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Water starts Namibian pilgrimage

Water starts Namibian pilgrimage

Staff Reporter22nd Jan 20222 min read

Staff Reporter   DRY riverbeds that for years have not held a drop of water in the far Northwest to the deep South are now a spectacle of Namibia that…

Travellers beware

Travellers beware

Staff Reporter22nd Jan 20221 min read

Travellers on their way to Solitaire were rescued earlier today as flooding water trapped their vehicle. Fortunately employees of Namib Desert Lodge came to the rescue.   All sightseers and…

Agste Laan residents survive a week in floods

Agste Laan residents survive a week in floods

Zorena Jantze21st Jan 20223 min read

Zorena Jantze GRISELDA van Wyk, an expectant mother of seven children, sits at the house of one of her neighbours in the Otjomuise Agste Laan informal settlement. The mother and…

Hardap Dam under controlled water outflow

Hardap Dam under controlled water outflow

Hannes Kaufmann21st Jan 20221 min read

Hannes Kaufmann   WITH worrying thoughts about a possible major outflow of water at the Hardap Dam due to a spike in inflow on 19 January, heavy rains and a…

Missing Person: Jessica Tsuses (17)

Missing Person: Jessica Tsuses (17)

Staff Reporter21st Jan 20222 min read

Staff Reporter   THE Erongo Police have asked the public to be on the lookout for yet another missing 17-year-old girl who reportedly instructed her mother to leave her alone…

Public urged to seek early medical care

Public urged to seek early medical care

Ashley Nyambe21st Jan 20222 min read

Ashley Nyambe TWENTY Covid-19 deaths were recorded in the last 24-hour reporting cycle and nine of the deaths occurred at home, Health Minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula announced in the national…

Desert rain delights some while others run

Desert rain delights some while others run

Staff Reporter21st Jan 20223 min read

Staff Reporter THE few drops that fell in Swakopmund on Monday evening slightly increased on Tuesday evening and finally, on Wednesday around 20:15, the skies opened over the Namib desert…

Tourist arrivals up by almost 40%

Tourist arrivals up by almost 40%

Zorena Jantze21st Jan 20222 min read

Zorena Jantze DESPITE various lockdowns and the placement of the country on high-risk area lists by various countries due to Covid-19, the influx of tourist arrivals in Namibia continued with…

Botswana court rules BDF acted in self-defence

Botswana court rules BDF acted in self-defence

Zorena Jantze20th Jan 20222 min read

Zorena Jantze Magistrate Taboka Mopipi has ruled that the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) cannot be held criminally liable for the deaths of four Namibian fishermen who were shot dead by…

Flood threat after dam collapses

Flood threat after dam collapses

Hannes Kaufmann20th Jan 20222 min read

By Hannes Kaufmann (Informanté Live)   Residents of Mariental and travellers in the Hardap Dam catchment area are warned to be extremely cautious of flood waters, after a dam burst…

Taking back Kora millions

Taking back Kora millions

Zorena Jantze20th Jan 20223 min read

Zorena Jantze   THE Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) has won its civil case against African music awards company Mundial Telecom, in which it sued the company after a botched deal…

Burglars steal items worth N$80 000 at Ongwediva

Burglars steal items worth N$80 000 at Ongwediva

Placido Hilukilwa20th Jan 20222 min read

Placido Hilukilwa BUSINESSES and residential premises in the Ongwediva town in the Oshana Region appear to have become the preferred target of burglars, with three incidents reported since Saturday in…

Ombadja Chief proud of achievements

Ombadja Chief proud of achievements

Placido Hilukilwa20th Jan 20223 min read

Placido Hilukilwa THE densely populated Okalongo area of the Omusati Region was for many years just one of the districts headed by a senior headman under the Oukwanyama Traditional Authority…

RAGING RIVERS IN FAR DROUGHT-STRICKEN KUNENE AND ERONGO REGIONS

RAGING RIVERS IN FAR DROUGHT-STRICKEN KUNENE AND ERONGO REGIONS

Staff Reporter20th Jan 20222 min read

Informanté Correspondents   Heavy weather with lightning and thunder, and heavy rains in Windhoek suburbs, hid a much bigger rain and flooding river spectacle in the areas of Palmwag, Khorixas…

Covid-19: Three infants, one teenager among 31 deceased

Covid-19: Three infants, one teenager among 31 deceased

Staff Reporter20th Jan 20222 min read

Staff Reporter   THREE babies under the age of one year and a teenager are among the 31 deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour Covid-19 reporting cycle.   This was…