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Löwen roars and bites in deep South

Löwen roars and bites in deep South

Staff Reporter18th Jan 20222 min read

Staff Reporter   Staff of Gondwana Namibia’s Canyon Lodge and iconic Canyon Roadhouse are still struggling to free two vehicles from debris and mud after it was trapped in a…

Three police officers nabbed over corruption allegations

Three police officers nabbed over corruption allegations

Staff Reporter18th Jan 20222 min read

Staff Reporter   THREE police officers arrested over allegations of solicitation and extortion of foreign nationals made their first appearance in the Katutura Magistrate’s Court.   The accused, Erastus Hashipala,…

Young man dies after electrocution

Young man dies after electrocution

Staff Reporter18th Jan 20221 min read

Staff Reporter A 21-YEAR-OLD cattle herder died instantly after allegedly being electrocuted. The incident happened on Friday at about 17:46 at Ou-Cordon village.According to the police, the man climbed on…

BoN blames Covid-19 for low governor rating

BoN blames Covid-19 for low governor rating

Staff Reporter18th Jan 20224 min read

Business Reporter   THE Bank of Namibia (BoN) has responded to the poor rating given to its governor, Johannes !Gawaxab, as listed in the latest edition of the Global Finance…

Octogenarian Nelulu retires and hosts massive birthday party

Octogenarian Nelulu retires and hosts massive birthday party

Placido Hilukilwa18th Jan 20224 min read

Placido Hilukilwa SENIOR Traditional Councillor George Nghipunyati Nelulu, who was the chairperson of the Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OuTA) for the past 18 years, has retired days before celebrating his 80th…

Shannon Wasserfall murder: Madisia’s confession letter inadmissible

Shannon Wasserfall murder: Madisia’s confession letter inadmissible

Zorena Jantze18th Jan 20223 min read

Zorena Jantze   INSPECTOR Ileni Shapumba of the Erongo Police has stated that a recent letter written by Azaan Madisia in which she confessed to “accidentally” killing Shannon Wasserfall is…

Burglars target house and shop at Ongwediva

Burglars target house and shop at Ongwediva

Staff Reporter17th Jan 20222 min read

Staff Reporter   TWO suitcases; 28 pairs of shoes; 22 ladies tops; 90 ladies dresses and 20 men’s shirts were among items stolen when unknown suspects broke into a clothes…

Covid-19 claims more than 3 800 lives

Covid-19 claims more than 3 800 lives

Staff Reporter17th Jan 20222 min read

Staff Reporter TO date, Covid-19 has caused the death of 3 823 people in Namibia.Of the 329 cases currently hospitalized countrywide, 92.4% are unvaccinated as well as 97% of ICU…

Agste Laan residents flooded by river to be relocated

Agste Laan residents flooded by river to be relocated

Zorena Jantze17th Jan 20222 min read

Zorena Jantze   RESIDENTS residing close to a riverbed in the capital’s Agste Laan informal settlement which experienced heavy flooding on Sunday will be evacuated from the area.   Videos…

Boy (15) arrested for rape of 5-year-old girl

Boy (15) arrested for rape of 5-year-old girl

Staff Reporter17th Jan 20221 min read

Staff Reporter   A 15-YEAR-OLD boy has been taken into custody after he allegedly raped a five-year-old girl in Okatope.   The incident reportedly happened on Friday at an unknown…

Man (61) assaulted after witchcraft accusations

Man (61) assaulted after witchcraft accusations

Staff Reporter17th Jan 20221 min read

Staff Reporter   EIGHT Namibians, including four teenagers, are due to appear in the Opuwo Magistrate’s Court after they allegedly caused grievous bodily harm to an elderly man who they…

Rain spreads wide

Rain spreads wide

Staff Reporter17th Jan 20221 min read

Staff Reporter   THE heavy rainfall received in the north-eastern parts of the country a few days ago has spread to the central parts and especially the deep south of…

Number of unvaccinated remains sky-high

Number of unvaccinated remains sky-high

Staff Reporter17th Jan 20223 min read

Staff Reporter   MORE than 86% of new cases, 92% of hospitalized cases and 97% of ICU cases are not vaccinated.   “We announce 121 confirmed cases from 1 282…

SADC tightens fist against terror

SADC tightens fist against terror

Staff Reporter17th Jan 20223 min read

Staff Reporter   “NAMIBIA will stand united with all SADC countries against terrorism, because without peace there is no development.”   This was the message of the Vice-president, Dr Nangolo…

Police investigate Van Wyk widow for extortion

Police investigate Van Wyk widow for extortion

Staff Reporter16th Jan 20224 min read

Staff Reporter   THE Crime Investigative Unit of the Namibian Police this weekend started a probe into what can be considered as Namibia’s biggest extortion case in recent memory, involving…