Accidents

Police ready for busy roads during festive season

5 days ago - 30 November 2021 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWith the festive season around the corner, Namibians will be travelling to various holiday destinations, resulting in busy roads and more road accidents.The police have therefore increased their presence on the roads to ensure...

Naankuse fire destroys thousands of hectares

2 weeks ago - 16 November 2021 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThousands of hectares were destroyed in the Khomas Region on Sunday, when a fire that started at the Naankuuse Lodge and Wildlife Centre spread to several farms.Two houses at Naankuse Lodge were also burnt...

Mitigating the risk of MVA’s

3 weeks ago - 09 November 2021 | Accidents

Iréne-Mari van der Walt Despite the steady reduction in motor vehicle accidents since 2016, the 26 to 30-year age category still remains the age group most involved in car accidents in Namibia, according to the...

Mitigating the risk of MVAs

3 weeks ago - 09 November 2021 | Accidents

Iréne-Mari van der Walt Despite the steady reduction in motor vehicle accidents since 2016, the 26 to 30 age category still remains the group most involved in car accidents in Namibia, according to the Motor...

Jericho involved in car accident

1 month - 02 November 2021 | Accidents

MICHAEL KAYUNDEWINDHOEKRapper Jericho, real name Jerome Gawarab (40), was involved in a serious crash on the Tsumeb/Grootfontein main road over the weekend.According to a police report, Jericho sustained head, chest and arm injuries.Chief Inspector Elifas...

IUM student told friends of plan to commit suicide

1 month - 29 October 2021 | Accidents

TUYEIMO HAIDULAOSHAKATIA 21-year-old International University of Management (IUM) Ongwediva campus student who shot himself on Monday left his Christian group in shock, having posted a...

Police receive vehicles and gear worth N$15m

1 month - 13 October 2021 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Namibian Police have received 25 new traffic law enforcement vehicles worth more than N$11.37 million from the Road Fund Administration (RFA).The RFA also...

Shoprite accused of negligence that led to elderly woman’s...

1 month - 12 October 2021 | Accidents

ESTER KAMATI AND LIMBA MUPETAMIWINDHOEKAn 81-year-old Tsumeb woman, Veronika Neidel, has been unable to walk since slipping and falling at the local Shoprite grocery store...

21 fires reported around Windhoek

1 month - 12 October 2021 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA total of 21 fires was reported in the Windhoek area from 27 September to 7 October.Of these, 10...

Man fatally shot during buffalo hunt

1 month - 08 October 2021 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA 38-year-old man was fatally shot on Tuesday during an operation by the environment ministry to put down a stray...

Steinhausen fire costs Venani 94% of grazing land

2 months ago - 05 October 2021 | Accidents

ESTER KAMATI WINDHOEKA fire which broke out on Sunday in Omaheke’s Steinhausen constituency gutted...

Tragedy strikes as boy (12) drowns in Goreangab Dam

2 months ago - 15 September 2021 | Accidents

Tanja Bause WINDHOEK“What does he look like? Is he whole, is he whole? Please tell me the fish did not bite...

Accidents

Man commits suicide by driving...

3 months ago - 02 September 2021 | Accidents

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI A man allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday by driving into a tree along the Outapi-Ruacana main road at...

Tired of living in tents

3 months ago - 11 August 2021 | Accidents

Leandrea Louw WALVIS BAYThe residents of the Otweya informal settlement - formerly known as...

Desert rescue: Namibians stranded in...

3 months ago - 09 August 2021 | Accidents

ERWIN LEUSCHNERSWAKOPMUNDKai Jacobie and Marko Zahradnicky, who were reported missing after a camping trip in Damaraland, were found last Tuesday after an extensive aerial search....

DRC fire victims get new...

4 months ago - 05 August 2021 | Accidents

Adolf Kaure SWAKOPMUNDHome affairs minister Albert Kawana recently handed over 33 identity documents (IDs)...

Ministries sign MoU on road...

4 months ago - 02 August 2021 | Accidents

NAMPA WINDHOEKVarious ministers on Thursday signed the multi-party memorandum of understanding (MoU) on advanced and improved road safety performance in Windhoek.The...

Crash near Henties kills govt...

4 months ago - 28 July 2021 | Accidents

Staff Reporter Henties Bay A 49-year-old man died in an accident on the C-34 road yesterday.According to the Namibian police’s Erongo commander...

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