET Lucille +264 81 169 6216 +264 64 464 033 www.ramos.na For Sale NO AGENTS !! NO AGENTS !!! Mondesa Sectional Title 2 Bedroom [main bedroom with BIC] 2 bathrooms unit with separate Kitchen [Build-In Stove] and lounge. Fully inter-locked private Court Yard with outside Braai area & Garage Fully Functional alarm system [G4S] Contact 081 237 0676 For Sale: Vogelstrand Jireh Real Estate cc Vogelstrand, Vogelsigt 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Kitchen Lounge Tandem garage N$1700,000.00 Please contact Florencia for viewing 0812183747 Jireh Real Estate cc Dolphin Beach-close to Longbeach Lock up and go town house for sale 2 bedrooms Full bathroom, Shower Toilet Kitchen, Single garage Balcony N$1500,000.00 For viewing contact Florencia 0812183747 For Sale: Retirement House. House Palms, Walvis Bay Bachelor Unit connected to a One (1) Bedroom Unit, sold as one unit. Bachelor consists of bedroom/living area, kitchen and bathroom, small courtyard. One bedroom consists of bedroom, separate living room, kitchen and bathroom, courtyard. N$ 1,100,000 excluding all costs Contact Details: 081 203 3437 / 081 128 8875 House For Sale Swakop. Ocean View 2 Houses on a 982m² First House: 4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 Garages, Kitchen, Lounge, Dining Room, In and Outside BBQ plus Second House: 1 x Double Storey 3 Bedrooms, Open-Plan Kitchen, Lounge, in-side BBQ, Big Garage and much more... Come and have a look and make a Offer !! Please call 081 786 0089

Eiendom te Koop Tsumeb 6024m² erf in Tsumeb te koop, Besigheidsregte, 3 slaapkamer woonhuis, vleis/waskamer. ekstra toilet, stoep, 3 toesluit garage 3 oop parkeer areas oop parkeer areas, carwash buite braai, groot spens, oopplan leefarea, kantoor PLUS 42x15m Staal Struktuur met 5Ton oorhoofse kraan. Skakel asb 081 249 1822 ELEGANCIA INVESTMENTS CC Swakopmund New Extension Brand new houses for sale from N$ 780 000.00 Walvis Bay Hagin Court 2 bedroom flat with garage N$ 720 000.00 Karibib Brand new extension Plot and Plan freestanding houses ranging from N$ 460 000.00 Contact: 081 866 9480 CFS PROPERTIES CC SWAKOPMUND FOR SALE BUSINESS ERF General business zoning, prime location, close to town. Opportunity to built offices and flats. POR OCEAN VIEW Property for sale, consist of house and flat. (Plot and plan). Flat already completed. Price negotiable. N$1,350,000.00 Irene 081 353 5551 064 412320 irene@cfsnamibia.com For Sale : Mondesa Apartments for sale Swakopmund Mondesa 4 Bedroom apartments with small kitchen and shower and toilet in all of them. One two bedrooms with two toilets sitting-room garage - bringing cash in every month to land lord worth 22,000 a month ... selling for 1.2million Namibian dollars please contact 081 370 6700

TO LET Tamariskia N$ 8800 – 3bed, 2 bath, open-plan kitchen/lounge, indoor BBQ, single garage, Avail 1Nov 17 Mondesa N$ 8800 – 3 bed, 2 bath, kitchen, lounge, dining, double garage, avail 1st Dec 17 N$ 2750 – Bachelor Flat without garage, Prepaid Elec, imm avail Lucille +264 81 169 6216 +264 64 464 033 www.ramos.na TO Rent / Venita total renovated like new, SWK N$ 10500 /month excl water and electricity, Also a new flat 2bedrooms on same property with Garage, 7500.00, Old style Large rooms free standing, Three bedroom home, new Bathroom. Has a Large open plan kitchen, Very Large dinning room and living room. It has a very spacious courtyard and very large double garage. House Available 1 November, flat 15 December Contact 081 638 6300

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TO LET Arandis N$ 3650 – 2 bed, 1 bath, kitchen/lounge, no garage, avail 1st of Nov 17 N$ 3650 – 2 bed, 1 bath, kitchen/lounge, no garage, avail 1st of Dec 17 N$ 4070 – 2 bed, 1bath, house without garage, imm avail N$ 2090 – Bachelor flat with bathroom, without garage, imm avail Lucille +264 81 169 6216 +264 64 464 033 www.ramos.na

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DEATH NOTICES

Our beloved Son, Father & Brother has left us.

