Swapo in Erongo remembers late Geingob

In the Erongo Region, Swapo Party's Regional Coordinator, Daniel Muhuura, led a candlelight ceremony at Swakopmund.

Muhuura lauded the late President Geingob as a visionary leader who dedicated his life to the service of his country and its people.

At this difficult time, he said the party's thoughts and prayers are with the family and loved ones of President Geingob, as well as the entire nation of Namibia.

Erongo governor urges learners to set ambitious goals 

Erongo Governor Neville Andre is urging high school learners in the region to set their ambitions high for success through hard work to obtain better results.

Andre was speaking at Duinesig High School, which performed well in the 2023 Namibia Senior Secondary Advanced Subsidiary and Ordinary Level examinations.

Lack of focus, parental support, and indiscipline were cited as the primary reasons for failure in examinations.

Andre said schools from the region have shown consistent deterioration in their results over the years.

Erongo Police on high alert to ensure tourists' safety

Tourist safety takes center stage as preparations for the festive season are underway.

The Erongo police, in collaboration with key stakeholders, are diligently working around the clock to guarantee the protection of individuals from criminal activities during the holiday season.

nbc's coastal reporter, Stefan |Uirab, engaged Inspector Ileni Shapumba, the Police Unit Commander for Community Affairs in the Erongo Region.

 

INTERVIEW | Festive season road safety campaign in full swing


As the festive season kicks into high gear, the Namibian Transport Department and law enforcement agencies are actively engaged in a comprehensive road safety campaign.

The focal point of their efforts is the B2 Swakopmund Roadblock, strategically positioned on one of Namibia's busiest highways.

nbc's News reporter, Stefan |Uirab, caught up with Inspector Ileni Shapumba, the Unit Commander for Community Affairs in the Erongo Region. 

Arandis Mayor re-elected

Re-elected mayor Risto Kapendah says the demand for land at Arandis has become urgent because the town has become one of the fastest-growing centres in the Erongo Region.

In his acceptance speech, the re-elected Mayor Risto Kapendah highlighted the various economic projects undertaken this year. These include the establishment of a charcoal manufacturing plant.
In addition, a sulphur bagging plant also got off the ground and started producing, while a truck port was further inaugurated.

Police dedication towards public service lauded

Deputy Inspector General for Operations Elias Mutota and Erongo Governor Neville Andre have lauded police dedication to public service.

Members of the force were commended at the 33rd celebration of Police Day at Walvis Bay.

It was revealed that theft,stocktheft, housebreaking, assault, and fraud are the most prevalent crimes in the Erongo region.

Out of 112 thousand cases reported countrywide, about 9 thousand cases were in Erongo during the 2022–23 financial year.

ICT Minister inaugurates nbc's office at Swakopmund

Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Dr. Peya Mushelenga, has called on public media houses to uphold the highest standards of journalistic integrity.

Dr. Mushelenga, who inaugurated the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation's office in Swakopmund, has emphasised the need for public media to remain impartial and prioritise public interest above all else.

The story of the nbc Swakopmund office starts with humble beginnings.

In 1999, the headquarters sent a news crew, including a reporter and cameraman, to set up a small office at the coast.

Rehabilitation frameworks needed to avoid re-offending

Erongo Governor Neville Andre says there is a need to exchange ideas, experiences, and expertise to develop comprehensive rehabilitation frameworks that can be adapted and implemented in each country according to their specific needs and resources.

Andre said this at the official opening of the three-day interaction training for officers in charge of correctional, prison, and penitentiary facilities held at Walvis Bay.