Accidents

‘People’s person’ Shiyandja remembered

1 week ago - 08 June 2021 | Accidents

WINDHOEKThe late Reverend Vilho Uhela Shiyandja is many things, chief among them an iconoclast, man of principle and a people person. These descriptions echoed through the walls of the Evangelical Lutheran Church hall on Friday...

Investigation launched into fuel tanker derailment

3 weeks ago - 28 May 2021 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKTransNamib has launched an investigation into the cause of the derailment of nine fuel tankers near Brakwater on Tuesday.The company further confirmed that the railway line damaged during the derailment has been restored.TransNamib spokesperson...

16 survive accident on Otji-Kalkfeld road

1 month - 17 May 2021 | Accidents

NAMPA Sixteen people survived an accident after the Quantum minibus they were travelling in overturned on the Otjiwarongo-Kalkfeld main road on Friday. Spokesperson of the...

Fire destroys 16 shacks at Walvis Bay

1 month - 12 May 2021 | Accidents

NAMPAWINDHOEKSixteen shacks were destroyed at Walvis Bay in the Erongo Region after a fire broke out at the town’s Tutaleni location on Monday.An incident report issued by the Namibian Police Force indicated that four other...

Police yet to identify Kavango West accident victims

1 month - 26 April 2021 | Accidents

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUKavango West police are still busy with the identification of the 10 people who died on Friday evening when the two vehicles they were travelling in collided and caught fire. According to the regional...

Three die in car crash at Okakarara

2 months ago - 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...

Bloody Easter weekend claims 16

2 months 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...

Footballer among weekend crash casualties

2 months ago - 23 March 2021 | Accidents

NAMPA ONGWEDIVAFive people died on Saturday night when their car crashed into a...

Anguish as footballers die in Henties crash

3 months ago - 01 March 2021 | Accidents

IRÉNE-MARI VAN DER WALT AND FRANCOISE STEYNBERG SWAKOPMUND, WINDHOEKYoung soccer players from Henties...

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

4 months ago - 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...

Pilot was unfit to fly, probe finds

5 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

5 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...

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Man dies in New Year’s...

5 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’...

5 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’

5 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...

6 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...

Four die in crashes

6 months ago - 08 December 2020 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKFour people were killed in accidents this weekend, the first road fatalities to be reported for December.According to the police,...

Child missing after crocodile attack

6 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...

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