Swimming in the bay at the breakwater (Mole), standing on the jetty and marvelling at the sunset – that is as much part of a holiday in Swakopmund as salt belongs in the ocean. Imagine that both of these attractions are simply the result of a few quirks of history. It is quite likely that they would not exist if the bay of today’s Walvis Bay, 30 km further south, had not already been in British hands at the end of the 19th century and had Imperial Germany not declared the south-western part of Africa a protectorate and done its utmost to build a harbour for the country... Read more about The Jetty
Andy Carroll can start repaying the faith shown in him by Liverpool Manager Kenny Dalglish by guiding the club to victory over former side Newcastle in the stand-out match in the Premier League’s latest round of holiday fixtures.
Luis Suarez’s one-match suspension for sticking his middle finger up at Fulham fans in a recent league match should ensure Carroll starts at Anfield tonight, against the team that sold him for 35 million pounds ($56 million) in a stunning lastminute deal in January’s transfer window. Read more about Carroll to repay faith
Pilchard quotas are to increase to 31 000 tonnes next year as the Fisheries and Marine Resources Ministry has gained approval from Cabinet to grow the allowable harvest on the back of a 147% leap in ocean biomass, thanks to proper management and conservation.
Pilchards will soon be back on the menu, filling ship decks and canning factories at the coast to overflowing after the news that the Ministry of Fisheries has plans to increase the Total Allowable Catch (TAC) quota to 31 000 tonnes for the 2012 season. Read more about PILCHARD QUOTAS for 2012 drastically increased
It was all praises in an emotional send off yesterday at Walvis Bay when Police staff hosted a special farewell ceremony for outgoing Erongo Police Chief Commissioner Festus Shilongo who will be taking up office in the Khomas Region next week. Amongst those invited to attend the event was Minister of Trade and In-dustry Dr Hage Geingob, former Governor of Erongo Region Samuel Nuuyoma, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Cyprus Savvas I Savva, Mayor Derek Klaazen and John Black of the Swapo Elders Council. Read more about Outgoing Police Chief showered with praise