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A 17 year old was stabbed in Swakopmund and a 44 year old man commited suicide a few hours before his court appearance in Usakos

On Saturday, 19 November at around 23:00 a seventeen year old boy who was identified as Desmond Garibasen Rinaldo Awarab was stabbed on the left side of his chest with a sharp object at Hero Bar in Mondesa. According to Chief Inspector Erastus Iikuyu of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in Erongo region, the victim […]

Bekende sielkundige voor hof op klag van verkragting

‘n Bekende sielkundige van Swakopmund is gisteroggend op N$10 000 borgtog vrygelaat, na ‘n eerste hofverskyning op ‘n klag van verkragting. Dr Pieter van der Westhuizen, vergesel deur sy regsverteenwoordiger, het homself gisteroggend aan die polisie op Swakopmund oorgegee. Hy is aangekla en is daarna deur lede van die polisie na die landdroshof vergesel, waar […]

Don’t waste time – Minister urges contractors for prototype mass houses

Don’t waste time – Minister urges contractors for prototype mass houses

At a recent groundbreaking ceremony, handing over erven to contractors to construct prototype mass housing units, Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sophia Shaningwa, urged to contractors to keep on track and not waste time. “I have no doubt that the process that has been set in motion will accelerate housing delivery and assist to […]

Zenobia Seas murder case postponed till 2017

Zenobia Seas murder case postponed till 2017

Zenobia Seas murder case postponed till 2017 The 32 year-old mother Zenobia Seas, who stands accused of murdering her two year-old daughter in September this year, will remain in custody while the police is still conducting its investigation. Seas appeared at the Magistrates Court in Henties Bay this week. Her case was postponed till 13 […]

N$5 000 reward for suspect who’s on the run for 14 years

N$5 000 reward for suspect who’s on the run for 14 years

More than 14 years after the brutal murder of a German tourist in the Usakos vicinity the Namibian Police is once again appealing to the public for assistance in tracing the key suspect George Natangwe Nyanyukweni Ananias (36). The police yesterday announced that a reward of N$5 000 is offered to the person who will […]

SS Nujoma starts sea trials

SS Nujoma starts sea trials

The new, N$2.3 billion, Debmarine Namibia diamond exploration and sampling vessel, the MV SS Nujoma left the Port of Cape Town on Tuesday 15 November, to start a two week period of sea trials. The MV SS Nujoma has been in the Port of Cape Town, since arriving from Norway on 20 August 2016, where […]

A man dies in Walvis Bay State Hospital two days after he was attacked by unknown men

Rudorf Enghali Autanga a 36 year old man died in the morning hours of 15 November at the Walvis Bay State Hospital. Autanga was apparently bleeding from the nose and complained of stomach ache when he returned home on the morning of 13 November. Chief Inspector Erastus Iikuyu of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in […]

12 year old girl and woman raped over the weekend

It is alleged that on 12 November between 21:00 and 22:00 the victim, 47 years old, was raped by an unknown suspect in Uis location while she was on her way home from drinking places. The suspect allegedly pulled the victim to the riverbed near Sundowner Bar and raped her. “It is alleged that the […]

Make use of last days of gun amnesty

Inhabitants of Erongo Region are reminded that the deadline for a countrywide gun amnesty is fast approaching, providing them with last minute opportunities to hand in illegal firearms and ammunition without risking criminal prosecution. The reminder was extended recently by Warrant Officer Iileni Shapumba of Nampol in Erongo Region. According to warrant Shapumba, Nampol started […]

Body of newborn discovered in waste skip in Swakopmund

On Sunday, 13 November between 14:00 and 16:00 a man discovered the body of a fully developed newborn baby in a waste skip behind the cemetery in Tiras Street, Tulinawa location in Mondesa. Chief Inspector Erastus Iikuyu of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in Erongo region who confirmed the incident. It is alleged the man […]