Accidents

Ongwediva crash kills girl, 8

6 days ago - 12 July 2018 | Accidents

The Oshana police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a car crash late on Wednesday evening in Ongwediva killed an 8-year-old girl and injured two others.According to Oshana’s police spokesperson, Inspector Petrus Iimbili,...

VIP officer arrested for pedestrian's death

1 week ago - 10 July 2018 | Accidents

A VIP directorate police inspector was arrested on Saturday for allegedly driving without a licence and causing an accident in which a pedestrian was killed. According to the police, the pedestrian died about 33km from...

Two killed in drunk driving incident

1 week ago - 09 July 2018 | Accidents

A case of culpable homicide, drunken driving, as well as reckless and negligent driving, has been reported to the Walvis Bay police station after a 30-year-old man, who was under the influence of alcohol, caused...

Girl out of school for months after swing accident

1 month - 15 June 2018 | Accidents

A six-year-old learner at the Cabatana private school in Oshakati, who sustained a ruptured liver after being trapped under a swing on the school's playground, will only return to school in two months' time.The accident...

Risky overtaking blamed for crash

1 month - 08 June 2018 | Accidents

Preliminary investigations indicate that the head-on collision between a bus and a double-cab bakkie between Mariental and Keetmanshoop on Tuesday, which killed four people, could be linked to risky overtaking.Ronnie Coleman of Coleman Transport told...

Cessna belly-flops at Eros

1 month - 23 May 2018 | Accidents

A small aircraft landed on its belly at Eros Airport in Windhoek yesterday morning. Its 58-year-old pilot was uninjured.The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) confirmed the...

Accident kills six

1 month - 22 May 2018 | Accidents

Six people died when a car overturned between Usakos and Arandis on Sunday.According to the crime investigation coordinator in the Erongo Region, Erastus Iikuyu, the...

Breadwinners ripped from families

2 months ago - 09 May 2018 | Accidents

Although statistics for 2018 so far indicate a stark decrease in overall crashes, injuries and lives lost on Namibian roads, children, economically active young people...

Accidents eat into GDP

2 months ago - 02 May 2018 | Accidents

As the latest year-to-date crash statistics for Namibian roads show a decrease of nearly 35% in fatalities compared to last year for the same period,...

Roadside tragedy claims infant

2 months ago - 25 April 2018 | Accidents

A two-month-old baby died on Monday when a Toyota Corolla taxi rammed into the mother, who was hitchhiking with the infant along the Omungwelume-Oshakati road.The...

Flood tragedy strikes family

3 months ago - 18 April 2018 | Accidents

A Windhoek mother drowned and her three-year-old son is also feared dead after their shack was swept away by a flash flood after heavy rain...

Millions to make roads safer

3 months ago - 17 April 2018 | Accidents

The FIA Foundation has pledged a donation of US$10 million to kick-start a new United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund that was launched by UN...

Accidents

N$20m to salvage stranded ship

3 months ago - 06 April 2018 | Accidents

OTIS FINCKIn the region of N$20 million has been spent so far on trying to salvage the stranded Japanese vessel Fukuseni Maru, which ran aground...

Cops caution against Easter mayhem

3 months ago - 29 March 2018 | Accidents

Police have urged drivers to exercise caution on the roads this Easter weekend, while refraining from drinking and driving, as many Namibians will be travelling...

Omundohotola natango e Ii mokatuma

3 months ago - 22 March 2018 | Accidents

Dr Yevai Chiradza, omundohotola gwomOtjiwarongo, ngoka a li a kuthwa manga miilonga na ota tamanekelwa oshipotha shedhipago lyaashi lyoshiningilawina, sha landula oshiponga shohauto shoka...

Worker dies after falling from...

3 months ago - 20 March 2018 | Accidents

A male construction worker fell five floors to his death yesterday morning while carrying out work at the NamWater headquarters in Windhoek. The incident...

Doctor in hot water

4 months ago - 16 March 2018 | Accidents

A suspended Otjiwarongo doctor, under investigation for a reckless driving incident last week, is also being sought by the police for failing to appear before...

Hell driver doctor suspended

4 months ago - 12 March 2018 | Accidents

A medical doctor employed at the Otjiwarongo State Hospital has been forced to take leave after a video went viral allegedly showing him driving recklessly...

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