Accidents

Three die in Mariental crash

2 weeks ago - 27 November 2019 | Accidents

NAMPAThree women, aged 61, 74 and 84, died after their car left the road and overturned near Gibeon on Monday.The Hardap police crime investigations coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Eric Clay, said yesterday the accident occurred around...

Worker dies in truck tragedy

3 weeks ago - 21 November 2019 | Accidents

A 28-year-old charcoal worker died instantly Tuesday morning after he fell off a moving truck, which allegedly then drove over him.Otjozondjupa police spokesperson Inspector Maureen Mbeha confirmed yesterday that the incident had occurred at Farm...

Cycling community shattered

3 weeks ago - 21 November 2019 | Accidents

Paul Kambata (41) appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court on Tuesday after he was arrested on Monday night in connection with the fatal hit-and-run accident on the Western Bypass in which 38-year-old cyclist Ingrid van...

Cops on high alert for festive season

3 weeks ago - 20 November 2019 | Accidents

Namibian police inspector-general Sebastian Ndeitunga says an increased police presence on the country's roads would help to reduce road accidents. He was speaking at the launch of the festive season road-safety campaign. “I believe that...

Pensioner killed by liberation war bomb

1 month - 05 November 2019 | Accidents

Johannes Sheehama Hamukwaya (69) died in a bomb explosion near Omugulugwombashe on Sunday morning.His body and every tool he was using were blown to pieces when a bomb, believed to be an anti-tank mine, exploded...

Drownings sour rain relief

1 month - 23 October 2019 | Accidents

Life-giving rainfall in the north has led to two schoolboys drowning in Oshana on Monday. A Chinese national also drowned on Sunday at the Olushandja/Etaka...

Crashes cost millions

2 months ago - 14 October 2019 | 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...

Pupils suffer after freak wind

2 months 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...

Over 4 000 injured since January

2 months 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...

Macabre crash site looters warned

2 months 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,...

Snuffed out

2 months 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...

Deadly weekend

2 months 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...

Accidents

22 road deaths in a...

3 months ago - 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...

3 months ago - 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...

3 months ago - 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

3 months ago - 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...

3 months ago - 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...

Truck collides with bus, driver...

4 months ago - 22 July 2019 | Accidents

An allegedly drunk driver of a medium-sized truck crashed into the Intercape Mainliner just outside Okahandja, en route to Oshakati on Friday evening. Nampa reports...

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