Article Written by: Reggie Hercules
We, the residents of this beautiful town Luderitzbucht, would like to express our sincere gratitude to the Namibian people, and especially old Buchters scattered all over Namibia, for their unwavering support in our quest to be heard.
It is most befitting that on this Tuesday, one day after we Namibians celebrated Heroesâ€™ [...]
On the afternoon of the 21st September Angra Pequena Senior Secondary School held a prestigious Diploma Ceremony. Many distinguished guests were invited and all the outstanding students within Grade 11 and Grade 12 were awarded with prizes and trophies.
The Saturday afternoon Angra Pequenaâ€™s school hall was filled with people bustling to all get the best [...]
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 [...]