Marcello Angelo Chislam * 08/02/1972 † 05/10/2017

Wednesday Service 11/10/2017 19:00 Anglican Church Narraville Saturday 14/10/2017 09:00 Anglican Church Narraville Contact: 081 204 8848 / 081 124 1456

James Peter Dreyer * 07-06-1943 + 01-10-2017 Du hast viele Spuren der Liebe und Fürsorge hinterlassen. Die Erinnerung an all das Schöne mit dir wird stets in uns lebendig sein. Nach einem erfüllten Leben ist unsere liebe Mama, Schwiegermama, Oma und Uroma

Inge Roodt

Our beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Brother has gone home on Sunday 1 October

(geb. Prion) *08.07.1921 †04.10.2017 Friedlich eingeschlafen. Deine Liebe hat viele berührt, dein Lachen wird immer in unseren Herzen klingen. In liebevoller Erinnerung: Deine Kinder: Harald mit Reni Peter Adriaan mit Karin Deine Enkel: Johan mit Lynette Yvonne mit Casper Walter mit Leoni Rudi mit Cassandra Deine Urenkel: Dyllan und Ruan Die Trauerfeier mit anschliessender Beerdigung findet am Mittwoch, den 11. Oktober 2017 um 15:00 Uhr bei Huis Palms statt. Nachfragen: Yvonne 081 129 2282

Memorial Service: Wednesday, 11 October 19: 00 at Temple of Truth Church, Narraville Funeral Service: Saturday, 14 October 08:00 at home (Deon Dreyer Residence 57 Fire Fish Street,) Narraville 09:00 from Temple of Truth Church, Narraville For any Further Information Contact Deon Dreyer: 081 843 2765 Gerardo Dreyer: 081 129 8845 Charlton Dreyer: 081 290 1393 Chardonelle Dreyer: 081 319 5467


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Royal Schools Chess Challenge 2017 The Dome Swakopmund hosted its first major chess event when the annual Royal School Chess Challenge was played over the last weekend of September. The event attracted a record number of 162 chess players with ages ranging from 6 to 18. Players from 13 Schools drawn from 5 towns – Windhoek, Omaruru, Karibib, Swakopmund and Walvisbay – converged to fight for the annual Academy prizes in 6 different age groups. The tournament has always served as a development chess event for Erongo schools. A thick silence dropped over the large Conference Centre hall at The Dome Swakopmund as 162 player's battled for supremacy in the world's premier form of mental recreation. In some games it came down to the final seconds as one player's brilliant idea was countered by an equally good counter strategy. Chess is a thrilling game even though everything is stage at the mental level. It is as if two players engaged in a debate much deeper than mere talking. Royal Chess-Minds Academy is the largest affiliate of the Namibian Chess Federation and was founded in 2009. Since then it has consistently worked in Windhoek, Swakopmund and Walvisbay on a weekly basis. Head Coach and Founder CM Charles Eichab did the rounds for 6 years. CM Eichab is a six-time Namibian Chess Champion and also a popular coach and chess player. In 2016 after a year as assistant coach, Immanuel Gariseb popularly known as Coach Imz was installed as full coach at the Coast. He brought a new enthusiasm and vigor to the coaching. The Academy has also ventured in helping students that want to specialize more in chess whilst still maintaining its strong school based posture. This strategy proved profitable as the Academy won gold in four open categoriesoutright of a possible seven earlierthis year at the National Junior Closed Championships. Some schools have integrated chess into their school curriculum and its benefits are quite evident.Says Coach Charles "Chess in the classroom is always a welcome diversion for learners. They find it to be a fun subject whilst they learn many skills transferable to other areas of life." We would like to thank The Dome Swakopmund for sponsoring the beautiful Conference Centre which served as an ideal setting for the tournament. For all inquiries to join the academy or simply to learn chess e-mail to royalacademycoaches@gmail.com

