Accidents

Nine dead in two accidents

1 week ago - 27 March 2020 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT Nine people have died in two separate accidents on the Okahandja/Otjiwarongo road. The deceased included a baby boy and three other children. This was confirmed by the spokesperson of the police, Deputy Commissioner...

Man drowns in flooded Ekuma River

1 month - 18 February 2020 | Accidents

Not long after the Oshana regional council handed over 25 lifejackets to be used by people crossing the Ekuma River in the Okatyali Constituency, a man drowned on Sunday afternoon after jumping from a canoe....

Lightning kills 11 cattle in Kavango West

2 months ago - 28 January 2020 | Accidents

A farmer at Epingiro village in the Kavango West Region's Ncamagoro Constituency suffered a loss when lightning killed 11 of his cattle on Sunday evening. According to the farmer, Kanganga Mutundu (58), the incident...

92 000 tested for drunk driving

2 months ago - 23 January 2020 | Accidents

A total of 92 589 drivers were tested for drunk driving this festive season and 273 of these drivers were arrested.The festive season road-safety campaign was conducted countrywide from 20 November to 15 January and...

Namibian driver dies in Canadian crash

2 months 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

2 months ago - 15 January 2020 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT The driver of a government ambulance has been arrested for alleged...

Motorists heed the safety call

2 months 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...

Klein Aub-Rehoboth road accident victim identified

2 months 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...

Children dehydrate to death on long walk

2 months 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...

Family of four killed in hit-and-run

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago - 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...

Accidents

Worker dies in truck tragedy

4 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

4 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...

4 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...

Pensioner killed by liberation war...

4 months ago - 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...

Drownings sour rain relief

5 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

5 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...

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