Crime

Farm owner charged for shooting alleged stock thief

5 days ago - 30 November 2021 | Crime

Elvira Hattingh GROOTFONTEINThe spate of stock theft in the Grootfontein area was once again brought to a head this past weekend when a farm owner caught a suspected stock thief with a...

Online violence considered an emerging human rights challenge

5 days ago - 30 November 2021 | Crime

ESTER KAMATIWINDHOEKDuring a Southern Africa regional roundtable on Wednesday, Namibia’s information, communication and technology deputy minister Emma Theofelus said online violence is increasing and should be considered an emerging human rights challenge.“Online violence is real...

Windhoek principal severely assaulted, robbed

1 week ago - 22 November 2021 | Crime

Ronelle Rademeyer WINDHOEKWindhoek International School principal Margarete Reiff (57) was recently admitted to Lady Pohamba Private Hospital after being seriously injured when she was assaulted by four men in Pioneers Park and...

Namibians feel unsafe

2 weeks ago - 19 November 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe majority of Namibians polled by an international organisation say they do not feel safe walking alone in the streets, while Namibia has again been ranked as one of the worst countries when it...

Cemetery attack highlights city’s safety issues

2 weeks ago - 19 November 2021 | Crime

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEK A man who was assaulted and robbed at the Gammams Cemetery in Pionierspark last week has warned fellow residents that Windhoek is no longer safe.“What began as a pilgrimage to pay homage to...

12 arrested for wildlife crimes

2 weeks ago - 17 November 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKTwelve suspects were arrested last week in connection while four new wildlife crime cases.According to the latest wildlife crime report compiled by the intelligence...

Man gang-raped at Keetmans

2 weeks ago - 16 November 2021 | Crime

ELIZABETH JOSEPHKEETMANSHOOPA 24-year-old man was allegedly gang-raped while on his way home from a nightclub between 02:00 and 03:00 on Friday morning.Two men allegedly raped...

Government has lost fight against corruption

2 weeks ago - 15 November 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe majority of Namibians are of the opinion that the government is failing in the fight against corruption and that even if they report...

Mbunza traditional court to adjudicate ritual killing case

3 weeks ago - 11 November 2021 | Crime

Kenya Kambowe RUNDUThe family of the late Engidius Kayanguya (35) who was found floating...

Woman fights for her life after panga attack

3 weeks ago - 10 November 2021 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULA ONGWEDIVA Maria Shilongo (45) narrowly escaped death after her husband Ferdinand Festus Nghidipo assaulted her with a panga yesterday morning.She...

Woman arrested for stealing 25 goats

3 weeks ago - 10 November 2021 | Crime

NAMPA RUNDUA woman was arrested on Sunday for allegedly stealing and slaughtering 25 goats that belonged to her neighbour at Siurungu village in the Kavango...

Man slashes wife with panga, hangs himself

3 weeks ago - 09 November 2021 | Crime

A man allegedly slashed his wife with a panga on her face, head and hand at Ongwediva’s Sky Location before proceeding to hang himself in...

Crime

12 arrested for wildlife crimes

1 month - 04 November 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Twelve suspects were arrested last week for wildlife crimes in connection...

Police warn of ATM robberies

1 month - 01 November 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Namibian Police are warning the public to be extra vigilant, as they have recorded an increase in cases where people are robbed of...

23 arrested for wildlife crimes

1 month - 27 October 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKFrom 15 to 24 October, 23 suspects have been arrested in connection...

23 arrested for wildlife crimes

1 month - 27 October 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA total of 23 suspects have been arrested in connection with wildlife crimes and nine new cases have been reported to the police.These cases...

Sauyemwa irked by unsolved murders

1 month - 26 October 2021 | Crime

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe residents of Rundu’s Sauyemwa township say they are fed up with dead bodies being found floating in the Kavango River or in their...

Social worker allegedly impregnates minor...

1 month - 25 October 2021 | Crime

Kenya Kambowe RUNDUA 42-year-old social worker was arrested last week, accused of raping...

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