NAMES OF INDIVIDUAL WINNERS IN AGE GROUPS UNDER 8 Boys; 1. Damens Ashron 2. Silver Adriaan 3. Maasdorp Sherwin UNDER 8 Girls; 1. Khito Hope 2. Katjiuende Victoria 3. Van der Jevonni UNDER 10 Boys; 1. Riedel Tristan 2. Blaauw Liam 3. Williams Lorenzo UNDER 10 Girls; 1. AnrieEngelbrecht 2. Lilian Gong 3. Stein Jessica UNDER 12 Boys; 1. Herrmann Carl-Philip 2. Klukowski Landro 3. Du Plessis Philip UNDER 12 Girls; Ida du Toit and Justine van der Meer (tied for 1st) 2. Mikhayla Fransman 3. Shuudifonya Helvi UNDER 14 Boys; 1. Mupetami Steven 2. KotzeeJazzmo 3. Doseb Bernard UNDER 14 Girls; 1. KohneAnnebel 2. Herrmann Maxime 3. Jade Engela UNDER 16 Boys; 1. Van der Meer Anthony 2. Junias Festus 3. John Faul UNDER 16 Girls; 1. Du Plessis Michelle 2. PietersenGena UNDER 18 Boys; 1. Xavier Hartman 2. Feris Ethan 3. Pandey Yasharth UNDER 18 Girls 1. Amponsah Martha TEAM WINNERS Grade 1-3 Walvisbay Private High School Karibib Private School Alexander Private School Grade 4-7 Swakopmund School of Excellence Private School Swakopmund Windhoek AfrikaansePrivaatskoo Grade 8-12 Dolphin Schools Walvisbay Private High School A Walvisbay Private High School B

Rossmund Golfing News Helmut Ndjendja was the host in the driving seat on Saturday 7 October with some thirst quenching Windhoek Lager Beers on offer – sadly there was only a very small field of golfers – mainly due to various other activities on the go at the Coast including the nail biting Currie Cup Game Namibia vs Boland. As always Helmut took the day in his stride with his welcoming smile and the weather played along with some beautiful sunshine. There were no two clubs – however scores were close. Winners: - 1st: E Lehmann/T Haimbondi 46pts; 2nd: W Theron/D Benson 44pts; 3rd: N Nanhinda/G Louw 43pts; 4th: G Murasiki/H Ndjendja 42pts; 5th: E van Wyk/B Saunderson 39pts; 6th: G Cloete/H Naobeb 38pts. Well played and thanks again to the sponsor Namibian Breweries/Windhoek Lager. Saturday (30 September) we had our Monthly Medal and there was a reasonable field vying for the "catch of the day". Weather conditions were good - this led to excellent scores and lots of 2-clubs coming from L Nande; A McLean; M Ludeke: J v/d Merwe and B Saunderson - well played guys. It would appear as if our Captain is really cooking at the moment shooting an excellent 65 nett to take Overall Winner; H Ndjendja took the "A"Division 73 nett (see what happens when you are a champ!! - quick change of division); "B" Division - A Bonifatius 69 nett; "C" Division: J Van der Merwe whilst R Knight was the Ladies winner with a 70 nett. It looks as if our Juniors have their heads down for the year end exams - we wish them luck. Thanks for a great day and to Novanam for their sponsorship. Wednesday (4 October) was a completely different "kettle of fish"- oh!!! did that wind blow and the sand only the "die hards" completed the course whilst the not so adventurous waited for them quietly in the club-

house? We had lots of visitors which was great - although on the other hand they may be picked the wrong day. Once again there was a count out for the Most Golf!!! With Grant coming out tops over Achmet; the 9 hole prize went to Rina with an excellent 21pts over the back nine. This weeks 18 hole prize went to Dominee Manus with 34pts followed closely by Gert on 32pts. Thanks again to Gerhard Byeveld/ Advertising Displays for the sponsorship. Some other stuff: Doubles Matchplay - Semi Finals - Willie/Kevin vs Fanie/Fritz; Org/Fanus vs George/Jacque Singles Matchplay - Finalists - Round Robin - Mark; Jacque; Likuis. Merit Lists as at 30 September Destination Swakopmund - Achmet/Eddie 190; Desmond/Dean 170; Warren/Bertie 110; Fritz/Dawid & Zelda/Tiekie 100. Novanam - Helmut 91; Likius 88; Anton 78; Bertie 69. Tree Bowl Rule - Oom Bill advised that from the 200 cards he has scrutinized from September only 8 showed annotations that the rule was executed. You still have the opportunity this month - so please annotate your cards correctly. I like this one: A friend, who had a powerful telescope, invited Old Tom Morris to make use of it for a view of the moon. Tom looked at the magnified moon attentively. "Faith, sir," he said, "She's terrible full O'bunkers". Have a great week and stay out of the bunkers.

