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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…

Market Recap 12 January to 18 January 2022

Market Recap 12 January to 18 January 2022

Desmond van Heerden20th Jan 20222 min read

In the local market this week, the NSX Local index was down 0.66% at 523.9, and the NSX Overall Index was up 2.29% at 1666.6. As at 18 January 2022,…

Farmers worried: Always cloudy but no rain

Farmers worried: Always cloudy but no rain

Placido Hilukilwa19th Jan 20222 min read

Placido Hilukilwa   PROMISING clouds appear in the sky and disappear, and the rain stays away from the bigger part of the northern regions.   Whatever rainfall there was since…

We are tired of drinking muddy water – Ohaifundju villagers

We are tired of drinking muddy water – Ohaifundju villagers

Zorena Jantze19th Jan 20222 min read

Zorena Jantze VILLAGERS from the Oshikoto region are asking for assistance from the Namibian government stating that they have spent several years drinking water from a makeshift dam which they…

Drugs get 132 arrested in December

Drugs get 132 arrested in December

Ashley Nyambe19th Jan 20221 min read

Ashley Nyambe A TOTAL of 132 people were arrested for drug-related matters in December alone and drugs worth more than N$375 000 were confiscated. According to Namibian Police Force Deputy…

‘Missing’ Whitley Beukes tells mother to stop search

‘Missing’ Whitley Beukes tells mother to stop search

Staff Reporter19th Jan 20221 min read

Staff Reporter   THE 17-year-old Whitley Beukes from Narraville who went missing on 7 January has in the meantime reportedly contacted her mother and instructed her not to look for…

Oshikoto records most ICU cases

Oshikoto records most ICU cases

Staff Reporter19th Jan 20222 min read

Staff Reporter   THE Oshikoto region had the most ICU cases reported due to Covid-19 and none of the 15 cases have been vaccinated.   Khomas recorded 10 ICU cases,…

Thief steals money, leaves his own cellphone

Thief steals money, leaves his own cellphone

Placido Hilukilwa19th Jan 20221 min read

Placido Hilukilwa   A SUSPECTED thief might have provided the police in the Ohangwena Region the most important tip that would lead to him being arrested.   The incident happened…

Gondwana makes life easier for guests

Gondwana makes life easier for guests

Ashley Nyambe19th Jan 20222 min read

Ashley Nyambe GONDWANA Collection Namibia launched a new web-store and booking system recently. According to the Group, the system is intended to make the booking process more convenient and enjoyable.…

GIPF goes electronic

GIPF goes electronic

Ashley Nyambe19th Jan 20221 min read

Ashley Nyambe THE Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) will now accept electronic funeral claims applications which can be submitted via email by the applicable claimant or by a Human Resource…