Accidents

Shack fires bring death, misery

21 hours ago | Accidents

Katrina Immanuel (9) and her brother Thomas (8) were burned beyond recognition after their shack caught fire during the early hours of Sunday morning at Henties Bay's Omdel location.According to Detective Chief Inspector Daniel Gurirab...

Seven die in crash

1 week ago - 09 November 2018 | Accidents

Seven people, including two children, burnt to death in an accident near Otavi on Wednesday.According to the Otjozondjupa police spokesperson, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha, the accident happened at about 13:30 on the Otjiwarongo-Otavi road. The...

Bloody weekend for coastal roads

2 weeks ago - 06 November 2018 | Accidents

A 25-year-old man died in a vehicle accident just outside Walvis Bay on Saturday afternoon.According to Detective Inspector Daniel Gurirab, the deceased and four other passengers were travelling from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay via the...

Husab Mine worker killed

3 weeks ago - 30 October 2018 | Accidents

Swakop Uranium today confirmed the death of one of its haul truck operators at Husab Mine after the heavy vehicle that he was driving crashed into the mining highwall. The driver was identified as Manfred...

Chopper crashes at Eros

3 weeks ago - 24 October 2018 | Accidents

The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) has confirmed that a private helicopter crashed at about 10:00 this morning at Eros Airport. According to the NAC, the helicopter took off from the airport’s northern hangar and it...

219 arrested, N$4.5m in fines

1 month - 18 October 2018 | Accidents

JANA-MARI SMITHA two-month safety campaign targeting two of the most notorious national road stretches in the country resulted in fines totalling N$4.5 million and 219...

Fires destroy grazing at Uuvudhiya

1 month - 01 October 2018 | Accidents

Another disaster is looming for farmers in the Uuvudhiya grazing area of the Oshana Region after a large percentage of their grazing was destroyed by...

Tyre burst crashes rise

2 months ago - 21 September 2018 | Accidents

The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund of Namibia has warned of an alarming 62% increase of road deaths related to tyre bursts between last year...

Girl dies in house fire

2 months ago - 11 September 2018 | Accidents

A four-year-old girl was killed yesterday morning in a house fire at her home in Oniipa near the Onandjokwe Lutheran hospital.Ndapandula Faith Souses died upon...

Girl, 4, burns to death

2 months ago - 10 September 2018 | Accidents

A four-year-old girl was killed this morning in a house fire at her home in Oniipa near the Onandjokwe Lutheran hospital. Ndapandula Faith Souses died...

Road-safety campaign bears fruit

2 months ago - 06 September 2018 | Accidents

Nineteen men were arrested for drunk driving over the past long weekend.Statistics released by the Namibian police also show that 600 fines totalling almost N$900...

Over 1 600 fines issued in 20 days

2 months ago - 23 August 2018 | Accidents

A N$3.5 million road-safety campaign on two of Namibia's deadliest routes has resulted in more than 1 600 fines totalling nearly N$1.6 million being issued.More...

Accidents

B1 crash claims eight lives

3 months ago - 10 August 2018 | Accidents

Eight people died on Friday afternoon after a collision involving a sedan and pick-up vehicle on the B1 road between Otjiwarongo and Otavi.The bodies of...

Bakkie collides with elephant

3 months ago - 10 August 2018 | Accidents

A double-cab bakkie collided with an elephant on the Nkurenkuru – Rundu main road early Wednesday morning.Deputy Commissioner Andreas Shilelo of the Kavango West police...

Bakkie collides with elephant

3 months ago - 09 August 2018 | Accidents

A double-cab bakkie collided with an elephant on the Nkurenkuru – Rundu main road early Wednesday morning.Deputy Commissioner Andreas Shilelo of the Kavango West police...

Illegal buildings endanger lives

3 months ago - 27 July 2018 | Accidents

A 34-year-old man motorist is fighting for his life after his vehicle left the road and crashed into a building built illegally within the road...

Fatal crashes mar weekend

3 months ago - 23 July 2018 | Accidents

A fatal head-on-crash south of Kalkrand late on Friday night claimed the lives of at least three persons and injured 11 others the Namibian police...

Head-on crash kills 3

4 months ago - 21 July 2018 | Accidents

Three were killed instantly and 11 injured just befoe 21:00 last night near Kalkrand on the B1. The police say a Toyota Quantum pulling a...

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