From left to right Sensei Valdemar Swart (Dojo Head Swakopmund); Lene Mans (Shodan); Adelinde Lang (Shodan); Jordan Rittmann(Shodan); Willem Burger (Chief Instructor SKAI); Marvin Mbari (Dojo Head Omaruru); Chanton Mackrill (Shodan), Ernst Hagen (Shodan), Keegan du Raan (Shodan) and Morchen Coetzee (Dojo Head Khomasdal).

Shotokan Karate Academy International (Skai) Black Belt Grading Shotokan Karate Academy International (SKAI) had their National Black Belt Grading on 11 August 2017. At this gradings, an attempt was made by karateka to obtain the coveted black belt. The karateka who were successful were honoured at an illustrious ceremony held at the Yacht Club in Walvis Bay, on Saturday 7 October 2017. The Karateka who were tested for shodan, had a minimum of five year experience, with some of them even having as much as nine years training, in karate. The syllabus which they had to comply with is very stringent, resulting in all of them training and preparing since the beginning of the year for the above grading. Before an attempt could be made to grade, all karateka grading had to undergo a "grueling" pre-grading, where all technical aspects were finely scrutinized by four senior instructors. The karateka were graded on aspects like, proficiency in basic techniques, proficiency in forms, proficiency in combat, fitness, etiquette and procedure, neatness and attitude, eye position, concentration and self-control. The grading panels, consisting of the four highest graded Namibia Shotokan karateka, were very impressed with the standard displayed by the karateka. To be successful, karateka had to demonstrate that they have the required skills, values and character traits required for the Shodan rank (1st degree Black Belt). The chief instructor of SKAI, sensei Willem Burger made the following observations regarding the achievement of obtaining a black belt. · For every 10 000 people that join a Karate school, half will drop-out within 6 months, · Of those remaining students about 1 000 will complete a year of training before quitting, · Approximately 500 students will study for 2 years, but only 100 will be there in 3 years, · Usually only 1 or 2 will progress and be successful in obtaining their 2nd degree Black Belt, · 1 Will progress to teach others as he/she has been taught – this person, 1 in 10 000, is a true Black Belt Sensei Willem Burger also observed that a black belt means that the person now fulfils the role of a modern day Samurai. The word Samurai originally meant "one who serves". Black belts serve their family and community and protect those that cannot fend for themselves. The black belt also lives by the bushido code (warrior code) and living values like loyalty, honour, courage, unselfishness, fairness, sincerity, honesty and courtesy are of the utmost importance. Being a black belt means constantly developing yourself physically, mentally and emotionally to face the challenges and opportunities that life presents, and then to pass along these tools to those around us so that they all may benefit and take best advantage of all opportunities that arise in their lifetimes. Sensei Willem explained that wearing a black belt does not mean you are invincible, it does mean that you never give up, you are prepared to work past pain and disappointment and do not cave in to your doubts and above all you are prepared to face your fears. The senior karateka who all graded to first degree black (Shodan), and who were honoured on Saturday were: · Marvin Katjihingua · Bufelo Lushetile · Keegan du Raan · Ernst Hagen · Chanton Mackrill · Jordan Rittmann · Adelinde Lang · Lene Mans · Christel Booysen Shotokan Karate Academy International is extremely proud of the achievement of the above karateka and gladly welcome these warriors to the Shotokan Black Belt scroll of honour. Shotokan has training centers in Windhoek, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. Windhoek Sensei: Willem Burger 061 – 25 1921 Windhoek Sensei: Georg Schurz 061 – 24 1776 Swakopmund Sensei: Valdemar Swart 064 – 40 2010 Walvis Bay Sensei: Wikus Oberholster 064 – 20 6586


