I am a journalist based in Swakopmund, Namibia. I am currently in the employ of Namibia Media Holdings (NMH) and produce regular content for the Namibian daily newspapers Republikein (Afrikaans), Namibian Sun (English) and Allgemeine Zeitung (German). I also produce content for the online news portal Erongo. I have been a journalist in Namibia for more than 10 years and have during this time researched various investigative pieces.
An elephant bull is darted and relocated to a new home. This elephant spend close to two months close to Swakopmund and initially arrived here on Christmas day.
Six chameleons hatched in captivity after the eggs were saved from the dead mother. These small animals are fighters and continue to do well.
After spending close to two months around Swakopmund, an elephant bull was darted and moved to a new home. Shortly before, this elephant appeared in Swakopmund on Christmas eve. A very, very peculiar story with a happy ending.
The find of the century, the ship Bom Jesus, stranded in Namibia 500 years ago - and was rediscovered in 2008. Four years later some precious artifacts rotted away, as they were apparently not preserved correctly.
A chinese company intended to catch dolphins and other sea animals in Namibia for the Chinese Aquarium Trade. I "broke" the story with a short excerpt - it quickly went viral internationally and the idea was finally dropped after mounting public pressure.
A German tourist is attacked by a leopard while camping in a van with his wife in Namibia - he is seriously injured, but his wife saves him from certain death. After I wrote this story various international media houses contacted me regarding a follow-up.
A photographer takes a photo of the Milky Way over Namibia.
A photo depicting the new container terminal built at the harbor town Walvis Bay. It is the biggest infrastructure development undertaken Namibia since independence.
A photo depicting fire fighters in Swakopmund fighting a losing battle after a massive inferno erupted at a local shop.
A photo depicting a peaceful demonstration of local Swakopmund residents during the first court appearance of a double murder accused.