Accidents

Elderly woman killed on Windhoek street

3 hours ago | Accidents

A 72-year-old woman was killed yesterday by a bakkie while she was crossing one of Windhoek’s busiest streets.The incident, reported to the Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund at approximately 11:20, took place on Mandume Ndemufayo...

Roads claim heavy toll

2 days ago - 26 September 2016 | Accidents

Close to 130 children up to 15 years old died in car crashes between 2013 and 2015, 68 of whom were five and younger. Sixty children between the ages of 6 and 15 died in...

One dead, one critically injured in B2 crashes

2 days ago - 26 September 2016 | Accidents

A chain collision involving three vehicles on the B2 road near Usakos claimed the life of one person on Friday.Chief Inspector Jatikua Tjiramba also confirmed that the driver of a car that left the road...

Gun dealer commits suicide

6 days ago - 22 September 2016 | Accidents

Sven Ahrens, 42, a Windhoek gun expert and dealer, committed suicide early Wednesday morning.Nampol spokesperson Kauna Shikwambi confirmed the incident that happened at Finckenstein Estate, where Ahrens and his family had recently moved.“The body was...

Family left homeless after homestead burns

1 week ago - 21 September 2016 | Accidents

A family of 20 - three pensioners, six adults and 11 children - was left homeless after 14 huts at their traditional homestead went up in flames along with all their belongings, food and national...

Accident victims named

1 week ago - 21 September 2016 | Accidents

The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA Fund) has extended its condolences to the families of the six people who perished in car accidents on the...

Pupils killed in car accident

1 week ago - 20 September 2016 | Accidents

Acar accident on the Karibib-Usakos road yesterday claimed the lives of three children and a motorist after the car they were travelling in overturned. The...

Five children drown over weekend

2 weeks ago - 12 September 2016 | Accidents

A student from Wennie du Plessis High School in Gobabis drowned at the Safari Hotel in Windhoek on Friday night. The learner, identified as Surprise...

MVA denies struggle kids’ allegation

2 weeks ago - 09 September 2016 | Accidents

The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund has responded to a claim made by some members of the struggle kids regarding the death of Tomas Kondjeni,...

Black weekend on roads

3 weeks ago - 05 September 2016 | Accidents

In one of the darkest weekends on Namibian roads, at least 14 people died in numerous car accidents across the country. The 14 included three...

Six killed in crash

3 weeks ago - 03 September 2016 | Accidents

At least six people are reported to have died earlier this morning in a car accident on the Rehoboth-Kalkrand road. It is reported that a...

Crane crashes down on cars

3 weeks ago - 01 September 2016 | Accidents

A woman seated behind the steering wheel of a car parked in front of the Walvis Bay municipality had a narrow escape when a crane...

Accidents

Life or death on Namibia’s...

3 weeks ago - 01 September 2016 | Accidents

On average 56 people have died every month since January on Namibian roads, mainly due to reckless driving and ignoring traffic regulations.Over the Heroes’ Day...

Free booze at accident scene

4 weeks ago - 30 August 2016 | Accidents

Dozens of people looted the scene of a near-fatal accident between Otavi and Tsumeb this weekend after hundreds of bottles of cider had spilled onto...

Road safety top priority this...

1 month - 25 August 2016 | Accidents

Authorities are pulling out all the stops to prevent a bloodbath on Namibian roads this long weekend as reckless drivers continue to claim hundreds of...

Hail the North!

1 month - 24 August 2016 | Accidents

The Namibia Town of the Year team travelled to the North for activations and their first stop was Omuthiya. They were met by an excited...

CORRECTION

1 month - 23 August 2016 | Accidents

With regard to Namibian Sun’s headline in yesterday’s newspaper, ‘Swakop butcher wins parole bid’ an error was made in the report as Thomas Florin’s murder...

Child dies after falling into...

1 month - 16 August 2016 | Accidents

A six-year-old boy died at the weekend after falling seven metres down a well at Amarika in the Omusati Region. Community members are suspecting that...

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