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Inauguration of Shotokan Karate Academy International (Skai) Shotokan Karate academy is proud to announce the inauguration of "Shotokan Karate Academy International" (SKAI), which is basically a revitalizing and re-branding of the Shotokan Karate Academy brand that has been in existence for longer than 25 year. Sensei Willem Burger, the chief instructor of SKAI, explained that the Shotokan shihankai (executive management) held a meeting on 5 August 2017, to specifically deliberate: · How to revitalise the organisation which has been in existence for more than 25 years, · How to introduce new structures and design to the organisation to face the modern challenges, · How to align the organization in terms of the latest management philosophies, so that we may also expand our footprint as an organisation internationally, · How to unite all "kindred spirits" under one organisation to enable all to benefit from the capabilities that this larger organisation offers, · To agree on why the organization exists, and to redirect and focus efforts accordingly. The culmination of all discussions and deliberations led to the re-branding and re-design of the Shotokan Karate Academy. What transpired was: · The name of Namibian Shotokan Karate Academy was changed to Shotokan Karate Academy International (SKAI) to enable the organisation to also accommodate international members which wish to join, · The structure was changed to accommodate local demands and requirement, · An international leg was also created to accommodate and address international needs and requirements, · The logo was changed part as a re-branding exercise, but also to more correctly signify the origin and

legacy of Shotokan karate. This logo now displays the Shotokan tiger as was originally designed for Shotokan karate by a student of the founder of Shotokan Karate, Gighin Funakosi, · All shihankai (executive members) agreed that Shotokan Karate exists as "We are in the business of positively influencing lives, to better prepare our members for the challenges that the modern world presents. We are serious about preparing our youth and senior karateka with the needed skills, values and character traits that will enable them to survive physical threats and also act as a moral compass in this complex world." All efforts will be re-aligned and re-directed to ensure these objectives are met. The Namibia Shotokan Karate Academy has been in existence for longer than 25 years and still has all the original founder members which form the shihankai (executive management). We have had some deliberations with other organisations and are proud to announce that the 1st organisations to join "Shotokan Karate Academy International" are: Locally, · Japan Karate Association Namibia (JKA) – Sensei Theo de Kock, and Internationally: · Shotokan World Karate Do Federation South Africa – Sensei Leon van Vollensteen We are proud to announce the re-branding and extension of the capabilities of this organization which will be in future known as - "Shotokan Karate Academy International" (SKAI).

Left to right: Sensei Theo de Kock the Chief instructor of JKA Namibia ; Sensei Willem Burger the Chief Instructor of SKAI; and Sensei Leon von Vollensteen the Chief Instructor of Shotokan World Karate Do Federation South Africa.

Namibia hosts Uruguay for Rugby Test

The Namibia Rugby Union is delighted to confirm that the national rugby team of Uruguay has accepted an invitation to tour Namibia during November 2017, with the assistance of World Rugby.

The matches will be played on 18 and 25 November 2017 at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek. These matches are crucial in preparing the Namibian team for qualification for the 2019 Rugby World Cup during June and July 2018, as no other matches will be played before that. The test matches will

also form part of the NRU centennial celebrations which were postponed last year. On 17 November 1916 the Damaraland Rugby Football Union was established and as from 1952 was named the South West Africa Rugby Union. After Namibia's independence in 1990 it became the Namibia Rugby Union. Uruguay

had an impressive performance during the year 2017 and is listed 18 on the international ranking. The team from Uruguay will provide good and strong opposition for the Namibia National team that is ranked 21 in the world. The NRU are thankful for Namibia Breweries with their brand, Windhoek Draught, for strongly

supporting the Namibian National team and Namibian rugby. All further details will be shared in the media.

