Accidents

Namibian driver dies in Canadian crash

5 days ago - 16 January 2020 | Accidents

The family of a truck driver who died in a car crash in Taber, Canada, are trying to raise N$200 000 to repatriate the remains of Usiel Kanguatjivi.Kanguatjivi (31), of Saskatoon in Canada, was one...

Road crashes continue

6 days ago - 15 January 2020 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT The driver of a government ambulance has been arrested for alleged drunk driving after he crashed into another car in Katutura...

Motorists heed the safety call

1 week ago - 09 January 2020 | Accidents

JANA-MARI SMITH Road-safety campaigners saw their efforts rewarded for a second consecutive year with a welcome dip in car crashes, injuries and deaths during the festive season.While the death toll remained...

Klein Aub-Rehoboth road accident victim identified

2 weeks ago - 07 January 2020 | Accidents

The man who died instantly last Sunday after the car he was travelling in overturned on the C24 Klein Aub-Rehoboth gravel road has been identified as 35-year-old Lesley Cornelius Strauss. The Namibian Police Force's acting...

Children dehydrate to death on long walk

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2020 | Accidents

Two children died of suspected dehydration while trying to walk from Keetmanshoop to a farm near Tses, Detective Chief Inspector Jesaias Higoam of the /Karas police has confirmed to Namibian Sun. Ten-year-old Laurentius Thobias and...

Family of four killed in hit-and-run

2 weeks ago - 03 January 2020 | Accidents

Police in the Kavango East Region are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a family of four from Rundu were killed on Monday night...

Education authorities assess fire damage

2 weeks ago - 03 January 2020 | Accidents

KENYA KAMBOWE The Kavango West Education directorate is looking at all possible ways of rebuilding the Sinzogoro Senior...

Mutorwa preaches road safety

1 month - 18 December 2019 | Accidents

Transport minister John Mutorwa says law-enforcement agencies are playing a vital role in ensuring that road users are safe while travelling. He also reminded them...

Three die in Mariental crash

1 month - 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,...

Worker dies in truck tragedy

2 months 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...

Cycling community shattered

2 months 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...

Cops on high alert for festive season

2 months 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...

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Drownings sour rain relief

2 months ago - 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

3 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

3 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...

3 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

3 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

4 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...

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