Accidents

Three die in car crash at Okakarara

1 day - 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 along John Tjikuua Street at Okakarara. Namibian police spokesperson in...

Bloody Easter weekend claims 16

5 days 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 were recorded last year.Police also arrested 20 drunk drivers on...

Footballer among weekend crash casualties

3 weeks ago - 23 March 2021 | Accidents

NAMPA ONGWEDIVAFive people died on Saturday night when their car crashed into a barricade near the Bahnhof railway, situated 30km east of Rehoboth.Two...

Anguish as footballers die in Henties crash

1 month - 01 March 2021 | Accidents

IRÉNE-MARI VAN DER WALT AND FRANCOISE STEYNBERG SWAKOPMUND, WINDHOEKYoung soccer players from Henties Bay endured a horrific ordeal on Saturday night when an...

MVA calls for road safety compliance by all road...

1 month - 19 February 2021 | Accidents

STAFF REPORTER The start of the 2021 school year warrants reinforcement of basic road safety education by road safety partners, parents/guardians and schools to support a safe return to school for all children, says the...

Pilot was unfit to fly, probe finds

2 months ago - 12 January 2021 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The 40-year-old pilot who crashed a gyrocopter on 17 December 2020 just outside of Windhoek did not have a valid...

Man shot after being mistaken for jackal

3 months ago - 11 January 2021 | Accidents

NAMPARUNDUThe police in the Kavango East Region are investigating a case of attempted murder after a 43-year-old man allegedly shot a 22-year-old man at a...

Passenger assistance unit blamed for airport injuries

3 months ago - 04 January 2021 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKPoor maintenance of equipment, overloading and untrained staff have been highlighted as the contributing factors to a scissor-lift passenger assistance...

Man dies in New Year’s Day accident

3 months ago - 04 January 2021 | Accidents

NAMPA RUNDUA 22-year-old man died in the early hours of Friday when he...

‘I am not a hero’ - Johannes Kambonde

3 months ago - 21 December 2020 | Accidents

FRANCOISE STEYNBERG AND ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEK“I am not a hero, because nobody survived the accident,” says Johannes Kambonde, who pulled pilot Pierre Blaauw (40) from a...

‘They just took photos’

3 months ago - 21 December 2020 | Accidents

FRANCOISE STEYNBERG AND ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEK“I am not a hero, because nobody survived the accident,” says Johannes Kambonde, who pulled pilot Pierre Blaauw (40) from a...

Woman dies, six injured in accident near Kalkfeld

3 months ago - 15 December 2020 | Accidents

NAMPAKALKFELDA 41-year-old woman died instantly in the early hours of Sunday after the double-cab bakkie she was travelling in overturned several times on the Otjiwarongo-Kalkfeld...

Accidents

Child missing after crocodile attack

4 months ago - 30 November 2020 | Accidents

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUA seven-year-old girl went missing on Thursday after she was attacked by a crocodile when she went with her grandmother to fetch water from...

Bodies of missing persons recovered

4 months ago - 19 November 2020 | Accidents

NAMPAOPUWOThe bodies of a man and a woman who went missing on Sunday have been recovered.The bakkie they were travelling was swept away by a...

Ten die in accidents

5 months ago - 10 November 2020 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK At least ten people died on the country's roads this past weekend. Seven people were killed on Sunday afternoon when...

Two pedestrians hit, killed

5 months ago - 15 October 2020 | Accidents

Erwin Leuschner SWAKOPMUND At least two people were struck by vehicles in two separate incidents last weekend. Both victims died. According...

Funeral services vehicle runs over...

5 months ago - 13 October 2020 | Accidents

NAMPA OSHAKATI A 43-year-old mentally-ill man was run over and killed by a vehicle belonging to Namibia Funeral Services at...

Abandoned building up in flames

6 months ago - 05 October 2020 | Accidents

ELIZABETH JOSEPHKEETMANSHOOPAn abandoned building in Keetmanshoop that used to belong to the Nafau trade union burned down a week ago.The building had been abandoned for...

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