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Namib Diesel Social Doubles League It can be taken with certainty that the way the league has progressed so far all the players are pretty eager to know where they are on the leaderboard at the moment, so not one to disappoint. The present points standing is as follows:Men's A ImanuelAmorongo/Stefan van Tonder 12, Fuel Pump Repairs Africa: Jaco de Witt/Angelo Titus 10, Emil Dorgeloh/DanieGreeff 9, Synapse: Leslie Bosman/Brandon Grane 6, Erongo Equipment Hire: Michael Stauder/Trevor Heath 5, Jewellery Boutique: Wynand Breytenbach/Jacques Steenkamp 4 & Supatronix: Ze de Britto/Sergio Figueiredo 3. Men's B. Blackie Zwart/Bertus Fokkens 9; DrikusZwart/Chris Bruyns 8, Luke/Jon Allen 7, Magic Discounters: Poena Olivier/Edwin van Urk 6, Ockie du Plessis/Floris Steenkamp 4, JC Platt/Tilden Smith 4 & Itchy & Scratchy: JakkieNel/Ricardo von Stein 3. Mixed A. Emil Dorgeloh/Chantel de Gouveia 9, ImanuelAmorongo/ChrestelleEiman 9, Angelo Titus/Carla Cummings 9, Leslie/Anet Bosman 5, Edwin van Urk/Arlene Visser 3; BykesMuashekele/Lindsay Lottering 0 & 1st Guarding: Eric Mans/Diana Meyer 0. Mixed B. Charlton Brussel/Zeenad Martins 12, Jaco de Jager/Anna Maria Venter 12; Christo van Wyk/Zola Nel 9, Doyle de Haas/Cindy Kruger 9, Liandro Martins/JacolineOelofse 4, Alan/Heibri-Ann Hartung 3, Michail Pretorius/Amy Volker 3 & Lindi Dreyer/Gabriela 0. So with 3 rounds to go there is still everything to play for. The results for Wednesday 4th are as follows:Men's A Section Emil Dorgeloh & DanieGreeffbtErongo Equipment Hire: Michael Stauder & Trevor Heath 3-0. These guys are in a different class, as soon as one thinks they are getting the upper hand against them they up their game a notch and the rest is history. Fuel Pump Repairs Africa: Jaco de Witt & Angelo Titus beat Jewellery Boutique: Wynand Breytenbach & Jacques Steenkamp 3-1. Firing on all cylinders it was all systems go for Jaco/Angie who took advantage of Wynie/Jacques' rather lacklustre performance. Synapse: Leslie Bosman & Brandon Grane beat Supatronix: Ze de Britto & Sergio Figueiredo 3-1. Les/Brandon's ping was good and delivered a byte that was far bigger than there bark. Men's B Section. Blackie Zwart & Bertus Fokkens beat Ockie du Plessis & Floris Steenkamp 3-0. Blackie/Bertus have a good understanding and quickly disposed of Ockie/Floris. JC Plat & Shaun beat Jon Allen & Paul 3-0. It was a good win for JC/Shaun. Chris Bruyns & Pieter Beukes beat Itchy & Scratchy: Jakkie Nel & Ricardo von Stein 3-1. A steel performance by Chris/Pieter put an end to any aggravations caused by Itchy/Scratchy. Mixed A section. Angelo Titus & Carla Cummings beat Bykes Muashekele & Lindsay Lottering 3-0. W/O Imanuel Amorongo & Christelle Eimanbt 1st Guarding: Eric Mans & Jenny 3-0. It can be taken that the match was always under Imanuel/Christelle's control. Leslie & Anet Bosman bt Edwin van Urk & Arlene Visser 3-0. W/O Mixed B section. Doyle de Haas & Cindy Kruger beat Lindi Dreyer & Matt 3-0. Christo van Wyk & Zola NelbtMichail Pretorius & Amy Volker 3-0. Experience must have played a big role in this win. Charlton Brussel & Zeenad Martins beat Liandro Martins & Jacoline Oelofse 31. One can almost say it was a spot of sibling rivalry. Charl-Zee came out tops in this clash. Jaco de Jager & Anna Maria Venter beat Alan & Heibri-Ann Hartung 3-0. The Hartung's had to forfeit the match, as Heibri sustained an injury. Take note the penultimate and final rounds will be played on Wednesday and Friday next week respectively. On that pleasant note it's time to shut down and hit Club Duvet in a big way.


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Windhoek Draught Welwitschias lost in Swakopmund supersport.com

Windhoek Draught Welwitschias narrowly lost their final Currie Cup First Division game 24-26 (halftime 7-19) against the Boland Cavaliers to end seventh on the log for 2017.

