Crime

Ex-governor dies after vicious attack

7 hours ago | Crime

STAFF REPORTERThe former governor of Omusati Region, Leonard Nangolo Mukwiilongo, has succumbed to injuries after he was brutally attacked at his Elim residence in April this year.Mukwiilongo died in a northern private hospital last night,...

State blunders in murder trial cause 5-year delay

4 days ago - 22 May 2017 | Crime

A blunder by the State of not bringing forward a crucial document before the court in a murder, rape and housebreaking trial saw a bail ruling postponed to tomorrow.Oshakati High Court Judge Marlene Tommasi on...

Rhino horns intercepted at airport

1 week ago - 19 May 2017 | Crime

A courier parcel containing 16 pieces of rhino horn was discovered at the Eros Airport on Friday. The parcel was destined for Malaysia via Johannesburg.The horns were concealed in a parcel from a local courier...

Kapepu confesses to murder

1 week ago - 19 May 2017 | Crime

An Otjiwarongo resident, Israel Kapepu, pleaded with the court to be merciful in sentencing him for murdering his 28-year-old girlfriend at Otjiwarongo on 28 February 2015.“I admit that my actions were unlawful… I humble myself...

6-month-old baby 'stolen'

1 week ago - 18 May 2017 | Crime

A six-month-old baby girl was stolen while sleeping outside their Epupa house on Saturday in the Kunene Region in what police suspected to be a child trafficking racket.A police officer, who refused to be named,...

Airport ground staff caught stealing

1 week ago - 18 May 2017 | Crime

Two Air Namibia employees and a South African Express Airways worker were arrested at the weekend for allegedly stealing two bottles of whisky, a bottle...

WannaCry causes chaos

1 week ago - 18 May 2017 | Crime

More cyber attacks could be in the pipeline after the global havoc caused by the WannaCry ransomware, South Korean cyber security experts warned on Tuesday...

Air Namibia employee steals from passenger

1 week ago - 17 May 2017 | Crime

An employee of Air Namibia together with two other suspects were Saturday arrested at the Walvis Bay Airport for alleged theft of alcohol.The Air Namibia...

Jailbreakers still on the run

1 week ago - 16 May 2017 | Crime

Today marks exactly 46 days since five awaiting-trial prisoners escaped from the Oshakati police cells. None of them has been rearrested and they are suspected...

Teen rape accused plead for bail

2 weeks ago - 10 May 2017 | Crime

Three teenagers accused of abducting and gang-raping a 14-year-old girl in August last year in the DRC settlement of Otjiwarongo, Monday pleaded with the court...

Man strangles elderly aunt

2 weeks ago - 09 May 2017 | Crime

An 86-year-old woman was strangled to death, allegedly by her nephew who had accused her of being a witch.The incident took place on Friday morning...

Cash outflows cost us millions

2 weeks ago - 08 May 2017 | Crime

Namibia lost close to a quarter of the N$1.45 billion trade income due to illicit financial in- and outflows from 2005 to 2014. In 2014...

Crime

Oshikango market flooded with smuggled...

3 weeks ago - 02 May 2017 | Crime

Local vendors at the border town of Oshikango are finding it hard to make ends meet because of illegal goods being smuggled into the country...

Ex-governor critical after attack

4 weeks ago - 27 April 2017 | Crime

ILENI NANDJATOThe former governor of the Omusati Region, Leonard Nangolo Mukwiilongo, is still in a critical condition in a private hospital in the north, three...

Seas remains in custody

4 weeks ago - 27 April 2017 | Crime

The 32-year-old Zenobia Seas who is accused of having smothered her daughter to death, was denied bail during her formal bail application in the Swakopmund...

Rust trial date set for...

4 weeks ago - 26 April 2017 | Crime

Kai Rust who is facing a murder and attempted murder charges agreed to abandon a planned bail application yesterday in favour of an earlier trial...

Governor in second culpable homicide...

1 month - 25 April 2017 | Crime

KENYA KAMBOWEThe Oshikoto police have charged Ohangwena regional governor Usko Nghaamwa (73) with culpable homicide for the second time.He allegedly ran over a pedestrian at...

Prosecutor appeals bail denial

1 month - 25 April 2017 | Crime

A state prosecutor allegedly involved in a fraudulent scam to the tune of N$280 000 is appealing against the Magistrate's Court's refusal to grant him...

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