Crime

Stepfather arrested on rape charge

7 hours ago | Crime

The Omusati police have arrested a 59-year-old man from Okalongo who is accused of having slept with his 17-year-old stepdaughter.Namibian Sun on Monday reported that the girl had reported the matter to the police earlier...

N$70k cash stolen from Ya Toivo's widow

7 hours ago | Crime

The wife of former Robben Island prisoner and icon of the Namibian national liberation struggle, Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo, has fallen victim to theft after a cash amount of over N$70 000 was stolen from...

Ex-manager pleads not guilty

7 hours ago | Crime

The State yesterday put charges to the former marketing manager of MultiChoice Namibia and she promptly denied that she had defrauded the company of more than N$2 million.Manga Nawa-Mukena, a local socialite who excelled as...

Good governance will fight corruption

7 hours ago | Crime

Poor corporate governance at State-owned enterprises (SOEs) has become endemic, Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa (CSSA) CEO Stephen Sadie said on Monday.He told delegates at the ninth CSSA Premier Corporate Governance conference, in Johannesburg, South Africa...

Teen dies after jumping from moving car

1 day - 19 September 2017 | Crime

JANA-MARI SMITH Ondangwa police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a 13-year-old boy died when he jumped out of a Toyota Hilux at Ompandakani village.Police say the 24-year-old...

Chicken-stealing neighbour arrested

1 day - 19 September 2017 | Crime

KENYA KAMBOWE The Omusati police have arrested a 25-year-old man from Omagalanga village in the Oshikuku constituency who allegedly stole and slaughtered about 20...

No charges against molesting stepfather

2 days ago - 18 September 2017 | Crime

KENYA KAMBOWEA 17-year-old girl has reported her 59-year-old stepfather to the police for allegedly having slept with her, but she refused to open a case...

Negligent driver to appear in court today

2 days ago - 18 September 2017 | Crime

A 29-year-old taxi driver accused of having hit and killed a pedestrian in Mondesa on Thursday morning will appear in the Swakopmund magistrate's court today.The...

Thieves targeting tourists arrested swiftly

2 days ago - 18 September 2017 | Crime

Three suspects who had allegedly broken into a tourist's car were swiftly arrested by police officers stationed at the Yianni Savva police station at the...

Five nabbed with drugs in Erongo

2 days ago - 18 September 2017 | Crime

Five people were arrested for drug possession during a police sweep at Usakos and Swakopmund on Friday and Saturday.Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu of the Erongo...

Ex-manager appears for N$2m fraud

6 days ago - 14 September 2017 | Crime

Manga Nawa-Mukena, a former marketing manager at MultiChoice Namibia is accused of defrauding her employer of more than N$2 million. She appeared in the Windhoek...

No bail for bogus traditional healers

1 week ago - 13 September 2017 | Crime

Two Ugandans arrested at a rented house in Khomasdal last week on suspicion they are fake traditional healers, were refused bail on Monday.Geofrey Mugwari and...

Crime

Playing with fire ends in...

1 week ago - 12 September 2017 | Crime

Two children, aged four and five, burned to death in the Omusati Region on Saturday after they set their shack on fire. The incident...

International help against syndicates

1 week ago - 12 September 2017 | Crime

The American government is aware of several international syndicates that focus on poaching as their main source of income.In an effort to combat this growing...

Thieving donkey butchers caught

1 week ago - 12 September 2017 | Crime

Five suspects have been arrested in connection with the theft of 14 donkeys with an estimated value of N$19 000 at Omatjete on Friday. ...

Drug dealer worried about his...

1 week ago - 12 September 2017 | Crime

An inmate serving three years for dealing in drugs and in liquor without a license has lodged an urgent application against the auctioning of his...

Blossoming illegal fuel trade

1 week ago - 11 September 2017 | Crime

Despite being more expensive than the pump price of legal fuel, many northern motorists are flocking to Oshikango to fill up their vehicles illegally.According Helao...

Tourist crime on radar

1 week ago - 11 September 2017 | Crime

The German Embassy in Windhoek says it is continuously updating its travel and security advisory, reflecting the deteriorating and increasingly worrisome security situation especially for...

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