01 October 2018 | Local News

This Sunday, Erongo reports that more than over 30 delegates from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) gathered in Swakopmund for the employment and labour sector joint tripartite technical sub-committees meeting of experts. Namibia recently assumed the chairmanship of SADC for 2018/2019.

We also chat to Ricc Profitt, vice president Playboys Motorcycle Club (PMC) that hosts the popular Fish Eagle rally. The event is one of the largest motorcycle rallies in Namibia and takes place from 5 to 7 October.

Erongo continues to report on the plight of state hospitals in the region. Governor Cleophas Mutjavikua appealed for more food donations to alleviate the prevailing shortage at hospitals in the region.

The Swakopmund town council will hold several public meetings for its residents in different suburbs in October that are aimed at giving feedback about the capital budget projects, the new plastic bag bylaw, crime statistics as well as the proposal for the installation of CCTV cameras in the town.

Social workers of the ministry of health and social services celebrated national social workers day on 19 September.

On the sporting front, Erongo reports on the Woermann Brock Coast Classic cycle challenge and the Spar Coastal Pirates Inline Hockey tournament.

What’s on this week:

Friday 28 to Sunday 30 September

• Coastal Pirates Inline hockey at The Dome in Swakopmund.

Sunday, 30 September

• 09:00 Lagoon Park Family Market with Oktoberfest as theme until 13:00 at the park between Paul Vincent and Peter Dixon Street. Wear your Lederhosen and Dirndl!

Friday 5 to Sunday 7 October

• Playboys Motorcycle Club hosting the 19th Fish Eagle Rally in aid of charity in Walvis Bay. Highlights include drag races, biker competitions and the Concourse de Elegance.

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