Accidents

Tragedy strikes as boy (12) drowns in Goreangab Dam

6 days ago - 15 September 2021 | Accidents

Tanja Bause WINDHOEK“What does he look like? Is he whole, is he whole? Please tell me the fish did not bite and eat him," Miriam Simon said just minutes after the...

Veld fires raze 580 000 hectares

1 week ago - 10 September 2021 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA total of 580 480 hectares has burnt to the ground countrywide, while one person died and four others were severely...

Man commits suicide by driving into tree

2 weeks ago - 02 September 2021 | Accidents

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI A man allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday by driving into a tree along the Outapi-Ruacana main road at Omindamba village in the Omusati Region.It is alleged that Sakaria...

Tired of living in tents

1 month - 11 August 2021 | Accidents

Leandrea Louw WALVIS BAYThe residents of the Otweya informal settlement - formerly known as Twaloloka – of Walvis Bay say they are tired of...

Desert rescue: Namibians stranded in Damaraland share their experience

1 month - 09 August 2021 | Accidents

ERWIN LEUSCHNERSWAKOPMUNDKai Jacobie and Marko Zahradnicky, who were reported missing after a camping trip in Damaraland, were found last Tuesday after an extensive aerial search. In an exclusive interview, Zahradnicky described the experience.For the two...

DRC fire victims get new IDs

1 month - 05 August 2021 | Accidents

Adolf Kaure SWAKOPMUNDHome affairs minister Albert Kawana recently handed over 33 identity documents (IDs)...

Ministries sign MoU on road safety

1 month - 02 August 2021 | Accidents

NAMPA WINDHOEKVarious ministers on Thursday signed the multi-party memorandum of understanding (MoU) on advanced and improved road safety performance in Windhoek.The...

Crash near Henties kills govt official

1 month - 28 July 2021 | Accidents

Staff Reporter Henties Bay A 49-year-old man died in an accident on the C-34 road yesterday.According to the Namibian police’s Erongo commander...

Toddler drowns in oshikundu, as pensioner chokes on meat

1 month - 26 July 2021 | Accidents

TUYEIMO HAIDULAOSHAKATI A one-year-old child drowned in a bucket of homebrew on Friday afternoon at Akalungu village, Outapi Constituency, in the Omusati Region.The region’s police...

Swakop fire victims to be resettled

1 month - 26 July 2021 | Accidents

ADOLF KAURESWAKOPMUNDSwakopmund CEO Archie Benjamin says victims of the recent DRC informal settlement fire will soon be relocated.An emergency meeting was held between the Swakopmund...

MVA rejected 66% of claims in 2020

2 months ago - 25 June 2021 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA Fund) repudiated 66% of the 2 426 benefit claims that were submitted to it last year.This was due...

‘People’s person’ Shiyandja remembered

3 months ago - 08 June 2021 | Accidents

WINDHOEKThe late Reverend Vilho Uhela Shiyandja is many things, chief among them an iconoclast, man of principle and a people person. These descriptions echoed through...

Accidents

16 survive accident on Otji-Kalkfeld...

4 months ago - 17 May 2021 | Accidents

NAMPA Sixteen people survived an accident after the Quantum minibus they were travelling in overturned...

Fire destroys 16 shacks at...

4 months ago - 12 May 2021 | Accidents

NAMPAWINDHOEKSixteen shacks were destroyed at Walvis Bay in the Erongo Region after a fire broke out at the town’s Tutaleni location on Monday.An incident report...

Police yet to identify Kavango...

4 months ago - 26 April 2021 | Accidents

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUKavango West police are still busy with the identification of the 10 people who died on Friday evening when the two vehicles they were...

Three die in car crash...

5 months ago - 12 April 2021 | Accidents

NAMPA OKAKARARAThree men died instantly on Saturday after the sedan they were travelling in overturned and crashed into a concrete wall...

Bloody Easter weekend claims 16

5 months ago - 08 April 2021 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA total of 16 people died in accidents on Namibian roads this past Easter weekend, compared to four fatalities that...

Footballer among weekend crash casualties

5 months ago - 23 March 2021 | Accidents

NAMPA ONGWEDIVAFive people died on Saturday night when their car crashed into a...

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