Accidents

Crashes cost millions

21 hours ago | Accidents

Injury grants totalling more than N$21 million and funeral grants of N$2.5 million have been paid out by the Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund in the first nine months of this year.The MVA Fund confirmed...

Pupils suffer after freak wind

3 days ago - 11 October 2019 | Accidents

Over 300 Oniipa Primary School learners are being taught under trees after a strong wind blew off the roofing of eight classrooms.Wednesday's wind also caused damage to houses, tombstones, trees and electricity and other infrastructure...

Over 4 000 injured since January

1 week ago - 02 October 2019 | Accidents

The role of women in making Namibian roads safer for all was highlighted at the second annual Women in Road Safety conference and expo at Mariental.“As women it is for us to find our voice...

Macabre crash site looters warned

1 week ago - 01 October 2019 | Accidents

A disturbing trend of people exploiting crash sites by stealing the belongings of the traumatised passengers, including the injured or dead, for among other things, food and money, is strongly condemned. Looters are also warned...

Snuffed out

3 weeks ago - 20 September 2019 | Accidents

JANA-MARI SMITHA total of 101 people have died in 335 car crashes around Namibia in the past month.Experts agree that driver attitudes, and passengers' acceptance of risky driver behaviour, are at the heart of the...

Deadly weekend

4 weeks ago - 16 September 2019 | Accidents

The deaths of at least 23 people in five car crashes on Friday and Saturday has highlighted Namibia's unresolved road accident epidemic and cast a...

Tourist dies in bus crash

1 month - 09 September 2019 | Accidents

The Kavango East police are investigating a case of culpable homicide, after a German national died on Saturday when the bus she was travelling in...

22 road deaths in a week

1 month - 30 August 2019 | Accidents

The deaths of six more people in an accident on Wednesday raised the death toll on Namibia's roads to 22 within a week. The...

16 road deaths mar long weekend

1 month - 28 August 2019 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT At least 16 people were killed in accidents on Namibia’s roads over the past long weekend, including two toddlers and the two teenagers...

Aanaskola yaali ya hulithile moshiponga oshinyanyaleki

1 month - 28 August 2019 | Accidents

Oshiponga shoka osha holoka ongula yOsoondaha popepi noKalkrand nomuhingi gwombesa okwa tulwa miipandeko omolwa okuhinga e li kohi yodhungo.Omatumwalaka gomahekeleko okuza moshigwana oga gandjwa unene...

United in grief

1 month - 27 August 2019 | Accidents

The general public and local school community are reeling with shock and grief after two teenagers died tragically in a bus accident on Sunday morning...

Road crashes, deaths see minor decline

1 month - 19 August 2019 | Accidents

The total number of road crashes and people killed or injured since January show a slight dip compared to 2018 figures although the total death...

Accidents

MVA turns fortunes around

3 months ago - 24 June 2019 | Accidents

The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund was congratulated as one of a handful of parastatals that have made a turnaround and is not running at...

Crashed truck hit by train

4 months ago - 11 June 2019 | Accidents

Miracles do happen: All the people involved in a freak crash involving a truck, a smaller truck and a train on the B2 highway between...

Double tragedy hits Swapo

4 months ago - 28 May 2019 | Accidents

STAFF REPORTER The ruling party lost two of its leaders in separate incidents yesterday.The first tragedy took place early yesterday morning when...

Trucker recalls terrible crash

4 months ago - 21 May 2019 | Accidents

Six people, including a five-year-old girl, died in an accident on the B1 road between Otjiwarongo and Okahandja on Sunday afternoon. According to the...

Latest crash stats a horror

5 months ago - 13 May 2019 | Accidents

Close to 200 people have lost their lives on Namibian roads since the start of the year while more than 1 900 sustained injuries in...

15 survive crash near Otjiwarongo...

5 months ago - 02 May 2019 | Accidents

Fifteen people were involved in an accident near Otjiwarongo yesterday when a sedan and minibus collided and left the road.Inspector Maureen Mbeha said both the...

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