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Police officer dies in accident near Aroab

A 31-year-old police officer died when the vehicle he was driving overturned near Aroab in the ||Kharas Region on Friday. The Namibian Police Force’s commander for the region, Commissioner David Indongo, told Nampa on Sunday the deceased was identified as

Mines ministry confirms earthquake at Ai-Ais

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has confirmed that an earthquake was recorded approximately 10 kilometres south-west of Ai-Ais on Thursday. The ministry in a media statement said the earthquake was recorded around 16h59 on 14 January 2020. “The event

Mouton to hear fate this Friday

A Windhoek resident accused of killing a City Police officer and two civilians while allegedly driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol in 2015, will on Friday hear his fate in court. The 23-year-old Morné Mouton was arrested

Schlettwein extends condolences to Norval family

Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform Calle Schlettwein has extended a message of condolences to the family of Dr Archie Norval, the deputy chairperson of the Meat Board of Namibia who died last week. According to a media statement

Two pedestrians die after being run over in Ohangwena Regioin

Two people died in separate accidents while crossing the road in the Ohangwena Region over the weekend. According to the Namibian Police Force’s weekend crime report, an 18-year-old girl was struck and killed by a sedan while crossing the Onhuno-Oshakati

Thirteen-year-old girl allegedly raped at Opuwo

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 46-year-old man at Opuwo on Friday. According to a Namibian Police Force crime report, the girl and her cousin had gone to Opuwo from the village where they live on Friday. In

Former Rundu deputy mayor Ihemba dies

The former deputy mayor of Rundu, Ralph Ihemba, died Monday morning. Rundu’s new mayor, Gabriel Kanyanga, confirmed his death. Kanyanga told Nampa Ihemba died in the Lady Pohamba Private Hospital in Windhoek, where he was transferred from the Rundu State

Hundreds flock to Neckartal Dam

Hundreds of people from Keetmanshoop and surrounding areas flocked to the Neckartal Dam on Sunday, when the dam was opened for public viewing for the first time. Neckartal Dam is located 80 kilometres south-west of Keetmanshoop in and is the