Crime

Namibians own 396 000 firearms

1 day - 21 June 2018 | Crime

Namibia has 396 000 privately owned guns in circulation, which, when compared to its small population, far outweighs per capita firearm possession in other African countries.At 15.4 guns per 100 people, Namibia has the second...

Otjomuise shack fire claims two

3 days ago - 19 June 2018 | Crime

JANA-MARI SMITH A shack fire in Windhoek’s Otjomuise area killed two people over the weekend.The police reported that the two deceased, Nicodemus Apollus (29) and Mervis Gariseb (37), likely made...

Cops crack drug syndicate

4 days ago - 18 June 2018 | Crime

Police and customs officials have made what could potentially be the biggest drug bust in the history of Namibia - 412kg of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value N$206 million at the port of...

Stolen baby recovered at Ohangwena

1 week ago - 15 June 2018 | Crime

On the eve of Day of the African Child tomorrow, a 20-month old baby who was stolen at Oshakati on Wednesday has been recovered by the police at Onhuno in the Ohangwena Region. A...

Scammers use fake Nandi-Ndaitwah account

1 week ago - 15 June 2018 | Crime

A trending Facebook account purporting to be that of international relations Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah is a sham, deputy minister Christine //Hoebes warned in the National Assembly on Wednesday. Nandi-Ndaitwah is also the country's deputy prime...

Suspected church killers appear

1 week ago - 14 June 2018 | Crime

The four suspects, who were arrested for the murder of a 28-year-old man in a church at Odibo, have appeared in the Ohangwena Magistrate’s Court.The...

A dhipaga okanona ke

2 weeks ago - 06 June 2018 | Crime

Omukiintu omukwashigwana gwAngola, okwa holoka mompangulilo yaMangestrata mOutapi, mOmaandaha, ta tamanekelwa oshipotha shedhipago lyokanona ke komasiku 17 hoka ka adhika ka fumbikwa popepi...

Omulongiskola a tulwa miipandeko sho a adhika niingangamithi

2 weeks ago - 05 June 2018 | Crime

Omulongiskola poskola yedhina Monica Geingos Junior Secondary School mOtjiwarongo okwa tulwa miipandekosho a adhika niingangamithi yocannabis.Omukiintu gwoomvula 40 oshowo kuume ke gwoomvula 54...

124 land invasions in Khomas

2 weeks ago - 04 June 2018 | Crime

The Khomas Region experienced an overall decrease in crime of 2% in 2017/18 compared to the previous year, with the murder rate declining by 27%...

Teacher arrested for dagga dealing

2 weeks ago - 04 June 2018 | Crime

A teacher at the Monica Geingos Junior Secondary School in Otjiwarongo has been arrested for allegedly dealing in cannabis.The 40-year-old woman and her 54-year-old male...

Valombola not a danger to public safety - magistrate

3 weeks ago - 01 June 2018 | Crime

Commissioner for refugees Likius Valombola has been released on N$15 000 bail by the Windhoek Magistrate's Court following his re-arrest for allegedly shooting and killing...

Oshikoto rapes soar by 500%

3 weeks ago - 31 May 2018 | Crime

Domestic violence and rapes reported to the police in the Oshikoto Region have skyrocketed by a massive 879% and 500% respectively.This was confirmed by regional...

Crime

Explosion kills boy

3 weeks ago - 29 May 2018 | Crime

An 11-year-old boy died at Epinga village in the Ohangwena Region last Friday, when an explosive device he and three other children were playing with...

Namibia is not a crime...

3 weeks ago - 29 May 2018 | Crime

The international relations ministry has rejected a report by a British tabloid that Namibia is dangerous.Following reports that the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex,...

Taku kongwa oonakulongela kumwe naKablou

3 weeks ago - 28 May 2018 | Crime

Omolwa uuyuki Opolisi yaNamibia oya tamekitha olukongo, opo ku monike ngele omapopyo ngoka ga ningwa kuyina yaKablou, ngoka a ningi pethimbo lyoshituthidhimbuluko nefumbiko lyomona kutya...

66-year-old pensioner raped

4 weeks ago - 23 May 2018 | Crime

A 66-year-old pensioner was violently attacked and raped in Oshakati over the weekend, by a man who is half her age. According to the police,...

Simataa slams corruption report

4 weeks ago - 23 May 2018 | Crime

Information minister Stanley Simataa this week said he rejected the outcome of a recent report on corruption by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)....

'Cops used my son'

1 month - 21 May 2018 | Crime

The death and funeral of 34-year-old Sackeus 'Kablou' Amateta has opened a can of worms, with his mother alleging police officers used to fetch him...

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