This year marks the 25th anniversary of The Buchter News in Luderitz, and 25 years of volunteers working in the community.
Started in 1987, set up by the Scottish charity Project Trust, two or three volunteers have arrived in windy Luderitz to run The Buchter News every year. However, when it was first established it was [...]
The annual Cup For Cancer fundraiser took place this month, raising money for the wonderful Cancer Association of Namibia. The event was held at the Nest Hotel on the 12th October and was spectacularly successful! The Cancer Association would like to thank all 120 guests who attended.
Guests were also visted by a number of fairy [...]
On 15 August whilst Captain Hans of Sun Sail Catamarans was on a dolphin cruise in the Walvis Bay Lagoon, he noticed a penguin whose behaviour was out of the norm. Whenever the catamaran came close to her, she would not dive and swim away as expected, but instead he noticed her laboured breathing.
She was [...]
Here is an update for the Luderitz Community on the Luderitz Waterfront Development Project! So far it is the implementation of the construction of the existing old power station, which is soon to house a satellite campus under the auspices of the Polytechnic Namibia, a sports centre and a Maritime Museum. The Maritime Museum will [...]
NSI stands for Namibian Standards Institution and has since the first of June a new Fishery Inspection Centre in Luderitz. The centre opened on the 5th of December 2011 but the official opening was on the 1st of June 2012. The centre has staff offices and an inspection laboratory. The new facilities make it possible [...]