Goju-Kai Global Championships 2017 years of not competing.

The visitors required an 80th minute try from flyhalf Elgar Watts to secure their four log points which moves them into fourth place on the log, one point ahead of the SWD Eagles who miss out. The Welwitschias were leading 24-21 with time up on the clock but the men from Wellington were pressing hard, needing more than a penalty to secure their place and Watts provided after some good build-up from the Cavaliers. The visitors were moving the ball from one side of the field to the other and eventually the dam wall burst and Watts was able to dive over in the corner for the winning try. It was a bad start for the Welwitschias who had flanker Rohan Kitshof sent to the sin-bin as early as the sixth minute and the Cavaliers used their one-man advantage to good effect as they opened the scoring with centre Alcino Izaacs scoring a try close to the poles, making the conversion for fullback Adriaan Carlese an easy one. But once Kitshof returned to the field, the hosts began asserting themselves, forcing the Bolanders to turn and chase. Boland were to suffer a yellow card of their own as flanker Wayne Wilschut was sent to the bin after 26 minutes and the Welwitschias struck, and struck hard. Right wing Johan Tromp scored the first of his side's four tries in the right-hand corner and then four minutes later, fullback Mahco Prinsloo joined the line to perfection, sliding through the Boland defence to score their second try and take the lead with fly-half Theuns Kotze converting to give the home team a five point lead. The return of Wilschut made no difference as the hosts scored their third try of the afternoon with centre Lesley Klim darting through the defence

The 7th Goju-Kai Global World Championships 2017 was recently held - Bronze - Jayden This achievement is from 28-Sep to 1-Oct 2017 in Richmond, Canada. 28 countries were Koopman - 16/17 -61kg truly treasured by the represented, with a total number of 592 competitors and total division Male (Kumite) team management and - Bronze - Anco Snyman all participants, even entries 1092. This event takes place Canada 28-Sep to 1-Oct Schiebler - 12/13 -50kg - 16/17 +70kg Male those that didn't bring (Kumite) home medals, did our every 4 years and 2017). 4 new world Male (Kumite) moves from continent champions for Namibia - - Bronze - JD Roussouw - Bronze - Danika club and our country to continent each time. best performing Nami- - 12/13 -40kg Male Blaauw - 14/15 -54kg proud. Preparation for Female (Kumite) the next championships Goju-Kai Namibia has bia Goju-Kai team in (Kumite) had a successful his- history. - Bronze - Anthony A specific highlight was that will take place in tory at these cham- Day 1: Palmer - 12/13 Male when Renshi Leonard Japan in 2021 is already Martin won his Masters being planned, with pionships in the past - Gold - Renshi Leonard (Kata) Division Kata to gain specific coaching and and has attended each Martin - Masters Male Day 4: one except the 2nd one (Kata) - Gold - Rassie Ester- his 3rd gold medal and training being planned to that took place in San - Silver - Renshi Leo- huizen - 14/15 +70kg Goju-Kai Global World ensure we maintain our Champion title after 12 performance. Paulo, Brazil in 1997. nard Martin - Masters Male (Kumite) Goju-Kai Namibia Male (Kumite) sent a team of 33 par- - Bronze - Katelin ticipants ranging from Martin - U21 Female the ages of 11 to 48 Kata years of age. Part of - Bronze - Shihan Ryan the participating team Geyser - Masters Male was Renshi Leonard (Kumite) Martin, previous mul- Day 2: tiple gold medallist - Gold - Bryan Nakamand world champion at bonde - U21 Male this prestigious event. (Kumite) This year was the most - Silver - 14/15 Male successful champion- Team (Kata) ships to date, with a - Bronze - 14/15 Male tally of 16 medals, 4 of Bunkai (Kata Applithese being gold. The cation) detailed results for the - Bronze - 12/13 Male championships are as Team (Kata) follows: Day 3: R e s u l t s f r o m t h e - Gold - Emilio Joseph Karate (7th Goju-Kai 1 2 / 1 3 - 4 5 k g M a l e Global World Cham- (Kumite) pionships - Richmond, - Bronze - Joshua The Windhoek Draught Welwitchias in front of the Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre the proud host and sponsor to our National Pride

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