Daily Archives: January 14, 2020

Kaokotavi-Opuwo accident victims identified

The Kunene Police have identified the names of two people who lost their lives in vehicle accident over the weekend at Opuwo on the Kaokotavi and Opuwo road.The victims were identified as a 39 years old male, Uakapimba Ngumbi

Registration of candidates in Otjiwarongo by-election officially kicks off

The registration of candidates in the Otjiwarongo by-election officially started on Tuesday at the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN)'s Otjiwarongo regional offices in the Rikumbi Kandanga Street.The ECN's Otjiwarongo supplementary registration sup...

Van Schalkwyk wins CAT African Juior Championships

NAMIBIA's Connor van Schalkwyk beat South Africa's Anro Nel 6-3 7-6 6-3 to win the Boys under 16 final of the CAT Southern African Junior Championships in Windhoek on Tuesday morning.The second-seeded Van Schalkwyk started off slowly as he

The female face of Southern Africa’s climate crisis

The global climate crisis is not gender neutral. Around the world, women and girls are on the front line of changing weather patterns disproportionately shouldering the costs and burdens.In Southern Africa, some 12 million people currently face severe...

LPM condemns alleged police brutality

The Landless People's Movement (LPM) condemned the recent alleged police brutality of a 15-year-old girl by members of the Namibian Police (NamPol) Force after she allegedly recorded a video of the police assaulting her cousin.The incident reported to...

MAWF warns of oriental fruit fly in Zambezi Region

The Ministry of Agriculture Water and Forestry (MAWF) said, based on information sharing with neighboring countries and evidence at hand, there is a presence of Oriental fruit fly in Zambezi Region, anticipated to have spread from Zambia.Oriental frui...

Eighteen arrested for wildlife crimes

18 people were arrested for their alleged involvement in wildlife crimes between 06 and 12 January 2020.The Ministry of Environment and Tourism in its latest wildlife crime statistics report issued on Monday, said five new cases were also registered

24-year-old woman arrested at Mariental on Saturday for arson and malicious damage to property after she allegedly set her boyfriend’s house on fire and damaged his car’s windscreen

The 24-year-old woman arrested at Mariental on Saturday for arson and malicious damage to property after she allegedly set her boyfriend's house on fire and damaged his car's windscreen and windows made her first appearance at the Mariental Magistrate...